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Kofi Annan

Global Citizen Forum 2015: Kofi Annan, Global Leaders To Discuss Future of Global Citizenship & Solutions to Refugee Crisis

Kofi Annan, Global Leaders will Discuss Future of Global Citizenship & Solutions to Refugee Crisis at Global Citizen Forum 2015. Global Citizens, world leaders, policymakers, philanthropists, celebrities and thought leaders will gather next month in the Principality of Monaco for the 3rd annual Global Citizen Forum (GCF) held from 8-9 October 2015. This year, the GCF, a non-profit platform, will […]

September 10, 2015 ·
 
South Africa- Triggerfish launches $3.5m pan-African Story Lab

South Africa- Triggerfish launches $3.5m pan-African Story Lab

Triggerfish launches $3.5m pan-African Story Lab in South Africa. CAPE TOWN – After the international success of its first two feature films, Triggerfish Animation Studios is establishing The Triggerfish Story Lab with the support of The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and The Walt Disney Company.

July 16, 2015 ·
 
#freeajstaff Campaign Scoops Major PR Award

#freeajstaff Campaign Scoops Major PR Award

The #freeajstaff campaign aimed at securing the release of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt has won a Gold Award at the SABRE Awards EMEA in London.

May 26, 2015 ·
 
Al Jazeera demands release of remaining two jailed journalists

Peter Greste release: Good news, but not enough

Al Jazeera demands release of remaining two jailed journalists. Al Jazeera has said that the campaign to free its journalists in Egypt will not end till all three have been released. Peter Greste is on his way out of the country after 400 days in detention, but Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy remain behind bars. The network says that all […]

February 2, 2015 ·
 
Nigerian Politician Embroiled in Ritual Scandal

Nigerian Politician Embroiled in Ritual Scandal

Nigerian Politician Embroiled in Ritual Scandal. A shocking video allegedly showing a Lagos State politician performing a strange ritual while naked has been posted on the internet by a controversial Nigerian pastor. The video titled, ‘APC – A Satanic Party’ was posted on video-sharing website YouTube by ‘Archbishop Samson Mustapha Benjamin’, the General Overseer of Lagos based ministry Resurrection Praise […]

December 31, 2014 ·
 
Olipha Dube revealed that she had practised as a witchdoctor for many years

WATCH: Startling Confessions of a Female Witch Doctor

Startling Confessions of a Female Witch Doctor. A lady at the centre of a sex scandal involving a prominent South African Pastor has given a shocking confession at a church in Lagos, Nigeria following her ‘deliverance’. Olipha Dube, a 34 year old of Zulu origin, revealed that she had practised as a ‘sangoma’ or witchdoctor for many years, exposing some eerie secrets behind the mysterious ‘profession’.

December 26, 2014 ·
 
Peter Piot

Peter Piot: Discovering Ebola ‘was the highlight of my life’

Peter Piot says discovering Ebola was the highlight of his life. • Scientist says WHO took too long to deal with Ebola • Calls American approach to Ebola ‘an epidemic of hysteria’ On Saturday’s episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, Belgian microbiologist Peter Piot speaks frankly with presenter Felicity Barr about helping discover the Ebola virus in 1976.

December 5, 2014 ·
 
The guesthouse collapsed on September 12, 2014.

Synagogue Building Collapse: Coroner Suspends Proceedings Pending High Court Ruling

Synagogue Building Collapse: Coroner Suspends Proceedings Pending High Court Ruling. At the resumed sitting of the Coroner’s Inquest into the collapsed Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) building on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, proceedings could not go on as usual due to an application filed by the registered trustees of the church, contending that the court has exceeded its jurisdiction […]

December 5, 2014 ·
 
Zimbabwean health journalist Cassim John

Exposing Zimbabwe’s illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs for recreational use

Exposing Zimbabwe’s illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs for recreational use. • Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera • Life-saving AIDS drugs are being stolen and sold for recreational use This Wednesday, 19 November 2014, Al Jazeera’s award-winning Africa Investigates goes undercover on the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe to reveal the illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs and […]

November 19, 2014 ·
 
Building robots from scrap in Ghana

Innovate Africa explores how technology is changing education

Innovate Africa explores how technology is changing education. • Children learn to code building robots from scrap in Ghana • e-Learning on low-cost tablets shows results in Kenya • Solar-powered ICT hubs at South African schools The first episode of Al Jazeera’s new six-part series, Innovate Africa, visits Ghana, Kenya and South Africa to explore how technology is transforming education […]

November 18, 2014 ·
 
Kimmy Skota

T.b. Joshua Pays Tribute To Synagogue Collapse Casualties In Song

T.b. Joshua Pays Tribute To Synagogue Collapse Casualties. Prophet T.B. Joshua’s official YouTube channel ‘Emmanuel TV’ has released an emotive song dedicated to those who lost their lives in the tragic incident that left over 100 dead in September 2014. The song titled, ‘Heaven Is Our Home’ is sung by South African soprano opera singer Kimmy Skota who is renowned […]

November 11, 2014 ·
 
Martin Agyemang

Ghanaian Scientist Martin Agyemang Honoured In Berlin

Ghanaian scientist Martin Agyemang honoured by German Research Minister. Berlin 10/11/2014 – Today, the German Federal Minister of Education and Research Prof Johanna Wanka honoured Ghanaian scientist Martin Agyemang during a festive ceremony in the new ministry building in Berlin. The young researcher is one of only 25 ‘green’ visionaries selected as “Green Talents 2014”.

November 10, 2014 ·