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Africa

The NY Times | Admitting Errors, Ex-President of Angola Exits Politics

José Eduardo dos Santos, the former president of Angola who was one of Africa’s longest-serving heads of state, stepped down on Saturday from the leadership of the country’s governing party, acknowledging that he had made ...


JFK Institute of Politics – Harvard | Public Leadership and Africa’s Developmental Agenda – “Africa’s Leaders Speak”

Harvard Kennedy School – Institute of Politics — “Africa’s Leaders Speak” is a unique platform for a lively discussion of Africa’s most pressing issues by some of the continent’s foremost statesmen. Former...



Politico | How an American Bureaucrat Became President of Somalia

Politico — On the morning of February 8, a civil servant from Buffalo, New York—a Somali by birth but an American by choice—walked into a heavily guarded airplane hangar in the battle-scarred capital of his native cou...



African Carriers | Airlines in Africa, and the tale of democracy – Kenya and South African carriers bleed, while Ethiopian flies high

By Christine Mungai — KENYA Airways (KQ) last week announced a loss of $257 million (Ksh25.7 billion), the biggest ever in the country’s corporate history. It’s a shocking tumble for Kenya’s national carrier; altho...


Lighting Africa | Akon Launches Academy To Help Provide Electricity To 600 Million People In Africa

By Joseph D’Urso — LONDON, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – S enegalese-American singer Akon, whose Akon Lighting Africa initiative aims to bring electricity to some of the 600 million Africans who lack i...



Straight Talk Africa | “Comedy and Political Satire within the African Diaspora”

Straight Talk Africa Host Shaka Ssali and his guests examine the state of political and religious satire on the African continent. Guests: Hebert Ssegujja Mendo, Ugandan Comedian; Adeola Fayehun, Host of Sahara TV’s “Ke...



Newsweek | South Africa Grapples With Resurgence of Xenophobic Attacks

At least five people have been killed and dozens arrested in South Africa in recent days as residents of the coastal city of Durban began attacking foreigners, their homes and places of business. The anti-foreigner violence in ...


UK Dispatch | The former Aston Villa and Crystal Palace Midfielder Paul Mortimer Conducts 2015 African Nations Cup UK (ANCUK) Draw at Wembley

The former Aston Villa and Crystal Palace FC midfield king pin Paul Mortimer conducted this year’s African Nations Cup UK (ANCUK) draw at Wembley stadium on the 10th of April 2015 at 2PM.  The best football governing body Th...



Fareed Zakaria GPS | What in the World? – Where are Africa’s Great Leaders!

By Global Public Square staff — The world has welcomed another batch of Nobel Laureates for accomplishments in the sciences, literature, and global peace. But there is another prize, perhaps just as important, for which ...


Xtreme 3 Ministries — The Ugandan Musical ‘Africa Second to None’ Coming to Toronto!

Xtreme 3 Ministries — ‘Africa Second to None’ the musical tells a story of Africa’s evolution in music, dance and lifestyle drawing from our ancient history through to the present.   A 60 minute production...



The Washington Post | UN chief urges African leaders not cling to power

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The U.N. secretary-general has urged African leaders not to cling to power. Ban Ki-moon said that undemocratic constitutional changes and legal loopholes should never be used by leaders to stay in offi...



Eddy Kenzo wins the BEST NEW MUSIC ACT (Africa) Award at the Afro Australia Music & Movie Awards

Highlighting Ugandans Representing Uganda on a Global Stage: Eddy Kenzo won the BEST NEW MUSIC ACT (Africa) Award at the prestigious Afro Australia Music & Movie Awards in Sydney, Australia. Eddie’s star continues to...


Co-founder of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed in a U.S. military operation

(CNN) — Ahmed Godane, the co-founder of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, was killed in a U.S. military operation, the Pentagon said Friday. “The U.S. military undertook operations against Godane on Sept. 1, whi...



Al Jazeera | The battle for Africa | People and Power investigates the effects of China’s increasing influence in Africa

Over the past decade, China’s hunger for Africa’s rich natural resources has seen it overtake Europe and America as the continent’s largest trading partner. The West – for so long the dominant external f...



Zambia’s 50th Independence Anniversary Celebrations – Saturday 25th October, Atlanta Marriott

You are invited!! There is only one place to celebrate Zambia’s 50th Independence Anniversary in style!! Atlanta Marriott Gateway!! Wondering what the $150 admission to the Black Tie Dinner gets you? * 5 HOURS Open Bar in...


The New African Magazine | Which African Renaissance is the AU talking about?

The meaning of the term African Renaissance, now running parallel with Pan-Africanism in the corridors of the African Union, must be clarified, as it is confusing to people who know the history of Africa before the tragedy of t...



The Africa Report | Government alarmed as more Ghanaians ditch nationality

The high cost of living in Ghana forced 817 people mostly women to relocate to other countries after renouncing their citizenship in 2013, the government said on Monday. All the 450 females and 367 males who sought citizenship...


US – Africa Relations | Obama’s High-Risk Africa Summit – August 5th and 6th 2014

In a few weeks, Washington, D.C., will see another historic event: the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. All but a few of the heads of state of the 54 nations of Africa have been invited and most are expected to attend. It will...



Governor Deval Patrick Issues a Proclamation Declaring June 18th – 24th ‘Africa Week’ In The State of Massachusetts

Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts issued an official proclamation declaring June 18th – June 24th as Africa Week at a ceremony  held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The event was organised by the The Afric...



The Obama Summit | African Leaders Need to Come to Washington in August with a Specific Agenda – 5th & 6th August

Constituency for Africa — President Barack Obama has invited 47 African Heads of State to come to Washington during August 5th – 6th for a Summit around US – Africa Trade. President Obama invited leaders from across t...


The Economist | Nigeria’s Economy Overtakes South Africa To Become Africa’s new Number One

Nigeria’s suddenly super-sized economy is indeed a wonder; but so are its still-huge problems. — Nigeria has declared itself the biggest economy in Africa. Overnight, with the wave of a statistical wand, it has added...






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