Africa

The development of infrastructure is essential for the African continent’s growth and development, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Speaking at the opening of the Infrastructure Africa Business Forum in Sandton, Johannesburg, Minister Davies said infrastructure is an essential

The United Nations labour agency has launched a high-level international body that will chart the course towards a future of decent and sustainable work opportunities for all, and to tackle the challenges of delivering social justice in today’s rapidly transforming

By Richard Kwang Kometa People in the country who until now have heard and known much of the Pan African Parliament only through its President, Cameroonian-born Roger Nkodo Dang will this week have the opportunity to learn more about the

By Kimeng Hilton Ndukong Beijing — The move is part of efforts by the economic bloc to strengthen south-south cooperation. Development projects in Africa and Latin America will henceforth receive greater attention from the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South

By Gwendolin Hilse (Im) Morocco is launching a charm offensive as the kingdom seeks to expand its influence in West Africa by joining the economic union ECOWAS. But Nigeria is reluctant to see Morocco join as it stands to lose

London — Recent data shows African Internet speeds that would have been unthinkable ten years ago. But with the arrival of video content, the bar for the speeds required just keeps slipping beyond reach. A slew of recent data highlights

By William Niba President Buhari vows to defend Nigeria’s unity come what may, in first address to the nation after after returning from a 103-day sick leave in London with South Africa defends decision to spare Grace Mugabe a humiliating

Tetouan — Morocco’s commitment to defending Africa’s causes and interests reflects a standard policy which Morocco has been proudly and confidently pursuing, said HM King Mohammed VI. “Morocco’s commitment to defending Africa’s causes and interests is not new. It reflects

The European Union’s new policy on Mediterranean Sea rescues threatens life and breaches international standards, two United Nations independent human experts today cautioned. “The EU’s proposed new action plan, including a code of conduct for organizations operating rescue boats, threatens

press release Rome — The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council’s recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery and resilience of conflict-affected countries. FAO’s response comes