Africa

Driving Innovation: African Tech Entrepreneurs to Vie for Global Recognition in UK’s Unicorn Kingdom Pathfinder Awards

By Ify Onyekwere Africa is on the verge of a digital revolution in the fast-paced world of technology and innovation. From the vibrant tech hubs of Lagos to the burgeoning start-up scenes in Nairobi and Cape Town, the continent is witnessing a surge in entrepreneurial activity and groundbreaking innovation. Amidst this backdrop, a new opportunity […]

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Mapping a Path to Excellence: The African Academy of Sciences Unveils Its Latest Five-Year Strategic Roadmap

By David Arome Recognizing the transformative power of science technology and innovation, the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), on Thursday 29th February 2024 launched its five-year strategic plan. With the launch of its five-year strategic plan spanning from 2023 to 2027, the AAS reaffirms its commitment to fostering excellence in science and driving sustainable development

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Nigerians Express Mixed Reactions to AFCON Cup 2023 Results

By Azubuike Innocent The 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) stirred a whirlwind of emotions across Nigeria as the nation rallied behind its team with fervor and anticipation. From the kickoff match on January 13, 2024, where Ivory Coast faced off against Guinea-Bissau, to the nail-biting final showdown between Nigeria and South Africa, the tournament

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Strengthening Ties: UK Minister Kemi Badenoch’s Visit Bolsters UK-Nigeria Partnership

By Ify Onyekwere The recent arrival of the UK Minister for Business and Trade, Kemi Badenoch, in Nigeria marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing efforts to deepen the partnership between the United Kingdom and Nigeria. With a focus on enhancing trade relations and fostering new investment opportunities, Minister Badenoch’s three-day visit underscores the commitment

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Sierra Leone President Commends Nigeria for Support: A Bilateral Partnership Strengthened

By Cecilia Attah In recent times, the diplomatic ties between Sierra Leone and Nigeria have ascended to unprecedented heights, garnering accolades from the President of Sierra Leone for Nigeria’s unwavering support. In the intricate tapestry of international relations, the recent chapters between Sierra Leone and Nigeria have unfolded with unprecedented depth and significance. The diplomatic

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Madagascar’s Political Landscape: Rajoelina’s Quest for Development Amidst Protests and Controversy

By Emem Ekanem Navigating through a web of protests, legal issues, and the echoes of a stormy past, President Andry Rajoelina finds himself at the centre of a volatile re-election bid in the vibrant political arena of Madagascar. Popularly known as “the disc jockey” for his youthful reputation of organizing parties, Rajoelina’s political journey has

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Kenya’s Dilemma: Navigating Uncharted Waters in the Haitian Quagmire

By Emem Ekanem In the web of international affairs, where diplomacy and crisis management converge, Kenya finds itself at the crossroads of a decision that could reshape the trajectory of a nation mired in chaos. The United Nations Security Council, in a move of global significance, granted Kenya the pivotal role of leading a multinational

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Rising Sun Over Africa: AfDB President Urges Increased Japanese Investment at the African Investment Forum

By Cecilia Attah In an impactful address at the ongoing African Investment Forum (AIF) in Marrakesh, Morocco, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, urged a heightened presence of Japanese investors to fully tap into Africa’s vast potential. Speaking at a side event titled “Boosting Africa’s Growth with Japan: From Start-ups

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Africa’s Education Curriculum in The Digital Era: The Need for Improvement

By Nita Duru Africa, a continent of vast diversity, potential, and youthful energy, stands at a crucial juncture in its pursuit of quality education. The digital era has emerged globally, presenting unparalleled opportunities for learning and skill development. Nonetheless, numerous African nations continue to grapple with outdated education curricula that are inadequately equipped to exploit

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African Nations to Seek Extension of Access To U.S Markets Without Incurring Duties Or Taxes

By Emem Ekanem The United States African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade forum in South Africa, starting today, is anticipated to focus significantly on the potential extension of the United States program granting Sub-Saharan African countries tariff-free access to the United States markets. Officials including United States trade representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai, and Deputy

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