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Chinese scholars, Schiller institute say peace and stability in Africa tied to economic development

Peace and stability in Africa are tied to economic development, Chinese scholars and others argued last week in Berlin.The high-level seminar in Berlin hosted by the Schiller Institute on August 29 was...

Foreign private investment now rivals aid in low-income African countries

WASHINGTON – Foreign private investment now supplies about as much finance as foreign aid in many low-income countries, including in Africa, according to a new study published on Wednesday by the Center for Global Development.

Ebola outbreak in central Africa declared global health emergency

By MARIA CHENG and JAMEY KEATENGENEVA (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to...

Former African heads of state to discuss “troubling situation” in Cameroon | Statement

A Symposium convened by former African heads of state to resolve the lingering crisis in Cameroon would take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said a statement by the Africa Forum Chairman Joaquim Alberto Chissano, former President...

North African country of Sudan on lockdown as military – opposition crisis escalates

Sudan's military offered to hold talks with opposition groups on Wednesday without conditions, two days after a crackdown on  protesters in central Khartoum left at least 60 people dead, prompting the United...

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) lauded for strong business and investment ties with Africa

In a joint statement on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, African countries commended the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for strong business and investment ties with the continent.

World Bank raises $700 million for storm-hit African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

The World Bank announced on Friday that it had raised over half a billion dollars to help people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, three African nations hit by Cyclone Idai in...

Over 1,000 deaths in Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis

At least one thousand people, mostly civilians, have died since Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis started in 2016, a statement by the United Kingdom’s mission to the United Nations estimated on Thursday.

Trump’s top diplomat meets President Biya of Cameroon as Anglophone crisis metastasizes

The United States Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Mr. Tibor Nagy, on Monday met with President Paul Biya of Cameroon on his fourth and final stop...

President Trump’s plans for Africa

President Donald Trump has not abandoned Africa, and recent deployments of senior officials to the continent may be an indication the United States is not leaving Africa in the hands of...
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The Archbishop of Canterbury replies Nigerian activists over detained New York-based publisher Omoyele Sowore

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby, has responded to an open letter by...
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BREAKING: Trump administration bars Kenya’s former Attorney General, Amos Sitswila Wako, his wife and son from entering USA over corruption

The United States on Monday announced that it was barring Kenya’s Former Attorney General Amos Sitswila Wako from entering the United States...

Jumia suspends e-commerce business in Cameroon

Online retailer Jumia Technologies suspended its e-commerce business in Cameroon on Monday.In a statement the company often...

Switching to renewable energy could save thousands of lives in Africa – Opinion by Leah Burrows, Harvard School of Engineering

By Leah Burrows, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied SciencesLethabo Power Station is one of...

France returns sword looted from Senegal belonging to 19th century anti-colonial warrior Omar Saidou Tall

France has returned a sword looted from Senegal belonging to 19th century anti-colonial warrior Omar Saidou Tall.
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