Daily Archives: May 2, 2019

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

JOHANNESBURG, South African runner Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her court challenge against IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels, but judges voiced concern with the application of the discriminatory regulations.

Semenya, a double Olympic champion, was …

One of Africa’s Richest, Media Magnate Reginald Mengi Dies

DAR ES SALAAM Condolences are pouring in following the death Thursday of Tanzanian media magnate Reginald Mengi, ranked as one of the 50 wealthiest people in Africa and a pioneer in the area of privately-owned media in the country. He …

Africa-Europe Alliance: Commissioner Mimica on official visit to Mauritius, a development success story

Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is on an official visit to the Republic of Mauritius, where he met Prime Minister Jugnauth and various Members of the Government.

On this occasion, he announced a Euros 7.9 million contribution …

Uganda Music Star and Opposition Legislator Granted Bail

KAMPALA Ugandan music star and opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, is free on bail following his arrest earlier this week. The popular singer had been jailed for taking part in antigovernment protests, and will have to …

Cholera Reported in Mozambique a Week After Cyclone

Officials in northern Mozambique have declared a cholera outbreak caused by a lack of clean water left behind from Cyclone Kenneth.

More than a dozen cases have been reported a week after the storm slammed into the East African nation …

AU gives Sudan military third deadline of 60-days to hand over power

KHARTOUM, The African Union, AU, has given Sudan’s Transitional Military Council, TMC, two months to handover power to a civilian-led transition team.

The latest move issued on April 30 becomes the third deadline in under two months. The current and …