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Africa’s COVID-19 figures

There were forecasts that much of the continent would be overwhelmed, with many countries affected with weak healthcare systems, corruption, war or large cities...

African economies: 2020 outlook

2020 will see some of the fastest-growing economies within African countries. The IMF, World Bank are expecting the GDP growth on the rise for the...

SA, NIGERIA reviving relations battered by xenophobic violence  

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that South Africa and Nigeria have come to an agreement that would see the two countries’ co-operation elevated to...

African leaders call for action, more resources to meet UN SDGs

Seven African presidents - from Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ethiopia and Lesotho, in addition to representatives of some 30 governments attended...

Japan to host Africa aid forum as China looms large

AFP - Japan hosts development talks with African leaders this week, looking to boost its presence on the continent and offer an alternative to...

Youth creating jobs in the face of unemployment in SA 

Abigail Moyo Earlier this year, Stats SA revealed that the country’s unemployment rate had increased to 27.6% in the first quarter compared to 27.1% at...

Zambian minister calls for fight against early marriages

Zambian Minister of Gender Elizabeth Phiri has stepped forward against the early marriages in the country and Africa as a whole. Phiri believes that all...

Kenyan and Zambian start-ups receive awards for promoting green energy

Yesterday, two start-ups from Kenya and Zambia were announced as the winners of the 2019 Ashden Award that rewards the organizations moving in the...

Mnangagwa to commission the multi-million dollar optic fibre link

President Mnangagwa is to commission the multi-million dollar optic fibre link in Beitbridge tomorrow. The optic fibre link will connect the border town with...

SA BRICS Business Council calls for Africa to play its part...

The newly appointed South African BRICS Business Council is calling for Africa to play a meaningful role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The new BRICS...

How the South African State Security Agency turned into a Zuma...

A damning report released by the office of South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has shed light on how civil rights movements were spied on...

The Mother City welcomes Netball World Cup

Cape Town would hold the 16th edition of the quadrennial tournament, the International Netball Federation (INF) says. Earlier, Cape Town and Auckland have competed...

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