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Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius’ AfrAsia Bank and Johannesburg-based market research firm New World Wealth. According to the report, the average wealth of a person living in Namibia (wealth per capita) was US$10 800 (about N$142 500) in 2016, up from US$10 200 (about […]

Africa Has Vast Agricultural Potential – So Why Are We Due to Import U.S.$110 Billion Worth of Food Annually By 2025?

Africa Has Vast Agricultural Potential – So Why Are We Due to Import U.S.$110 Billion Worth of Food Annually By 2025?

The African continent has the potential to feed itself and even have surplus food to export to other parts of the world. But instead, the continent imports $35 billion worth of food and agricultural products every year, and if the current predictions hold, the import bill will rise to $110 billion annually by 2025. So […]

Amnesty International affirms urgency of human rights monitoring in Western Sahara

Amnesty International affirms urgency of human rights monitoring in Western Sahara

The non-governmental human rights organization Amnesty International called, Tuesday, the United Nation to “urgently” monitor human rights in Western Sahara in order to put an end to the” violations and impunity” of which the Sahrawi people is victim under the Moroccan occupation. The NGO considers “urgent to prioritize human rights monitoring and to include in […]

Western Sahara: Security Council divided on resolution

Western Sahara: Security Council divided on resolution

The Security Council, which met Tuesday to examine the US draft resolution on Western Sahara, has not reached consensus as first discussions revealed great divergences between the members. The draft resolution aiming to boost negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco has been submitted in a first step to the group of friends of Western […]

Digital Industrial Transformation of Algeria’s Power Plants in Landmark Deal

Digital Industrial Transformation of Algeria’s Power Plants in Landmark Deal

Largest services deal and second largest Industrial Internet software deal in GE Power’s history; Deal includes operations and maintenance (O&M) services for 10 power plants that generate 11 gigawatts (GW) throughout the country, as well as capacity building system for energy efficiency that will deliver more than 420 megawatts (MW) of additional power Agreement highlights […]

African leaders must address problems hindering development of Africa’s natural resources

African leaders must address problems hindering development of Africa’s natural resources

This year’s Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa, which will take place on April 22 and 23, will focus on natural resources governance in Africa. Africa’s rich natural resource endowment has long been at the heart of both the continent’s many violent conflicts and its hopes for prosperity, so the stakes are high. The resources […]

Muammar Gaddafi’s son hiding in Zimbabwe?

Muammar Gaddafi’s son hiding in Zimbabwe?

One of the late Muammar Gaddafi’s sons is reportedly in Zimbabwe under the care of prison officials. Today ZimEye begins investigations on the late Libyan dictator’s adopted son, Abdullah Moussa Yusuf who Kariba Pastor Patrick Mugadza says has been incarcerated at the Harare Remand Prison after he claimed asylum in 2014. He came to Zimbabwe because the […]

Casablanca and Nairobi rank as leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters

Casablanca and Nairobi rank as leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters

The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East. The report focuses on multinationals looking at entering, or already present, in the Middle East and Africa […]

Tunisia Embraces African Court

Tunisia Embraces African Court

The Republic of Tunisia yesterday joined Tanzania and other states in the African continent to sign a declaration, enabling Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and individuals to access the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) directly. Tunisia becomes the eighth nation to sign such declaration. Other countries that have so far signed, apart from […]

Lawyer sentenced to 10 years in prison for ‘insulting’ Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

Lawyer sentenced to 10 years in prison for ‘insulting’ Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

A court in Alexandria has sentenced lawyer Mohamed Ramadan to 10 years in prison, five years of house arrest and a five-year ban on using the internet after he was found guilty of insulting the state president, news agencies have reported. The sentence was issued in absentia and is, said Ramadan’s lawyer Mohamed Hafiz, a […]

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