United Kingdom - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://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 https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ A move set to redefine the digital pay-TV space in emerging markets, including across Africa https://www.afrik-news.com/article19445.html Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:24:09 +0100 LONDON, United-Kingdom, January 14, 2013/ — In a move set to redefine digital migration in India and the digital pay-TV space in the other emerging markets, including across Africa, Exset (http://www.exset.com), pioneers of TV ecosystems for emerging markets, and Digital Telemedia (DTM) have announced their co-operation with Digital Telemedia becoming a Digital Monetisation System (DMS) technology partner. SkyVision Acquires Afinis – African VSAT operator – from Monaco Telecom https://www.afrik-news.com/article19266.html Wed, 08 Aug 2012 12:47:32 +0200 HERTFORDSHIRE, United-Kingdom, August 6, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), the leading global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fibre optic networks throughout Africa – today announced that it has acquired Afinis Communication SA (“Afinis”) from Monaco Telecom SAM (“Monaco Telecom”), a subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (“CWC”). Antoine Ganne Royal Wedding article from Al Jazeera's wedding correspondent https://www.afrik-news.com/article19229.html Tue, 10 May 2011 12:59:24 +0200 In his Confessions St Augustine describes how, when studying in Rome, he was persuaded by friends to go to the Colloseum to watch the gladiators do battle. Despite being an ardent pacifist he found himself “drinking in the frenzy, unawares, and was delighted with that guilty fight, and intoxicated with the bloody pastime.” A similar guilty pleasure was experienced by tens of thousands around the world as they watched the Royal wedding last Friday. People who, in principle, are implacably opposed to monarchy and have no interest in the Royals found themselves surprisingly moved by the occasion. Stefan Simanowitz British Police will quiz former Libyan Minister https://www.afrik-news.com/article19218.html Wed, 06 Apr 2011 10:55:37 +0200 The defected Libyan foreign minister, Moussa Koussa will be visited by British police in the next few days for questioning over what he knows about the 1988 Pan Am flight 103 bombing where 270 people were killed. Muritala Bakare The architecture of maternal death https://www.afrik-news.com/article19216.html Mon, 04 Apr 2011 01:51:32 +0200 The architectural design of two newly built public maternity hospitals in Malawi, which has one of the world's highest rates of women dying in childbirth, seeks to respect the human rights of birthing women and has had a significant impact on Malawi's maternal health care system. Ill-designed government-run maternal health centers litter many poor countries and contribute to unacceptably high maternal death rates. There's a pressing global need to design public maternity units that uphold the dignity of socially disadvantaged women. Chi Mgbako Pro-Gaddafi Africans protest as Coalition forces gain momentum https://www.afrik-news.com/article19204.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:24:04 +0200 As world leaders met in London to discuss the Libyan situation, hundreds of members of a group called Pan Africanists from Uganda and other African countries Tuesday held protests in Kampala against the United States of America and her allies who have been bombarding Gaddafi's military machinery and weapons pursuant to a UN Security Council approved 'No-Fly Zone' over Libya. Meanwhile, after Qatar, the United Arab Emirates has become the second Arab nation to join the 'No-Fly Zone' effort. Geof Magga Ethiopia and U.K. forge closer economic ties https://www.afrik-news.com/article19197.html Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:33:09 +0200 Ethiopia and United Kingdom are soon to sign a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) that aims to give further impetus to growing trade and investment relations between the two countries. Yohannes Anberbir The Grass is Always Greener https://www.afrik-news.com/article19176.html Fri, 25 Mar 2011 12:32:03 +0100 Most mornings I pass by the American Embassy on my way to the gym. There is always a long queue of people waiting patiently, expectantly, hopefully, clutching envelops and file folders stuffed with documents, photographs, receipts. Seeing them fills me with a huge sadness. This whole business of applying for travel visas can be remarkably gruelling and, I dare say, downright abusive. Meri Nana-Ama Danquah Libya: Light at the end of tunnel for freedom fighters https://www.afrik-news.com/article19131.html Fri, 18 Mar 2011 04:07:34 +0100 Muammar Gaddafi's government has warned the international community that any attack on Libya would threaten air and sea traffic in the Mediterranean after it was reported that military action involving France, Britain, the United States and one or more Arab states could be an option in the just passed United Nations Security Council resolution. Konye Obaji Ori 2012 Olympics tickets available for sale https://www.afrik-news.com/article19113.html Tue, 15 Mar 2011 09:25:41 +0100 <p class="spip">Tickets for the London 2012 Olympics have gone on sale, 500 days ahead of the event.</p> <p class="spip">Some 6.6 million tickets are available from the London 2012 website over a six-week period and organisers say all applications will be treated equally.</p> Ethiopia, Nigeria, DRC to get increased aid from UK https://www.afrik-news.com/article19052.html Wed, 02 Mar 2011 11:57:00 +0100 Ethiopia, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo will receive more direct development aid from the United Kingdom as the aid to other countries adjudged to have "graduated" out of poverty is cut. Konye Obaji Ori Libya's Gaddafi ‘Ordered Lockerbie Bombing' https://www.afrik-news.com/article19017.html Thu, 24 Feb 2011 10:00:37 +0100 Libyan dictator, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, did order the Lockerbie bombing of the Pan Am 103, Flight that killed 270 people in Scotland, United Kingdom in 1988. The startling revelation came from one of Gaddafi's ex-minister last night, who claimed he has evidence to prove his claim. Muritala Bakare Egypt: Gamel Mubarak goes into hiding https://www.afrik-news.com/article18993.html Mon, 21 Feb 2011 13:06:55 +0100 According to reports circulating in the local media, Gamal Mubarak, the ex-Egyptian president's first son fled the civil unrest in Egypt with his wife and daughter to live in London. Muritala Bakare Picasso painting fetches $40 million https://www.afrik-news.com/article18920.html Wed, 09 Feb 2011 11:40:52 +0100 <p class="spip">A portrait of the muse who transformed painter Pablo Picasso's life has sold for £25.2m ($40.7m) at Sotheby's auction house in London.</p> <p class="spip">La Lecture went to an anonymous phone buyer after six minutes of bidding.</p> John Paintsil, the king of own goals https://www.afrik-news.com/article18915.html Tue, 08 Feb 2011 13:03:14 +0100 It's operation open net at Fulham! Out of four bitter own goals registered since the beginning of the season, three have emanated from the legwork of John Paintsil. The Ghanaian international defender is on his way to setting a record in the Premier League. Nicholas Mc Anally