Kolbe back as South Africa at full strength against Japan

Electrifying speedster Cheslin Kolbe was named on the wing as South Africa announced a full-strength team on Thursday for this weekend’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final against hosts Japan. Kolbe returns to the side after an ankle injury as the Springboks…

ECA/CREG partners to promote NTA methodology in measuring demographic dividend in Africa

Mbour (Senegal), October 17, 2019 – For the first time, Africa is hosting the Scientific Conference on the National Transfer Accounts (NTA-Africa) “Comptes de Transferts Nationaux in Dakar, Senegal. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its Sub-Regional…

UN High Commissioner for refugees and South Africa government discuss refugees and asylum

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has concluded on Tuesday a two-day visit to South Africa and met with President Cyril Ramaphosa, Home Affairs Minister Pakishe Aaron Motsoaledi, and other senior Government representatives, with whom he discussed the…

FG To Partner Innovative Companies On National Cooperative Housing Scheme

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government will be willing to partner with 21st-century innovative companies like Karmod Nigeria in the implementation of the planned national cooperative housing scheme aimed at providing affordable…

Imo Oil LGAs Security Summit Holds Oct 25

Committee for the organization of the planned Security Summit for the oil producing Local Government Areas of Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta in Imo State has been inaugurated, even as October 25, 2019 is fixed for the event. Deputy Governor of Imo…

Africa could see ‘huge advantages’ from free trade pact: World Bank’s Malpass

Countries in Africa stand to reap big economic benefits from a continental free trade agreement but policymakers will have to be pragmatic about the steps needed to implement it, World Bank President David Malpass said Wednesday. All but one of…

Imperial Road Safety Programme Launched

Imperial Logistics (‘Imperial’), a leading international supply chain and logistics company, is proud to announce the launch of its Imperial Road Safety Programme this transport month. This exciting programme is set to build a generation of safer drivers through championing…

Mauritanian blogger says elite abusing religion to cling to power

A Mauritanian blogger who spent nearly six years in jail on blasphemy charges where he only “saw the sun six times” told AFP that the Islamic republic’s ruling elite was misusing religion to retain its grip on power. Aged only…

Springboks lean on local knowledge as they face Japan

When South Africa take on Japan in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, the Springboks will be well aware of their pacy game thanks to several players having had stints in the Japanese Top League. Established in 2003, the Top League…

Nigeria need record victory to avoid CHAN humiliation

Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has urged his squad to forget a 4-1 first leg drubbing in Togo and create African Nations Championship (CHAN) history by overcoming the deficit. The countries clash Saturday in Lagos and the hosts must scored at…