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AllAfrica News: Africa

Africa: What Happened in Addis Over International Criminal Court?

4 hours 28 min ago
[East African] A common position by African countries on mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court will not be reached until June when a committee tasked to engage the UN Security Council reports back.

Africa: 'Song of Lawino' Still Controversial Half-a-Century On

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 9:13 PM
[Nation] This year marks the 50th anniversary since the publication of Okot p'Bitek's poem, Song of Lawino. The significance of this poem was at least in three ways. It demonstrated the centrality of orality in the region's poetic imagination, it confronted the issue of

Africa: Africa Backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA Presidency

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 7:53 PM
[Independent (Lagos)] The Confederation of African Football said Friday it was backing Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa as its candidate for the presidency of FIFA.

Africa: CAF Declares Support for Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa in FIFA Elections

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 7:39 PM
[CAF] THE POSITION OF CAF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS CONCERNS FIFA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Africa: AU Chair Appoints Team to Negotiate With Burundi Factions

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 2:35 PM
[Nation] The African Union has appointed a high-level delegation of five African presidents to negotiate with factions in Burundi over the possible deployment of an African peacekeeping mission to the East African country.

Africa: AU Recognises Airtel Africa's Support Tackling Ebola

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 2:03 PM
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Bharti Airtel Africa has been recognised by the African Union for its efforts in fighting the Ebola epidemic that hit West Africa in 2014.

Africa: Netflix Has Broadband Providers Quaking

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 8:33 AM
[East African] Following the recent expansion of American online content streaming company Netflix around the world, Internet users in Rwanda are wondering whether they will enjoy quality online entertainment given limited broadband and prohibitive prices in the country.

Africa: Tweets on Hague Court Overstate the Case

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 8:31 AM
[East African] A tweet from the Twitter handle #PresidentoftheRepublicofKenya boldly confirmed that the African Union's January Heads of State Summit ended with a resolution that the AU would develop a roadmap to begin withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.

Africa: Khoisan Show That 'Race' Has No Place in Human Ancestry

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 5:42 AM
[The Conversation Africa] The ancient origins, anatomical, linguistic and genetic distinctiveness of southern African San and Khoikhoi people are matters of confusion and debate. They are variously described as the world's first or oldest people; Africa's first or oldest people, or the first people of South Africa.

Africa: Giraffes - Long and Short of Survival As Species

Saturday, 2/6/2016, at 3:27 AM
[The Conversation Africa] There are less than 80,000 giraffes left in the wild and some subspecies of giraffes are close to extinction. Giraffes are endemic to Africa and all those found elsewhere in the world originate from the continent.

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Submitted by Nicholaus G. Mollel
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