Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

COM2019: Vera Songwe signs agreement with Morocco, urges Rabat to ratify African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

ECA's Executive Secretary Vera Songwe signed on Wednesday 30 January an agreement in preparation for the organization of the 52nd Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development …

Mohammed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-general for West Africa and the Sahel concludes a two-week pre-electoral mission to Nigeria

The Special Representative of the Secretary � General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, concluded on Thursday 31 January …

Football’s forgotten man, Erich “Richo” Ouseb

The northern copper town of Tsumeb has in the past produced a significant number of great footballers who went on to establish themselves as noted athletes in the top echelons …

The moral conundrum of the “Musekiwagate”the power of “we”

The ensuing brouhaha in the aftermath of the shocking acquittal of Zimbabwean footballer, one Tapiwa Simon Musekiwa and subsequent unconvinced explanation by the league's chairman is open for debate as …

How a South African industrial site is providing a safe haven for wild cats

Ever since the industrial revolution, human activities have resulted in rapid environmental changes including degradation, fragmentation, and destruction of habitat, climate change and biodiversity loss. Animals, such as large carnivores, …

Brave Warriors get Comoros in 2020 CHAN qualifiers

WINDHOEK � The 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finalist, Namibia's Brave Warriors, will face the Comoros Islands in the 2020 edition of the local-based players' continental championship to be held …