African Union; The Dream Vs. Reality

Sunday, February 19, 2023
The predecessor of todays African Union, the Organization for African Unity, OAU, was launched in 1963 with the glorious goal of uniting Africans to help liberate the continent from colonialism. Unfortunately, despite the dreams of Kwame Nkrumah, Sekou Ture and others, reality quickly showed its fac ...

Eight Priorities For The African Union In 2023

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
The African Union has more than a full plate of peace and security issues before it in the coming year. This briefing highlights eight conflict situations where its efforts can be of greatest help. What rsquo;s new? ensp;In the third week of February, the African Union ...

Containing Militancy In West Africa’s Park W

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Insurgents have established bases in an important nature reserve spanning parts of Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger. They pose a growing danger to local ecosystems and people living around the park. The three countries need to collaborate more closely to keep the threat at bay. What rsq ...

Courting Timeless Thoughts

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Ashes and Suckers in the African Philosophy of Perpetuation The African peoples rsquo; indigenous knowledge system is represented by their folklore, and this is applicable to Nigerians as well. They have the various aspects of their existence and its essence mirrored by the pieces of thei ...

A Call For African Businesses To Join Global Public Procurement Market

Saturday, January 7, 2023
UNDB is offering Africa Renewal e-newsletter subscribers a month-free trial subscription to this $90 billion public procurement platform. To take advantage of the offer, members should write to

Cameroonian Journalist Amadou Vamoulké Sentenced To 12 Years And Us$76,000 Fine

Thursday, December 22, 2022
Dakar, December 21, 2022 mdash;In response to news

Bill Gates Sends $7 Billion To Africa For Population Control

Sunday, December 18, 2022
As reported in an op-ed written in, In a world where enormous sums of money rarely raise eyebrows, Bill Gates rsquo; new pledge of $7 billion in aid to Africa should give us pause. ldquo;Constantly reducing maternal mortality, constantly reducing neonatal mortality, under-5 mortalit ...

Senegalese Journalist Pape Alé Niang Released On Bail With Ban On Foreign Travel

Friday, December 16, 2022
Dakar, December 15, 2022 mdash;In response to a Senegalese court rsquo;s decision to release journalist Pape Al eacute; Niang on bail with strict conditions, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement Thursday calling for an end to this legal harassment: ldquo;The fact t ...

Authorities Charge Senegalese Journalist Pape Alé Niang With Harming National De

Monday, November 14, 2022
Dakar, November 14, 2022 mdash; Senegalese authorities should drop all charges against journalist Pape Al eacute; Niang, release him, and reform the country rsquo;s laws to ensure journalism is not criminalized, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On November 6, police

Somali Journalist Mohamed Isse Hassan Killed In Mogadishu Bomb Blast

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Nairobi, November 2, 2022 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists on Wednesday called for accountability for the killing of broadcast journalist Mohamed Isse Hassan and the injuries suffered by two other journalists and one media worker in October 29 twin bomb blasts in the Somali capital, Mogadi ...
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