• Cote d’Ivoire joins Arab-Africa trade program

    Wednesday, May 15, 2024

    The Arab Africa Trade Bridges Program (AATB) General Secretariat has announced the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire ( Ivory Coast) as a new member of the program. This strategic addition marks a significant step towards enhancing trade, economic cooperation, and regional integration between Africa and the Arab world. The AATB program has been very active in […]

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  • Harnessing gas to boost economic development

    Sunday, May 12, 2024

    Many African countries are harnessing gas and other cleaner and greener energies to drive their industrialization journey. African countries including Ghana and Nigeria are investing in gas infrastructure and promoting its utilization, and by extension are addressing energy poverty and environmental challenges. The Minister of Energy for Ghana Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, who recently confirmed […]

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  • AWIEF celebrates decade of women’s entrepreneurship

    Monday, May 6, 2024

    Celebrating a decade of impact, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces the AWIEF2024 Conference and Awards. This milestone event is scheduled for the 28th and 29th of November at South Africa’s Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), under the theme “Future for All: Collaborate for Growth. Solve Inequity. Act on Climate”. The AWIEF2024 conference will […]

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  • Liberia: Joseph Boakai, a president in need of help

    Sunday, May 5, 2024

    By Seltue Karweaye  Liberian President Joseph Nyumah Boakai has clocked 100 days in office. He took the oath of office on January 22. Commentators, analysts, political observers and politicians have busied themselves dissecting the president’s performance in office, particularly his major decisions and policy options. Many have also commented on the achievements recorded and the […]

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  • Adesina talks Sustainable Development Goals

    Monday, April 29, 2024

    African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has emphasized the critical need for significantly increased financing to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at the Islamic Development Bank’s 50th anniversary celebrations in Riyadh, he highlighted a growing annual financial shortfall of $4 trillion, a gap that threatens to derail efforts to achieve the […]

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News

Aug
21

Sweden raises terror threat level

The Swedish Security Service has raised the terrorist threat level from level 3 (‘elevated’) to level 4 (‘high’) on a 5-level scale. In light of the deteriorating security situation, the Swedish Government is working intensively and constantly to take the necessary measures. The decision to raise the terrorist threat level is taken by the head […]

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Aug
20

UN peacekeepers fight deadly disinformation

With smartphones, editing apps, and innovative approaches, some UN peacekeeping operations across the world are building a “digital army” aimed at combating mis- and disinformation on social media networks and beyond. Designing ways to fight back against falsehoods that can trigger tensions, violence, or even death, the UN has been monitoring how mis- and disinformation […]

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Aug
17

Liberia: Seven reasons why Weah will be re-elected

Liberian Presidential elections will hold on 10 October 2023. Just like other countries, Liberia too has its own challenges. Despite these, there are seven reasons that President George Weah will win again; writes Abubakar Hasim, Monrovia, Liberia. Having spent several years in Liberia, commencing from the Presidency of Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, when the United Nations […]

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Aug
16

GABI aims to accelerate and promote African business

The Global Africa Business Initiative (GABI), the leading platform for promoting investment opportunities and business growth across Africa and the world, will bring together Heads of State and Government, CEOs, UN leaders, investors and entrepreneurs in September for a deep dive into energy, trade, and digital transformation. This landmark event comes at a pivotal time […]

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Aug
15

Kizazi Moto to be broadcast across Africa this August

After its global premiere on Disney+ last month, The Walt Disney Company Africa on Monday announced that the Disney+ Original anthology series, “Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire” will be broadcast across Africa when it lands on Disney Channel this August. Featuring stories from Africa, a double bill of films will be broadcast each weekday from 28 […]

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Aug
10

Africa: Focus on global tourism challenges

The Conference on Rethinking Africa: Rethinking Tourism for Africa: Addressing global challenges; Promoting investment and partnerships brought expert African perspectives to global challenges, highlighting the need of investments towards a greener tourism sector and access to finance within the sector and the need to further strengthen public-private collaboration at every level. Tourism Ministers set out visions Reflecting […]

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Aug
5

New measures to strengthen Sweden’s security

Due to the serious security situation, there is greater need for control over who is attempting to enter Sweden and for what purposes. The Swedish Government has therefore decided to expand the mandate of the Police to intensify internal border control. This was announced at a press conference Tuesday by Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and […]

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Aug
2

EFLA: Inaugural speech of new president

I will firstly like for us to observe a few moments of Silence, in memory of our fallen founding members Mr. Emmanuel Lincoln , former Vice President and Mr. Germaine Verdier, former Secretary General of EFLA. I will like to give God the glory for giving me the opportunity to see this day and giving […]

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Jul
31

Swedish Foreign Minister’s message to OIC

Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) are holding a foreign ministers meeting this afternoon to discuss, among other things, the recent demonstrations in Sweden and Denmark. I do not wish to speculate about the outcome of this meeting. In recent days, I have initiated talks with many foreign ministers of the OIC’s […]

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Jul
27

Liberia: President Weah’s Independence Day speech

Today, on this auspicious occasion of the 176th anniversary of our beloved Republic of Liberia, we gather here at the historic Centennial Memorial Pavilion to celebrate another significant milestone in our nation’s history. With hearts full of gratitude and reflection, we thank the Almighty God for guiding us through 176 years of independence as a […]

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