L’Ethiopian Skylight Hotel a été inauguré à Addis Ababa

SHENZHEN, Chine, 31 janvier 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Grand Skylight Hotel, une marque d’hôtellerie nationale réputée de Chine, a lancé avec succès son hôtel emblématique à Addis Ababa, la ville plateforme de l’Afrique de l’Est, avec la compagnie aérienne de renommée mondiale Ethiopian Airlines. Cette initiative marque la présence internationale de Grand Skylight en Afrique et […]

Uganda Seizes Ivory Smuggled in Timbers

KAMPALA, UGANDA Ugandan authorities have confiscated roughly 750 pieces of ivory and thousands of pangolin scales trucked into the East African country from northern neighbor South Sudan.Authorities announced the seizure Thursday, saying that two Vietn…

Facebook Takes Down Vast Iran-Led Manipulation Campaign

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook said Thursday it took down hundreds of “inauthentic” accounts from Iran that were part of a vast manipulation campaign operating in more than 20 countries.The world’s biggest social network said it removed 783 pages, groups and a…

Snowboarder Revives Goal of Representing Uganda at Olympics

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH It’s always in the back of Brolin Mawejje’s mind, whether he’s soaring over the snow or fine-tuning his rail technique: What more can he do to become an Olympic contender in snowboarding?The 26-year-old hopes to enter the record bo…

UNICEF Asks for $180 Million to Feed South Sudanese

JUBA The United Nations children’s agency is appealing for $180 million to meet the humanitarian needs of more than 800,000 women and children in South Sudan.A top UNICEF official in South Sudan said the signing of a revitalized peace deal in Septemb…

Hengtong Aberdare réaffirme sa volonté d’aider les étudiants en Afrique du Sud

IMBALI, Afrique du Sud, 29 janvier 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hengtong Aberdare (Aberdare), une filiale de Hengtong Group, chef de file de l’innovation en Chine qui se concentre sur la fibre optique, la construction et les opérations liées aux réseaux électriques et techniques, a promis de faire don d’un centre informatique de pointe (« le centre ») à […]

Hengtong Aberdare Recommits to Assisting Students in South Africa

IMBALI, South Africa, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hengtong Aberdare (Aberdare), a subsidiary of Hengtong Group, an innovation leader in China that focuses on fiber optic, electrical and technical network construction and operations, has pledged to donate a hi-tech computer center (“the Center”) to the Siqongweni Secondary School in Imbali Township, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The […]

UN: More Than 130 African Migrants Feared Drowned Off Djibouti

GENEVA More than 130 African migrants were missing off Djibouti after two overloaded boats capsized in rough seas on Tuesday, the United Nations migration agency said.The vessels were heading to Yemen, a gateway to Gulf countries where many migrants …

Discovery of landmines scares Masaka residents

Traffic on Kampala-Masaka highway was interrupted for over three hours as the army retrieved the landmines.Policeandarmyatthelandminescene 703x422WAR GRENADE AMIN 1979Security operatives in Masaka district are in a campaign to make the public awa…

SENEGAL: POLICE DISPERSE ELECTION PROTEST

DAKAR, Senegalese police blocked a planned opposition march in Dakar and fired tear gas at student protesters.They were demonstrating against a new election rule and a Constitutional Court decision barring some opposition figures from running in the Fe…

Malawi Looks to Cannabis to Supplement Lost Tobacco Earnings

LILONGWE, MALAWI Malawi is the latest African country to look at legalizing cannabis, the plant that produces hemp and marijuana, after similar moves in Lesotho, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. As Malawi’s tobacco industry, the country’s biggest foreign ex…