Cape Town News

Cape Town clamps down on beach drinkers

Record amount of alcohol seized on Cape beaches. Cape Town police have seized some 5,000 litres of alcohol – around 7,000 bottles – from beachgoers in the Cape area since the summer season began in...
Arusha News

Mama Africa Circus comes to town

Roll up, roll up: the circus is in town! Mama Africa Circus, founded and directed by Winston Ruddle, a former acrobat from Zimbabwe, has set up its big top at the Arusha International Conference C...
Cairo News

Cairo Marriott opens

Young guests staying at Cairo
Lagos News

Street parties banned in Lagos.

Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola has signed into law a bill effectively banning street parties in the metropolis. The new legislation makes it an offence to obstruct traffic on any road in the s...
Addis Ababa News

Youth centre planned for Kirkos district.

Kirkos district in Addis Ababa could get a new youth centre under an ambitious project of the national millennium secretariat council, English-language weekly newspaper
Nairobi News

Kenyan coffee: New coffee shop opens in Nairobi.

Kenyan tea and coffee producer Sasini Tea and Coffee Ltd has launched its own retail chain in Nairobi to compete with the more established Nairobi Java House and Dorman
Lagos News

Hennessy backs Lagos music.

The Nigerian leg of the global music tour sponsored by cognac manufacturer Hennessy is underway in Lagos. The six-week programme includes live performances by some of the country
Cape Town News

More lifeguards for Cape Town.

Cape Town is to get 160 more lifeguards in an attempt to improve safety on the city
Lagos News

Idols West Africa.

Think American Idol with an African flavour