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October 24, 2017 10:01 AM Seedstars open applications for Botswana leg of world competition

Seedstars announced on Tuesday 24 October 2017 that applications for the Botswana leg of the Seedstars World competition in now open. The startups who will make up the participants of the competition will battle it out for the chance to earn up to US$1 million in equity investment at next year’s global final. This competition in Botswana will form part of the preliminary 9

October 20, 2017 10:47 PM What the Hell Happened in Niger?

Rumors are swirling over what took place in the final hours before four U.S. servicemen died—but a clear picture of what actually took place is only beginning to emerge. On October 4, a small group of U.S. troops were preparing to leave a meeting with community leaders near the small town of Tongo Tongo in Niger. They were close to the Malian border 6

October 19, 2017 10:29 AM When is the African Nations Championship draw: Everything you need to know

African teams collide in November when the African Nations Championship draw will be made and 16 teams know their fate towards continental glory. Congo DR made history in 2016 by becoming the first team to win two titles but they will be missing out after being dumped by Congo-Brazzaville. Libya are the only past champions in this edition. However, the Mediterranean 55

October 17, 2017 9:27 AM Pan-African parliament in grip of existential crisis

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MIDRAND, South Africa, Oct 16 – Though its motto is “one Africa, one voice”, the reality of “Africa’s parliament” could not be more different. Since its creation in 2004, the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has struggled to make its voice heard, prompting its deputies to ask themselves at a recent gathering: “What are we for?” “Every 7

October 15, 2017 11:39 PM In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

DAKAR >> Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon. Defending LGBT rights can be dangerous in Africa, where many countries have laws against homosexuality. But in recent years activists have stepped out of the shadows, empowered by the support of the Obama administration and the international 4

October 15, 2017 9:02 PM FIVB WORLD QUALIFIER: Cameroon beat Kenya in final

Kenya women’s volleyball team’s continental dominance came to an abrupt end on Saturday night after they lost to hosts Cameroon (25-22, 25-19, 29-27) in a pulsating African Nations Cup final at the Palais des Sports Hall in Yaoundé. Malkia Strikers, who were chasing a record tenth title and fourth trophy of the biennial championship in a row, fell short 10

October 15, 2017 9:02 PM Malkia silence Egypt to qualify for World Champs

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13- Kenya’s women volleyball team Malkia Strikers have qualified for next year’s FIVB World Championship in Japan after beating Egypt by straight sets in a nerve wrecking African Championship semi-final match at the Palais de Sports Arena in Yaounde, Cameroon on Friday. By virtue of qualifying to Sunday’s final, Malkia have booked 10

October 15, 2017 8:50 PM Looming crisis as Kenya’s grain production set to fall by 6pc

Poor cereal harvest expected this year due to failed rains, says food agency Kenya’s grain production is set to fall by six per cent as effects of a prolonged drought become more apparent, data from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reviewed by Nation Newsplex shows. This year, Kenya is expected to produce 3.8 million tonnes of cereals, which 3

October 15, 2017 2:28 PM Cameroon African Women’s Champs & Kenya Book Ticket to Japan 2018

On Friday, the semifinals were played for the Women’s African Nations Championship in Yaounde, Cameroon. The winners of each semifinal match were also to book their tickets to the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan. Kenya faced Egypt in the first semifinal. It was a tight match throughout, but the Kenyans defeated the Egyptians 5

October 15, 2017 10:47 AM LGBT activists worry about Trump impact in Africa

Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon. Defending LGBT rights can be dangerous in Africa, where many countries have laws against homosexuality. But in recent years activists have stepped out of the shadows, empowered by the support of the Obama administration and the international 4