Africa Headlines Fri, 24 Nov 2023 13:24:26 GMTComoros: Comoros President Assoumani Will Seek Re-Election in January 2024
[allAfrica] Harare -- Comoros' Supreme Court confirmed incumbent President Azali Assoumani's plans to run for a second term, in a vote that some opponents are threatening to boycott if certain requirements - like the release of political prisoners - ...Fri, 24 Nov 2023 13:00:48 GMTSouth Africa: Oscar Pistorius Granted Parole 10 Years After Killing Girlfriend
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, 37, has been granted parole by the Department of Corrections after serving 10 years in prison for fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14, 2013. He was sentenced to ser...Fri, 24 Nov 2023 10:55:54 GMTSouth Africa: Will South Africa Ask International Court of Justice to Declare Israel an Apartheid State?
[allAfrica] Harare -- South Africa will petition the International Court of Justice to have Israel designated as an apartheid state, according to International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor.Fri, 24 Nov 2023 10:21:48 GMTCongo-Kinshasa: Opposition Parties Call for Transparent Polls in DR Congo
[allAfrica] Six opposition candidates who are running in the DR Congo presidential elections on December 20, have warned of possible fraud and irregularities during the elections. The candidates have called on the Constitutional Court to oversee the ...Sat, 25 Nov 2023 09:43:56 GMTNamibia: Namibia Marks Progress in Suppressing HIV-Aids
[Namibian] The use of HIV prevention services in the country has slowed after much attention was directed at the Covid-19 pandemic, says health and social services executive director Ben Nangombe.
Africa News24 Friday Dec 01 2023 16:42:47News24 | Angola isn't happy with OPEC's plan to cut oil production
Angola is not keen to reduce its oil production in line with a proposed quota by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, because the country needs to grow its economy.
Friday Dec 01 2023 12:54:42News24 | COP28: Africa's livestock industry calls for adaptation of sustainable systems as millions of animals die
Experts have challenged African leaders to direct a sizable chunk of what they will get from wealthy nations at COP28 towards the adaptation of sustainable livestock systems.Thursday Nov 30 2023 16:30:36News24 | 20 million lives saved by PEPFAR over 20 years, could get another 5-year lifeline
America's mass-spending HIV/Aids project changed the statistics in parts of Africa.Thursday Nov 30 2023 13:11:32News24 | DRC elections: Government 'regrets' EU observer mission's withdrawal
The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo says it is unfortunate and regrettable that the European Union hs withdrawn its election observer mission to the 20 December general elections.Wednesday Nov 29 2023 22:52:09News24 | Africa needs to 'shield' COP28 from war distractions to get promises met – crisis group
The continent faces trouble in keeping COP28 focused on climate, and promises previously made, warns the International Crisis Group.
Central Africa Fri, 24 Nov 2023 10:21:48 GMTCongo-Kinshasa: Opposition Parties Call for Transparent Polls in DR Congo
[allAfrica] Six opposition candidates who are running in the DR Congo presidential elections on December 20, have warned of possible fraud and irregularities during the elections. The candidates have called on the Constitutional Court to oversee the ...Fri, 24 Nov 2023 12:13:13 GMTAfrica: Explainer - Inside the New African Union Land Governance Strategy
[New Times] The African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy, and Sustainable Environment (DARBE), and the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC), has introduced a groundbreaking Land...Fri, 24 Nov 2023 10:07:17 GMTAfrica: Pyramids Offensive Threat Forces Mazembe Rethink
[CAF] TP Mazembe coach Lamine Ndiaye admits his team cannot focus solely on defending when they face Pyramids' fearsome attack in Friday's TotalEnergies CAF Champions League encounter.Fri, 24 Nov 2023 14:01:38 GMTRwanda: Minister Kayisire Urges Ex-Combatants to Embrace Unity
[New Times] The Minister of State for Local Government, Marie-Solange Kayisire, has urged the 84 ex-combatants discharged on Thursday, November 23, to foster unity within their communities.Fri, 24 Nov 2023 14:01:15 GMTRwanda: Central Bank Warns Against Forex Trade Fraud
[New Times] John Rwangombwa, the Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda, has issued a warning about the widespread forex trade malpractices that are affecting the country's economy, leading to a shortage of foreign exchanges.