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African Development Bank President wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards � 2019 African of the Year award

African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/en) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina received the African of the Year Award from the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLAtrade;), Thursday, in recognition of his bold leadership and the innovation of the...
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African Development Bank President wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards � 2019 African of the Year award

African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/en) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina received the African of the Year Award ...

Nj Ayuk Makes Top 100 Most Influential Africans List

Nj Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) and CEO of the Centurion ...

General News

Kenya Arrests Gold-loving Nairobi Governor on Suspicion of Corruption

NAIROBI - Kenyan police arrested the Nairobi County governor, known for his chunky gold jewelry ...

Cameroon Asks UN, Foreign Donors to Help With Reconstruction

YAOUNDE - Diplomats, U.N. agency heads, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) converged this week to discuss ...

Nairobi Governor Arrested on Corruption Charges

NAIROBI - Kenya's public prosecutor Noordin Haji on Friday ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution ...

South Africa Destroys Seized Illicitly Imported Clothes at Peak Shopping Season

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's tax authority recently destroyed more than half-a-million dollars worth of illicitly ...

When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero?

NAIROBI - What's wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a ...

WFP Sees $200 Million Gap as Food Insecurity Rises in Zimbabwe

HARARE The United Nations World Food Program says it is struggling to raise more than ...

World Bank says Tanzania’s GDP to grow faster in 2020

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania's economy will grow 5.8% in 2020 compared with an estimated 5.6% ...

Politics

Concluding Session, Third Committee Sends 17 Drafts to General Assembly as Delegates Joust over Language on Sexual, Reproductive Health, Rights

Votes Called for Drafts Related to Social Development, Durban Declaration amid Concerns over Wording on ...

UN, Tanzania in partnership to fight gender-based violence: official

DAR ES SALAAM, UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the ...

Tanzania drops plan to bar candidates in elections

DAR ES SALAAM, The Tanzanian authorities have reversed a decision to disqualify many opposition candidates ...

Supporters Say Opposition Activist, Reporter Released from Detention in Nigeria

WASHINGTON - Supporters of Nigerian activist and reporter Omoyele Sowore say he has been freed ...

UN: 62 Killed as Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Mauritania

At least 62 people were killed, including several children, when a boat carrying more than ...