Africa

Blog By Witney Schneidman and Moyombuya Ngubula Washington, DC — The global trade environment is rapidly changing and already affecting the U.S.-Africa trade relationship. Indeed, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was not intended to be permanent. The program

By Macneil Kalowekamo World leaders including six African presidents Thursday demonstrated how the Fast Track approach to ending AIDS is working and positively positive impacting on health systems in most countries. Fast Track is a strategy that the world adopted

By Zoe Tabary It’s not what you might think. From drought-linked hunger crises in East Africa to floods in South Asia and hurricanes in the United States, disasters have repeatedly hit people all over the world in the past year.

By Sifelani Tsiko With a food import bill of Africa hovering around $35 billion per annum, can Africa feed itself? This question in the context of food security was on the front burner of a meeting of African journalists that

press release New York — Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama join other leaders from business, technology, media and entertainment to help speed progress toward the ‘Global Goals’ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, Her Majesty Queen Rania

By Angela Oketch Women with a history of vaginal bacterial infections have a higher chance of contracting and transmitting HIV, a study has shown. The findings also indicate that there are more and more Kenyan women with these types of

By Mark Watts Mayors need to look at the worst case scenario and consider how their city would cope if the situation were twice or three times worse Ban Ki Moon, then United Nations Secretary General observed in 2011, that

By Njiraini Muchira Multilateral trade financier African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is seeking to mobilise up to $1 billion in equity from new and existing investors over the next five years to finance more trade deals on the continent. The bank

Photo: Pixabay Data is key to Africa’s development. By Li Yong Vienna — Since 2000 the continent of Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic growth. This remarkable performance has been largely driven by the prolonged commodity boom and development

By Rikar Hussein And Nisan Ahmado Many African leaders used their speeches at the U.N. General Assembly this week to express concerns about the growing threat of violent extremism in Africa. Several leaders from the continent called upon the international