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Africa

US Department of Commerce | US – EAC Trade and Investment Partnership and the Commercial Dialogue

The United States and the East African Community (EAC) are pursuing a New USA – EAC Trade and Investment Partnership which will build on the foundations of our existing trade and investment relationship, including the Afr...


The Huffington Post | Can Obama’s ‘Power Africa’ Initiative Double Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Following in the footsteps of his two presidential predecessors, Obama unveiled his signature Africa initiative: Power Africa. Bill Clinton initiated the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a trade agreement that allows ...



Africa And The Facebook Craze – The Top 10 Facebook User Nations Revealed

Facebook has become an integral part of the lives of millions across the globe. Pretty much everyone with access to a computer or smartphone has a profile on the social network and, somewhat sadly, tend to play out their daily ...



Obama to launch Major Initiative to Curb Wildlife trafficking in Africa

President Obama will launch a new initiative in Tanzania on Monday aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking, according to White House officials. Using his executive authority, Obama will convene a Cabinet-level task for...


New York Times: Senegal Cheers Its President for Standing Up to Obama on Same-Sex Marriage

By ADAM NOSSITER, DAKAR, Senegal — In Senegal, never mind about same-sex marriage: gay men and lesbians are abused by the police, beaten and sometimes tortured, with impunity. They are threatened by mobs, mocked on the front ...



President Obama Announces the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

President Obama Announces the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Today in front of an audience of more than 600 dynamic young leaders from South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda, President Obama announced the Was...



Ex-Senator Russ Feingold Chosen as Special Envoy to The Great Lakes Region of Africa

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday selected a former Senate colleague, Russ Feingold, to serve as a special envoy to the Great Lakes region of Africa, promising to raise the profile of a region torn by conf...


Ethiopian Airlines Wins SkyTrax World Airline Award for Best Airline Staff Service In Africa

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has won SKYTRAX World Airline Award for Best Airline Staff Service in Africa for its outstanding customer service, on 18 June 2013 in Paris at Le Salon du Bourget Air Show. With...



Measuring Gross Domestic Product (GDP) In Africa

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure of the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country’s borders in a specific time period, usually calculated on an annual basis. It includes all ...


10 African Blogs You Should Be Reading

As the African blogosphere has continued to rise in prominence, there is a cohort of blogs that continue to provide insightful and timely commentary on African affairs. With a Pan African outlook, these blogs provide informed c...



Texas Ugandan Native Hasifa Meriam Kivumbi For Miss Face of Africa – USA

The Face of Africa USA Pageant aims to empower and educate young women by allowing them to embrace their culture on an unforeseen level. Their mission is to bring to the forefront a woman who exudes confidence, has a colorful p...



Nelson Mandela In Intensive Care — Spends Fourth Day In Hospital

Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela remains in a “serious but stable” condition in a Pretoria hospital after four days of treatment for a lung infection, the government has said. ...


Nyerere | “Without Unity, There is No future for Africa”

“My generation led Africa to political freedom. The current generation of leaders and peoples of Africa must pick up the flickering torch of African freedom, refuel it with their enthusiasm and determination, and carry it for...



Big Brother Africa The Chase Is On – Season 8 | Uganda Representatives Unveiled, Denzel and LK4

Denzel is a radio and TV show host from Kampala. Asked to describe himself in 5 words, he says “I am very eccentric”. He says his best quality is his optimism and he likes a great sense of style and humour and open-mindedne...



Arms Race | Africa’s Biggest Military Spenders Revealed

Algeria $9.3 billion Algeria has oil. It also has a long-standing border dispute with Morocco (ranked 4th) and it wants to make sure it is not caught short-footed. Still, if it comes to money it wins the African arms race, with...


Lee Kuan Yew & Singapore – What Africa can learn. Part One

Singapore, the island city-state, has achieved staggering economic success in the past 50 years. With little natural resources of its own, its food requirements almost entirely imported, with no fresh water resources to write h...



President Obama Meets with Leaders of Sierra Leone, Senegal, Malawi, and Cape Verde

On March 28th President Obama welcomed President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde to the White House...


U.N. Approves New Force to Pursue Congo’s Rebels

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Security Council authorized a new “intervention brigade” for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday with an unprecedented mandate to take military action against rebel groups...






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