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It’s a New Dawn For Liberia

After a decade of conflicts and war, Liberia is pulling itself out of a mess that paralyzed all the...

20th November 2007
East Africans Free to Work in Rwanda

President Paul Kagame announced that East Africans professionals seeking employment in Rwanda will n...

27th November 2007
Agriculture Debut in Nigeria

Agriculture is asserting its position as the traditional occupation of the Nigerian people. Prior to...

4th December 2007
Sudanese President Commits Himself

The President of Sudan, Omar El Bashir has confirmed his commitment to adhere to the agreement betwe...

11th December 2007
Somalia PM Dismisses Cabinet

Just three weeks after his appointment, Somalia’s new Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein has dismisse...

18th December 2007
Cote d'Ivoire Seeks Cooperation

The Ivorian government is in the process of consolidating peace within and without its borders to he...

24th December 2007
Uganda’s Economy Grows by 7%

During his new year’s message to the nation, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda said that the count...

1st January 2008
Zimbabwean Dollar Continues to Tumble

Villagers in most parts of Matabeleland are selling their livestock in South African Rand, citing th...

8th January 2008
Nigeria’s Bourse Upbeat

The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) is looking forward to an advancement of its trading operations from...

30th January 2008
International Roots Festival in Gambia

The one-week biennial festival is observed in commemoration of the forced enslavement of millions of...

5th February 2008
1st US – Africa Tourism and Sports Seminar

The event co-sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and Africa Travel Association (ATA)...

12th February 2008
Castro Resigns

Castro said “I neither will aspire to nor will I accept - I repeat - I neither will aspire to nor wi...

19th February 2008
Civic Groups Wary of EPAs

African and international civil society organisations have adopted a call for action, urging the res...

29th February 2008
Woolworths Nominated

The only nominee from Africa is listed alongside five other leading retailers under the ‘Responsible...

4th March 2008
Chicago to Host African Agribusiness

Africa’s increasing economic growth potential has created the need for a forum where leaders can exc...

11th March 2008
Gadaffi Praises Mugabe

In Uganda we have Museveni; inZimbabwe, we have Mugabe. They are real African leaders. They are seri...

18th March 2008
Protest against GMO Seeds in Kenya

Maize seeds taken for testing by civil society and farmer groups were confirmed to contain Genetica...

25th March 2008
Botswana President Does Africa Proud

President Festus Mogae of Botswana has handed over power to Ian Khama, joining the small group of Af...

1st April 2008
India – Africa Summit

The first-ever India-Africa Forum Summit that began on 8th April is expected to create a closer part...

8th April 2008
Nairobi: Awake 24-7

Apart from Nakumatt, Kenya’s leading department store’s initiative of running five of its branches a...

15th April 2008
Rising Food Prices Could Slow Down Trade in 2008

While financial turbulence may not deal a deadly blow to developed countries, the rest of the world...

22nd April 2008
Kenyan Banks on Boom Spree

Experts expected the banks to incur losses due to the post-election violence that paralyzed business...

29th April 2008
Network to Improve Knowledge Sharing in Sub-Sahara...

The network will connect people, organizations, development projects and programs, and other network...

6th May 2008
No More Celtel?

The move will see the company drop the Celtel brand and adopt a completely new identity - Zain.

13th May 2008
Xenophobia in South Africa

Targeting Zimbabweans and Mozambicans in the South African townships, the xenophobic attackers are a...

20th May 2008
TICAD Goes Underway

TICAD seeks to strengthen recent positive trends in Africa in both political and economic areas and...

27th May 2008
World Economic Forum Convenes

The World Economic Forum (WEF) convenes in South Africa starting this week in Cape Town. The event t...

3rd June 2008
Food Security Summit to be Held in Kenya

The Kenyan Agriculture Minister William Ruto who is from Rome Summit, said the current food crisis w...

10th June 2008
Kenya and USA Set to Open Airspace

The Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Odinga is in the United States of America to sign an airspace agr...

17th June 2008
Mwanawasa: Zimbabwe Against SADC Principles

He said the call for postponement had become imperative with the withdrawal of Movement for Democrat...

24th June 2008
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