Basketball Africa League begins in March

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced that the league’s expanded fourth season will tip off on Saturday, March 9 at the SunBet Arena in Pretoria, South Africa.  The 2024 BAL season will feature the top 12 clubs from 12 African countries playing a record 48 games in Pretoria; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; and Kigali, […]

Unleashing the unexplored potential for global unity

The Black Impact Foundation will host the third edition of the Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) in Dubai on February 27. This prestigious event, organized by Energy Capital & Power, centers around the theme of Black Excellence: Unleashing the Unexplored Potential for Global Unity, encapsulating the profound impact of Black individuals across various fields, from sports and […]

Turk Eximbank Joins Africa Finance Corporation

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, Friday announced an equity investment from Turk Eximbank on behalf of the Republic of Türkiye, marking a historic milestone in onboarding the Corporation’s first non-African sovereign shareholder. The equity subscription from Türkiye’s official export credit agency advances AFC’s mission to be the bridge between Africa […]

Examine the leadership of the Supreme Court nominee

By Alexander Redd, Th.D As a nominee for the Liberian Supreme Court, Cllr. Musa Dean has caused quite a stir and sparked concerns among diverse groups in Liberian society. People are questioning the reasons behind his nomination and are calling for a thorough scrutiny of his performance as the head of the Justice Ministry. President […]

Using data to boost African mental health research

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), in partnership with Wellcome, is set to unveil a new initiative in 2024 that aims to address existing gaps in our understanding of anxiety, depression and psychosis and improve evidence-based decisions making practice in Africa. The Mental Health Data Prize – Africa is embarking on a transformative […]

Small African agribusinesses use tech to up their game

Agritech solutions and digital marketing can help empower agricultural startups. As literacy increases in rural areas and infrastructure improves, young farmers and agri-processors working with the International Trade Centre (ITC) can integrate new tech solutions into their operations. ITC’s Alliances for Action, under the Netherlands Trust Fund V (NTF V) program, has partnered with Bopinc, […]

Dambe Warriors League, MTN become partners

Dambe Warriors League (DWL), the premier sports organization dedicated to promoting the ancient martial art of Dambe, is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with MTN, Africa’s largest mobile network operator. This partnership signifies a pivotal moment for DWL as it strives to expand its reach both domestically and internationally by providing unique fan […]

Equality and social justice at Global Black Impact Summit

The legal landscape serves as a dynamic arena in which individuals of diverse backgrounds shape the course of equality and justice. As the Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) approaches – scheduled for 27 February 2024 in Dubai – it is fitting to celebrate the contributions of Black lawyers, judges and legal scholars who have played […]

ICC transfers Ugandan war criminal to Norway

Convicted Ugandan war criminal Dominic Ongwen was transferred to a prison facility in Norway on Monday to serve his 25-year prison sentence. Mr Ongwen is the fifth person transferred by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to a state that has indicated its willingness to accept sentenced persons. On November 9 the presidency of the ICC […]

Global tourism rebounds to pre-Covid levels

International tourism is on track to recover almost 90% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of this year. According to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), an estimated 975 million tourists traveled internationally between January and September 2023, an increase of 38% on the same months of 2022. The newest UNWTO World […]