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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
US Market Open to African Goods

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

4th November 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
Zain Nigeria, Fifth Name Change

Reborn frontline mobile operator, Zain, formerly Celtel Nigeria, has been in a major brand spin has...

12th August 2008
Maize Streak Virus Strain in Africa

Maize in Africa has recently been damaged by a more virulent strain of maize streak virus (MSV), acc...

26th August 2008
11 South African Ministers Resign with Mbeki

Crisis in South Africa could bring most African countries down and urgent measures should be put in...

23rd September 2008
Nigeria Capital Market Loses N3 Trillion in Seven...

Nigerian Capital Market (NSE) has lost over three trillion naira in the last seven months as the glo...

21st October 2008
Miriam Makeba, Queen of African Music Passes On

The 76 year old South African singing star, Miriam Makeba whose career took off in the 1950s is best...

10th November 2008
Angola Chairs Opec At Market's Crucial Moment

Angola will formally assumed as from December 17, the presidency of the Organisation of Petroleum Ex...

16th December 2008
EAC Ministers Discuss Fuel Shortage

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

6th January 2009
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
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
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
Zambia Defends Maize Donation to Zimbabwe

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

5th May 2009
Guinea Bissau Foils Coup Attempt

Election officials announced on Friday that the former ruling party, PAIGC (the African Party for th...

25th November 2008
"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
Africa Finance and Investment Forum (AFIF) Kicks O...

The dominant theme of the conference this year is partnerships for growth and development, with a sp...

14th December 2009
EAC 10th Anniversary Celebration

EAC 10th Anniversary Celebrations Start in Arusha with Major Symposium on Critical Issues of Integra...

12th November 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
Haiti Quake:Condolences

Haitians have been resilient in the face of a series of devastating hurricanes, violence and instabi...

14th January 2010
The 2008 Ibrahim Index of African Governments is O...

“The real story coming out of Africa is that governance performance across a large majority of Afric...

8th October 2008
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
China Development Bank to invest more in African f...

China has become a big investor in Africa's oil sector and other heavy industries like construction...

5th August 2008
Private Sector in South Africa Demands More Credit

The Reserve Bank has increased rates by a total of 500 basis points since June 2006, partly to curb...

29th July 2008
International Community Deserts Rajoelina

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

24th March 2009
Mozambique: Ancuabe Graphite Mine to Reopen

The deputy national director of mines, Obete Matine, said there are now conditions for the mine to r...

15th July 2008
World Commemorates Aids Day

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

2nd December 2008
Madagascar President to Resign

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

17th March 2009
Zimbabwe Lags Behind in Phone Technology

As mobile phone technology is being embraced rapidly in African counties, Zimbabwe is missing out. Z...

27th June 2006
Cocoa Farmers Enjoy High Prices

Farmers in the world top cocoa grower, Ivory Coast, have enjoyed unusually high prices for their bea...

27th February 2007
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