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A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough

Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty ...

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough

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Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost ...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they ar...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast edge past South Africa In sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast got the opening game win they were hoping for against a stubborn South Africa team. Ivory Coast are now on equal points with Morocco, one of the tournament favorite...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Ivory Coast v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the action in Cairo‘Mandela brought pressure’: South Africa’s Afcon triumphAny thoughts? You can email John | tweet @johnbrewin_ 2.16pm BST Two former winners take to the A...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Child welfare agency CEO allegedly choked child on couch The head of a child welfare agency in Missouri has been arrested for allegedly choking a 12-year-old seated on a couch, a report said. Vincent Hillyer, president and CEO of Great Circle Academy, was a...
19:24, 05/09/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unlea...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex is in labor with her and Prince Harry's......
15:36, 05/06/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinkin...
15:12, 05/01/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again...
20:24, 06/18/2019

U.S. labor costs increase moderately in first quarter U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the l...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:12, 04/29/2019

Nonfiction: A New Mom, Her Nannies and the Often Exploitive Labor of Motherhood “Women’s Work,” by Megan Stack, a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, is an unflinching look at the women who maintained her home, took care of her children and allowed her to writ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ...
01:24, 05/02/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and...
21:24, 05/01/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French Pres...
13:12, 06/10/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
21:36, 06/13/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
19:48, 06/25/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Goes Into Labor Cue the Michael Scott meme: It's happening! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is reportedly going into labor. A source previously told E! News "she is due in May,"......
04:24, 05/10/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for it...
10:24, 05/03/2019

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun ...
06:12, 06/11/2019

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rat...
21:36, 06/07/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki...
12:12, 06/06/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
17:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
19:12, 05/01/2019

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
19:12, 06/20/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company value...
20:12, 05/10/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspe...
00:12, 05/03/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily...
22:36, 05/28/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of studen...
06:48, 05/02/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Excha...
08:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labo...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
10:12, 05/06/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
02:24, 06/18/2019

New York Farmers Bruised by Increased Labor Costs New York farmers say they are straining under increased costs as a worker shortage has forced them to use a federal visa program to bring in temporary agricultural workers from other countries....
10:48, 06/24/2019

Small Businesses Are Squeezed by Tight Labor Market Job growth at the smallest businesses has fallen to the lowest levels in nearly eight years as tiny companies struggle to attract and retain workers in the tightest U.S. job market in half a century....
18:48, 05/12/2019

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling bl...
23:12, 06/23/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be del...
16:36, 06/10/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks resume with pilots Scandinavian Airlines is cancelling another 280 flights across the Nordic region through Thursday afternoon (1200 GMT), affecting 20,000 more passengers, due to a pilots' strike....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on Tuesday he won’t run in the upcoming vote for ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well" treated during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembranc...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second...
17:36, 05/16/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australian bookies predict a return to power for the Labor party in an election on Saturday after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo v...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Australia: Labor concedes defeat in national election The leader of Australia's opposition Labor party has conceded defeat after a surprise win from the country's ruling conservative coalition. Climate change had been major factor in the campaign....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
19:12, 06/12/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised act...
08:00, 05/18/2019

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staf...
21:12, 05/23/2019

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)        ...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Labor's entire policy agenda is up for review, Jim Chalmers tells Q&A ‘Our job now is not to engage in some year-long pity party,’ leadership aspirant saysThe Labor leadership aspirant Jim Chalmers says the party’s entire policy agenda, including its ambitious 45% emiss...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
23:48, 05/11/2019

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter eco...
07:00, 04/29/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
14:12, 04/29/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, Russia and 36 other countries abstained or voted a...
16:48, 06/21/2019

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
17:36, 06/21/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
16:12, 05/03/2019

Bhairavi Desai On Why the Uber and Lyft Strikes are the Future of Labor On Wednesday, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and lesser-known services like Via and Juno will sign out of their apps and stop picking up passengers as part of a global strike against these companies’ abys...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with baby No. 4 We're soon going to have yet another Kardashian to keep up with, because Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor.        ...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
22:24, 05/15/2019

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which ap...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
09:36, 05/14/2019

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slo...
18:12, 05/23/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local gover...
02:36, 05/01/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away...
21:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
00:00, 05/15/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble f...
18:36, 06/10/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor uni...
23:48, 05/07/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulatio...
16:12, 06/06/2019

German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarks The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologized for stirring outrage with remarks that appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even ...
05:12, 06/07/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached b...
16:48, 06/14/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performa...
04:12, 06/03/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
06:48, 05/15/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Mo...
07:24, 05/10/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organ...
21:48, 05/17/2019

German biscuit heiress draws ire with remark on Nazi forced labor The heiress of a German biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds ...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
03:00, 06/07/2019

US first-quarter productivity rises at the fastest pace since 2014; labor costs fall U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
15:12, 05/02/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had lo...
17:24, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with...
01:48, 05/31/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
00:24, 05/30/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through apps and sites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morn...
19:24, 04/29/2019

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....
22:12, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Labor dispute at Canada's biggest port stalls shipping as workers locked out Longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, were locked out on Thursday in a labor dispute over technology changes, potentially grinding most shipping there to a halt....
20:12, 05/30/2019

Peter Garrett urges Bill Shorten to declare climate emergency if Labor wins Exclusive: Former environment minister calls for creation of ‘war’ cabinet committee to plot transition to zero carbonThe former environment minister Peter Garrett has urged an incoming Labor governme...
08:24, 05/09/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses f...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts'...
18:36, 06/11/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
15:48, 06/13/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
06:12, 06/06/2019

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation...
19:12, 06/22/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them...
14:12, 05/02/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
03:36, 06/20/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
20:48, 06/03/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was past....
10:36, 05/08/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apart...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final analysis will be modeled on the European Union's sin...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
19:48, 05/17/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
21:00, 06/13/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to rehabilitate its reputation for corruption and nepotism...
18:36, 05/06/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party w...
01:24, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don...
19:00, 05/20/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite si...
09:48, 05/17/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of aparthei...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
20:36, 06/20/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) swept to power...
15:00, 05/06/2019

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
03:12, 06/16/2019

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
21:00, 05/28/2019

A New Assignment for the Sussexes: Royal Envoys to Africa? The assignment could serve two purposes: to shore up the British Commonwealth, and to keep the royals out of the goldfish bowl of London’s royal palaces....
02:12, 05/08/2019

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins in their opening two matches against China and Spain...
03:12, 06/18/2019

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
22:36, 06/08/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
16:48, 05/15/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday he wa...
16:48, 05/10/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says....
00:36, 05/10/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
13:00, 05/15/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa head said on Tu...
18:00, 05/28/2019

South Africa votes in parliamentary election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of aparthei...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
20:48, 06/11/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
13:48, 06/10/2019

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
08:36, 05/31/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment acros...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over voter apathy barely a generation after many of their p...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Nigeria v Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - live! Goalless at half time in the Group B game in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 yearsAny thoughts? You can email Paul | Tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.13pm BST 56 min: Aina flings in a thr...
20:24, 06/22/2019

Some 1,800 miners caught underground in South Africa South Africa's department of mineral resources says plans are underway to free a large number of miners caught underground by hoisting them up an adjoining shaft....
21:36, 04/30/2019

| United's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered a knee injury....
20:36, 04/29/2019

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe players....
08:00, 06/05/2019

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts at growth and reforms. The government...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea fac...
22:36, 06/22/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
10:24, 05/03/2019

Morocco 1-0 Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened An 89th minute own-goal from Itamuna Keimuine gifted Morocco a crucial Group of Death victory, spoiling an enterprising Namibian performanceMorocco 1-0 Nambia: read the match report 5.32pm BST So, tha...
19:36, 06/23/2019

How Did the Songhai Empire Dominate West Africa? The Songhai Empire dominated West Africa between the 15th and 16th centuries. This empire was a successor state of the powerful, centuries-long Mali Empire.  ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Man Utd's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations with knee injury "Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss the final two Premier League games of the season and the Africa Cup of Nations after suffering a knee injury against Chelsea, the club confirmed on Mo...
17:00, 05/01/2019

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against England....
14:24, 06/01/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as coach....
15:48, 05/27/2019

Africa's CFA Franc – colonial relic or stabilizing force? Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA currencies are being more hotly disputed than ever befo...
20:24, 05/27/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland wher...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Global heating will inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scie...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming election?...
02:48, 04/29/2019

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in t...
21:00, 06/08/2019

South Africa election: ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but after a lower voter turnout. Issues around corruption and unemployment may have played their par...
19:00, 05/09/2019

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - as it happened Kaddu and Okwi give Cranes famous win 5.23pm BST The Cranes are off to a flier thanks to a thoroughly deserved victory, their first at the Africa Cup of Nations for 41 years! They were the better team...
20:24, 06/22/2019

ANC set to retain power in South Africa but support slips Results from nearly two-thirds of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but heading for its worst performance in a national poll in it...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the De...
20:24, 06/22/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
19:00, 05/09/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
21:12, 05/22/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
00:12, 05/23/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical...
01:24, 05/23/2019

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research i...
20:00, 06/08/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:12, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:00, 05/10/2019

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His Cabinet shows a clear intent for reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, DW’s Cl...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of ma...
07:36, 05/31/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election win with street party Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate victory in last week's election despite a lower share of t...
19:48, 05/12/2019

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
10:12, 05/24/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on ...
08:36, 05/13/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on ...
10:48, 05/13/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Inequality in South Africa The May 13, 2019, International cover of TIME examines South Africa as “the world’s most unequal country.” Depicting a topic as expansive as inequality in a single frame is a challen...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa's Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers killed during a hostage rescue mission in the region...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa’s Sahel BRUSSELS (AP) — Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa’s Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers killed during a hostage rescue...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany live Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test against South Africa. Follow DW's LIVE build-up here!...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Jumia Food looks beyond Africa's middle class for growth Jumia Food, a unit of New York-listed e-commerce platform Jumia Technologies is offering cheaper menu options in its African home market to attract lower income earners as it seeks to boost growth, th...
20:12, 06/24/2019

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
06:12, 06/09/2019

| John Obi Mikel says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official....
07:36, 05/15/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
16:36, 05/25/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress retained control of South Africa's parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain ent...
14:36, 05/11/2019

| 'We belong here': South Africa's Baxter defiant in defeat SA coach Stuart Baxter said his team's display in a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast showed they could provide a tough test for any opponent at the Africa Cup of Nations....
23:48, 06/24/2019

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country...
13:48, 05/25/2019

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary sup...
17:36, 06/15/2019

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research i...
03:36, 06/09/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday....
12:36, 05/11/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday. With 99.9% of ...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadi...
11:48, 05/25/2019

South Africa's rand weakens further after shock GDP slump South Africa's rand continued to weaken against the dollar on Wednesday, a day after local data showed the economy suffered its worst quarterly contraction in a decade at the start of 2019....
09:24, 06/05/2019

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Inf...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
15:36, 06/17/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
18:48, 05/22/2019

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title....
12:48, 06/21/2019

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
20:36, 06/20/2019

South Africa’s election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg Campaigning for South Africa’s upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers...
14:12, 05/05/2019

South Africa's election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers....
15:24, 05/05/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa director said o...
00:36, 05/29/2019

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Special Operations Forces and continue needed counterinsu...
17:12, 06/11/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two weeks after his ruling African National Congress (ANC)...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.14pm BST Egypt: El-Shenawy, El Mohama...
21:36, 06/21/2019

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
22:00, 06/21/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected coun...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest pay...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Botswana Decriminalized Homosexuality. Here’s How the Rest of Africa Compares. Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
13:12, 06/12/2019

South Africa Voters in the Dark About Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
21:24, 05/04/2019

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
12:12, 05/29/2019

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eighth time....
08:48, 06/13/2019

Cyclone Kenneth is one of the strongest storms to hit mainland Africa Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in Mozambique on 25 April and may have been intensified by climate change. The storm could dump nearly a metre of rain in the next few days...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Fall picked as first president of Basketball Africa League NEW YORK (AP) — Amadou Gallo Fall is the first president of the Basketball Africa League. The NBA made the announcement of his move on Tuesday. Fall has been with the NBA since 2010, most recently as ...
01:48, 05/29/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Ghana 2-2 Benin: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Benin fought back to claim a point against 10-men Black Stars 12.23am BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Yaya Banana gets holders Cameroon off to winning start 10.55pm BST The spoils are shared aft...
02:00, 06/26/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in the country's North West province earlier that mont...
17:36, 05/06/2019

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
07:48, 06/11/2019

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
22:48, 06/02/2019

South Africa's populist party takes aim at ruling ANC With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa's political landscape, becoming a potent challenge to the ruling Afric...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 10.35am BST 1st over: Bangladesh 5-0 (Tamim 1, Soumya 4) The Im...
11:48, 06/02/2019

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
19:24, 06/06/2019

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals but reveals the limits of his power to clean up th...
04:36, 05/30/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Afri...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, analysis suggests.The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high ...
19:48, 05/28/2019

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers wa...
13:48, 05/29/2019

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China got its Women's World Cup back on track with a scrappy 1-0 win against a resilient South Africa on Thursday       ...
23:48, 06/13/2019

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes....
20:00, 06/03/2019

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Parc des Princes on Thursday....
01:12, 06/13/2019

In post-apartheid South Africa, inequality still on display Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
14:00, 06/20/2019

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women fi...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Trip to Africa Pack your bags, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly heading to Africa later this year. Reports about the alleged adventure started......
19:48, 06/12/2019

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 8.31pm BST 29 mins: Gu Yasha lifts in another tempting cross but...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Child killed after being hit by van in Brooklyn A 3-year-old child died Thursday after being hit by a commercial van while crossing a Brooklyn street, police said. The boy was hit in the crosswalk at about 12:45 p.m. at the intersection of Bay 25 S...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Don't Feel Guilty for Having 'Only' One Child We all know the stereotypes. Only children are maladjusted. They’re selfish, spoiled brats. Only children are, quite simply, weird. And by not having more kids, you’re selfish, too, doing lifelong dam...
21:12, 06/24/2019

Amy Schumer Reveals the Sex of Her First Child It's a boy for Amy Schumer! Buuuut he's not here yet. As far as we know, anyway. On Sunday, the 37-year-old actress and comedienne revealed the sex of her and husband Chris......
01:12, 05/06/2019

Venezuela, from a child's perspective In the whole of March, children in Venezuela went to school fewer than 10 days. Blackouts left 70% of the country without electricity, affecting at least 15 of the country's 23 states and forcing the ...
02:00, 04/30/2019

A letter to… the child for whom I was once an au pair ‘I only wanted to see you out of curiosity, not because I missed you’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou’ll be a teenager this year, but you were eight when I knew you. I often wonder what you ...
09:12, 05/11/2019

Should you co-sign your child’s loan? With housing prices on the rise, young buyers with scant credit or low incomes are hard-pressed to qualify for loans. But their parents help in qualifying for the loan is neither easy nor risk-free....
17:48, 05/28/2019

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal ...
17:12, 06/10/2019

Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his bid to have revived corruption charges set aside because he is unpopular i...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Total CEO says planned buy of Anadarko's Africa assets 'perfectly fitting' French energy giant Total SA's planned acquisition of U.S. firm Anadarko's African assets is "perfectly fitting" with the company's overall strategy and helps play to its strengths, Chief Executive Pa...
03:36, 05/17/2019

Athletics South Africa to appeal against Caster Semenya ruling South African sports ministry confirm challenge to rulingClaim made two of three judges in case were ‘conflicted’South Africa’s track federation will appeal against the recent Caster Semenya ruling, t...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead autho...
19:36, 05/01/2019

W. Africa Crude-Flurry of tenders as Nigerian programmes emerge Four tenders closing mid-week kept spot sales at bay on Monday while traders received new Nigerian loading programmes in July and weighed Angolan allocations....
18:36, 05/20/2019

| Senegal lose Sane for rest of Africa Cup group stage Senegalese defender Salif Sane will miss at least his team's next two Africa Cup of Nations matches after hurting his ankle in the 2-0 victory over Tanzania....
18:36, 06/24/2019

Horrors of lion farming and captivity in South Africa revealed Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft has made an emotional call to the government to follow the lead of the US and the Netherlands and ban the import of "barbaric" captive lion trophies....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
13:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand slumps after weak GDP data South Africa's rand slumped and bonds weakened on Tuesday after official data showed the economy contracted more sharply than expected in the first quarter....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cameroon start title defense with a win Five time champions and current title holders Cameroon got their 2019 tournament off to a winning start. Under the coaching instruction of two legends from the Netherlands, Cameroon are hoping to win ...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
01:12, 06/13/2019

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
11:24, 05/31/2019

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the LP’s voice on the internet....
20:48, 06/25/2019

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France...
01:48, 06/14/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners....
21:12, 04/28/2019

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany LIVE build-up Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test against South Africa. Follow DW's LIVE build-up here…...
14:12, 06/17/2019

South Africa's Steinhoff postpones shareholder hearing over petition South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. said on Wednesday it had postponed a hearing with shareholders who are petitioning looking for an inquiry into the company before a Dutch c...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
20:12, 04/28/2019

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked in the back during South Africa trip _____ Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 71, was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday....
22:00, 05/19/2019

South Africa's Economic Slump Challenges President Ramaphosa The South African economy shrank sharply early this year, underscoring the steep challenges facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he embarks on his new term....
23:12, 06/04/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showi...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
09:36, 04/30/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
03:24, 05/23/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked By Man At Sports Event In South Africa Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting....
00:00, 05/19/2019

Brave Rider Tackles The Nürburgring on a Honda Africa Twin We don’t often hear about motorcycles at the Nürburgring. For one thing, the track doesn’t allow motorcycles to set official lap times around the full track like cars can, so riders are limited to the...
03:24, 05/18/2019

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Va...
19:36, 06/03/2019

CORRECTED-South Africa's Massmart picks Walmart's Slape as new CEO Massmart has appointed Walmart Japan former interim president and chief executive officer Mitchell Slape as its new CEO, succeeding Guy Hayward who resigned in May, the South African retailer said on ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

W. Africa Crude-Sonangol said to finalise July term allocations Angolan state oil company Sonangol has finalised its allocations of July-loading crude to term buyers, traders said on Tuesday, while the number of unsold Nigerian June cargoes was dwindling....
19:00, 05/21/2019

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global t...
09:12, 06/14/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an interest in holding a race...
19:24, 05/16/2019

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bowler in the world....
07:36, 06/04/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cebio Soukou, Benin's boy from Bochum In March 2019, German-born Cebio Soukou won his first cap for Benin. Now he's about to represent his father's homeland at the Africa Cup of Nations, where he's expecting an exciting tournament – and t...
15:24, 06/24/2019

Total enters $8.8 bln deal with Occidental for Anadarko's Africa assets French energy major Total said on Sunday it had reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa for a consideration of $8.8 billio...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: 'When games are on, the streets empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. Asamoah spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such ...
11:48, 06/20/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers in the early hours of Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders sai...
16:48, 06/05/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
18:24, 05/30/2019

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
16:24, 06/07/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as votes being counted Preliminary results show that South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has an early lead in the national elections but has seen its share of the vote drop significantly....
13:48, 05/09/2019

From refugee to Rouen, Fulutudilu ready to shine for South Africa Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World Cup shows she has not let those tough beginnings ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
20:48, 06/19/2019

Early results suggest ANC will retain power in South Africa Results from nearly half of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but at risk of its worst performance in a national poll since the en...
17:36, 05/09/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention s...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Spain v South Africa: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Le Havre, kick-off 5pm BSTGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 5.21pm BST 19 mins: Hermoso lifts a cross over everyone f...
18:36, 06/08/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Early results suggest ANC to retain power in South Africa Early vote tallies suggest South Africa's ruling ANC party will retain power after an election on Wednesday, but analysts said its share of the vote could fall below 60 percent for the first time sinc...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Pakistan v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over updates from Lord’s, 10.30am BST startBrathwaite blast in vain as New Zealand foil WindiesGet in touch! Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 12.08pm BST What a snaffle! In his follow through,...
13:12, 06/23/2019

South Africa v India: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Southampton, 10.30am BST startBangladesh v New Zealand – live! Follow our OBO reportCounty cricket – live! Join Tanya Aldred for the latestAnd you can mail Adam or tweet @collin...
14:48, 06/05/2019

World Cup Live: Hashim Amla Falls On 55, South Africa Three Down New Zealand vs South Africa Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa, after receving two major blows, are in the rebuilding phase, thanks to the battling half-century by Hashim Amla......
15:00, 06/19/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention s...
04:24, 06/22/2019

Du Plessis Feeling "Older" After South Africa's 4th Loss In World Cup The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final loss once again came to haunt South Africa as New Zealand yet again finished on the winning side, having chased a target of 242....
12:36, 06/20/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is courting the youth vote....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Toddler killed by leopard in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national ...
19:24, 06/06/2019

South Africa's 2019 wine harvest set to hit lowest in more than a decade South Africa, the world's eighth largest wine producer, is expected to harvest its smallest amount of wine grapes in 14 years this year, as dry conditions and fluctuating weather hit output, an indust...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Archie Goes to South Africa? Baby Sussex’s First Trip May Already Be in the Works He’s not even a month old yet, but Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s first intercontinental trip is reportedly already in the planning stages, according to multiple royal reporters....
21:24, 05/29/2019

WC 2019, England vs South Africa : When And Where To Watch Live Telecast England and South Africa both have never won the ODI World Cup and would want to etch their names in the history by lifting the trophy for the first time....
21:12, 05/29/2019

Post-apartheid South Africa is the world’s most unequal country JOHANNESBURG — Perhaps nowhere in today’s South Africa is the country’s inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra. With its gleaming hi...
17:12, 05/07/2019

Elephant kills soldier on anti-poaching mission in Africa Britain’s Ministry of Defense says Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was on patrol in Liwonde National Park, Malawi when he was killed on Sunday....
20:12, 05/07/2019

South Africa's rand falls as ANC squabbles over central bank South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year as a dispute within in the ruling African National Congress over the central bank weakened demand....
13:12, 06/06/2019

South Africa's white far-right outcasts are finding friends on Facebook South Africa's far-right failed to sabotage the transition from white minority rule to democracy 25 years ago. Now, conservative Afrikaner farmers are feeling relevant again under a dubious "white gen...
23:12, 05/07/2019

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high ...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Ismaila Sarr to Hakim Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations Our list of potential stars of the tournament, which starts in Egypt on Friday, also includes the hosts’ hero Mohamed SalahA brilliant season for Ajax has alerted some of Europe’s biggest sides to the...
14:36, 06/21/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 8: South Africa The Banyana Banyana are on the rise but a tough group means a long stay at the tournament may be beyond their reachThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a coo...
14:48, 05/30/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednesday’s vote comes 25 years after the end of ap...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Dale Steyn out of South Africa’s World Cup opener against England • Shoulder injury rules fast bowler out of Oval match• England’s Adil Rashid ‘verging on fully fit’England have dodged a meeting with Dale Steyn in the World Cup opener at the Oval on Thursday after t...
23:12, 05/28/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people have started voting in a landmark general election in ...
16:24, 05/08/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Young, lesser-known talents to watch out for Every major international tournament offers young, lesser-know talents a chance to shine on a bigger stage. Here we take a look at some of the African emerging stars to keep your eyes on at the 2019 A...
04:24, 06/22/2019

AB de Villiers: South Africa have 'no regret' over not recalling ex-captain for World Cup South Africa have "no regret" over the decision not to recall AB de Villiers for the World Cup after it emerged the former captain offered to come out of retirement....
10:36, 06/07/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruising to lead in national vote JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The ruling African National Congress is coasting to a comfortable lead in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections with 76% of the vote counted, but the ongoin...
09:36, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC headed for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress was headed for victory in South Africa's election on Friday, although the party was on course for its worst performance since it took power 25 years ago....
18:48, 05/10/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections....
19:36, 05/12/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Seedorf says Cameroon are ready despite bonus row Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf says the African champions have not been affected by the bonus row which delayed their journey to Egypt for the Nations Cup....
21:12, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The dominant ANC is living on borrowed time, says Claus S...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
17:48, 05/24/2019

Two French soldiers killed freeing four captives in West Africa PARIS — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neigh...
08:24, 05/11/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy I-Med radiology clinic in Darwin is shiny and quiet...
23:12, 05/11/2019

The party that led South Africa out of apartheid wins narrowly in election The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, continued a steady slide after years of corruption scandals and as growing cynicism drove down voter turnout....
19:12, 05/11/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
15:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa's players despondent after early World Cup elimination "South Africa\u0027s players expressed bitter disappointment and even embarrassment after their elimination from the World Cup was ensured by their loss to Pakistan at Lord\u0027s on Sunday but they s...
23:12, 06/23/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring conf...
17:36, 05/11/2019

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury during the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions L...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title...
07:12, 06/21/2019

The President of South Africa on Finding That ‘Mandela Magic’ to Fix the Country On April 15, TIME met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at his official residence, three weeks before the May 8 election. A longtime antiapartheid activist and high-ranking official of the ANC, the 66-ye...
14:24, 05/02/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
19:24, 05/10/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s genera...
19:24, 05/10/2019

Mewis scores two as US start World Cup warm-ups with win over South Africa Samantha Mewis scores twice in USWNT’s 3-0 win Carli Lloyd’s late goal takes her to fourth on all-time listSamantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the US women’s national team began their World...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages in west Africa Macron expresses thanks after French, South Korean and US nationals freed in Burkina FasoFrench commandos have rescued four western hostages who had been seized by a militant group in Burkina Faso, in...
19:24, 05/10/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public was invited to line the Alexander III Bridge in cent...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women's World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday...
05:12, 05/13/2019

5 ways to protect your child online Modern gadgets are so easy to use, so powerful, and so attractive to young eyes, that it's difficult to police a child's digital life.        ...
14:24, 06/06/2019

Another Migrant Child Has Died in U.S. Custody A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan child died in U.S. government custody in Texas on Tuesday, according to BuzzFeed. The unidentified boy is the third child to die in U.S. custody since last Decem...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Child Dies After Drowning In A Pond LEWISPORT, Ky. (WFIE/LEX 18) – A western Kentucky two year-old boy has died from injuries sustained from a drowning. According to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, Eaton Tindle died at ...
05:24, 05/20/2019

The green bank for kids - set up by a child José Adolfo Quisocala teaches poor children how to save and to earn money by recyclingHe is a Peruvian banker who encourages schoolchildren to save, and offers his 2,000 customers cash for recycling p...
11:36, 05/31/2019

Ocean Vuong: ‘As a child I would ask: What’s napalm?’ How did a Vietnamese refugee come to write what many are hailing as the great American novel?While he was an undergraduate, Ocean Vuong formed the habit of writing at night. During the day, he studied...
11:12, 06/09/2019

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium, leaving the player in tears....
10:36, 05/30/2019

I want to have a fourth child, but my husband has put his foot down Think about the planet, the population explosion – and the real reasons behind your dream number, advises Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I would really like a fourth child with my husband. We have three...
08:36, 06/23/2019

How to manage your child's screen time (and why you should) In an age when we all have a tiny computer in our pockets, it's important that we learn to limit screen time in favor of actual human interaction and productivity. It's even more essential t...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Joanna Krupa Is Pregnant With Her First Child Joanna Krupa is going to be a mom. The 40-year-old Real Housewives of Miami alum and model announced on Instagram on Sunday, via a photo of her holding a positive home pregnancy test,......
01:12, 05/27/2019

Jennifer Hermoso strikes twice from spot as Spain beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso struck two second-half penalties and the substitute Lucía García added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa.Hermoso tucked away spot-kicks in the 70th and...
22:24, 06/08/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
19:36, 06/09/2019

Senegal imports turbines for West Africa's first big wind farm project Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a sixth of the country's power....
00:24, 05/24/2019

India vs South Africa: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium The Rose Bowl will be abuzz as India begin their World Cup 2019 against South Africa in the introduction of the most anticipated team in the cricketing world....
17:24, 06/04/2019

Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and is still bound by the interpretation of match offic...
12:24, 06/10/2019

Top U.S. diplomat for Africa to travel to Sudan to urge talks: State Department The U.S. top diplomat for Africa will visit Sudan this week to meet with a transitional military council and the country's civilian opposition to urge talks, the State Department said on Monday....
01:00, 06/11/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium South Africa stay at the Kennington Oval, where they were drubbed by 104 runs by hosts England, as they prepare to meet Bangladesh in their second World Cup 2019 match....
14:24, 06/01/2019

"Why Didn't He Walk": Ex-South Africa Star Questions Williamson's Ethics Former South Africa spinner Paul Adams spoiled New Zealand's party with a question over captain Kane Williamson's ethics after he escaped a dismissal despite edging the ball....
12:36, 06/20/2019

South Africa on the brink of World Cup exit after West Indies wash-out South Africa's already slim Cricket World Cup hopes were left hanging by a thread after their clash with the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl was washed out....
23:36, 06/10/2019

Chimpanzees in West Africa observed fishing for crabs year-round Where did the earliest humans get the idea to start eating seafood? New research suggests they may have been inspired by their closest ape ancestor, the chimpanzee....
18:24, 05/29/2019

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
10:48, 06/05/2019

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campa...
15:00, 06/10/2019

England v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 opener – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the opening game at the OvalListen and subscribe to our new podcast … The SpinAnd feel free to email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 12.21pm BST 25th over: England 131-3 (Mor...
13:36, 05/30/2019

Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents showRussia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa by building ...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Liverpool's Naby Keita in Guinea's provisional squad Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is included in Guinea's 25-man provisional squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations, despite being a big injury doubt....
19:12, 05/25/2019

Urban Safaris: An Online Guide to Africa's Coolest City Attractions Vacationers to Africa usually skip the cities. This new website proposes reasons to stick around Casablanca, Nairobi and 24 other places tourists miss out on....
18:12, 05/23/2019

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth....
21:00, 05/25/2019

South Africa's woes continue with Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup Bowler has failed to recover from a shoulder injuryProteas face India on Wednesday after losing first two matchesDale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa’s World Cup campaign, in a sizeable blow ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

World Cup 2019: South Africa vs West Indies Match Rained Off The World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Southampton, with both sides earning a point each....
01:36, 06/11/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa retains Mboweni, Gordhan in new, leaner cabinet South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy...
04:36, 05/30/2019

South Africa chasing 126 to beat Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Tanya 7.28pm ...
20:48, 06/15/2019

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) strolled toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, partial results showed, though the party is on course for its worst performance in a national poll in ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC holds lead as vote count advances South Africa’s ruling African National Congress had a comfortable lead Thursday with nearly half of national election votes counted but much lower support than it received during the last parliamentar...
17:12, 05/09/2019

South Africa to vote amid graft scandals, high unemployment A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the harsh system of racial discrimination, although the coun...
23:48, 05/07/2019

South Africa election: early results point to reduced ANC majority Party expected to retain power with 56% of vote, its lowest share in democratic eraEarly results in South Africa’s general election suggest the ruling African National Congress party (ANC) is heading ...
16:36, 05/09/2019

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since coming to power in 1994....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
01:24, 05/09/2019

Players’ health at risk in Africa Cup of Nations heat, says footballers’ union • Afternoon games at Egypt tournament could be played in 40C• Fifpro wants four mid-game breaks for drinks and towelsSerious concerns have been raised about the well-being of players at the Africa Cup...
17:12, 06/20/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s general election in order to strengthen the ruling Afric...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Warren Gatland to take charge of Lions for 2021 South Africa tour Gatland understood to have agreed to take role for third timeIt would end chance of succeeding Eddie Jones after World CupWarren Gatland has agreed to become head coach of the British and Irish Lions ...
12:24, 05/10/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party infighting....
16:36, 05/10/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Lions will suffer in South Africa unless Premiership final moved – Gatland • Final is due on 26 June 2021, one week before Lions’ first match• ‘There’s no doubt there will be some disadvantage,’ says GatlandEngland stars will be at risk of missing out on a place in the 2021 ...
07:24, 06/16/2019

World Cup 2019: Nigeria on 'changing mentality' of women's football in Africa Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer's World Cup....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion to Sufism....
21:36, 05/09/2019

South Africa plans to appeal Caster Semenya testosterone ruling South Africa's government has said it wants an appeal to be lodged against rules that force some female athletes to reduce testosterone levels. Olympic champion Caster Semenya had challenged the new r...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
01:00, 06/18/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of final results coming later in the day....
19:12, 05/11/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Matip absent as Cameroon name provisional squad Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf names a 34-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip a notable absentee....
17:48, 05/11/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and.....
00:00, 05/11/2019