- Nigeria stars set to receive $1m
Africa's wealthiest businessman Aliko Dangote is set to fulfil his promise to reward Nigeria with $1m for winning the 2013 Nations Cup.
BBC News. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:13:34 GMT.
- VIDEO: Mogadishu - from art deco to ruins
An exhibition that documents Somalia's architecture during its transition from an Italian colony to an independent state and then descent into civil war has opened in London.
BBC News. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:08:29 GMT.
- Africa: Report Evaluates Progress On Gender Equality Globally Since 2000
[State Department]Washington -The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Demographic and Health Surveys Program March 7 released a report that assesses gains in women's status and gender equality worldwide.
All Africa. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:24:13 GMT.
- Pistorius vomits in court as girlfriend's autopsy detailed
Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, wept and vomited into a bucket in a South African courtroom after hearing graphic details from her autopsy
Hurriyet. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:08:00 +0200.
- Lawyer: Egypt activists beaten in courthouse
A lawyer for three of Egypt's most prominent youth activist says his clients were beaten in the courthouse by their guards before a hearing in the appeal of their prison sentence.
Miami Herald. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:05 EDT.
- South Africa Welcomes Chinese Language, Influence in Schools
South Africa's education minister says the nation of 11 official languages will introduce Mandarin into its school curriculum. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:15:56 -0400.
- Somali, AU Troops Retake Towns From al-Shabab
Somali government and African Union forces say they have recaptured territory that was held by the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:31:28 -0400.
- Tanzanian Millionaire Receives Lions Philanthropy Award
Tanzanian multi-millionaire media mogul Reginald Mengi has been awarded with the International Order of the Lion in recognition of his philanthropic activities in East Africa.
By Mfonobong Nsehe. Forbes. Sun, 9 Mar 2014 13:16:00 GMT.
- Vodafone taps Huawei for network upgrade
Vodafone is adding Huawei to its roster of primary vendors for Project Spring, its $11 billion network upgrade. Huawei joins Ericsson and NSN in supplying Vodafone, which is upgrading its network in 15 countries in Europe and Africa. ...
Martha Degrasse. RCR Wireless. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:33:31 +0000.
- Libya: Niger extradites Gadhafi's son al-Saadi
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya says Niger has extradited Moammar Gadhafi's son al-Saadi, who fled as his father's regime crumbled in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the desert West African nation ever since.
U. S. News & World Report. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:08:38 GMT.