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Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and T

Thursday, July 27, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 27, 2017/APO/ -- It was with shock that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade heard of the tragic accident in Mali in which two helicopter pilots from the German army lost their lives. It was with shock that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade heard of the tragic ...

Akinwumi Adesina, ( AfDB President) on Africa's Weak Infrastructure

Saturday, July 15, 2017
On this week rsquo;s lsquo;CNN Marketplace Africa rsquo;, host Eleni Giokos speaks with Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank. Whilst many countries in Africa are investing billions to improve their transportation, housing and energy needs, the continent remains far behind ...

Why did Kagame have to do this?

Monday, July 3, 2017
I still can 39;t believe that Rwanda 39;s Paul Kagame has removed the term limits and he 39;s running for president again. He 39;s one man I thought was too principled to do anything like that. And to make it worse, he has seemingly hired the likes of Andrew Mwenda to make the whole story look l ...

BBC Swahili celebrates 60 years of broadcasting

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
BBC Swahili launched on 27th June 1957 and will be celebrating its Diamond Jubilee this week. Special programming will be available throughout the week to recognise this impressive milestone. Celebration editions of AMKA na BBC (radio) and Dira ya Dunia (TV and radio) will look at how far BBC Swa ...

COMMEMORATION OF AFRICAN STUDENT DAY- JUNE 16

Friday, June 16, 2017
LET US USE THE COMMEMORATION OF THE JUNE 16 1976 YOUTH UPRISING IN SOWETO TO RETHINK AFRICAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS In 1953, the then Apartheid Government in South Africa introduced the Bantu Education Act which was designed to train Africans to be fit only in black community or for certain f ...

Full Remarks of President Filipe Nyusi - Republic of Mozambique at CCA's U.S.-Af

Friday, June 16, 2017
Honourable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce of the United States of America, Honourable Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, Madam Florizelle Liser, President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa, Distinguished Business P ...

SPEECH BY DR. AKINWUMI ADESINA, PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AT THE

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Your Excellency, President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique, Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, Honourable Ministers, Ambassadors, Business leaders, and Friends of Africa, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. I wish to thank my dear friends Florizelle Liser, President and CEO of the Corpor ...

U.S. strike against al-Shabaab logistics node

Monday, June 12, 2017
WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, June 12, 2017/APO/ -- On June 11 at 2:20 am Eastern Standard Time, U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike in southern Somalia. The militants were operating an al-Shabaab command and logistics node at a camp located approximately 185 miles southwest ...

The African Union strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Tehran

Friday, June 9, 2017
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 9, 2017/APO/ -- The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU), H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, expresses dismay at the simultaneous gun and suicide bomb attacks on Iran 39;s Parliament Building and the tomb of the Republic 39;s revolutionary founder that occurred o ...

Female Leaders Championing E-commerce in Africa

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
The e-commerce sector is developing at a steady pace in Africa and the continent is seeing the emergence of numerous entrepreneurs, however with a few percentage of these entrepreneurs being women. The few ones that have broken the norm are unleashing their true power and capability, these women are ...

Africa, a continent seeing a digital boom

Thursday, May 25, 2017
This is a reality. During the last few months, we have heard more about Africa rsquo;s issues in the media rather than its vast potential. However, the continent in general is silently moving forward with a genuine transformation . Africa is accelerating at a pace that will continue to shake us up, ...

Nigerian authorities demolish radio station office

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Uyo, Nigeria, May 23, 2017--Nigerian authorities 39; demolition of the office of radio Breeze 99.9 FM is a shocking affront to press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. State authorities in Nassarawa, roughly 200 kilometers (124 miles) east of the capital Abuja, on May 20 demo ...

‘Skulls of My People’ documentary explores why Namibia is a “time bomb”

Monday, May 22, 2017
Germany is in negotiations with Namibia about the phrasing of the first official apology for General von Trotha rsquo;s extermination orders that led to the murder of around 100 000 Ovaherero and Nama people between 1904 and 1908 in the German colony of then South West Africa. These negotiations ...
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