Africa

Africa objects to U.S. push to reform health rules at WHO assembly

African countries raised an objection on Tuesday to a U.S.-led proposal to reform the International Health Regulations (IHR), a move delegates say might prevent passage at the World Health ... read more

The Africa we want - within reach or a major challenge?

OPINION: Agenda 2063 must be fully implemented by all Africans supported by committed, forward looking, leaders whose sole interest is the fundamental and progressive development of Africa, writes Dr ... read more

Expedite integration to secure Africa’s future

OPINION: The SADC population is estimated at 360 million people. An integrated region stands a better chance of economic development than each of our countries operating in silos, writes Xola Pakati. read more

Five Africa Day Facts

May 25 is commemorated in the African continent as Africa Day. It is a day that marks the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). The day was previously known as African Freedom Day and ... read more

Despite climate stress, Africa is in 'unique' position to fight global warming

With six months to go before Egypt hosts the Cop27 climate conference, campaigners in Africa and elsewhere are looking to put the continent that is most vulnerable to climate change at the heart of ... read more

AFRICA DAY: The Continent Is Haemorrhaging

Africa today has become a theatre of horror and a personification of misery, destitution and anguish. The post independence era in Africa has borne witness to political brutality ... read more

Africa provides a ‘home for hope’, despite new challenges: Guterres

Africa is a home for hope,” said Secretary-General António Guterres, citing the continent’s “growing and vibrant youth population”. And with initiatives such as the African Continental Free Trade Area ... read more

Africa: German Chancellor Woos Allies in Africa

Olaf Scholz signed deals that will see Germany help African nations build their infrastructure to extract and export oil and gas to Europe. He also promised to keep German troops in the Sahel. read more

Africa Day 2022: The 20-year celebration of the African Union

The theme of the Africa day celebration for 2022 is Nutrition, and the aim of AU is to strengthen the Agro-Food Systems, Health and Social Protection Systems to Accelerate Human, Social, and Economic ... read more

Celebrate Africa Day with musical journey through West Africa

Historically an important trading hub between northern and southern African regions, West Africa is the region from Senegal to Chad, ringed to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and encompassing ... read more

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