Monthly Archives: May 2017

ZAMBIAN GOVT TO DRILL BOREHOLES WITH SUPPORT OF CHINESE GOVT

LUSAKA, The Zambian government has commissioned the drilling of 920 boreholes in all the 23 districts of Central province and Luapula Province with the support of the Chinese government, says Minister of Water Development, Sanitation …

PRESIDENT KENYATTA TO G7:WORK WITH AFRICA TO ADDRESS GLOBAL CHALLENGES

TAORMINA, Italy, Africa is a vital partner in solving the world’s most pressing challenges to pave the way to seize opportunities that beckon across the continent, President Kenyatta said.

This is the time to put …

XuetangX and Lagos University Launch Online Education Platform

BEIJING, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — During the celebration of the “International Engineering Education Forum” Dr. Nie Fenghua, the Deputy Director of the China Ministry of Education Online Education Research Center, and the Chairman of …

G7 Summit. Julia Gillard: “We can change our current path and ensure education for every child”

Brussels – “We can change our current path and ensure we are educating every child”, Julia Gillard, chairwoman of the Global Partnership for Education, told to Afronline.org during her recent visit to Brussels, …

Take me to your leader: Eritrea’s Isaias Afwerki

Despite all that’s been written and spoken about extreme repression and economic blight in Eritrea, surprisingly little has been publicized about its inscrutable leader, Isaias Afwerki, who has led the country with an iron …

Meeting of the Libya Quartet: Joint Communique

The European Union (EU), the African Union (AU), the League of Arab States (LAS), and the United Nations (UN) met in Brussels on 23rd May 2017 to assess developments in Libya since their last meeting …

SOUTH AFRICA’S OPERATION PHAKISA HELPING GROW THE AQUACULTURE SECTOR

CAPE TOWN, Two years into its launch, South Africa’s Operation Phakisa Oceans Economy strategy is making inroads and growing the aquaculture sector, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

To date, 450 direct jobs …

Migration: EU money in exchange for border controls in Africa

Niamey (Niger) – European funds in exchange for greater border controls. Easier repatriations. Quicker expulsions. In a word: border externalisation. Read the field story written by Sara Prestianni for #DivertedAid, an investigative project …

Martin Ruiz de Gordejuela (European Commission’s spokesperson): “Migration should always be considered in a broader perspective”

Brussels – In an interview with Afronline, media partner of #DivertedAid, the investigative project report on of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, the European Commission’s spokesperson in charge of development cooperation, …