Category: Africa

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....

Big tobacco wants African countries to do its bidding

By Leonce Dieudonné Sessou, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) There was a time when tobacco companies could market their deadly and addictive...

Access Bank places African commercial banks on global map with sustainability certification

As the sustainability leader in Africa, Access Bank PLC was invited to participate in the Sustainability Certification under the Sustainability Standards and...

Africa’s digital economy to grow to$180b by 2025 – Google, IFC

  Africa’s Internet economy has the potential of reaching $180 billion or 5.2 per cent of the continent’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025, according to a...

FEC ratifies Nigeria’s membership of African Free Trade Zone

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified Nigeria’s membership of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement Wednesday in Abuja. Minister of Information...

Cote D’Ivoire: Quattara may go Gbagbo’s way as voters await presidential election result

  There is tension in Cote D’Ivoire, one of Africa’s major French-speaking countries, where another commotion in the making once again, some 10 years after...