Category: Africa

WB $5b lifeline for 11 African countries

  The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote...

Ghana: W/A Parliamentary journalists hail Bagbin as he emerges speaker

  …Demand investigation into parliament clash, wants perpetrators sanctioned The West African Parliamentary Corps (WAPPC) has congratulated the newly elected...

AfDB unveils top 20 Africa’s virus winners in virtual event

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has announced 20 finalists of the AfricavsVirus Challenge (https://AfricaVsVirus.com) who will receive a grant of up to...

JIFORM to AU: Help stop enslavement of African women

As the world marks the International Migrants Day on December 18, 2020 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants, the African Union (AU) has been...

Africans top list of dead migrants in 2020

    For another year, more Africans have lost their lives to irregular migration in 2020 than any other people, data from a United Nations (UN) agency reveals...

Head of military junta elected as president of Mali’s Interim Legislature

Mali’s interim legislature on Saturday elected Colonel Malick Diaw, a member of the military junta that toppled president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in August, as its...

CNN African Voices focuses on still photographers

  In this weekend’s edition of the Globacom-sponsored African Voices Changemakers on CNN, two artistes who normally operate behind the camera will be in the...

Ethiopian Airline plane survives bird strike

…..Incurs heavy damage Tragedy was averted Saturday when a plane belonging to the Ethiopian Airlines was struck mid-air by birds. It was gathered that the aircraft...

ERA/FOEN, four others advocate sustainable energy in Africa

The need to reduce climate obstacles and other environmental issues within the mother earth of Africa has been recently opted for by five strategic environmental groups...

Regional Maritime Bank: Transport ministers from West, Central Africa meet

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has met his West and Central Africa counterparts to deliberate on the establishment of a Maritime bank for the sub region....