Former Ethiopian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Struck and Killed by Driver Gazing at Prostitutes in Harare

  A man in Harare has been charged with culpable homicide after he struck and killed Ethiopia’s former Ambassador to Zimbabwe Asrat Wolde while staring at a group of prostitutes. Gilbert Mutandagari, 50, allegedly struck Wolde on March 1, with Read more ›

Cecil the Lion: U.S. Dentist Who Killed Famous Lion Acquitted in Zimbabwe

HARARE – Zimbabwean authorities announced on Monday that the American dentist, who killed Cecil the lion, one of the country’s most beloved animals, in June, would not faces charges. Officials say Minnesota resident Walter Palmer had all his legal papers Read more ›

Rwanda invests in medical tourism

By Ivan Ngoboka The New Times–(Kigali)-Medical tourism has for long been a preserve of a few countries such as South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia and to some extent Kenya – those countries with a long tradition of a developed health Read more ›

White House to Host U.S. – African Leaders Summit

The White house has announced on Tuesday that the United States will host the first U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit in Washington, DC, later in the year. A statement from spokesman Jay Carney said, “The White House is pleased to announce that Read more ›

Ethiopia Loses First Match at 2014 African Nations Championship

The Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia on Monday lost their opening match at the ongoing 2014 Orange African Nations Championship in South Africa to the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in a rather one-sided encounter. The Walyas made a terrible mistake after Read more ›

Alleged Brutality and Torture during Tanzania’s Anti-Poaching Operation

In recent years, the extent of elephant poaching in African countries has reached alarmingly rates. Primarily being fueled by the soaring demand for tusks in Asia, elephant poaching poses the risk of degenerating into a full blown crisis in affected Read more ›