Category: Africa

Pan-African institution for Agriculture appoints Former Ethiopian PM to its board of directors

In a bid to increase efforts on food security across Africa, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), a pan-African institution has appointed Former Ethiopian Prime Minister H.E. Hailemariam…

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Melania Trump heads to Africa: trip focuses on child welfare

America’s first lady Melania Trump has packed her bags and is heading out for her first solo international trip. On Monday, the first lady is jetting off on a solo…

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“Ghana still needs donor support” – John Kufuor

Ghana’s former President John Agyekum Kufuor says Ghana still needs international donors to support the economy and drive development at all levels. He insisted that Ghana’s current phase of development…

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African Leaders Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Day Two

Over a dozen African leaders are in the USA for the ongoing 73rd United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, at the UN Headquarters in New York. The leaders will press their…

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African leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly today

Over a dozen African leaders are in the USA for the ongoing 73rd United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, at the UN Headquarters in New York. The leaders will press their…

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More mass graves discovered 24 years after Rwanda’s genocide

Rwandans will continue burying the bodies of those who died decades ago during the Rwandan Genocide. Authorities in Rwanda have found new mass graves they say contain 5 400 bodies…

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Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry on Lake Victoria, as death toll reaches 200

The death toll soared past 200 while a survivor was found inside a capsized Tanzania ferry two days after the Lake Victoria disaster, officials said Saturday, while search efforts were…

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Interesting Facts About Dr. Kwame Nkrumah: The Founding Father of African Nationalism

Kwame Nkrumah was born on Sept. 21, 1909, in Nkroful, Gold Coast (Ghana). He received his education from Catholic missionaries and later trained as a teacher. Later on, he taught…

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“I will not change the constitution to seek a third term,” – Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will not tamper with the constitution to have extra terms like his predecessor did. Even if citizens asked him to stay and power by…

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US Government might help Liberia track down missing million

The U.S. government is considering helping Liberia track down more than $100 million in missing cash, an embassy spokesman said, in a case that has triggered a political crisis in…

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