Africa

Keep abreast of news and happenings from the continent of Africa, including politics, development initiatives, cultural events, and more.

3 killed, UN peacekeepers wounded in eastern DR Congo
Former South African leader Zuma's party says it will join opposition in parliament
Nigerian food bank directs surplus and unsellable goods to the vulnerable
United Nation General Assembly President Engages With Students on UN Radio Miraya on Day of the African Child in South Sudan
Pope appeals for an end to violence in eastern Congo 
International relations students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, visit the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) liaison office in Lagos
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Conducts Advocacy on the Deployment of the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card in Cabo Verde
Participation of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the Sahel and West Africa Club Policy Steering Group (PSG) Meeting in France
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Supports Nigeria With $1.9M Stabilization and Flood Re-Sponse Humanitarian Assistance
President Ruto in Switzerland for Ukraine-Russia Peace Meeting
Africa: Accelerate Free Education for All
President Ramkalawan congratulates H.E Mr Cyril Ramaphosa on his re-election as President of the Republic of South Africa
Respiratory diseases plague Kenya as more people burn wood to save money
Even legal African visitors to Europe face hurdles
Frustrated Ghanaians brace for more disruptions in power
Nigeria's annual inflation rate hits 28-year high: 33.95%
Surge in rebel attacks sparks deadly protests in Democratic Republic of Congo
President Ramaphosa Appoints Acting Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
United Nation General Assembly President Meets Displaced People and Supports Efforts To Protect Communities Through De-Mining in South Sudan
Joint Press Statement between Ms. Giorgia Meloni, Prime Minister of Italy, and Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group—G7 Heads of State and Government Summit
African Development Bank Appoints Dr. Eric Kehinde Ogunleye as Director of African Development Institute
10 Most Beautiful Gardens in Africa
Report: Highly potent opioids now show up in drug users in Africa
University of Cambridge returns 39 traditional artifacts to Uganda
1 year later, migrants who survived wreck off Greece seek justice
Climate change puts UNESCO-listed Mali fishing tradition in danger
UN experts say Sudan paramilitaries are recruiting in Central African Republic
World Bank approves $2.25B loan to support economic reform in Nigeria
Human rights violations, abuse threaten reconciliation, peace in Ethiopia
US announces $315 million in new aid for Sudan
African Development Bank launches African Debt Managers Initiative Network to spur home-grown solutions to debt challenges
High-Level African Development Bank (AfDB) delegation heads to Japan to champion African investment and collaboration in run-up to the 9th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD9)
10 Things You Should Know About Judith Suminwa Tuluka, DRC’s New Prime Minister
NWIPR Empowers PR Entrepreneurs through PR Business Training Initiative
The Resident Representative in Cote d’Ivoire Celebrates the 49th Anniversary of The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Italian contribution allows United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to expand early warnings for early action in Kenya
Inauguration of Tanzania’s ‘Emergency Operation and Communication Center’ Situation Room – a step to advancing ‘Early Warnings for All’
Sudanese army kills US-sanctioned RSF commander in Darfur
Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards Reveals 2024 Winners
Fashion Diplomacy: How African Fashion Fuels Cultural Diplomacy And Soft Power
Critical Minerals Africa 2024 Returns to Cape Town – Driving Capital, Innovation and Technology
Junior Bok squad announced for World Rugby Under-20 (U-20) Championship
Climate change fuels tensions in Nigeria
A Partner of the Future: Sonangol Targets Robust Oil & Gas Growth
Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2024: Angola’s Premier Deal Signing Platform
Erasmus pleased as Boks wrap up first camp week
CORRECTION: Merck Foundation celebrating legacy to transform patient care landscape in Africa together with Ghana First Lady
The N.B.A. Sees Its Future in Africa
Why a 3-Legged Lion and His Brother Swam Across a Crocodile-Filled River
Energy Capital & Power (ECP) Partners with South African Institute of Architects for 2024 Convention
REISSUE: Multinational: African Development Bank, partners launch $5.2 million project to help catalyse diaspora investment in eight African countries
UN: 60 million people in southern Africa food insecure
South Africa Moves Closer to Electing a Leader, but Unity Is Elusive
Afreximbank signs agreement for US$100-million trade finance facility to Democratic Republic of Congo’s Rawbank
Lersha Showcases Innovation and Collaboration at GITEX Africa 2024
EcoFlow Launches Mid-Year Sale in South Africa Offering Great Deals for Uninterrupted Entertainment during Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)
Capturing a ‘Mosaic of Shifting Battle Fronts’ in Sudan
Airtel Africa Taps Network International For Payments Processing
Opinion: A Collaborative Approach Will Accelerate The Growth Of Africa’s Aviation Industry
Towards a Business Enabling Environment: Angola Drills Down on Investment Incentives, Local Content Support
Africa’s Tech Skills Development Goes Beyond The Classroom
11th Angel Fair Africa Returns To Silicon Savannah
UN Security Council demands halt to fighting in Darfur’s El Fasher
Merck Foundation celebrating legacy to transform patient care landscape in Africa together with Ghana First Lady
Tanzania: Police Linked to Killings at Gold Mine
Faced with the threat of regional disintegration in West Africa, resignation is not an option (By Dr Olakounlé Gilles Yabi)
ExxonMobil’s Project Portfolio, Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to Bolster Growth in Angola
Transforming Angola’s Oil and Gas (O&G) Sector: National Oil, Gas & Biofuels Agency (ANPG’s) Six-Year Licensing Round Attracts Global Investment
Empowering Türkiye’s Economic Future: The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) And AKlease Launch EUR 13.65 Million Private Sector Financing Initiative
Introducing the All-new, All-electric 2024 Jeep® Wagoneer S –Jeep Brand’s First Global Battery-electric SUV
inDrive.Freight Expands in South Africa to Combat Youth Unemployment
Biden, G7 leaders focus on Ukraine, Gaza, global infrastructure, Africa
Ark-x: Revolutionizing Tech Talent at GITEX AFRICA
Security Council demands end to siege of El Fasher in Sudan
Afreximbank’s Annual Meetings 2024 Calls for Africans Across the Globe to Unite
Teclast Exhibits Cutting-Edge Products at GITEX AFRICA 2024
Leading global companies showcase digital transformation success at flagship SAP event, Sapphire
Reeddi Capsules: Empowering Nigerian Communities With Clean, Affordable Energy
BlueInvest Africa 2024 Invitation to investors to support the blue economy in Africa
Canon Offers New Firmware and Applications for 4K Remote Pan, Tilt, and Zoom (PTZ) Camera Systems
Panoro Energy Senior Advisor Joins Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2024, Unpacking ILX Approach
Programmers Force Caps Off a Rewarding Participation at GITEX Africa 2024
Sobrus at Gitex Africa 2024: A Significant Presence and New Innovative Initiatives
African Development Bank Group approves $8.6 million grant to boost non-oil revenue mobilization in South Sudan
Afreximbank Launches 2024 African Trade Report and African Trade and Economic Outlook Report at Afreximbank Annual Meetings (AAM) 2024
African Development Bank strengthens transition states’ capacity for more productive, effective and transparent debt management
Africa's Nile River suffocating with waste
Kenyan group uses old ATMs to dispense free sanitary pads to students
Southern African nations wary as UK’s Labor Party commits to hunting trophy ban
African Development Bank Group, Ethiopia launch $94 million project to boost Climate Resilient Wheat Value Chain Development in Ethiopia
Jacob Zuma-led uMkhonto weSizwe Files Lawsuit to Stop Parliament from Convening
Nigerian Military Denies Amnesty International’s Report of Inhumane Treatment of Women and Girls
Sudanese City of El-Fasher at Risk of Falling into Rebel Hands
Cartels Force Migrant African Children to Work in Europe’s Cocaine Trade
Africans Hardest Hit by EU’s Increased Visa Application Fees
Nigeria’s President Stays the Course on Economic Reforms Despite Hardship