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Ghana hosts Africa Music Awards

The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, and The African Union Commission, AUC, have announced the programme for the biggest music event in Africa,...

ECOWAS team validates empowerment strategy

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) study team has validated and adopted the report of the organisation’s study group on the National...

Quelea birds’ invasion can cause hunger in Africa

A serious warning has been released that Kenya and her East African neighbours have been identified as the epicentre of Quelea birds’ attack on...

Oracle gets new Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa

Oracle,  American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood Shores,  has appointed Mr. Andrew Sordam as Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa. Natassia Badenhorst, Corporate Communications Manager, South...

Namibia mulls re-distributing land in favour of blacks

Namibia’s president called for amendment to the constitution to allow the government to expropriate land and re-distribute it to the majority black population. “The willing-buyer...

Ghana bans use of tyres to process animals

West Akyem Municipal Assembly in Ghan has passed a bye-law banning the use of flames from tyres in process meat by either households or...

Lip service to anti-corruption worries African diplomats

Diplomats are irked over the disturbing refusal by many African Union member-states to ratify the convention on anti-corruption. Only 39 out of 54 countries have...

200 delegates to brainstorm on African malnutrition

      More than 200 delegates, including dealmakers, entrepreneurs and investors, will meet at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (NAIF) to discuss how to position nutrition...

AfDB warns against ignoring Africa

African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that Africa cannot be ignored in the world given the size of its markets, growth, and huge potential...

A workforce boom makes SMEs more important than ever in Africa

A UN forecast suggests that by 2050, the world will have an extra 2.2 billion people and over half will come from Africa Forty-nine ...

Morocco unhappy with Algeria over sealed borders

Unhappy with Algeria’s continued sealing of borders,, Moroccan ambassador Hassan Abou Ayoub, has said keeping borders sealed against his country runs against the ideal...

Africa must seek solution to corruption

As corruption ravages Africa, the African Ambassadors Group in Nigeria has charged leaders to implement African convention on corruption.     Members of the African Diplomatic Group...

Buhari launches Africa’s harbour confab, decries dearth of infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the first Regional Conference of International Africa Ports and Harbour (IAPH) where he advised countries to improve on ports...

Merkel off to Algeria as scramble for Africa continues

After a three African nation visits, Geman Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria, a north African country, to find ways to boost trade with...

Lagging EU joins scramble for Africa

For many years now, the EU's Africa policy has been a graveyard of big words, good intentions and unfulfilled promises, but has woken from...

Africa records 7,100 multi-millionaires

There are 7,100 multi-millionaires living in Africa, each with net assets of $10 million or more.   There are over 320 centi-millionaires, each with net assets...

Africa is the future, does not need charity – Juncker

European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has described Africa as “the future” and called for strengthening partnerships with the continent. “Africa does not need charity, it...

Kigali confab on green revolution ends with stronger commitments

The conference on African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) ended on Saturday in Kigali with adoption of commitments to deliver billions of dollars in new...

Magufuli accuses oil firms of profiteering

President John Magufuli of Tanzania has accused the oil and gas companies of seeking huge profits at the expense of the country’s development. The president...

Aviation experts to meet in Kenya on open skies

African aviation stakeholders are to meet on the platform of Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (Canso),  to discuss air navigation management, as the African union...
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