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Sanitation scientist: It simply doesn’t make sense to keep flushing drinkable water down the toilet

South Africa (Commonwealth Union) _ Water restrictions have recently affected many households in some of South Africa's largest cities; these restrictions have occasionally lasted...

Africa turns to blue bonds for ocean health with ‘The Great Blue Wall’

By Savithri Rodrigo South Africa (Commonwealth Union)_The Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel which was conceived to combat desertification and unplanned development...

African Penguin numbers are on the downward slope.

SOUTH AFRICA (Commonwealth Union) – From Pingu to Madagascar and Happy Feet, we have had the pleasure of growing up with cute penguin cartoons...

Chris Kiptoo trying to make a difference with Kenyan Airways

KENYA (Commonwealth Union) – There has been some talk of Kenya Airways changing hands but nothing has been set in stone. This came about...

GAVI spends $50m on healthcare intervention in 8 states

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – GAVI, also known as the Global Vaccine Alliance, has made it very clear that they have set aside 50 million...

Who is Thabo and how did he die?

SOUTH AFRICA (Commonwealth Union) – Since the birth of social media there has been an increase in cyber sexual activity.  Men and women all...

Ramaphosa asks the western world for better solutions

SOUTH AFRICA (Commonwealth Union) – The entire world is looking to make their carbon foot print as small as they possibly can. The whole...

Village Market and tribe hotel causing more damage as the petition case continues.

KENYA (Commonwealth Union)_ Kenya is known to have high end luxury vacation needs if one knows where to look and what to ask for....

Kenya Airways in a heated fight with union as strike continues

KENYA (Commonwealth Union) – The Airway sector in Kenya has not been doing all that well staff wise. There was an undercurrent of unhappiness...

SA construction firms shocked by SANRAL decision

SOUTH AFRICA (Commonwealth Union) – There has been quite the ado at the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL). The uproar was caused when...

Two policemen dead and one injured in masked men attack

UGANDA (Commonwealth Union) – There has been a crime wave in Uganda in the past couple of weeks and things are only getting much...

Ebola alerts being made frequent by the NCDC  

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – The NCDC, also known as The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, has been working tirelessly to make sure...

President Cyril Ramaphosa to speak with Zimbabwe president

SOUTH AFRICA (Commonwealth Union) – It looks like Britain is not the only country worried about the election in Zimbabwe. The South African President...

Dewald Brevis coming into the spotlight.

SOUTH AFRICA (Commonwealth Union) – Dewald Brevis has become the hot topic of the cricket scene as he is making waves with all his...

Principle remanded after horrific act on 10-year-old

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – There has been some horrific isolated incidents happening in Nigeria lately and the latest one is when a 68-year-old principal...

Couple involved in human trafficking ring finally nabbed!

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – Human Trafficking isn’t a new fear, it has always been a fear, but the problem is that it now happens...

Body of deceased has become reason for protests

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – The air has been tensed in the city of Ibadan, capital of the Oyo State, since earlier this week as...

Floods caused more damage than expected

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – There has been a lot of natural disasters happening all over the world these days. Of course, this comes back...

NLNG advocates increased investment to achieve reliable domestic LPG supply

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – The domestic gas market all over the world has not been doing well these days. There are a number of...

Dangote Refinery will be the reason why Ghana’s downstream oil sector will transform

GHANA (Commonwealth Union) – It is always exciting news when a country has found a solution to its industrial problems. Ghana has been down...

Foreign missions under review by new appointed committee

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) - Africa in general is a massive continent and has a lot of countries in its register. This means that there...

President Buhari: Nigeria is ready to serve as a hub for vaccinations

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – Nigeria is coming through with the President of the country Muhammadu Buhari making very obvious statements publicly about how the...

IYC accuses FG of abandoning Niger Delta

Abuja (Commonwealth Union) – There has been a notice issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission earlier this week regarding the elections of the...

China reevaluates loans to Kenya in 20 years

KENYA (Commonwealth Union) – With the world economy crashing on a regular these days, it seems that even super power countries who are well...

Ronald Karauri faces threat of jail time

KENYA (Commonwealth Union) – There is a huge sector in Kenya that is very much into the world of betting and gambling. One could...

Corruption Village

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – It’s easy for one to believe that the world is changing for the better as time goes on, but how...

Katsina political party in a spin as the Ex-SSG Inuwa moves from one party to another

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – In the world political arena there will never be complaints of there being no drama. There will always be some...

NABTEB urges improved education system

AFRICA (Commonwealth Union) – It seems that education and the elevation of education is what is on everyone’s mind these days and one cannot...

ASUU demands financing for public universities in Nigeria

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – If teachers who have teaching jobs in the public sector have heard all the promises the politicians have made in...

Tinubu’s govt will tackle youth unemployment, says Shettima

ABUJA (CU)_Elections are always an exciting time for any country and its people cos it means one thing promises that are made to please...

INEC okays Abiodun, Omo-Agege, Oborevwori, Sani, Nwifuru, Odii for gov race

ABUJA (CU)_the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally come out with a list of approved candidates for the upcoming elections in the country...

Clipping the Wings of CBN

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – It doesn’t come as a surprise that a central bank in any country is under fire by the government that...

Seafarers group issue warning to NIMASA over unpaid crew

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – When the waves come in sometimes it’s not as gentle as one might think and they crash causing enough damage...

NCDC places Nigerians on alert

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) – It seems like the pandemic is not the only thing that Africa as a continent is going through right now....

PSC okays dismissal of seven senior police officers

NIGERIA (Commonwealth Union) –It seems like the men we choose to uphold the law cannot be trusted to do that either. There has been...

The Raptor from Togo

By Savithri Rodrigo LOMÉ, Togo (Commonwealth Union)_ A 25-year-old Togolese inventor has invented a 4-wheel drive car made primarily from recycled material. Taking the 3R...

In South Africa – Hope in Needle & Thread

By Savithri Rodrigo HAMBURG, South Africa (Commonwealth Union)_A giant tapestry weaves a story of pain, loss and rejection but it is also a journey of...

Over 15,000 pigs died in African swine fever outbreak in Nepal since March

KATHMANDU (CU)_It seems like when it rains bad news it tends to pour. The world just got over one pandemic but it doesn’t look...

African climate summit opens in DR Congo

KINSHASA (CU)_ There have been multiple discussions in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where although it has been...

All-new Nissan Qashqai has touched down in SA

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA (CU)_Looks like South Africa is getting in the fast lane with the new fast cars. According to the latest reports there...

US warns Sudan of consequences if it hosts Russian military base

SUDAN AFRICA – the Russians raging war against the Ukraine has caused a lot of tension all over the world. The problem is that...

APC blames Makinde for infrastructure deficit

NIGERIA AFRICA – There is trouble for governors all over the world but the worst of it has come to the Governor and his...

Mozambique, Tanzania pen deals to fight terrorism

AFRICA –The Heads of State of Mozambique and Tanzania stated earlier this week that they had signed defence and security deals aimed at fighting...

Woman Finds Her Husband had Secret Family on Facebook

NAIROBI AFRICA – The woes of love are always the hardest to accept especially when it involves a third part and one’s spouse. But...

Tough camp conditions force refugees to exit

UGANDA AFRICA – The problem of refugees has been looming in the African continent for a little while now. It’s never been a problem...