Category: Africa

Eight years since Muammar Gaddafi was killed – facts

October 20, 2011 was the day on which longtime Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi’s name was added to the list of African presidents who died in office. Eight years after his…

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Africa Border Closures – An Insult to the Continent’s Integration Efforts?

Months after the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was launched in Niamey, during a Heads of State and Government meeting, border closures are making headlines in the continent. Nigeria…

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South Africa/Xenophobia: African Nationals illustrate desperation to leave

Hundreds of African nationals who have staged a week-long sit-in outside the United Nations Refugee Agency's offices in Pretoria are demanding to be relocated into a camp. They began protests…

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Morocco: Journalist incarcerated over abortion gets royal pardon

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has pardoned a journalist who was sentenced to a year in prison for an illegal abortion and premarital sex. Rights activists have welcomed the decision adding…

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Brexit: UK to Strengthen ties with Africa

The United Kingdom chose Brexit not because it does not like Europeans, but because the UK believes the future of trade lies in a broader relationship with the fastest-growing regions…

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Kenya named the most generous nation in Africa, as study reveals that most Kenyans donate money to charity

Kenya has been ranked among the most generous nations in Africa, after a study finds that more than half of Kenyans donate money to charity. The research, which took place…

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Zimbabwe embarks on $12 billion mining project to reform economy

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday launched the nation’s strategic roadmap to achieve a US$12 billion mining industry by 2023 as economic crisis deepens in the Southern African Nation. The Zimbabwean…

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2019 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed

The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive…

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Ex – Presidents Deliberate on Constitutional Term Limits in Africa

The Constitutional Term Limits Summit that was initiated by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) to address one of the pressing challenges to democratic progress on the continent - the erosion…

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Nigeria: SA says sorry as exit of nationals hurt economy

South African leader Cyril Ramaphosa Monday, September 17 apologized to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks on its nationals. The apology was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari in the state…

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