Africa Endeavor concludes in Cabo Verde

Africa Endeavor concludes in Cabo Verde

Written by Africom, Monday, 06 August 2018 The annual U.S. Africa Command sponsored senior leader and communications symposium, Africa Endeavor, was held July 30-Aug.3, 2018 in Santa Maria, Sal, Cabo Verde. Africa Endeavor 2018 brought together senior communications representatives from more than 35 African and Western nations and regional and international organizations to discuss communications […]

Nigeria place third at African Athletics Championships

Nigeria place third at African Athletics Championships

Host nation Nigeria placed third on the overall medals table at the 21st African Athletics Championships, behind Kenya and South Africa. On the final day of the five-day event held in Asaba, Nigeria added three gold medals to finish with a total of nine golds, five silvers and five bronze, totaling 19 medals. Grace Anigbata […]

NBA Africa Game 2018: World Defeats Team Africa

NBA Africa Game 2018: World Defeats Team Africa

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu snagged 6 rebounds and 5 steals in 20 minutes as Team Africa faced Team World in the 2018 NBA Africa Game. Aminu’s efforts weren’t enough as the World defeated Africa 96-92. Videos from the contest can be found here and the boxscore highlighting contributions from Aminu, Joel Embiid, and […]

China is Treating Africa The Same Way European Colonists Did

China is Treating Africa The Same Way European Colonists Did

(Photo by Mark Schiefelbein- Pool/Getty Images) The reason China is in Africa is simple; to exploit the people and take their resources. It’s the same thing European colonists did during mercantile times, except worse. The corporations owned by the Chinese state are trying to turn Africa into another Chinese continent. They are squeezing Africa for […]

Basketball a big business in Africa

Basketball a big business in Africa

CNBC Africa South Africa4th Floor West Tower,Sandown Mews, 88 Stella Rd.Sandton, Gauteng South Africa 2196+27113840300 CNBC Africa Nigeria6th Floor (East & West Wing),South Atlantic Petroleum Towers,1 Adeola Odeku Street,Victoria Island,Lagos StateNigeria+234 (1) 279 8034/ 5 CNBC Africa Kenya4th Floor CVS Plaza Business ParkNairobiKenya+254 728202051 CNBC Africa RwandaRBA office KG7 Avenue KacyiruKigaliRwanda+250-734175008 Admin Office: 1st floor Kigali Convention Centre Kigali Roundabout Kimihurura Kigali Rwanda […]

NBA Africa Game 2018: Date, Start Time, Rosters, Venue and More

NBA Africa Game 2018: Date, Start Time, Rosters, Venue and More

Joe Murphy/Getty Images The third installment of the NBA Africa Game will feature a new setting. After holding the 2015 and 2017 versions in Johannesburg, this year’s exhibition will be held in Pretoria, South Africa. The contest will again pit Team Africa (composed of players born in Africa or with direct family ties to it) […]

Going AWOL in Africa's Largest City

Going AWOL in Africa's Largest City

WELCOME TO LAGOSBy Chibundu Onuzo 293 pp. Catapult. $26. Certain cities — New York, London, Paris, Berlin — are commonly associated with the drama of self-exploration. Their stories, at the center of countless novels, plays and films, are familiar, their terrain well-worn. In comparison, postcolonial cities feel fresh, the landscape of their literary and artistic […]

Africa Asks UN for Court Opinion on Immunity for Leaders

Africa Asks UN for Court Opinion on Immunity for Leaders

UNITED NATIONS —  Kenya is asking the United Nations on behalf of African states to request an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on immunity for heads of state and government and other senior officials. The request by Kenyan Ambassador Lazarus Ombai Amayo follows a decision by the African Union in January to […]

From South Africa, Harrison Barnes weighs in on Mavericks summer additions Luka Doncic and DeAndre Jordan

From South Africa, Harrison Barnes weighs in on Mavericks summer additions Luka Doncic and DeAndre Jordan

Forward Harrison Barnes and point guard Dennis Smith Jr. are representing the Mavericks this week in South Africa for Basketball Without Borders, although Smith had some flight issues and as of this morning had yet to join Barnes and other NBA players. Barnes, however, participated in a media conference call from Johannesburg. Barnes said this […]

Exclusive: South Africa faces power cuts as Eskom units down – internal report

Exclusive: South Africa faces power cuts as Eskom units down – internal report

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Fifteen units are down at nine South African power stations, taking over 6,000 megawatts or 13 percent of Eskom’s output off the national grid, an internal document seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Power lines supplying electricity by stated owned Eskom run through sugar cane fields on a Tongaat Hulett […]