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African Countries Tasked to Debate AfCFTA Modalities

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday urged African countries and pan-African institutions to prepare modalities as the African Continental Free...
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African Migration: Mo Ibrahim Foundation Sees it As an Opportunity

… The conversation on mobility must be premised on data accuracy, unflawed policy The world benefits from emigration and immigration – economically, politically, and culturally,...
Free Trade Zone

Forthcoming African free trade pact to inspire economic integration

As the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) currently stands ready for entry into effect, experts and analysts have emphasized the pact as a...
Cultural Performance

African Migrants Abroad Hold Dear Their Cultural Values

By: Sharon Birch-Jeffrey African children abroad struggle over cultural identity To experience a taste of African culture deep inside the Big Apple, visitors—including many Senegalese—turn to...
Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum 2017

Gambia Endorses Agreement on African Free Trade

Gambia's National Assembly on Monday ratified the agreement that seeks to establish African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Lamin Jobe, Gambia's trade minister, while presenting...
football

Sudan shows Kenya to the door in African and Olympic Games

Kenya footballers will have to wait longer to debut at the Olympics after the team was beaten 2-0 on aggregate by Sudan in Nairobi...
Forester Osei

African Seniors Weightlifting Championship: Ghana’s Osei Wins Gold

Ghana’s Forester Osei won gold at the just ended African Seniors Weightlifting Championship in Libya. The African...
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Jumia Africa Sets Eyes on African Markets with focus on Chinese companies

Africa's leading e-commerce platform Jumia has said it will be "100 percent Africa" for now and the future, and will not target markets outside...
Two Libya Dawn fighters identify positions of their rivals near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libya Has released 3 African Hostages

Libyan Interior Ministry on Saturday said it freed three African hostages kidnapped by an African national in the capital Tripoli. "Members of the Investigation Bureau...
Climate Action In Africa

African Governments Charged to Prioritise Agro-Ecology

Forty-five civil society organisations (CSOs) in agro-ecology and environment have called on African governments to place agro-ecology at the centre of their climate change...
Our planet is about 4.6 billion years old. Separate continents began to form approximately 200 million years ago-(mya). Early stages of mankind emerged only 3-4 mya. Homo sapiens sapiens emerged only a few hundred thousand years ago. Our universe is constantly developing and changing.

Viewpoint: Is “Climate Change” Scientifically True or Just Culturally Popular?

I am posting a provocative article that challenges our society’s accepted cultural beliefs about climate change. Admittedly more analysis and discussion is required, but...
Women Entrepreneurs

African Women Entrepreneurs Mark Women’s Day with Exhibition

The African Women Entrepreneurship Programme (AWEP) on Saturday held a gender equity advocacy walk and products exhibition in Accra to create awareness on the...
Nigerien soldiers practice apprehending a suspect. Photo : REUTERS

Malawi Hosts African Military Chiefs

Military leaders across Africa gathered in Malawi's capital Lilongwe to share best practices on how soldiers can serve communities without breaking the law. During...
Image taken on July 15, 2015 shows a needle inserted in a patient during an acupuncture treatment, at a public health center of the Unified Health System (SUS) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Chinese White Angel Reportedly Has Cured African Patients

Going back to work in Namibia shortly after the Spring Festival, the Chinese medical staff received probably the best new year greeting for doctors...

Mandela Concert: US$150m announced to help tackle neglected tropical diseases

Leading philanthropists as well as African and European governments have announced more than US$150m to tackle neglected tropical diseases largely unknown in...
The mobile phone industry is now massive in Nigeria - 25 years ago, it did not exist

African mobile phone market declines 2.1 percent as shipments fall in Q3

Mobile phone market in Africa declined 2.1 percent to 52.6 million units with falling shipments quarter-on-quarter, a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) shows. Feature...

AfDB And FAO To Invest In Agriculture To End Hunger And Create Wealth In...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and FAO today agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa to end hunger...
Agriculture in Africa

African trainees undergo agriculture training in Guizhou

A total of 21 trainees from six African countries are receiving agricultural technology training in southwest China's Guizhou Province, Guizhou University said Sunday. Trainees from...
Ghana’s investment market

Projected 2019 global economic slow-down to cripple African commodity exporters – Analyst

An analyst has cautioned African commodity exporting countries to prepare for effects of a possible global economic melt-down next year. In a conversation with Xinhua...
African leaders

African Leaders Urged to Guard Their Positions religiously

African leaders in positions of trust have been advised against abusing such positions as it could impede economic growth, distort competitions, inhibit development and...
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SWIFT gpi Would Make African Banks More Competitive

The new standard for cross-border payments dramatically improves the customer experience in cross-border payments by increasing their speed, transparency and end-to-end tracking 15 African banks...
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African Court to start sitting on Ghana Vs. Woyome Case

Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, a financier of the National Democratic Congress party who has been directed by the Supreme Court to refund some over...
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AfDB plans on entering into partnership with African media

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is zealous of charting an incisive partnership with the media in Africa to change the narrative to positive developments. Dr...
football

Libya plays host to maiden African mini football competition

The first African minifootball championship kicked off in Tripoli on Saturday, with the participation of eight teams. The tournament takes place in Tripoli's Al-Madina Football...
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African press review 1 May 2018

We begin in Nigeria where the papers lead with special reports from their envoys in Washington where President Muhammadu Buhari held talks with his...

African press review 30 April 2018

We start in Nigeria where the commentators are looking forward to President Muhammadu Buhari's working visit to the United States and the first White...
vaccination

Ghana launches African Vaccination Week

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has launched the African Vaccination Week to commemorate the preservation of the health of children through vaccination. He...
Ishmael Annobil

An Ultimate Network has been established for African filmmakers

CINEAFRI, an innovative network dedicated to African film and video making launches this week. Founded by London-based Ghanaian filmmaker Ishmael Fiifi Annobil, CINEAFRI offers...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a campaign trail in the east Jerusalem Jewish settlement of Har Homa, on March 16, 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told an Israeli news website Monday that if he is elected in Tuesday's national elections, "there will be no Palestinian state." (Xinhua/JINI)

Israel squash African asylum seeker agreement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he suspends a landmark agreement with the UN to resettle African asylum seekers hours after he...
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2018 Dubbed AU’s African Anti-Corruption Year

The African Union (AU) has tagged 2018 as the African Anti-Corruption year, aimed at elevating the efforts and activities that key players are deploying...