Being African: What does hair have to do with it? – BBC News – BBC News

Hair has become a political issue across Africa. Chemical relaxers, which straighten hair, have been popular for years. But while the look is seen by some as professional, others call it un-African. There’s a move away from relaxing hair – a journey the BBC’s Pumza Fihlani has made. Sundays were salon days when I was […]

America in Africa: Military ties grow but trade lags – Yahoo News – Yahoo News

America in Africa: Military ties grow but trade lags – Yahoo News – Yahoo News

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama’s keenly-awaited trip to Africa this week comes as the US superpower’s military footprint on the continent is growing. But US diplomatic and trade ties in Africa have not kept pace with defense cooperation, and lag far behind those of Europe and China. – Targeted military presence – Compared to […]

Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco still want delay – BBC Sport

Morocco have failed to meet the deadline to confirm it will host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in January. The North Africans had requested a postponement because of fears over the Ebola outbreak. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) refused the request and set a deadline […]

Ireland player ratings v South Africa – Irish Independent

Ireland player ratings v South Africa – Irish Independent

Here is how the Boys in Green rated: ‘; } s += ‘ Ads by Google ‘; if (google_ads[0].bidtype == “CPC”) { google_adnum = google_adnum + google_ads.length; } s += ‘ ‘; document.write(s); return; } window.google_adnum = window.google_adnum || null; google_ad_client = “ca-pub-9024837700129787”; google_ad_output = “js”; google_ad_type = “text”; google_ad_channel = ‘2344944210,7383345241’; google_max_num_ads = ‘2’; […]

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