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South African child treated for HIV at birth, now ‘cured’ nine years after – Scientists

South African child treated for HIV at birth, now ‘cured’ nine years after – Scientists

A South African nine-year-old has become the world’s third child born with HIV to appear effectively cured of the disease, scientists have said.

25/07/2017 Saa 09:06:15
Grace Mugabe worried about misbehaving sons

Grace Mugabe worried about misbehaving sons

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has told relatives she is worried about the behaviour of her two sons, Robert Jnr 25, and Chatunga, 21, who were recently evicted for bad behaviour from the R70 000 a month flat they rented in Sandton.

25/07/2017 Saa 08:50:33
How brands can fight the negative impact of fake news

How brands can fight the negative impact of fake news

Fake news, false claims, invented opinions and online rumour can seriously burn your reputation.

25/07/2017 Saa 08:03:08
Prince Harry rumoured to propose next month

Prince Harry rumoured to propose next month

Prince Harry is reportedly set to propose to Meghan Markle “next month”.

25/07/2017 Saa 07:30:51
Charlize Theron admits to taking ‘a dip in the lady pond’

Charlize Theron admits to taking ‘a dip in the lady pond’

Award-winning actress Charlize Theron has admitted she had sexual relations with women during her younger years.

25/07/2017 Saa 07:16:01
Injectable AIDS drug may work ‘as well’ as pills: study

Injectable AIDS drug may work ‘as well’ as pills: study

A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control, said a study Monday that promised relief for millions.

25/07/2017 Saa 06:32:25
Jack Ma launches young entrepreneurs fund

Jack Ma launches young entrepreneurs fund

Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma has announced a US$10 million (Sh1.039 trillion) African Young Entrepreneurs Fund, during the Youth Connekt Africa Summit co-hosted by UNCTAD and the Government of Rwanda.

25/07/2017 Saa 06:22:23
Uganda National Team Coach Lashes At CAF For AFCON Changes

Uganda National Team Coach Lashes At CAF For AFCON Changes

Following changes in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations tournament, Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic says Africa has caved under pressure from Europe.

24/07/2017 Saa 13:25:22
New al-Shabab video calls Trump ‘brainless-billionaire’

New al-Shabab video calls Trump ‘brainless-billionaire’

The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a “brainless billionaire” as his administration steps up military efforts against what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.

24/07/2017 Saa 11:56:00
Police cracks down on currency counterfeit ring

Police cracks down on currency counterfeit ring

Investigations and operations into a ring suspected to be involved in counterfeiting or circulating currencies have led to the arrest of two siblings, who are said to be part of the group.

24/07/2017 Saa 06:48:18
Rwanda essential oils boost profits from limited land

Rwanda essential oils boost profits from limited land

Inside a metal shed in southeastern Rwanda, Nicholas Hitimana brandished a plastic container holding a green liquid: geranium essential oil, freshly distilled and ready for export at more than US$200 per kilo.

24/07/2017 Saa 06:46:15
This app tells you when you’re depressed. Who else does it tell?

This app tells you when you’re depressed. Who else does it tell?

A Facebook message pops up on the phone screen. “What’s going on in your world?”

22/07/2017 Saa 10:45:34
In DR Congo, UN aid chief says world must 'not let down' millions of people in need

In DR Congo, UN aid chief says world must ’not let down’ millions of people in need

Wrapping up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations humanitarian chief urged the world “not to forget the DRC,” and called for scaled-up relief funding to help millions of people suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.

22/07/2017 Saa 10:02:13
Antonie Hey confident Rwanda will breeze past Tanzania

Antonie Hey confident Rwanda will breeze past Tanzania

Amavubi head coach Antonie Hey banking on their adequate preparation and the confidence oozing from his players to eliminate Tanzania in 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) second qualification round,second leg on Saturday 22 July at Kigali Stadium in Nyamirambo.

22/07/2017 Saa 09:39:14
 Rainbow Rare Earths Targets Burundi Output Before End Of 2017

Rainbow Rare Earths Targets Burundi Output Before End Of 2017

Rainbow Rare Earths Ltd on Friday said it expects to begin producing and selling its first rare earth concentrate from its project in Burundi from the fourth quarter of 2017.

22/07/2017 Saa 09:25:44
Cecafa finally meet in Morocco after months of bickering and infighting

Cecafa finally meet in Morocco after months of bickering and infighting

After months of bickering,infighting,no competition and uncertainty Cecafa finally met on the sidelines of the CAF Symposium hosted by Morrocco with the meeting held at the Sofitel HOTEL IN Rabat.

22/07/2017 Saa 09:01:29
President Mugabe 'ruling Zimbabwe from his sickbed'

President Mugabe ’ruling Zimbabwe from his sickbed’

President reportedly receiving medical treatment in Singapore for third time this year

11/07/2017 Saa 08:49:11
Celtic and Ajax eyeing Ugandan internatinal keeper

Celtic and Ajax eyeing Ugandan internatinal keeper

Media reports in Uganda indicate that the Cranes national team goalkeeper Robert Odongkara is set to move to the South African Premier Soccer League.

11/07/2017 Saa 08:04:38
Man drugged and raped by three women

Man drugged and raped by three women

Sperm bandits strike: Zimbabwean man is ’abducted, drugged and raped by three women who are part of a gang that targets travellers and sells their semen for good luck

11/07/2017 Saa 06:30:33
DRC has highest number of displaced people in Africa

DRC has highest number of displaced people in Africa

UN says DRC is now home to one of world’s most complex humanitarian crises

10/07/2017 Saa 13:59:53
Eight killed in a Grenade attack, wounds 50 in northern Burundi

Eight killed in a Grenade attack, wounds 50 in northern Burundi

A grenade attack killed 8 people and wounded 50 others in a village in Burundi’s northern Kayanza province late on Sunday, police said.

10/07/2017 Saa 13:47:39
Wayne Rooney to feature for Everton in Tanzania against Gor Mahia

Wayne Rooney to feature for Everton in Tanzania against Gor Mahia

England superstar Wayne Rooney, widely regarded as one of the world’s best footballers, is set to play at the National Stadium in Dar-es -Salaam on July 13.

10/07/2017 Saa 13:19:12
Police shoot man and woman dressed as Batman characters during sex act

Police shoot man and woman dressed as Batman characters during sex act

Police have shot a man and a woman dressed as Batman characters as they engaged in a sex act at an Australian nightclub.

10/07/2017 Saa 10:01:52
British PM announces support package for east Africa,Rwanda to get 11.8 M pounds

British PM announces support package for east Africa,Rwanda to get 11.8 M pounds

The British prime minister has announced a multi-million pound package of support for wealth creation in east Africa.

10/07/2017 Saa 09:24:29
Zamalek knocked out of CAF Champions league as violence erupts

Zamalek knocked out of CAF Champions league as violence erupts

Egyptian giants Zamalek have been eliminated from the CAF Champions League after they could only draw 2-2 at home to Al Ahli Tripoli on Sunday night.The result came with repercussions as angry Zamalek fans engaged the police in running battles after the game triggering a huge standoff

10/07/2017 Saa 07:55:33
Diamond raises eyebrows for partying while Zari's mother is in ICU

Diamond raises eyebrows for partying while Zari’s mother is in ICU

Ugandan city socialite and Zari Hassan is going through a difficult time, with her mother in ICU at Nakasero Hospital, Kampala, and her hubby partying the night away in Tanzania.

10/07/2017 Saa 07:39:12
KENYA OPPOSITION LEADER DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL

KENYA OPPOSITION LEADER DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL

Kenya’s main opposition candidate has been briefly hospitalised for dehydration caused by suspected food poisoning less than a month before the general election.

10/07/2017 Saa 07:07:28
President Kagame in Isreal for two day-state Visit

President Kagame in Isreal for two day-state Visit

President Paul Kagame has in recent years been a key ally for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his attempts to build closer ties with Africa.

10/07/2017 Saa 06:55:04
Traffic officers challenged on alertness against accidents

Traffic officers challenged on alertness against accidents

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana has called for effectiveness and alertness against road carnage to enforce road safety.

10/07/2017 Saa 05:53:32
THREE RWANDAN PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS DISQUALIFIED

THREE RWANDAN PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS DISQUALIFIED

Rwanda’s electoral commission has disqualified three candidates for next month’s presidential election, saying they didn’t fulfil requirements such as collecting enough supporting signatures.

8/07/2017 Saa 10:20:39
Next time Al-Bashir sets foot in SA he will be arrested, or else. ICC

Next time Al-Bashir sets foot in SA he will be arrested, or else. ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC), that organisation charged with making sure people who commit human rights abuses and genocide don’t get away with it, has lashed out at the ANC-led South African government for refusing to arrest accused war-criminal Omar al-Bashir – the dictator who slaughtered thousands of his own people and allegedly tested chemical weapons on them – when he was here for an AU summit back in 2015.

7/07/2017 Saa 14:17:09
HAMILTON SETS RECORD PACE IN AUSTRIAN GP PRACTICE

HAMILTON SETS RECORD PACE IN AUSTRIAN GP PRACTICE

Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton smashed his Red Bull Ring lap record twice in Austrian Grand Prix practice on Friday, with Ferrari’s championship leader Sebastian Vettel close behind his Mercedes rival.

7/07/2017 Saa 14:04:49
Gonorrhoea is becoming untreatable, WHO warns

Gonorrhoea is becoming untreatable, WHO warns

Gonorrhoea infections are increasing, but doctors are running out of antibiotics that can fight the increasingly resistant bacteria causing the sexually-transmitted disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Friday.

7/07/2017 Saa 13:27:34
Safe water: Beyoncé comes through for Burundi

Safe water: Beyoncé comes through for Burundi

No stranger to philanthropy, GRAMMY winner Beyoncé announced a new, meaningful commitment at the 2017 Essence Music Festival: to provide the children of Burundi, Africa, with safe drinking water.

7/07/2017 Saa 12:49:46
Africa's two biggest music stars have a

Africa’s two biggest music stars have a "beef" but who invited Tekno?

There was no reason why Tekno should join in a beef that didn’t have his name on it. It is one of his worst decisions ever.

7/07/2017 Saa 11:37:56
China and the East Africa railways: Beyond full industry chain export

China and the East Africa railways: Beyond full industry chain export

May 30, 2017 marked the launch of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (the Madaraka Express) in Kenya.

7/07/2017 Saa 10:26:00
AU elects Rwanda to Lead in 2018, pushes for financial Independence

AU elects Rwanda to Lead in 2018, pushes for financial Independence

The pan-African organization is currently pushing to become independent of external financial partners and interests.

7/07/2017 Saa 09:44:58
Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation on public finance management, taxation

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation on public finance management, taxation

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville have signed an agreement establishing a framework under which the two countries can cooperate in various areas of interest.

7/07/2017 Saa 09:19:02
Man City star becomes first English player to join Barcelona since Gary Lineker

Man City star becomes first English player to join Barcelona since Gary Lineker

It’s not often that English footballers move abroad, and even more rare are moves to top European sides.

7/07/2017 Saa 09:09:39
You've been charging your phone completely wrong - here's how to do it right

You’ve been charging your phone completely wrong - here’s how to do it right

I do a number of things before I go to bed – I clean my teeth, I get a glass of water, I plug my phone in to charge overnight and I shake some holy water in each corner of my room to protect me from the night screamers. Simple, everyday stuff.

7/07/2017 Saa 08:54:22

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