Africa

2 weeks ago | November 25, 2022

Technology transfer essential to unlocking jobs for African youths

NAIROBI. – The young and expanding working-age population in Africa has been identified as the force which will drive ...

Botswana to launch satellite

GABORONE. – Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced that the country’s first satellite, Bot-Sat-1, which was ...

MPs brawl over election reforms

FREETOWN. – A brawl broke out in Sierra Leone’s parliament in Freetown on Wednesday as MPs were in session. They debated ...

3 weeks ago | November 21, 2022

Top African finance industry players to meet in Lome

The first edition of Africa Financial Industry summit will take place in Lome, Togo on November 28 and 29.

Mozambique announces first export of LNG from Cabo Delgado

President Filipe Nyusi has announced the first export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the Rovuma Basin, off the ...

3 weeks ago | November 18, 2022

China helps improve Zambia’s health system

CHINGOLA, Zambia. – China’s continued support towards the health sector in Africa has been impressive and will bring ...

Climate change increased intensity of Nigerian floods

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt. — Heavy rains and flooding that swamped Nigeria, Niger, Chad and the surrounding region between ...

3 weeks ago | November 16, 2022

China-Africa media seminar focuses on cooperation

A China-Africa media seminar has gathered dozens of scholars and media professionals from across Africa to explore new ...

Drink-driving MP quits job… and booze

KIGALI. – A Rwandan MP, who resigned from parliament on Monday, has apologized for “drink-driving”.

Africa pushes for review in elephant trade at CITES

PANAMA CITY. – The 19th conference of the parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild ...

Biya to celebrate 40 years in power

YAOUNDE. – Cameroon’s 89-year-old president, Paul Biya, on Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of his rise to power amid ...

4 weeks ago | November 14, 2022

AU Chairman Sall to attend G20 summit

African Union Chairman and Senegal President Macky Sall is set to attend the upcoming G20 summit in Bali, officials say. ...

4 weeks ago | November 11, 2022

African G20 seat to help push for climate pledges

The African Union expects to officially join the Group of 20 nations this month, providing the continent with another ...

4 weeks ago | November 10, 2022

Mental checks for Nigerian candidates?

ABUJA. – The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called for the psychiatric evaluation of governorship and ...

SA man convicted of 90 counts of rape

JOHANNESBURG. – A South African court on Tuesday convicted a man of more than 90 rapes, some of which involved children ...