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Aisha Buhari pledges to reinvigorate African First Ladies Peace Mission

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has expressed her desire to reinvigorate the African First Ladies Peace Mission to foster peace and sustainable development...

Stop attacks on children in armed conflicts, NGOs urges African leaders

Some child-right organisations under the aegis of African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) and Save the Children International, have called on African leaders to...

African Ship Owners urge govt to prepare vessels for AfCFTA

      African Ship Owners Association (ASA) on Tuesday urged Nigeria to invest in ships to trade in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), to...

UNICEF says S/African children facing malnutrition challenges

(Xinhua/NAN) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday says South Africa is faced with the triple burden of malnutrition-undernutrition, hidden hunger and...

South African Airways open to outside investment – Ramaphosa

South Africa’s embattled state-owned airline is open to outside investment and in talks with a number of potential partners, President Cyril Ramaphosa said...

60 participants to attend 5th W. African seed meeting in Abuja

About 60 participants of seed stakeholders from West African and Sahelian countries are expected at the 5th West Africa Regional Seed and Seedling...

African airlines passenger traffic rise by 4.1 per cent in August...

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Thursday said African airlines recorded a 4.1 per cent increase in passenger traffic in August compared...

South African university offers courses in Nigeria

The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa, is to start offering short professional courses in Nigeria by 2020. The university said in...

Kenya to focus on African exports to bridge trade deficit

(Xinhua/NAN) Kenya plans to focus on African exports in order to bridge the trade deficit that is currently estimated at more than 11...

Kenya to focus on African exports to bridge trade deficit

(Xinhua/NAN) Kenya says it plans to focus on African exports in order to bridge the trade deficit that is currently estimated at over...

Ethiopian official urges African countries to benefit from ties with China

(Xinhua/NAN) An Ethiopian official Tuesday called on African countries to develop their own strategies on how to benefit from the enormous opportunities arising...

Facebook expands third-party fact-checking to 10 more African countries 

After successfully pioneering its anti-fake news project in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Cameroon and Senegal, Facebook says it has expanded its Third-Party Fact-Checking...

African scholar blames poor research on limited access to internet

(Xinhua/NAN)  An African scholar, Goolam Mohamedbhai, on Tuesday, blamed poor research in the continent to limited access to internet and broadband. Mohamedbhai, the Chair of...

Nordic-African Business summit: Osinbajo heads for Norway

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will honour an invitation of the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, to attend the Nordic-African Business Summit in Oslo,...

South African defense group Denel reports $125m loss

    South Africa’s struggling state-owned defense company suffered an operating loss of 1.9 billion rand (125.3...

PAACATI to spotlight on African creative industry, investment

The Pan-African Arts, Culture and Tourism Institute (PAACATI) has revealed plans to spotlight on issues facing the African creative industry, tourism and investment opportunities...

Explore arts to unite African peoples — Art enthusiast

    Explore arts to unite African peoples — Art enthusiast  An art enthusiast, Hana Omilani, has said that...

S. African govt in talks with coal miners to cut prices...

 South Africa’s Mines and Energy Minister on Thursday said he was in talks with coal firms that supply struggling state-owned power utility Eskom to...

Indonesian boxer Daud to fight against S. African Moekoena

Indonesian boxer, Daud Cino Yordan, the holder of WBO Intercontinental light weight title of 61.2 kg, will fight against Michael Moekoena from South Africa...

Don congratulates Nkamleu for emerging President of African Agricultural Economists

Prof. Job Nmadu, the President, Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists has congratulated Dr Guy Nkamleu on his emergence as President, African Association of Agricultural...

African mast operator Helios Towers launches up to $1.8 bln London...

African mobile networks operator Helios Towers Ltd. priced its initial public offering at 115-145 pence per share on Wednesday, a source familiar with the...

African-Americans christened Nigerian names to commemorate 400 years of transatlantic slavery

 Twelve African-Americans,  exploring their ancestry in West Africa,  have  been  given native Nigerian names  in commemoration of the four centuries of the first...

South African rand weaker as investors seek shelter in dollar

South African rand weaker as investors seek shelter in dollar South Africa’s rand weakened early on...

UN agency hails AU Commission’s aspiration towards African development, integration

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday lauded the AU Commission commitment to promote effective partnerships, collaborative approaches and actions...