Monthly Archives: February 2017

Toward a sympathetic critique of Thomas Sankara

Over the past few years, several, partly scathing critiques of African political heroes have been published in larger works of history and ethnography. Thus the Patrice Lumumba of David Van Reybrouck’s Congo is a …

ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT IN ISRAEL FOR FIVE-DAY VISIT

LUSAKA, President Edgar Lungu has arrived in Israel for a five-day official at the invitation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The president is expected to meet Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and hold talks with Netanyahu.…

Volunteering is vanishing in Nigeria

According to Dictionary.com, “Volunteerism is the policy or practice of volunteering one’s time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, especially in one’s community.” Volunteers are driven by passion to leave a noble …

Xenophobia in South Africa and Nigeria

Nigerians are rightly outraged by the xenophobic attacks committed by some South Africans against Africans from other parts of the continent. The attacks bring shame to the country of Nelson Mandela. In condemning the attacks, …

Governance in Africa: What do the numbers tell us?

Africa’s track record of governance since independence is, at best, mixed. Despite the moderate socio-economic and political progress made since independence, only a few countries have improved their performance relative to those in other parts …

Alcatel lance l’A5 LED, premier smartphone interactif recouvert de DEL dans le monde

Une promesse de moments éblouissants pour les amateurs jeunes et énergiques de divertissements

BARCELONE, Espagne, 27 février 2017 /PRNewswire/– Alcatel a annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement de l’Alcatel A5 LED au Congrès mondial de la …

Alcatel Launches A5 LED, the World’s First Interactive LED-covered Smartphone

Offering dazzling moments for young and energetic entertainment s eekers

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Alcatel today announced the launch of Alcatel A5 LED at Mobile World Congress. The world’s first interactive LED-covered …

Sudan seeing significant increase in refugees arriving from South Sudan

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has seen a significant increase in South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Sudan since January this year. Initial expectations were that 60,000 refugees may arrive …

Kenya to cut arts education fund for technical schools

Kenyan universities could face slashed governmental allocations beginning next financial year if some of the funds are diverted to technical institutions. The move is part of the changes contained in a new curriculum that is …