All articles in 'News Around up'


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
African Economic Outlook 2009 Launched in Dakar

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

12th May 2009
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
Kenya Justice Minister Resigns

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

7th 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
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
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
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
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
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
SADC Signs Gender Protocol

With the woman bearing the brunt of social injustice i.e. lack of access to clean water, poor health...

19th August 2008
Ghana’s Opposition Candidate in Early Lead

piecemeal announcement of provisional results from some polling centres by Ghanaian television and r...

9th December 2008
US Market Open to African Goods

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

4th November 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
Haiti Quake:Condolences

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

14th January 2010
Africa profits from 'petrodollars'

A new study sponsored by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) looks at where the large funds earned...

22nd July 2008
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
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
FDA Fetes Bingu Wa Mutharika

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

8th September 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
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
Rhino Poaching Puts Zimbabwe Under Spotlight

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

28th April 2009
Madagascar President to Resign

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

17th March 2009
Early Gains for Africa When Global Economy Improve...

IDC, which has approved about $1bn of loans beyond SA's borders, says demand for Africa's resources...

17th February 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
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
Guinea Bissau Foils Coup Attempt

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

25th November 2008
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
AU to Overrule ICC Indictment of Al-Bashir

The African Union Peace and Security Council will discuss efforts to counter the indictment of Sudan...

9th 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
Showing page 3 of 8 (224 articles found)