Africa

By Gift Ndolwane Johannesburg — Socialmedia users looking for relationships or marriages online are in for heartbreak owing to the prevalence of fake profiles and cyber scammers. This is according to research by Kaspersky Lab, indicating that despite around one-in-three

opinion Funding, the creation of jobs, poverty and green issues were all part to the mix at the World Bank summit in Washington. Delegates spoke their minds, spending was slammed and the soothing non-speak of diplomacy was absent. By GEOFF

By Michel Mordasini Rome — On this International Day of Rural Women, the world celebrates women and girls in rural areas and the critical role they play in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.

analysis By Cristiano d’Orsi, University of Johannesburg Three years ago the United Nations took steps to try and address the issue of statelessness by putting in place a 10-point plan that aims to reduce the number of people who are

By Kylie Kiunguyu A Chinese museum was forced to remove an exhibit comparing Africans to animals when critics pointed out how “astonishingly offensive” it was. The Exhibition showcased photography in a section dubbed “This Is Africa”, which juxtaposed images of

press release Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are working together to address the unfavorable global cocoa pricing regime to reduce the vulnerability of both nations to the volatility of the markets, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. He described as

By Victor Kiprop Long seen as a getaway from poverty, rural-urban migration is now casting a shadow on the prospects of eradicating poverty and hunger in the world, as explosive urbanisation robs the rural areas of the young labour force

By Christabel Ligami A new vaccine against typhoid has been proven to be safe and effective in preventing the disease, and can be used to protect both adults and children. A study published in the Lancet is the first clinical

opinion By J Boima Rogers At the G20 meeting in June this initiative was launched. Is it a game changer or one more grandiose proclamation that will not go anywhere? The initiative, Germany’s support and recent developments suggest otherwise. It

From 12th – 13th October, the Sino-African Infrastructure Development Symposium was jointly held by the Chinese Embassy in Zambia and the Policy Monitoring and Research Center (PMRC), a main think tank in Zambia. H.E. Mr. Yang Youming, Chinese Ambassador to