Archive | General News

ca,eroon pic internet

Cameroon restores internet to English-speaking regions

English-speaking parts of Cameroon are now back online as the government in French-speaking Yaounde overturns an internet blackout, which damaged the local economy and triggered a free speech campaign, Deutsche Welle (DW) reports. The move comes three months after the authorities imposed an internet blaackout in those regions in response to protests against the predominantly […]

Continue Reading
debt

How to manage your debt

If you find yourself relying on debt and not your income to survive every month, it is a sign that you need to evaluate your finances to get financial stability. Eunice Sibiya, head of consumer education at South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB), said: “It may seem hard at the beginning to make changes to […]

Continue Reading
vitamins

Is taking too many vitamins harmful?

Vitamins are essential to our health. People who eat a balanced diet shouldn’t need to take supplements. But what happens if we do take too many of them? Deutsche Welle (DW) reports. Vitamins strengthen our bones, muscles, the immune system and they can aid in metabolism. Most of these vitamins can be found in fruits […]

Continue Reading
SIMONE GBAGBO

Simone Gbagbo acquitted, human rights activists condemn the verdict

Human rights activists have condemned the acquittal of Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo, who was charged with war crimes for her role during the 2010-11 post-election conflict that left more than 3 000 dead, Deutsche Welle (DW) reports. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called the trial ‘flawed’, while many international observers have described […]

Continue Reading
reel

South Africa’s Claire Reid wins global Agripreneur of the Year Award

A South African agripreneur Claire Reid, founder of Reel Gardening, has won the prestigious Agripreneur of the Year Award, beating seven finalists during the finale held last week in Johannesburg. Reid will receive ongoing mentorship, partnership possibilities, and an opportunity to expand her business to different markets. Fifty selected agripreneur innovators from five continents competed […]

Continue Reading
zim police beating a protestor

Did Zimbabwe’s former VP Joice Mujuru turn a blind eye on human rights violations?

Joice Mujuru served as Robert Mugabe’s Vice-President for a decade. Now she is running for president in Zimbabwe with her own party. But why should people vote for someone complicit in a regime that killed thousands? Ever since the southern African country of Zimbabwe gained independence from Great Britain in 1980, Robert Mugabe and his […]

Continue Reading
Morocco. Casablanca. Mosque of Hassan II

Morocco wants to become ECOWAS member

The North African Kingdom of Morocco has announced its intention to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), online publication Morocco World News reported on Saturday. King Mohammed VI has reportedly instructed the ministry of foreign affairs to launch a series of processes that could lead to the country becoming the 16th member […]

Continue Reading