Africa:Kofi Annan’s Remains Return Home to Ghana

Africa:Kofi Annan’s Remains Return Home to Ghana

Photo: WEF (file photo) The body of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been flown back to his native Ghana for a state funeral. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo received Annan’s widow, Nane Annan, and family at Accra’s Kotoka...
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Suicide Bombing Kills at Least 6 in Somalia

Suicide Bombing Kills at Least 6 in Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya — A suicide bomber detonated explosives on Monday in a vehicle at the gate of district headquarters in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, killing at least six people, the authorities said. Capt. Mohamed Hussein of the police said the...
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Africa:African Agriculture’s Future Lies in Cultivating Youth, Not Only Crops

Africa:African Agriculture’s Future Lies in Cultivating Youth, Not Only Crops

Photo: IITA Adesanya Omotomiwa and Omooba Temitope are involved in the IITA’s youth agripreneurs program. guest column By Dr. Nteranya Sanginga Being able to accept the 2018 Africa Food Prize today on behalf of the International Institute of Tropical Agr...
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Africa:Is China Africa’s Father Christmas?

Africa:Is China Africa’s Father Christmas?

Photo: Premium Times Forum on China Africa Cooperation, also known as FOCAC. By Henry Boyo The Presidents of African countries converged in Beijing last week, to attend the 2018 Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC); President Muhammadu Buhar...
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Africa:Does God Hate Africans?

Africa:Does God Hate Africans?

opinionBy Alan Tacca There is this email junkie named Joshua. I suppose stretching his liberty to insult people he regards non-believers, he has formed the idea that I, a teetotaller, am a drunkard. That is fine with me. More to...
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Africa:Super Eagles Soar Above Seychelles

Africa:Super Eagles Soar Above Seychelles

Nigeria soared above Seychelles in a 3-0 victory at Stade Linite in Mahe on Saturday afternoon in a Group E clash. The West Africans had to win to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for next year’s finals and so...
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Admitting Errors, Ex-President of Angola Exits Politics

Admitting Errors, Ex-President of Angola Exits Politics

José Eduardo dos Santos, the former president of Angola who was one of Africa’s longest-serving heads of state, stepped down on Saturday from the leadership of the country’s governing party, acknowledging that he had made mistakes in almost four decades.....
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Africa:Why Linking Rural and Urban Areas Matters for Development – a Ghana Case Study

Africa:Why Linking Rural and Urban Areas Matters for Development – a Ghana Case Study

analysisBy Anastasia Amoako-Arhen, Matthew Abunyewah and Seth Asare Okyere There’s rapid urbanisation happening across Africa. But the rural population hasn’t stopped growing. In fact, Africa is considered a rural continent – only 43% of its ...
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Africa:Britain Has No Hope of Catching Up With China in Africa

Africa:Britain Has No Hope of Catching Up With China in Africa

analysisBy Stephen Chan British prime minister Theresa May’s visit to Africa was always going to look rather forlorn. As Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta pointedly reminded her on the very last day of her tour, no British prime minister had visited...
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Death That Spurred Ethiopian Conspiracy Theories Is Ruled a Suicide

Death That Spurred Ethiopian Conspiracy Theories Is Ruled a Suicide

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The police in Ethiopia said on Friday that the engineer who had been in charge of an enormous dam being built in the northwest of the country had taken his own life. The body of the...
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