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Ethiopia’s Abiy presents Africa agriculture scorecard showing jet-flying leaders from Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, Togo and Cameroon all failed

Nigeria, Africa's most populous country failed. Ethiopia, the second most populous country on the continent also failed. South Africa, one of the biggest economies in Africa failed as well. It was the same thing for Ghana,...

Human Rights Watch warns against Rwanda abusive detention of street children in new report

Human Rights Watch warned in a report released on Monday that Rwandan authorities were seeking to formalize "their abusive arrests and detention of some of the country’s most vulnerable children under the pretense of rehabilitating them".

IMF: Rwanda’s economic performance under Kagame remains strong with growth beating expectations

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday that Rwanda’s macroeconomic performance was strong and would remain that way over the next two to three years. According to the IMF, the economic growth...

African Development Bank approves €8 million grant to supply electricity to DRC, Burundi and Rwanda

The African Development Bank Group has approved an €8 million grant drawn from the European Union’s Africa Investment Platform (EU-AIP) to support the preparation of the Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project. The plant...

New research shows technology could speed up growth in Africa

A new research published in the Harvard Business Review on Wednesday shows that although both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have made less optimistic projections about Africa in the years and decades to...

African First Ladies vow to defeat HIV/AIDS on the continent

African First Ladies on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to fight and defeat HIV/AIDS. They made the commitment in Kigali, Rwanda, at a meeting on the sidelines of 20th International Conference on AIDS and...

First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame tells African women and girls: “What a man can do, a woman can do just as well”

African women and girls are as gifted and talented as African men and boys, the First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame said on Monday, in a message to empower women and debunk a discredited but persistent...

Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize - $250,000 - at the first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale, which awarded $1 million in prize...

Kagame: South Africa should be expelled from AU over xenophobia

The President of Rwanda Paul Kagame wants South Africa expelled from the African Union over the latest xenophobic attacks there against African migrants. Mr. Kagame, who is credited with developing and stabilizing Rwanda...

Woman accuses former Rwanda’s UN Ambassador of raping her twice in New York

A Rwandan woman has filed a lawsuit against Eugene-Richard Gasana, a former Rwandan Ambassador to the United Nations and president of the Security Council in 2014. In her...

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Africa’s chance at World Trade Organization and the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala candidacy – Perspectives by Yushau A. Shuaib

With quite a reputation behind her, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appears to mean different things to different...

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African Development Bank projects tripled incomes of rural producers and traders in Tanzania

An African Development Bank project to enhance market infrastructure, value addition and rural finance (MIVARF) in Tanzania produced highly satisfactory results,...

Africa’s chance at World Trade Organization and the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala candidacy – Perspectives by Yushau A. Shuaib

With quite a reputation behind her, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appears to mean different things to different people across the spaces she...

Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries meet to discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19

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