APRNEWS - Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday.
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APRNEWS - Sudan protest updates: December 2018 – February 1, 2019
May 15, 2019: South Sudan president comments on crisis
The military junta that deposed Omar al-Bashir have agreed a deal transition deal with the opposition alliance. This follows weeks of back and forth over post-Bashir Sudan.
APRNEWS - Grace Mugabe, the wife of former Zimbabwean ruler Robert Mugabe, has been accused of attacking an employee at the family’s home with a shoe in 2017, lawyers said Tuesday.
She also faces an arrest warrant in neighbouring South Africa for her alleged assault with a power cable on a female model in Johannesburg in the same year.
APRNEWS - Opponents of Liberian President George Weah in a meeting of the council of patriot, on Tuesday maintained their stands to demonstrate on June 7 despite a call for dialogue launched by the head of state.
The call is to demand that President Weah “resign or find a solution to the appalling economic situation of the country, affecting most of the populace.
APRNEWS - The government of eSwatini on Tuesday angrily denied viral online reports that King Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch who has 14 wives, had ordered men to have at least two marriages or face jail.
APRNEWS - British Prime Minister Theresa May was to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday for talks on breaking the deadlock over Brexit, as the government said it wanted its EU divorce deal approved by July.
For the past six weeks, ministers and their Labour counterparts have been discussing how parliament might accept the agreement May struck with the European Union last year.
APRNEWS - As Sudanese protesters blocked roads with burning tyres in the city of Omdurman Tuesday, angry demonstrators at a Khartoum sit-in accused loyalists of ousted president Omar al-Bashir’s of “dividing” the country.
APRNEWS - National secondary exams in Somalia have been cancelled by authorities after papers were leaked on social media platforms, the Minister of Education confirmed late Monday.
APRNEWS - Nissan Motor Co forecast a 28% drop in its annual operating profit, setting it up for the weakest earnings in 11 years and underscoring its struggle to turn the page after the ouster of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
APRNEWS - Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has admitted that he may not be fit to play in Saturday's Bundesliga title decider against Eintracht Frankfurt.
The Bayern captain has been sidelined with a calf injury since mid-April, and had hoped to return to full fitness in time for last weekend's visit to RB Leipzig.