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Ethiopia is on a dramatic rise but serious challenges lie ahead, former U.S. diplomats say

Analysis by Fred StrasserIn Ethiopia, political prisoners are free and the security services revamped. Women now comprise half the cabinet, and serve as ceremonial head of state, chief justice, and chair of...

Africa’s debt under control, says African Development Bank

Africa’s debt has continued to increase in recent years “but not to unsustainable levels", the African Development Bank said on Thursday.Simon Mizrahi, Director of Service Delivery, Performance...

African leaders share their vision for an integrated, borderless and prosperous continent

Leaders from four African countries on Wednesday shared their vision for an integrated and borderless Africa that would foster economic growth and development.The leaders spoke during a high-level presidential dialogue on day...

Donors pledge $17 million to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

African and non-regional donors on Tuesday pledged $17 million to replenish the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, an initiative which aims to provide food security and eliminate rural poverty on the continent.The pledges...

President Trump releases U.S. strategy elevating women’s role around the world

President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday released the United States Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security, which focuses both on increasing women’s participation in political, civic, and security endeavors to prevent and resolve conflicts and on creating...

Marriott opens second Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Tanzania

The Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) on Monday announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel. The original New Africa Hotel was...