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Daily Archives: January 13, 2016

Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016

Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016

Over 250 government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering on 2-3 February at the United Nations Conference Centre in Add ...

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Experts to assess reintegration of women and children freed from Boko Haram

Experts to assess reintegration of women and children freed from Boko Haram

Three United Nations human rights experts will visit Nigeria from 18 to 22 January 2016 to examine the measures to assist in the rehabilitation and reintegration of the women and ...

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Africa’s tourism – the finest

Africa’s tourism – the finest

Africa has witnessed a significant improvement in tourism activities since 2013. The 2015 edition of the Africa Tourism Monitor, released by the African Development Bank in partne ...

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‘The Great African Horror Story’: Depression in African men

‘The Great African Horror Story’: Depression in African men

Cape Town based photographer and founder of Organized Crime, Thembela "Nymless" Ngayi, tackles the topic of depression in young black males, with his latest series of portraits ti ...

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KFC’s African expansion

KFC’s African expansion

“We have this incredible recipe. The food tastes absolutely fantastic. I think that's why it works everywhere we go and Africa's no different.”   With nearly 20,000 restauran ...

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Scottish Oil and Gas Trade Delegation to visit Ghana

Scottish Oil and Gas Trade Delegation to visit Ghana

A Scottish Oil and Gas delegation will be visiting Ghana on 21st and 22nd of January 2016. The aim of this visit is to gain a good understanding of local market conditions and to ...

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Poetry corner: Your poems be heard

Poetry corner: Your poems be heard

Two poems from one of our readers: What was it? Trying to recharge one's batteries But first let me ponder upon these Was it my childish tendencies? Was it your pride? Was it me w ...

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Turkey: 10 die in Suicide bomb blast

Turkey: 10 die in Suicide bomb blast

At least six Germans, one Norwegian, a Peruvian and one South Korean were among those injured in the explosion. Corpses and body parts lay scattered across a main square after the ...

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Africa needs electricity to manage growth – World Bank

Africa needs electricity to manage growth – World Bank

Africa should prioritise upgrading the power sector if it is to lessen domestic barriers to growth, according to the World Bank. In its 2016 report entitled Global Economic Prospe ...

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Niger presidential candidate denied release from prison

Niger presidential candidate denied release from prison

Amadou, a one-time ally to the president, was jailed in November for alleged participation in a baby trafficking ring upon return from a year-long exile. He has publicly denied th ...

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