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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...
New York Forum Africa 2013: The ICC, judicial colonialism in Africa?

New York Forum Africa 2013: The ICC, judicial colonialism in Africa?

At a debate on "independence" in Africa during the second edition of the New York Forum Africa 2013 in Libreville, Gabon, the Rwandan minister...
Africa, a “myriad” of markets

Africa, a “myriad” of markets

Africa is consuming, but not enough. The products arriving on African markets do not necessarily match demand. It is all happening too slowly. These...
NYF Africa 2013: “We are not beggars,” says Ali Bongo

NYF Africa 2013: “We are not beggars,” says Ali Bongo

The Gabonese president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, speaking on Friday at the 2nd edition of the New York Forum Africa, invited Africans to work for...
New-York Forum Africa: going forward

New-York Forum Africa: going forward

From 14 to 16 June, Libreville moves to the beat of the second New-York Forum Africa. The success of the first forum, in June...
MONTREAL WILL HOST ITS FIRST  EVER BLACK FASHION WEEK

MONTREAL WILL HOST ITS FIRST EVER BLACK FASHION WEEK

Montréal – After the success of Paris Black Fashion Week, the event created by Adama Paris is gonna happen in Montreal from May 15...
More than a Distributor, THEMA is THE partner when it comes to international development

More than a Distributor, THEMA is THE partner when it comes to international development

THEMA* continues its distribution and marketing strategy of ethnic offers, in Europe and worldwide, confirming its status of preferred partner for international development of...
Orange launches Orange Horizons to seek out new business opportunities outside its operator footprint

Orange launches Orange Horizons to seek out new business opportunities outside its operator footprint

PARIS, France, January 16, 2013/ -- Orange ) has launched a new subsidiary called Orange Horizons that aims to seek out new business opportunities...
A move set to redefine the digital pay-TV space in emerging markets, including across Africa

A move set to redefine the digital pay-TV space in emerging markets, including across Africa

LONDON, United-Kingdom, January 14, 2013/ -- In a move set to redefine digital migration in India and the digital pay-TV space in the other...
Thabo Mbeki: “The relationship between African and its ex-colonizers is illegal!”

Thabo Mbeki: “The relationship between African and its ex-colonizers is illegal!”

Charity begins at home, and Africans need to take the first bold steps to deal with problems affecting them instead of depending on the...
Rhinoceros

South Africa: 40 years sentence, the heavy price for a rhinoceros’ horn trader!

Johannesburg’s court sentenced a rhino poacher to 40 years in prison; a heavy price to pay that might have a symbolic and discouraging impact...
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South Africa: an eye on Jacob Zuma!

The eight South African’s political parties that form the opposition agree to table motion of censure against the South African president, Jacob Zuma. Surprising! The...
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OTAN accused of migrants Death

According to the MIGREUROP’s report and press conference that took place in Paris this Thursday, 2012-11-09, five immigrants per day life-lost in 2011 in...
Obama:  Another family portrait!

Obama: Another family portrait!

Obama’s family celebrating is second mandate in Kenya. At the Obama family’s ancestral village, Kogelo in the north of Kenya, the villagers stayed up...
Kenya’s Favorite Son Does It Again

Kenya’s Favorite Son Does It Again

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...
Dakar: Rallying Point of the Peoples of Africa

Dakar: Rallying Point of the Peoples of Africa

United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), the city of Dakar and the Association of Mayors of Senegal (AMS) are organising the...
Airtel Nigeria appoints Segun Ogunsanya as Chief Executive Officer

Airtel Nigeria appoints Segun Ogunsanya as Chief Executive Officer

LAGOS, Nigeria, November 2, 2012/ -- Bharti Airtel ), a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa,...
DRC faces alarming food crisis

DRC faces alarming food crisis

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the highest rate of malnutrition in central and West Africa, affecting 43% of children under five, says Unicef...
Dupont

New Nine-Layer Film Line Enhances DuPont Packaging Prototype Capabilities

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 26, 2012 – The addition of a pilot-scale, nine-layer blown film line at DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers’ application development laboratory...
Skin

Overexposure to environmental stress like pollution, smoke, harsh weather and sun rays can accelerate skin ageing by triggering oxidative stress in the skin

To protect your skin against environmental stress Evonik launches TEGO® Cistus which will be presented at the IFSCC Congress 2012. This latest active is...
Hurricane Sandy

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. Reschedules Issuance of First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast to November 5, 2012 Due to Tropical Storm Sandy

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2012-- Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEN), a global prestige beauty products company today announced that it has postponed the issuance...
L'Oréal

L’Oréal acquires the Vogue make-up brand in Colombia

L'Oréal announces it has signed a contract for the acquisition of Colombian Vogue group from its shareholders. In Colombia, Vogue is the leader in...
International Experts meet on military intervention in Mali

International Experts meet on military intervention in Mali

International experts met in Bamako on Tuesday to firm up plans for an armed intervention to wrest northern Mali from the hands of Islamic...
Fasken Martineau

New Energy for Fasken Martineau: Kirill Zenin and Nuno Frota join the London office

London (UK) – Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced that Kirill Zenin and Nuno Frota have joined the firm’s...
Earth

Avon to Postpone 3Q 2012 Earnings Due To Hurricane

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) -- In light of Hurricane Sandy and its expected impact on New...
Northern Nigeria: bandits kill 20 people

Northern Nigeria: bandits kill 20 people

20 people have been shot death and others badly hurt by a gang of bandits in a raid on Kaboro village, on Tuesday in...
Day two of Kenyans’ protest

Day two of Kenyans’ protest

A group of irritated demonstrators in Kenya have held a protest in the western town of Kisumu following the killing of a local politician...