A forum on resilient food systems in Africa

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) in collaboration with the African Development Bank and the Wangari Mathai Institute recently concluded a three-day regional forum on the future of resilient food systems in Africa. The forum in Nairobi, Kenya, called the Future of Resilient Food Systems in Africa – AAAP Digital Solutions for a Changing Climate provided training […]

President Ruto: Kenya is open for business

Kenyan President William Ruto has told the international community that Kenya is ready for business. He said the country is undergoing radical transformation that guarantees investors a return on their money. Kenya, he added, offers a robust and conducive environment to trade and investment. “We have a robust environment with an open, liberal and business-friendly […]

Africa’s macro-economic performance report is out

African leaders have pledged to take immediate action to integrate the recommendations from the newly released Africa’s Macro-Economic Performance and Outlook report into their national development plans. Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema said the study, conducted by the African Development Bank Group, provided an impetus for the continent’s leaders to forge ahead with needed reforms. His remarks were […]

African leaders want more funds for projects

African leaders urged development finance institutions and international partners to increase support and funding for infrastructure project preparation initiatives, including providing more grant resources to the NEPAD-Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) hosted by the African Development Bank. In a communiqué released after the close of the Second Infrastructure Financing Summit in Dakar, African presidents also […]

Liberia in ECOWAS Court for church massacre

The ECOWAS Court of Justice will on Thursday hold an online hearing on the Liberian Government’s failure to ensure accountability for the Lutheran Church massacre. This hearing will be the first time the government is forced to respond in court for its failure to investigate human rights and humanitarian law violations committed during the two […]

Basketball Africa League’s 2023 season opens in March

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced the top 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the 2023 BAL season, which will tip off on Saturday, March 11 at the Dakar Arena in Dakar, Senegal, and will once again feature a total of 38 games in Dakar; Cairo, Egypt and Kigali, […]

OPEC loans Africa $50m to build infrastructure

The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) have signed a US$50 million loan agreement to finance the development of infrastructure critical to economic growth and job creation across the continent. The proceeds of the 10-year loan will be used to improve connectivity, transport, logistics, trade and to boost […]

Liberian Independence day to be celebrated in Holland

The European Federation of Liberian Associations (EFLA), in collaboration with the Liberian Association in the Netherlands (LAN), proudly announces the joint 176th Liberian European Diaspora Independence Day celebrations in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Holland). According to EFLA Secretary General Francis Mensah, the three-day celebration will be held from Friday, July 28 to Sunday, July 30, 2023. The […]

Senegal wins African title

Algeria’s hopes of winning the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) on home soil were crushed in heartbreaking fashion as they lost 5-4 on penalties to Senegal in the final on Saturday. The Local Teranga Lions edged hosts in a very tense final at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Algiers in front of 39,120 football fans […]

Sri Lanka hopes to expand business ties with Africa

The First Sri Lanka-Africa Business Forum was held on Friday in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The meeting was attended by 17 visiting Heads of Mission from the African region and CEOs and business leaders from Sri Lanka. Discussions focused on how Sri Lankan businesses could leverage their comparative advantage to enter the African regional markets. The […]