Africa

Eight Priorities for the African Union in 2024

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
With deadly conflict raging in countries across the continent, the African Union has much to do in helping make peace in the year ahead. This briefing identifies eight tasks in particular need of the organisation rsquo;s time and attention. What rsquo;s new? ensp;In the third week o ...

Namibian President, Hage Geingob, Dies In Private Hospital At 82 Years

Sunday, February 4, 2024
The Namibian government has announced the passing of President Hage Geingob. Geingob died on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Lady Pohamba Hospital, a private hospital in Windhoek. The Acting President, Dr Nangolo Mbumba, who announced the death on Sunday, said the nation have lost its pillar and the ...

Senegalese President Postpone Presidential Election Indefinitely

Saturday, February 3, 2024
Macky Sall, Senegalese President, has announced the indefinite postponement of the presidential election scheduled for February 25, 2024. In an address on Saturday, Sall said he has signed a decree abolishing a previous measure that set the date as lawmakers investigate two Constitutional Council ...

Fostering Sustainable Industrialization: Private Sector Partnership in Sub-Sahar

Sunday, September 3, 2023
Africa, August 2023: Oxford Business Group (OBG), a global research and consultancy firm, has collaborated with ARISE IPP (Integrated Industrial Platforms) to develop an independent video that highlights the progress of sustainable industrialisation in sub-Saharan Africa, namely in the West a ...

CPJ Joins Renewed Call For Release Of Burundi Journalist Floriane Irangabiye Aft

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Nairobi, August 30, 2023 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists, Amnesty International, the Burundi Human Rights Initiative, and Human Rights Watch on Wednesday, August 30, renewed their call for Burundian authorities to unconditionally release journalist Floriane Irangabiye, who has been detain ...

Just In: Soldiers Hijack Power In Gabon, Oust President Bongo After 14-Year Ruli

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Reports have emerged that soldiers have taken over power in Gabon, ending the ruling of President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who recently won a reelection after 14 years in power. According to reports, a dozen Gabonese soldiers appeared on television Wednesday announcing that they have put ldquo;an end ...

Unraveling Africa's Paradox: Rich In Resources, Poor In Progress

Saturday, August 26, 2023
The Geopolitics Series 2.0, a forum organised by the Media Centre for Development (MCD) and facilitated by Global Sentinel, Security Intel Africa and Ayanda Media Network, convened experts from around the world to dissect Africa 39;s challenges in utilizing its resources for development. As g ...

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 ...
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