Cannes Film Festival: "Boy from Heaven" poses questions about politics and religion in Egypt


Swedish-Egyptian Director Tarik Saleh has been nominated for a coveted Palme d'Or award for his latest movie.

Uganda: Besigye Arrested As He Attempts to Resume Muzukuke Protests Over High Cost of Living


[Nile Post] Besigye characterised President Museveni's Sunday address on the economic situation as empty talk

Uganda: Besigye Vows to Continue High Cost of Living Protests


[Nile Post] Challenges President Museveni to lead by example in frugal living

Uganda: In Winding Speech On Rising Prices, Museveni Tells Ugandans - "You Are On Your Own"


[Nile Post] President Museveni's anticipated speech on rising commodity prices offered no respite to millions of Ugandans who are on the brink of sliding into poverty due to the unprecedented hike in prices of essential goods that have wiped away their savings.

Who Is Sithelo Shozi, Andile Mpisane’s Girlfriend and Baby Mama?

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Sithelo Shozi is a South African disc jockey, singer, and fashionista who reached a new height of fame as Andile Mpisane's baby mama.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Exhumation Magistrate Demoted for 'Incompetence'


[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Mashonaland West provincial magistrate Ruth Moyo, who rose to prominence after presiding over the exhumation appeal case of late former president Robert Mugabe, has been demoted to an ordinary magistrate on allegations incompetence.

BAL: US Monastir beat Cape Town to set up semis against Zamalek


“We have been preparing for the [BAL] playoffs since Senegal,” said Dixon, who played a major role in helping Monastir to a 4-1 mark in the Sahara Conference held in March in Dakar. “We played every two days since we left there. We have a goal. Everybody contributed, and keep pushing for our goal

Africa: Tedros Outlines 5 WHO Priorities for Next 5 Years


[WHO] I want to start today by looking back, to where we have been over the past five years. The WHO Results Report for 2020-21 provides a detailed and interactive presentation of our work over the past two years against each of the "triple billion" targets. I commend it to you. Progress isn't always fast or easy to measure. But in ways small and large, seen and unseen, I am proud to say that this Organization is making a difference.

Somalia: Farmajo Makes a Peaceful Transfer of Power


[Shabelle] The former president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has handed over the power to his successor Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who was elected as the 10th president in May 15 election in Mogadishu.

South Africa: What's Happening In South African News - May 23, 2022


[allAfrica] Cape Town --  

Tributes paid to five soldiers killed in a clash with jihadists in Burkina Faso


Military leaders pay tribute in Bourzanaga base, where an attack by suspected jihadists killed five soldiers.

Kenya: Kenya Taps Into Meetings, Conferences to Sell Leisure Activities


[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is capitalizing on conferences and business meetings to popularise leisure activities in the country.

Kenya: Tea Prices Decline at Auction as Traders Withdraw Huge Volumes


[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Tea prices have continued to decline at the tea auction falling below the minimum price of Shs 279 set by the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA).

Africa: 'Let's Sing, Cut No More' - Using Music to End FGM in Africa


[Spotlight Initiative] After four months of hard work, Sally Njie and Praise Gimba are proud to release their new song. 'Cut No More' delivers a catchy melody but it also shares an important message: warning about the risks of female genital mutilation (FGM). Even more impressive? It does this in three different languages - Wolof, Mandinka and English.

Africa: Kenyatta Urges WHO Member States to Unite in Combating Pandemics


[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged World Health Organization (WHO) member states to forge a united front in combating pandemics to ensure a healthy world.

Promoting African agency on the global stage: communicators gather in Rwanda to establish roadmap 


KIGALI, Rwanda, 23 May 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The flagship event of Africa Communications Week 2022 hosted by KGL FWD with support from Africa No

South Africa: Ratings Agency Upgrades Nation's Credit Rating Outlook to Positive


[SAnews.gov.za] Government has welcomed rating agency Standard &Poor's (S&P) decision to revise South Africa's credit rating outlook to positive from stable, while affirming the long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at 'BB-' and 'BB', respectively.

Senegal: Macky Sall receives German Chancellor, discuss major gas project to europe


"For Africa, we want peace, we don't want to be aligned with this conflict, very clearly. Even if we condemn the invasion, we are working for there to be a de-escalation, we are working for there to be a ceasefire, for there to be a dialogue since in any case, we will end up s sit around a table."

Congo-Kinshasa: What M23's On-and-Off Insurgency Tells Us About Precarious Search for Peace


[The Conversation Africa] Since March 2022, fighting has escalated in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between the army and the rebel group March 23 Movement, more widely known as M23. The group allegedly attacked army positions near the border with Uganda and Rwanda. In addition, a UN helicopter crashed in the combat zone leaving eight peacekeepers dead.

Congo-Kinshasa: No Inquiry Into Police Role in Ethnic Killings


[HRW] Goma -- One Year On, Failure to Investigate Buhene Violence

Uganda: Uganda Set to Benefit From $ 2 Million Cancer Drugs Grant


[Nile Post] The Lions Clubs International has injected a $ 2 million grant towards procurement of cancer drugs and equipping drug pharmacies in Uganda, Malawi and Botswana.

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