The Africa Report

Nestle pledges internships, job training for 300,000 African youths.


Swiss company Nestle will offer on-the-job training for 300,000 African youths to offset high unemployment that poses “severe economic and social challenges” for the continent, the company announced Tuesday.  Every Russian and Kenyan hoping to compete at the Rio Olympics will have to pass a series of extra doping checks. The International Olympic Committee stopped short of implementing an all-out ban on Russia on Tuesday but did impose stringent regulations that both Russian and Kenyan athletes will have to pass if they are to take part in Rio.  Former Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) vice-president, Jean-Pierre Bemba has been handed an 18-year jail term for atrocities committed by his troops which include murder, rape and pillaging in neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) between 2002 and 2003.

Ugandan MP's petition the ICC for investigation into 'genocide' by the army and the police

Ugandan MP's petition the ICC for investigation into 'genocide' by the army and the police

6 January 2017 9:19 AM

DRC: Fears that new political agreement could fall through

DRC: Fears that new political agreement could fall through

5 January 2017 8:54 AM

Mozambique's Renamo opposition party extends ceasefire to aid peace talks

Mozambique's Renamo opposition party extends ceasefire to aid peace talks

4 January 2017 9:20 AM

Will Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh step down?

Will Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh step down?

3 January 2017 9:21 AM

Will Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh step down?

Will Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh step down?

2 January 2017 11:09 AM

Mozambique's escalating violence forces thousands to flee

Mozambique's escalating violence forces thousands to flee

30 December 2016 8:33 AM

Gambia's president-elect urges regional bloc to speed up negotiations on Jammeh's departure

Gambia's president-elect urges regional bloc to speed up negotiations on Jammeh's departure

29 December 2016 8:39 AM

DRC political instability persists

DRC political instability persists

28 December 2016 10:35 AM

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23 December 2016 8:26 AM

Congo forces kill 26 protesters against leader Kabila

Congo forces kill 26 protesters against leader Kabila

21 December 2016 11:28 AM