• UNWTO welcomes the celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity on ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’

  • Using ‘religion’ to explain the crisis in Nigerian society

  • Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed resumes work as the UN Deputy Secretary-General

  • UN Health Agency to Provide Support as Drought threatens 1.5 million Somalis

  • Zuckerberg engages local talent in Nigeria, hunts for new techpreneurs

  • Microsoft comes on board as the Main Event Partner of the Innovation Africa Summit 2016

  • A RESPONSE TO SOME NIGERIANS WHO USE A SINGLE VARIABLE CALLED “RELIGION” TO EXPLAIN THE CRISIS IN NIGERIAN SOCIETY

  • “Africa’s Official Ministerial Summit” confirms an impressive attendance from Africa to the 2016 Summit to be held in Nairobi

  • Nigerian government adds “Wetin App” to tackle flood

  • Africa needs to trade with itself – here’s how

Freely elected government can transform Nigeria – Buhari

Just after his defeat at the 2003 elections by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, spoke to All Africa.Com in Washington DC. He affirms belief that Nigeria’s problems with economic disparity, underdevelopment and corruption can only be addressed when the country has a fairly elected government. Buhari won the 2015 elections to defeat incumbent […]

Can Buhari fix Nigeria?

By Richard Dowden ‘A PART OF ME WISHES THE OLD BUHARI WOULD RE-EMERGE – JUST FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS. COUNTRYWIDE SWOOPS COULD NET THE BIG MEN AND WHAT MIGHT FALL OUT OF THEIR POCKETS IF THEY WERE TURNED UPSIDE DOWN COULD REPLENISH THE STATE COFFERS.’   Muhammadu Buhari, the new president of Nigeria, is […]

Crystal Telecom’s IPO should encourage local firms to follow suit

Shares of another local company, Crystal Telecom, will soon begin trading on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) following its Initial Public Offering (IPO) last week. It is the third local firm to list on RSE.   Some Kenyan giants are also listed on the still young market. Trading on the stock exchange is a fairly […]

Ethiopia’s economy to grow 10.5 percent in the next fiscal year

The World Bank said Ethiopia’s economy was expected to grow by 9.5% this fiscal year ending in June before accelerating to 10.5% for 2015/16, adding that it expected inflation to remain in single digits during this period, MoFA reported.   Lars Christian Moller, the World Bank’s lead economist and program leader for Ethiopia, said on […]

No load shedding in Namibia, says Energy Deputy

Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Kornelia Shilunga has assured the nation that there will be no load shedding in the country despite NamPower’s latest update that power supply in the country remains severely strained.   Shilunga urged the nation not to panic and made the assurance the country is getting enough imported electricity and […]

 What power Africa means for Nigeria

    Nigeria’s energy sector has been undergoing a massive transformation in recent years as the government actively privatizes new generation and transmission projects. Although Nigeria has a growing population of more than 179 million, it generates less than 4,000 megawatts (MW) annually. As a result, scarcity of sufficient and reliable electricity is severely constraining […]

How to solve African governance and development issues

– A perspective from China Prof Liu Hongwu offers a Chinese perspective on how Africa can solve its lack of governance issue. For a long time, capacity deficiencies and the low level of governance performance among  African  countries  lead  to  turmoil of  “having  tribe  societies  without  a central government”. This is an important factor that […]

Africa’s top bankers celebrated

Morocco’s Groupe Banque Populaire triumphs as this year’s African Bank of the Year, while Ghana’s Albert Essien, Group CEO of Ecobank wins the award for African Banker of the Year. Ivorian Tidjane Thiam, the first African CEO of a FTSE100 company and Nigerian Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank win in the African Banker Icon […]

‘We shall rebuild and reform Nigeria’

    Nigerians can begin to indent time for their nation on a new era beginning May 29, 2015 when an opposition party got sworn in after 16 years of having the ruling party People Democratic Party – PDP in power. It was truly Change ignited. As Premium Times notes: “At exactly 10:45 A.M. Friday, […]

Gambia’s Ministry of Trade signs MOU with India

By Fatoumatta K Saidykhan The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of India on the establishment of a vocational training and incubation centre.The Ministry of Trade has been coordinating the process of the establishment of the centres for vocational training and incubation […]