Belgium - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ Beneath the Islamic beards and burqas http://www.afrik-news.com/article18262.html Fri, 17 Sep 2010 01:02:11 +0200 The most striking scene in Nick Broomfield's powerful 2007 film Battle for Haditha is not one of violence but a simple love scene. A wife calls to her husband from an upstairs window. He comes up to the bedroom. She removes her hijab. Her hair tumbles over her bare shoulders. They shower and then they make love. Stefan Simanowitz Morocco : The Gerets controversy reaches fever pitch http://www.afrik-news.com/article17935.html Mon, 12 Jul 2010 17:51:59 +0200 Success has a price. One that most Moroccans couldn't afford as they stress Eric Gerets' exaggerated salary : according to the local press, the Belgian, who will take over the Lions of the Atlas, will earn more than all of the country's governement. Nicholas Mc Anally MobiCash: A new money transfer service for Moroccans http://www.afrik-news.com/article17929.html Sat, 10 Jul 2010 12:07:13 +0200 "MobiCash" a new feature in international money transfer for Moroccans living abroad has been put in place by Maroc Telecom since the beginning of July. Moroccans can now send money via their mobile phones by SMS or Internet in the comfort of their homes. Stéphanie Plasse Aviation: Lufthansa, Brussels, Swiss together in the African skies http://www.afrik-news.com/article16585.html Fri, 04 Dec 2009 09:54:06 +0100 Lufthansa, Swiss and Brussels Airlines have merged forces to provide a seamless travel, otherwise known as a ‘free-from-disturbance', product towards Africa. With 200 flights per week, the trio will, henceforth, have a joint total of 31 destinations to 25 countries. Falila Gbadamassi Water crisis in Algeria may get worse http://www.afrik-news.com/article14828.html Tue, 04 Nov 2008 14:52:32 +0100 To address the problems and ensure that the people have access to safe drinking water, the Algerian government plans to commit Football : Race for top goal scorer spot at Beijing Olympics http://www.afrik-news.com/article14294.html Mon, 18 Aug 2008 19:16:31 +0200 If he continues his goal-scoring spree, his tally should at least be five at the end of the competition. Zambia seizes corrupt properties in Belgium to fund health sector http://www.afrik-news.com/article13534.html Fri, 09 May 2008 18:26:34 +0200 Among the properties recovered, are 30 apartments in Belgium estimated at US$ 8 million, while K85 billion worth of assets were surrendered to the state for disposal. European MPs and illigal immigrants protest in Brussels http://www.afrik-news.com/article13514.html Thu, 08 May 2008 01:52:23 +0200 Following the death of the Cameroonian asylum seeker, the European MP asked for the opening of an enquiry into conditions in the 170 detention centres opened in Europe, describing the European directive on immigration as "the directive of shame". Air transport IT summit to hold in Belgium http://www.afrik-news.com/article13508.html Thu, 08 May 2008 00:16:41 +0200 The annual Air Transport Information Technology (IT) Summit, hosted by SITA, a firm that specialises in air transport communication and solutions, will take place on 19 June 2008 in Brussels, Belgium, organisers said. Cameroonian suicide in Belgium sparks riots at detention facility http://www.afrik-news.com/article13457.html Fri, 02 May 2008 14:13:50 +0200 A young Cameroonian asylum seeker in Belgium has committed suicide by hanging himself in the toilet of a detention centre in Merksplas, Belgium, with blankets he attached to the bars of a window, an official of the centre revealed. Belgian journalist held in Congo http://www.afrik-news.com/article13345.html Thu, 24 Apr 2008 01:47:34 +0200 In a statement in Kinshasa on Wednesday, the rights group said Collin was arrested on 16 April in Seke-Banza by officers of the Immigration Department (DGM - Congolese Intelligence Service). Mozambican and six others win environmental prizes http://www.afrik-news.com/article13203.html Mon, 14 Apr 2008 21:17:16 +0200 There are six other winners - they include the Ecuadorians Pablo Mendoza and Luis Yanzawho who are fighting against the US oil company Chevron for compensation for oil pollution in a large area of Ecuador, Russian activist Marina Rikhvanoba, who is battling to protect Lake Baikal from industrial pollution, and Ignace Schops who has raised funds to establish Belgium's only national park. Panapress Chad: Rebels withdraw from N'djamena http://www.afrik-news.com/article12536.html Mon, 04 Feb 2008 20:57:23 +0100 Chadian rebels who surrounded the presidency in N'Djamena on Sunday in a bid to oust President Idriss Deby have withdrawn completely following helicopter raids by the Chadian army. Prince Ofori-Atta African gender crusaders seek more from parliamentarians http://www.afrik-news.com/article12466.html Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:54:25 +0100 African women rights activists meeting here Wednesday ahead of the African Union (AU) heads of state summit have called for enhanced access to higher education, free basic schooling and effective follow-ups of A U resolutions. Panapress Harubuntu 2008 : a competitive exam to push those who contribute to Africa's development. http://www.afrik-news.com/article12397.html Wed, 05 Dec 2007 15:48:50 +0100 A competition to bring out the African potential and those who make it happen. This is what Harubuntu 2008 is about. It is open to all africans with existint projects living on the continent. The first edition of the competitive tests of hope bringers and african wealth makers, which opens on the 1st of december, is a new step to change the image of Africa in Europe. A struggle which brings together belgian NGO's Echo Communications and Cités, local governments from Africa as well as african local communities. Falila Gbadamassi