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Germany and Marshall Plan for Africa

Germany’s development minister unveiled a potential “Marshall Plan” for Africa

8th February 2017
Achieving Structural Transformation in Africa

Commissioner Acyl stresses the need for Member States and Stakeholders to come together in order to...

24th May 2016
First Edition of the Africa Day for School Feeding

March 1 2016 marked the first edition of the Africa Day for School Feeding, to be observed jointly b...

1st March 2016
Walter Scheel: A Great Thought Leader

I received the news of the passing on of a great thought leader Walter Scheel,  while moderating at...

30th August 2016
The Sixth African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 20...

The AGRF has a major task to deliberate on transformative policies and answer this call through the...

6th September 2016
Zambia Elections 2016

Zambia a landlocked country in southern Africa and the second largest producer of copper in Africa w...

10th August 2016
Uganda Decides

Uganda will be going to the ballot on Thursday, February 18, 2016. With an estimated population of o...

15th February 2016
H.E. Dlamini Zuma to Steer AUC Till January 2017

No white smoke -the two-thirds super majority was elusive to the contestants to become chairperson o...

19th July 2016
Massive Advertising Opportunities for Africa’s A...

The second Nielsen’s Africa Prospects Indicators (APi) report has released key findings on Sub-Sahar...

5th June 2016
Muhammadu Buhari is Nigeria’s New President

Buhari must realize that Nigerians’ hopes are vested in him to help them navigate the socio-politica...

31st March 2015
EAJA Launches Investigative Journalism and Corrupt...

The training will expand knowledge of participants on the understanding of international norms and s...

15th April 2014
Artistes Set to Benefit as House Passes Bill on Cu...

The key Bill recognizes people with talents and skills and creates an environment that promotes tale...

25th August 2015
YPO Survey: African Business Confidence Plummets t...

Continued slow growth, high unemployment and falling exports lead to pronounced decline in confidenc...

9th November 2015
Ejike Holds Candid Talk With Obama

"The U.S. cannot do more than Nigeria wants to do,” says Okpa,a Nigerian real estate entrepreneur in...

16th July 2014
CTO and IT & Telecom Digest Collaborate

CTO is to join IT & Telecom Digest to organise the 2nd Annual West African ICT Congress 2010

9th March 2010
Bruxelles Conference Censures Kagame

According to the committee, the Kagame regime habitually calls its political opponents “criminals”

24th May 2010
Africa Loses a Giant in the U.S. Congress

The passing of Congressman Payne has left a huge vacuum for Africa in the Congressional Black Caucus...

10th April 2012
Tourism Investment Summit sets Agenda for African...

The Summit provided an opportunity for investors and financiers to listen to a carefully selected gr...

23rd February 2010
China-Africa Partnership Conference: An Overview

African scholars and researchers recently gathered in Nairobi and affirmed their commitment to nurtu...

5th April 2011
China Comes to Africa’s Food Aid

This comes in the wake of Africa’s soul searching on the perennial hunger episodes the continent is...

20th September 2011
IIEC Gives Final Tally on New Kenya Law

The results will now be gazzetted in the Kenya gazzette before the president promulgates the new law...

5th August 2010
Umaru Yar’Adua Passes On

The presidency announced seven days of national mourning and said Yar'Adua would be buried in his no...

6th May 2010
Mubarak Ousted as Military takes Charge

Egypt's current scenario is reminiscent of the 1952 model where the state was ruled via a council of...

12th February 2011
EAC Ministers Discuss Fuel Shortage

he Minister for the East African Community, Monique Mukaruriza, said that she had discussed with her...

6th January 2009
World Commemorates Aids Day

Started on 1st December 1988, World AIDS Day is about raising money, increasing awareness, fighting...

2nd December 2008
Al Shabaab Declare War on New Somali President

Islamist militants who spearheaded a bloody insurgency in Somalia have declared war on the Horn of A...

3rd February 2009
Prof. Atta Mills: Ghana’s New President

The flag-bearer of the NPP, Nana Akufo-Addo congratulated his contender, Prof. John Atta Mills on h...

4th January 2009
Kenyan Government Gives Indigenous Seeds to Farmer...

Production of indigenous food crops has declined over the years due to lack of planting materials, l...

10th March 2009
South Africa: Pricing Probe Launched as Sasol Turn...

Sasol, which was fined € 318m by the European Commission last year for its role in a paraffin wax pr...

20th January 2009
Botswana: Job Cuts Fears Increase As Debswana Re-O...

Another measure being considered is extending the shutdown until there is an improvement in the curr...

26th January 2009
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