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  • Africa: Remarks by President Trump at Working Lunch with African Leaders

    September 22, 2017 4:16 PM 1

    PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much, General. I appreciate it. And I'm greatly honored to host this lunch, to be joined by the leaders of Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, and South Africa. In particular, I want to thank President Condé, who is representing the African Union. Thank you. Thank you. In this room, I see partners

  • Trump's remarks on African country "Nambia" prompt widespread ridicule

    September 22, 2017 12:01 PM 1

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks on "Nambia" during a United Nations speech didn't go without notice. People online quickly realized the gaffe and reacted strongly. "Nambia's health system is increasingly self-sufficient," Trump said. The White House later published the speech, which showed Trump had meant to say "Namibia

  • Trump Tells African Leaders His Friends Go There To Get Rich

    September 21, 2017 1:58 PM 2

    U.S. President Donald Trump was met with silence from African leaders Wednesday when he tried to congratulate them for the economic progress the continent has made. “Africa has tremendous business potential. I’ve so many friends going to your countries, trying to get rich,” Trump told them at a luncheon Wednesday in New York, according to CNBC. “I congratulate

  • Donald Trump mocked for referring to non-existent African country 'Nambia'

    September 21, 2017 11:49 AM 2

    The President mispronounced the name of the country at a lunch for African leaders - but which nation was he referring to? At a working lunch with African leaders, the President said: "In Guinea and Nigeria you fought a horrifying Ebola outbreak. The gaffe was greeted with derision by Mr Trump's critics and jokers on social media. So, which real African

  • Liberian Female Journalist Wins Regional Award in Nigeria

    September 21, 2017 11:27 AM 2

    Lagos — Ms. Martina Brooks, a Liberian female journalist, has been officially awarded as 'The West Africa On-Air Personality 2017 Award'. A dispatch from the Liberian Embassy in Nigeria says Brooks was crowned at an event held at a hotel in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday, September 17, 2017. According to the organizers, the Liberian won as a result of her "immense

  • Nisar advises PM to put house in order but not make Pakistan a laughing stock

    September 19, 2017 12:17 PM 8

    ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has advised Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to fix the matters of the house (government) but not make the country a laughing stock before the world. “Nobody has any objection over cleaning the house but instead of making statements, attention should be paid to practical steps,” the former

  • Tanzania: Magufuli Skips UN General Assembly, Once Again

    September 19, 2017 8:46 AM 7

    Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has skipped another high profile United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held in New York in the US between September 18 and 20, this year. In the meeting, Tanzania is represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga. The meeting which started today, September 18, was addresses

  • KWESE BREAKTHROUGH: Zimbabwe Remains Africa’s Only Country Refusing License

    September 19, 2017 3:40 AM 6

    Business Reporter| With Kwese TV launching in South Africa last week, it has emerged that Zimbabwe is the only country blocking Strive Masiyiwa’s company from operating. This is the second long drawn battle for Masiyiwa since the 90s when government for 5 years blocked his Econet licence. Kwese last week Thursday partnered Netflix their service, Kwese

  • Sanef urges ZCC to not boycott Tiso Blackstar’s newspapers

    September 18, 2017 2:17 PM 10

    The editors’ forum says the church has an option of laying a complaint with the Press Ombudsman, or it could take legal action against the media group. The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) on Monday called on the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) to use complaint channels to raise its grievances with newspapers owned by Tiso Blackstar Group

  • Explore nature under the cover of night at SA’s national parks

    September 18, 2017 10:41 AM 2

    Visit the SANParks homepage to find out on which dates there will be FREE ENTRY to the national parks. When evening comes, don’t crawl into bed and shut your eyes just yet. While you can easily explore the trees in the rest camp with a torch at night, we looked at some other options to keep you up a little longer. There is a long list of famous