ARTICLES RELATING TO AFRICA

6-day Food & Wine Pairing with Darryl Burger

2016-02-04 11:37

Taste and learn incredible combinations in the midst of incredible wildlife.

Drought forces Africa to take fresh look at GM crops

2016-01-08 11:40

A scorching drought in southern Africa that led to widespread crop failure could nudge African nations to finally embrace genetically modified crops to boost harvests.

El Nino: Over 30m affected in southern Africa

2016-01-04 14:24

More than 30 million people are reportedly said to be affected by El Nino in southern Africa, with maize output having dropped by 30% in South Africa alone, according to a report.

Pope issues strong appeal for traditional family values

2015-11-26 14:07

Pope Francis has issued a strong appeal for traditional family values in his first public Mass in Africa.

Angolans desperate for forex seek euros

2015-11-20 17:15

Some Angolan banks running low on dollars are offering customers euro notes and other foreign currencies.

EU leaders approve $1.9bn migrant trust fund for Africa

2015-11-12 13:45

EU leaders attending a summit with their African counterparts have approved a $1.9bn trust fund for Africa aimed at tackling the root causes of mass migration to Europe.

El Nino threatens millions of children in Africa, says UN

2015-11-11 11:37

At least 11 million children in eastern and southern Africa face hunger, disease, and water shortages as a result of the strongest El Nino weather phenomenon in decades, the Unicef says.

In Africa, local companies outplay multinationals - report

2015-11-10 13:32

Local African companies have gained a competitive edge on the continent over their multinational counterparts and are making inroads where overseas players once dominated, says a report.

Africa puts security hopes in foreign-funded, home-grown strike force

2015-10-29 14:34

Backed by tanks, armoured vehicles and plenty of EU cash, thousands of African soldiers took to an imaginary enemy in the arid heart of SA this week, the last joint exercises before a home-grown continental strike force goes live.

Africa's longest-serving leaders

2015-10-27 17:00

Since African nations won independence, many leaders have tried, often successfully, to stay in power by amending their constitutions to change the cap set on presidential mandates. The latest example is Congo ruler Denis Sassou Nguesso.

 

Nyerere's leadership was legendary, says Mugabe

2016-01-28 12:51

Zimbabwean strongman, President Robert Mugabe has reportedly urged Africans to honour the legacy of the founding fathers, describing former Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere's leadership as "legendary".

Yet another awful day in Africa

2016-01-06 10:03

Marisa Crous discusses why so many resort to blaming the underprivileged, whilst ignoring the grave disparity when it comes to opportunity.

HIV drug stocks not reaching African patients - report

2015-11-30 14:34

Efforts to get lifesaving antiretroviral drugs to HIV-positive patients in many sub-Sharan African countries are routinely failing at "the last mile", MSF says.

'Child brides' suffer, but AU seeks to end custom

2015-11-25 14:50

The African Union is set to meet in Zambia this week to hold its first conference on "Ending Child Marriage in Africa" –m a small step in efforts to protect the girl child.

Africa blasts ICC as world crimes court members meet

2015-11-19 07:44

The AU has blasted the world’s only permanent war crimes court for its unrelenting focus on the continent, as it called for a case against Kenya’s deputy president to be dropped.

EU presses African nations to accept migrants back

2015-11-12 09:04

The EU has pressed African leaders to take back thousands of people who do not qualify for asylum, as overwhelmed Slovenia began building a razor-wire border fence to keep migrants at bay.

This hashtag shows you the beautiful parts of Africa you never get to see

2015-11-11 08:05

Africans have started a social media campaign, #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou, to show the beautiful and rich diversity in our continent.

Massmart sales shoot up by 9%

2015-11-10 11:32

Massmart has announced that sales have increased to R69.8bn, 8.7% higher than the previous corresponding 45-week period.

India's Modi, Zimbabwe's Mugabe press for UN reform

2015-10-29 11:25

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi and Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe have called for reform of the UN, saying it needs to reflect the growing power of emerging nations on the global stage.

China’s economic slowdown threatens African progress

2015-10-27 07:51

China's economy has continued to slow despite efforts by its leaders to give it a boost, which is very bad news for an increasingly dependent Africa, says Robert Rotberg.

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