Category Archives: Afrique

Coffee production taking the lead in Burundi [Business Africa]

This week, we see how the public-private partnership has succeeded in reviving the coffee sector in Burundi and in setting up many cooperatives.

Bobi Wine says Museveni’s gov’t is scared ahead of his Thursday return

Uganda’s vocal legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine announced on Tuesday that he will return to the country on Thursday, urging his supporters to prepare to ‘continue the struggle for a better Uganda’.

Why Uganda is the ‘world’s fittest country’

Uganda is the most physically active nation in the world, according to a recent report by the World Health Organization. The BBC’s Patience Atuhaire went to find out why.

Kenyan runner hit by car during marathon

Kenyan athlete Joseph Kiprono was knocked down by a car Sunday as he was leading a half-marathon in Colombia in which another competitor collapsed and died, the organizers said.

Africa’s young female ministers: Mali follows Botswana, Zimbabwe

Mali’s president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Monday named Kamissa Camara as his new foreign minister, joining a 33 member cabinet tasked with restoring peace and rebuilding the economy in Keita’s second and final term.

Saido Berahino: Stoke City striker scores on Burundi debut

After ending his 913-day wait for a goal, Stoke City striker Saido Berahino just cannot stop scoring.

Photos: Seven African leaders who did not wear suits during China summit

 

Of the over African fifty heads of state and government who attended the just ended China – Africa cooperation summit in Beijing, there was no female leader.

Norbert Owona: How Samuel Eto’o helped Cameroon’s ex-captain

Cameroon’s ex-football captain Norbert Owona, who has been homeless for two years, has thanked Samuel Eto’o Fils for promising him a new house.

KQ’s $40m loss eats into capital base

National carrier Kenya Airways narrowed its net losses by 28.8 per cent to Ksh4 billion ($40 million) in the half year ended June, but the improved performance was not enough to stop the airline from sinking back into negative capital position.

No social media access for government workers in Tanzania

 

 

The Tanzanian government has banned all its workers from social media during working hours.