Eritreans must rise to the challenges, says Gebreab

Eritrea faces a number of challenges that require Eritreans to focus their energies on building up the country’s human resources, an Eritrean government official has said.   Yemane Gebreab, head of political affairs of Eritrea’s ruling party, the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), made the comment to Nordic Africa News (NAN) last week during the Eritrean […]

Akon lights up Africa

Akon Lighting Africa concluded its African road show Tuesday night in Benin. The three co-founders, Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily inspected the new street lamps installed in the district of Pahou, near to the capital Cotonou with Prime Minister, Mr. Lionel Zinsou. Benin is the last stop on this two-week road show during which […]

A letter from Africa to #BlackLivesMatter

When you say Black Lives Matter do you mean just Black American lives? What about the tens of thousands of black lives in Cuba that have been lost due to the covert war and the economic embargo still being waged against Cuba by the US government? Or what about the black lives that were lost […]

Africa50 raises $830m for infrastructure

Africa50, the new and innovative infrastructure investment platform promoted by the African Development Bank held its Constitutive General Assembly on the 29th of July 2015 in Casablanca, Morocco. Twenty (20) African countries and the African Development Bank have subscribed for an initial aggregate amount of USD 830 million in share capital. These founding African countries […]

Collon: Eritrea needs protection

A Belgium-based journalist and writer says Africa and the world  need to protect Eritrea to show that there’s another possibility.   Michel Collon in a seminar Friday during the Eritrean Festival in Sweden said Eritrea needs protection because to Western countries it is a bad example of a country that is making it outside of western dictate. […]