Latest News for: Africa kings


Is the Nile still king in Egypt?

Middle East Monitor 13 Apr 2021
... in 1933, the Egyptians were angry and objected to Shawqi's attempt to attribute the great River Nile to the negus, a title of the King of Abyssinia, modern Ethiopia ... When Shawqi described the Nile as king Egypt was powerful, with geographic dominance extending into Africa.

British and Irish Lions 2021: Townsend, Tandy, McBryde and Jenkins named as coaches

Business Ghana 13 Apr 2021
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa, with Steve Tandy and Robin McBryde also part of Warren Gatland's coaching team ... Former Scotland fly-half Townsend, along with Jenkins, was part of the winning Lions team that toured South Africa in 1997.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies remotely during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Facebook and Twitter's actions around the closely contested election on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, in Washington.

Nigerians turn heat on government after Twitter chose Ghana for Africa HQ

Ghana Web 13 Apr 2021
While Ghanaians were ‘feeling’ on Monday, April 12, 2021, their neighbours Nigerians were ‘bleeding’ over Twitter’s decision to by-pass them and pitch camp in Ghana as its Africa headquarters. The social media company announced that Ghana has become its gateway to Africa and will become the hub of its activities on the continent.

Warren Gatland hopeful that Lions itinerary will be finalised this week

The Irish Times 13 Apr 2021
Experts have warned that South Africa, where there have been over 1.5 million confirmed cases and over 53,000 deaths due to Covid-19, is heading towards a third wave with no concrete vaccine roll-out plan and some way off its target of vaccinating healthcare workers ... v South Africa Invitational, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth.

This Day in History (April 14)

Kayhan 13 Apr 2021
Due to successful medical treatment of the Samanid King, Nouh ibn Mansour, he was allowed to use the royal library at Bukhara ... He travelled widely around Egypt, North Africa and Spain, where the Sultan of Granada, Mohammad VI, sent him on a mission to the Christian King of Castile, Pedro the Cruel.