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FDA Fetes Bingu Wa Mutharika

The Medal of Glory is The Foundation for Democracy in Africa's (FDA) highest honor

8th September 2009
US Market Open to African Goods

Despite the economic downturn, the $11-trillion US market still offers many opportunities to African...

4th November 2009
"Invest in Philanthropic Capitalism," Lord Hasting...

It is important for the business community and Africa at large to invest in productivity and put in...

2nd June 2009
Burundi and Ethiopia to Sign CAADP Compacts

Burundi and Ethiopia will be the second and third countries respectively, in the COMESA region to si...

10th August 2009
African Economic Outlook 2009 Launched in Dakar

The prevailing global economic crisis has gravely affected African economics with GDP growth falling...

12th May 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
Eritrea Rejects Mediation On Ethiopia Border Row

The once-close Horn of Africa neighbours have been locked in a bitter row over their 1000-km (625-mi...

24th February 2009
Tajudeen Abdul- Raheem: Great African Mind Passes...

It is with deep sorrow that we at The African Executive announce the passing on of the United Nation...

26th May 2009
Crude Oil Prices Drop In Nigeria

This was part of the oil firm's effort to re-start an estimated crude oil output of 120,000 barrels...

14th April 2009
Africa Sidelined in G20

Speaking at the Japan-Africa development aid conference known as TICAD IV in Gaborone recently, Gaol...

31st March 2009
Zambia Defends Maize Donation to Zimbabwe

Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister, Brian Chituwo, has said it is unfortunate that some people ca...

5th May 2009
Racism Conference Kicks off with "Diplomatic" Walk...

“And in fact, to compensate for the dire consequences of racism in Europe, they helped bring to powe...

21st April 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
BOOST Fellowship Starts Big in Kenya

Said James Shikwati: “Change begins with an individual, the greatest capital human beings have is t...

11th August 2009
Soldiers Kill Guinea President

Renegade soldiers shot President Joao Bernardo Vieira of Guinea Bissau dead following the death of t...

3rd March 2009
The 5th Bukura Cultural Day: Celebrating Youth Ene...

The Cultural day is an initiative of the Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) to enable young people...

5th January 2010
International Community Deserts Rajoelina

Andry Rajoelina's attempt to legitimize his rule as Madagascar's president by holding his inaugurati...

24th March 2009
Madagascar President to Resign

The besieged Madacascar president, Marc Ravalomanana, appeared headed out of office on Tuesday after...

17th March 2009
COMESA Pursues Conservation Agriculture

COMESA Secretariat in partnership with ICRAF and the Government of Malawi convened a stakeholders wo...

10th August 2009
Mutharika Expects Landslide Victory in Malawi

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday ended its campaign with President Bingu wa M...

19th May 2009
Sirleaf Calls for Caution over Economic Sanctions...

She called for care to be taken before economic sanctions on Guinea are put in place, saying it coul...

13th 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
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
Kenya Justice Minister Resigns

Kenyan Justice Minister Martha Karua resigned Monday, citing frustration with the pace of government...

7th April 2009
Rhino Poaching Puts Zimbabwe Under Spotlight

Zimbabwe faces possible censure from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species aft...

28th April 2009
Dr. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem: Great African Mind Pass...

His weekly postcard and columns in about 10 major African newspapers amongst them The African Execut...

26th May 2009
13th AU Summit: Leaders call for Unity and African...

Chairperson Ping calls for Respect of the Constitution  The 15th Ordinary Session of the Executive...

1st July 2009
SIFE World Cup: Kenya Loses to Egypt

Egypt did Africa proud by clinching the cup in the event that saw over teams from over 40 global nat...

13th October 2009
Kenya Should Tap into “Youth Bulge”

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Kenya launched its 2010-2012 Strategic Plan in an event attended...

1st December 2009
COMESA and MDG Center Sign MoU

The MoU is aimed at offering the region the policy, technical and scientific support to attain the M...

19th January 2010
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