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Fifa propose nine African World Cup spots

By at March 30, 2017 | 11:27 pm | 0 Comment

Fifa propose nine African World Cup spots

Fifa is proposing that Africa gets nine automatic places when the World Cup expands to 48 teams in 2026. That would be an increase from the tally of five places that the continent currently holds. A tenth African country will take part in a six-nation play-off tournament to decide the last two spots. Football's world governing body has revealed its plans for how more...

Football

Malema calls for Zuma’s impeachment

By at March 30, 2017 | 11:10 pm | 0 Comment

Malema calls for Zuma’s impeachment

South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is to file an application at the Constitutional Court to order the speaker of parliament to institute impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma. Mr Malema said the bid to impeach Mr Zuma revolved around the so-called Nkandla scandal, when the court ruled last year that the more...

Africa

Ethiopia extends state of emergency

By at March 30, 2017 | 11:03 pm | 0 Comment

Ethiopia extends state of emergency

Ethiopia has extended a nationwide state of emergency, imposed in October to curb an unprecedented wave of anti-government protests, by four months, the state-linked Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reports . Defence Minster Siraj Fegessa is quoted as saying that the extension is needed because there are still "some people who occasionally strive to disrupt peace and more...

Africa , International

Can Chinese migrants integrate in Africa?

By at March 30, 2017 | 10:56 pm | 0 Comment

Can Chinese migrants integrate in Africa?

Most of her friends at her business college in Lusaka are from Zambia. Perched on a bench in the college grounds, she plays the guitar with her friends. At home her instrument of choice is the guzheng, a Chinese harp. But for an older generation of Chinese migrant, the ease of transitioning between cultures is a lot harder. It's been seven years since Lu Cheng's more...

Africa , International

Uganda ‘arrests’ Chinese migrants

By at March 30, 2017 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

Ugandan immigration officials have raided the premises of a Chinese-owned construction company, arresting 28 Chinese nationals for allegedly living and working illegally in the East African state, Uganda's New Vision newspaper has reported . Some of the Chinese nationals locked themselves in their rooms, as they feared being arrested, it added. About 16 were more...

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