Monthly Archives: August 2016

Savannah Elephants Face Extinction in Parts of Africa

The first continent-wide, standardized survey of African elephants, released Wednesday, shows the future of the species looking gloomy.

A dramatic spike in ivory poaching has led to the decline of the elephant population in most …

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

illumigene® Malaria Receives 1st Place Award at the Journées Internationales de Biologie /Association des Colloques Nationaux des Biologistes Conference in Paris

CINCINNATI, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) …

Interview with Federica Mogherini: No conditionality, but partnership on Migration with Africa

Brussels – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, has granted an exclusive interview to Afronline.org and partner African media outlets. After her recent visit to …

Prime Minister Abe Visits Kenya (August 26, 2016)

On Friday, August 26, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid a state visit to the Republic of Kenya, which is the host country for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). The main …

Zambia: Ex-Leader Kaunda Calls for Peace After Disputed Elections

Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda on Thursday called for peace in the aftermath of the disputed general elections which have caused violence and tribal attacks in certain parts of the country.

Kaunda, who ruled Zambia …

Zambia: China Offers 200 Zambian Students University Scholarships

The Chinese government has offered 200 Zambian students scholarship awards this year to pursue various degree programs in China, a Chinese envoy said Wednesday.

Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Yang Youming said at a pre-departure ceremony …

Zambia Main Opposition Welcomes Calls for ICC Inquiry Into Post-election Violence

Zambia’s main opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to send a team to the Southern African country to investigate ongoing post-election violence.

The party …

Veep commends GAFCSC for shaping military

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has commended the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) for helping to shape the career of the military.

He said the quality of training the college provides to its …

Zambia’s Rising Queens of the Boxing Ring

A girl shadow boxes in front of a gigantic gritty mirror, throwing punches at her chipped reflection. Another pair of fighters dance about a dimly lit canvas ring in rounds of a training session with …