Tanker with 17 Crew Goes Missing off West Africa

Tanker with 17 Crew Goes Missing off West Africa

By MarEx 2018-08-20 10:57:20 On Monday, the Georgian government reported that the product tanker Pantelena has dropped out of contact and gone missing during a voyage in the Gulf of Guinea. 17 of her crewmembers are Georgian nationals, and according to Georgia’s foreign ministry, there is a strong likelihood that she has been attacked by pirates. “We cannot […]

Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about 'migration'

Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about 'migration'

Out of the 67 coups in 26 African countries in the last 50 years, 61 percent took place in former French colonies. Fifty percent of the monetary reserves of 14 African countries are still today under full French control: none of them has any control over its macroeconomic and monetary policy. France makes billions of euros from Africa annually under the […]

South Africa vs. Argentina: Live Stream, Preview for Rugby Championship 2018

South Africa vs. Argentina: Live Stream, Preview for Rugby Championship 2018

Gallo Images/Getty Images South Africa host Argentina in their opening game of the 2018 Rugby Championship on Saturday and will be hoping for a repeat of their 37-15 win over the same opponents in the first match of last year’s competition. The Jonsson Kings Park Stadium will be packed to the rafters, with the Springboks trying to […]

Photos: 'This Is Africa' – A look at beautiful Republic of Benin

Photos: 'This Is Africa' – A look at beautiful Republic of Benin

African countries have their peculiar challenges like all countries the world over. Amid these challenges are particular characteristics of countries on the continent. ‘This Is Africa (TIA)’ is an Africanews initiative aimed at sharing information about African countries and helping our audiences better discover the continent – in a small but significant way. For the […]

South Africa zero in on World Cup probables

South Africa zero in on World Cup probables

South Africa are certain about two-thirds of their 2019 World Cup squad after their series win in Sri Lanka, according to coach Ottis Gibson, who hopes to have his tournament template ready by the home summer. The main questions appear to be in the bowling department, where South Africa seem spoilt for choice having rested […]

Submit your application to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

Submit your application to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

If there’s one thing we learned hosting last year’s Startup Battlefield in Kenya, it’s that the tech startup scene across Africa is both impressive and growing rapidly. More than 300 tech hubs connect and mentor entrepreneurs across the continent — making it an exciting time and place to be a startup. And we can’t wait […]

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