Gambia: A Message to the Gambia - 'Build that Bridge'
The Gambia is free at last of Yahya Jammeh. Newly elected President Adama Barrow must now take bold steps to restore Gambia's place as a responsible West African nation, with… Read more »
Cameroon: Cameroon's Bamenda Under Seige as Protesters, Security Forces Face Off
Bamenda, the capital of the North West region of Cameroon is under siege followind a stand-off between security forces and protesters. Read more »
Africa: African Voices Must Speak Up for Infrastructure Financing, Support
Lesotho is facing challenges in financing its Queen Mamohato Hospital, which costs U.S. $67 million a year to run, representing half of the country's meagre health budget. Read more »
Ghana: West Africa's Darling of Democracy Heads to the Polls
Ghana, the poster child for democracy in West Africa, votes to elect its future leaders on Wednesday. Read more »
South Africa: Gospel Singer Ncwane Dies - Report
Sfiso Ncwane, the hugely influential gospel singer has died according to Drum. Read more »
Ghana: What Obama Can Do To Encourage a Successful Election
The results in Ghana's presidential election on December 7 could be very close and President Obama should demonstrate his support for a peaceful and transparent process Read more »
Gambia: What is Happening With Gambia Vote Counting?
Counting has started after presidential elections in Gambia, with the incumbent Yahya Jammeh seeking a fifth mandate. According to Reuters, the first results from two… Read more »
South Africa: How Did the Doom 'Pastor' Respond to Criticism?
Lethebo Rabalago, who calls himself a prophet, sprayed Doom insecticide onto worshippers, and then posted pictures on his Facebook page. The post sparked a public outcry, with even… Read more »
Gambia: Is Freedom Stirring in Banjul?
"We are ready for change!" These were the words of the taxi driver who picked me up from the airport in Gambia. We had just passed a huge billboard bearing the image of President… Read more »
Africa: U.S. Experts Urge Trump to Engage Africa
Top U.S experts who have advised Republican leaders on Africa are concerned about President-elect Donald J. Trump's failure to include any Africans, except Egypt’s ruler, in… Read more »
Africa: How Might Trump Change Africa Policy?
Writing for AllAfrica, Herman J. Cohen, who served as the top United States diplomat on Africa in the Republican administration of the first President Bush, assesses the likely… Read more »
Africa: Industrializing Africa - the Green Way
When industrialization is mentioned I get a bit uncomfortable. Don't get me wrong I'm not "anti-progress". It's just that that word conjures up images of big polluting factories,… Read more »
Africa: So What's the Big Fuss About No-Till Agriculture?
Soil needs nurturing. Like any living organism it requires just the right combination of nutrients and organic matter in order to be healthy. A tenet of conventional agriculture… Read more »
Africa: Will Trump Upend Bipartisan Consensus on U.S.Africa Policy?
For Africa, at stake in this election of Donald Trump is the strong bipartisan consensus in Congress that has been the cornerstone of U.S. policy toward the continent for the last… Read more »
Africa: Cameroonian Gaming Company Goes Big With Hollywood Film Deal
Where do you take a creative intellectual property after conquering the video game medium? Why to film, of course. Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan released in early 2016 on the… Read more »
South Africa: Eskom CEO Brian Molefe Resigns - Full Letter
On Wednesday 2 November 2016, a report entitled 'State of Capture' prepared by the former Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, was released. Read more »
South Africa: Police Announce Drone Initiative to Battle Drug Smuggling
Embattled drug smugglers have resorted to using drones to transport illicit substances to neighbouring countries like Namibia and Mozambique following a series of successful drug… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Will Bond Note Magic Rescue The Economy?
The government will introduce the Bond Notes which it says will be as good as the U.S dollar, and exactly equivalent in monetary value. Read more »
Africa: Prophecy Gone Wrong - What Happened TB Joshua?
Most of us were relying on the prophetic word of Nigerian pastor TB Joshua so we could see a woman lead the great America. Unfortunately, we were all wrong, fooled or misled. Were… Read more »
Africa: Investing in Health to Foster Equitable and Sustainable Growth
“If you want to go quickly, go alone," says one African proverb. "If you want to go far, go together.” This adage is particularly telling when we consider… Read more »
Africa: Botswana Foreign Minister Launches Campaign to Lead African Union
The African Union (AU) should focus less on politics and more on harnessing the continent’s money to create wealth for Africans, says Botswana’s candidate to lead the… Read more »
Namibia: Transformative Policies Create Investment Opportunities – President Geingob
Namibia's ambitious agenda to attack inequality can reward investors, as well as transform the country, says President Hage Geingob, who is hosting an international investment… Read more »
Africa: Fake News Headlines We Wish Were Actually True
We have all fallen prey to 'clickbait' headlines that turn out to be satirical takes on the news. Fake headlines have become a regular occurrence on social media but legitimate… Read more »
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