Africa

[New Times] At a time when a number of continental and regional bodies seem to be struggling with raising operational budgets, Smart Africa, the continental tech alliance seems to have figured it out.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 5:26 am
[Deutsche Welle] G8 countries cancelled the debts of 18 African countries in 2005. But many of these countries now face bankruptcy again. Is China really to blame, as many in the West believe?
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:38 am
[The Conversation Africa] The unveiling of a statue to the Emperor Haile Selassie outside the African Union has stirred up a storm among Ethiopians and Eritreans. Some, including the Rastafarian community who still worship the Emperor as a god, were delighted. Others were furious, recalling his role in the 1973-74 famine or his suppression of Eritrean freedom.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:34 am
[The Conversation Africa] Is democracy in Africa in retreat? Or is it simply suffering "growing pains"? The last 12 months have seen a great deal of controversy and debate on these important questions.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:33 am
[ANGOP] Rome -Angolan permanent representative to the United Nations Agencies in Rome Florencio de Almeida encouraged African governments to keep fighting for the eradication of the plague of small ruminants (PPR).
Posted: February 18, 2019, 4:38 pm
[Shabelle] East Africa grouping on Friday welcomed the African Union's call for cancelling Somalia's debt towards the pan African body's member states.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 10:00 am
[Govt of SA] This year marks the 23rd anniversary of Africa's largest science festival, Scifest Africa. The science extravaganza will be held from 6 to 12 March 2019 in Makhanda (Grahamstown) in the Eastern Cape.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 9:52 am
[CAF] South Africa beat Nigeria 5-3 on penalties following a goalless ninety minutes to win the third place match at the ongoing Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 9:38 am
[The Conversation Africa] Technology has made a tremendous difference in the world, in areas as diverse as health and education, and pretty much everything in between.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 8:12 am
[SAFA] South Africa's National Under-20 (Amajita) squad finished third in this year's U-20 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Nigeria 5-3 on penalties, following a 0-0 draw after fulltime at the Seyni Kouche Stadium.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 8:12 am

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