Tunisian President Essebsi passes away

Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the North African country’s transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, has died, the...

Somalia hotel attack: Briton among 26 killed in al-Shaabab terrorist siege

A Briton was among several foreigners killed in a terrorist attack on a hotel in Somalia, officials have said. Those killed in the attack in...

Ethiopian Takes Delivery of its 10th B777 Freighter

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s Largest Cargo operator, has taken delivery of its 10th B777F, on 22 June, 2019, at its home base,...

Investing in Africans’ Health

Africa’s health sector represents a massive investment opportunity, estimated by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to be worth US$66 billion annually. Yet...

African businesses urged to invest in the Blue Economy

African businesses are being challenged to wake up to the economic, social and environmental power of the Blue Economy.  Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF)...

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: ‘No survivors’ among 157 on board

There are no survivors among 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Ethiopia's...

Kenya asks UN to fund war against Al-Shabaab

Consistent and ample funding from the United Nations is needed to ensure Somalia does not spiral back into chaos and once again fall under...

Green initiative enhances tree cover in Libya

A nation-wide initiative by hundreds of volunteers planting thousands of trees is increasing tree cover and helping stem desertification in Libya. Over the past two...

Bringing color to city slums

The sprawling Ijora Badia slum on the outskirts of Nigeria’s bustling commercial hub Lagos has been a challenge to the authorities for years. Two years...

Liberia’s former president Sirleaf joins The Elders

The former president of Liberia, along with the former president of Colombia and the previous head of United Nations Human Rights organization, are the...

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