OCHA

Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan condemns killing of an aid worker in Budi, Eastern Equatoria

The Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Alain Noudéhou, has condemned the killing of an aid worker in Budi, Eastern Equatoria, and called for authorities...
European Union contribution of €8 million will strengthen gains in Desert Locust fight

European Union contribution of €8 million will strengthen gains in Desert Locust fight

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has welcomed an €8 million contribution from the European...
African Energy Chamber

African Energy Chamber calls for more US-Africa Energy investments with series about unjustified risk perceptions on Africa

Following President Biden's Interim National Security Strategic Guidance signalling for continued growth in partnerships with African economies, at the African Energy Chamber ("AEC") (www.EnergyChamber.org),...
Al-Sumait Prize

Recognition of accomplishments in Africa key to continued development says new Director General of KFAS

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) announced the appointment of Dr. Khaled Ali Al-Fadhel as the new Director General of the...
Just Breathe

AstraZeneca Africa PUMUA Initiative celebrates World Asthma Day with the handover of the first PUMUA nebulisation stations in 4 countries

World Asthma Day theme is ‘Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions’, challenging long-held misconceptions that prevent people with asthma from enjoying optimal benefit from the advances in...
IRC

The IRC is extremely concerned about the safety of migrants and refugees being returned to Libya

The IRC is extremely concerned about the safety of migrants and refugees being returned to Libya, following a huge spike in the number brought...
Breakfast Club Africa

Growing Exponentially Beyond The Odds

Centered around the theme “The Africa we want, beyond the odds’’, this two-day conference will provide a global platform for leaders across sectors to...
NJ Ayuk

What happens to the African Energy Industry if Western Lenders cut off Loans for Fossil Fuel Projects?

A little more than a year ago, in November 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) declared its intention to phase out funding for fossil...
African Reinsurance

Post Event Communication on the 6th Edition of the African Insurance Awards

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) hereby expresses its sincere gratitude to all the participants and the judges of the just concluded 6th African...
Gas Industry

Equatorial Guinea Outlines a Path Towards Oil & Gas Industry’s Road to Recovery

Like the rest of African petroleum producers, Equatorial Guinea has been through a year like no other. The travel restrictions imposed by the Covid-19...
Ecobank

Ecobank Academy trains NCD Alliance members from over 30 countries on financial management

The Ecobank Academy, which is the corporate university of the leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank, is providing bespoke financial management training courses for national...
African Development Bank

African Development Bank’s AgriPitch competition awards $120,000 in prizes to African youth “agripreneurs”

The founder of a cassava processing business in Kenya, a co-founder of a novel food processing technology start-up, and the owner of a smallholder...
Accelerex Holdings

Accelerex Holdings Secures $20m Investment from Africa Capital Alliance (ACA)

Accelerex Holdings, Mauritius (“Accelerex”), today announced that it has signed an investment agreement with regional private equity firm, Africa Capital Alliance (“ACA”), for the...
African Energy Chamber

As the African Energy Chamber sets for litigation, BEAC postpones implementation of new Forex Regulation towards 2021

BEAC postpones the implementation of the Forex Regulation following litigation sought by the African Energy Chamber. The Chamber remains determined in its commitment to...
Sea landscape

Discovering Africa from its Coast Line

Road trips are a great way to discover a region, but boat trips are even better, especially when you expect to cover great distances,...
Coronavirus in Africa – What to Do During the Lockdown

Coronavirus in Africa – What to Do During the Lockdown

The COVID-19 Virus is also present in Africa and the WHO urges this issue to be taken seriously. All around the world governments have...
Stefano Virgili

Making access to credit and loan repayment available to anyone, anywhere

Over the past few years, there has been a proliferation of new fintech models, offering alternative financial solutions to the conventional set-ups, more so...
Sports Betting in Africa Debunked

Sports Betting in Africa Debunked

Many assume Africa is a continent delayed in the field of technology. Some have even assumed that wildlife is in every resident’s backyard. The...
Could china be intentionally choking Africa with debt ?

Could china be intentionally choking Africa with debt ?

For a few years now, the Chinese government have been lending billions of US dollars to help African countries in their infrastructure building projects....
Could Africa Host The 2030 World Cup?

Could Africa Host The 2030 World Cup?

It was a blow to African football fans this past summer when North America won its bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The...
Why it is important for communities to celebrate local art

Why it is important for communities to celebrate local art

Communities play an important role in the art industry, especially when it comes to supporting and nurturing African art. Once a community is supportive...
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Dust from Africa makes America’s Sky Hazy: What it Means for You

How far do you think can sands go? Well, it turns out, it can even travel hundreds of thousands of miles easily. Sands from...
World Cup 2018: Argentina Issues Apology for Printing a Guide that Talks About Seducing Russian  Women!

World Cup 2018: Argentina Issues Apology for Printing a Guide that Talks About Seducing Russian Women!

Now, there have been a number of controversies in the lead up to the World Cup 2018. It was first whether Russia would be...
ATIGS

Over 150 High-Level Speakers to Grace the Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018 in Washington, D.C

Business leaders and prominent personalities are expected to speak at the Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018 to be held on June...
Ebola

Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

CONAKRY, Guinea, January 5, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- #ISurvivedEbola, the groundbreaking West African multimedia campaign, has launched a new, interactive mobile app that...
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Economic Prowess Dominates Diplomatic Precision: An Overview of King Mohammed VI’s Tour of Africa South of the Sahara

Increasingly in recent months, international politics has been split down the red line of foreign policy--a demarcation dividing the EU and the US from...
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African integration and a new president for Mali: a tale of two necessary transitions

As the world is witnessing the surprisingly smooth political transition in Mali, Morocco is not only determined to speed up the pace of its...
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The Democrat

As Mubarak was going back home, the world is watching for an intervention in Syria and Libya is living a chaos. One cannot stop...
Why we can hope for no more pedophiles in Morocco

Why we can hope for no more pedophiles in Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco has just lived one of the most intense weeks of its history. Here’s a brief about it... Tuesday, July 30 th:...
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INNOVEOX gets Charles Rosier as new Partner and TOTAL EP as first client

In July 2011, Afrik-News announced the launch of a new, innovative company whose patented anti-pollution process - through Supercritical Hydrothermal Oxidation - promised a...