United States - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ Could Africa Host The 2030 World Cup? http://www.afrik-news.com/article19464.html Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:30:46 +0200 afrik-news.com Dust from Africa makes America's Sky Hazy: What it Means for You http://www.afrik-news.com/article19462.html Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:41:12 +0200 afrik-news.com New York Forum Africa 2013: The ICC, judicial colonialism in Africa? http://www.afrik-news.com/article19452.html Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:54:06 +0200 At a debate on "independence" in Africa during the second edition of the New York Forum Africa 2013 in Libreville, Gabon, the Rwandan minister for foreign affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, called into question the role of the International Criminal Court. The chief prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, tried to defend the judicial institution that she directs. Fouâd Harit Obama: Another family portrait! http://www.afrik-news.com/article19438.html Thu, 08 Nov 2012 14:45:25 +0100 Kenya's Favorite Son Does It Again http://www.afrik-news.com/article19443.html Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0100 In the dead of night, residents of Kogelo sat wrapped in blankets, staring anxiously at the only big screen in Obama's ancestral home. They were not only hoping to witness the re-election of Barack Obama. Capucine Dayen Tunisia: hundreds of U.S. citizens evacuated from Tunis http://www.afrik-news.com/article19292.html Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:15:19 +0200 The United States began evacuating their nationals living in Tunis, the Tunisian capital. The U.S. Embassy has been targeted by protesters on Friday opposed the film Innocence Muslims. These anti-American violence have spread across North Africa and several countries in the Arab-Muslim world. We're talking about twenty countries affected. African Farmers are Desperate for Change http://www.afrik-news.com/article19243.html Wed, 19 Oct 2011 11:26:11 +0200 The use of GM (genetically modified) food crops is a highly emotive issue. What should influence the debate between those who support these developments and those who oppose them is a report by the US Department of Agriculture. They estimate that with rising population trends, if no significant reforms are made over the next decade, the number of “food insecure” people (those consuming less than 2,100 calories per day) in Africa, will increase by 30 per cent to 645 million. To make use of the latest available technological developments is, therefore, of paramount importance. The Global Fund Welcomes U.S. Budget Allocation of US$1.05 billion for 2011 http://www.afrik-news.com/article19225.html Mon, 18 Apr 2011 17:32:34 +0200 Geneva – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria warmly welcomed passage of the continuing resolution for the Fiscal Year 2011 U.S. budget which contains a US$1.05 billion contribution to The Global Fund. The Syndrome of the Talkative in African Politics http://www.afrik-news.com/article19224.html Mon, 18 Apr 2011 15:17:59 +0200 19th Century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche advanced a dualistic view of the human condition by arguing that mankind was endowed with two types of spirits namely the Apollonian and the Dionysian. Apollo being the Greek god of intellect and enlightenment was responsible for the rational and thinking side of man. The cerebral aspects of our actions are therefore inspired by the spirit he termed as Apollonian. William Manful The Last Straw (Part 2) http://www.afrik-news.com/article19219.html Sat, 09 Apr 2011 12:11:28 +0200 He's right. I'm not one to keep a stiff upper lip. I can be temperamental, prone to dramatic displays of emotion. Then, too, in stark contrast to my independent, no-nonsense demeanour I can be alarmingly fragile, bursting into tears over seemingly trivial things like, oh, microwaved tuna and missed appointments. Meri Nana-Ama Danquah The Last Straw http://www.afrik-news.com/article19213.html Sat, 02 Apr 2011 02:12:59 +0200 Everyone knew that it would happen sooner or later, that despite my seemingly unshakeable optimism and avowed faith in Ghana's ability to become an international force to be reckoned with, I would become frustrated. Ghana has real problems, people have been telling me over and over again since my return; the system is broken. “As no doubt you will find out when the sankofa vibe retreats,” a cousin insisted via text. Meri Nana-Ama Danquah Somalia: Rebuilding a stateless country's piracy-driven economy http://www.afrik-news.com/article19212.html Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:49:22 +0200 Maritime piracy costs the global economy between $7 billion and $12 billion annually, and since January 2010 pirates working from ports in Somalia have received approximately $75 million to $85 million in ransom payments in what has become a seemingly increasingly lucrative profession in the failed state. The United States is working with other entities in the international community to help build governance, security and economic livelihoods throughout the horn of Africa country. MacKenzie C. Babb US-Nigeria: 'Trajectory of bad elections' should be checked http://www.afrik-news.com/article19208.html Thu, 31 Mar 2011 17:37:57 +0200 The top U.S. diplomat to Africa urged Nigerians to demonstrate their ability to hold fair and democratic elections as the country prepares for legislative, presidential and state balloting scheduled for April 2, April 9 and April 16, respectively. Stephen Kaufman Pro-Gaddafi Africans protest as Coalition forces gain momentum http://www.afrik-news.com/article19204.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:24:04 +0200 As world leaders met in London to discuss the Libyan situation, hundreds of members of a group called Pan Africanists from Uganda and other African countries Tuesday held protests in Kampala against the United States of America and her allies who have been bombarding Gaddafi's military machinery and weapons pursuant to a UN Security Council approved 'No-Fly Zone' over Libya. Meanwhile, after Qatar, the United Arab Emirates has become the second Arab nation to join the 'No-Fly Zone' effort. Geof Magga Japan radioactivity detected in Florida http://www.afrik-news.com/article19203.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 10:22:58 +0200 Trace amounts of the radioactive element iodine-131 from the Japan nuclear disaster have been detected in South Florida, but authorities say the concentrations remain far below the level that would present any danger.