Category Archives: Business

New Dresses, Youth Action: Ending Female Circumcision in Africa

DAKAR – Hundreds of delegates from African governments and campaigners gathered in Senegal this week to discuss how to end female genital mutilation (FGM), which world leaders pledged to eradicate under a set of global …

Sudan Protesters Urge Night Rallies Amid Standoff with Army

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s protest leaders on Monday called for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military over who should lead the …

Sudan Protesters Urge Night Rallies Amid Standoff with Army

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s protest leaders on Monday called for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military over who should lead the …

Separatist Bomb Attack Kills 4 Policemen in Cameroon

YAOUNDE – Cameroon says separatist fighters have killed four policemen and wounded six in the English- speaking southwestern town of Eyumojock. The separatist fighters use of bombs is the first to be reported since the …

Zimbabwe: Hope of Dialogue Dead After ED Friday Gaffe – Chamisa

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa will not join President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) just to massage the Zanu PF frontman’s ego.

Reacting to Mnangagwa’s comments made in an interview with State radio on Friday, …

Zimbabwe: Hope of Dialogue Dead After ED Friday Gaffe – Chamisa

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa will not join President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) just to massage the Zanu PF frontman’s ego.

Reacting to Mnangagwa’s comments made in an interview with State radio on Friday, …

Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

JOHANNESBURG, Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa rose 13% last year to $32 billion, bucking a global downward trend and reversing two years of decline, according to a United Nations report.

Development of new mining and …

Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

JOHANNESBURG, Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa rose 13% last year to $32 billion, bucking a global downward trend and reversing two years of decline, according to a United Nations report.

Development of new mining and …

2nd Ebola Death in Uganda After Outbreak Crosses Border

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.

The first …