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United Nations Extends Arms Embargo On War Afflicted Libya

United Nations Extends Arms Embargo On War Afflicted Libya

THE Security Council, a principal organ of the United Nations (UN), has renewed measures designed to implement the arms embargo on crisis-torn Libya for another year. This is particularly on measures authorising Member States to inspect vessels on the high seas off the country’s coast whereby reasonable grounds exist to believe they violated the ban […]

Hopes of Africa Must Soar With Carthage Eagles of Tunisia

Hopes of Africa Must Soar With Carthage Eagles of Tunisia

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has been nothing short of exciting. We have enjoyed bitter losses, heroic efforts, controversial decisions by the match officials among other dramatic moments that can be expected in such a prestigious tournament. The latter is still yet to catch up with the African teams as 3 of 5 teams […]

Algerian Fixer Saïd Chitour Completes a Year in Prison

Algerian Fixer Saïd Chitour Completes a Year in Prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Algerian authorities to quickly release Saïd Chitour, a media fixer who completed a year in prison today. His health is deteriorating fast and there is no evidence to justify detaining him. A fixer and stringer for such international media outlets as the BBC and Washington Post, Chitour was […]

African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty

African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty

Gambia’s Vice President and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains for the world economy, but it needs to be more fully optimized. She was speaking at a June 14 meeting of representatives from 42 least-developed countries (LDCs) who met at […]

Morocco’s World Cup Dreams Shattered as U.S., Canada, Mexico Win 2026 Bid

Morocco’s World Cup Dreams Shattered as U.S., Canada, Mexico Win 2026 Bid

Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup were dashed after the north African nation only received 33% of the vote while the joint bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico received 67%. US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro welcomed the decision, saying: “Thank you so, so much for this incredible honour. Thank you for […]

They Can’t Stop the Dance – the Trouble With Limiting African Pleasures

They Can’t Stop the Dance – the Trouble With Limiting African Pleasures

The different expressions of pleasure through the African body in colonial and post colonial Africa have been strongly regulated and silenced. Before the disruption that was colonialism, there were traditional spaces, both public and private, that allowed for the discussion of sexual matters and the expression of its pleasure. However, African sexual pleasure and dance […]

Ethiopian PM Says to Preserve, Increase Egypt’s Share of River Nile

Ethiopian PM Says to Preserve, Increase Egypt’s Share of River Nile

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmad said on Sunday 10/6/2018 that he mulled with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi means of boosting bilateral relations, asserting that the Ethiopians respect their Egyptian neighbors and brothers. In a press conference with President Sisi on Sunday, Ahmad said that Ethiopia and its government have no intention to harm Egypt’s […]

Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

Clinical trials are the foundation of any new medicine. They allow scientists to test the efficacy and safety of a drug or therapy. The African continent offers many of the best conditions for conducting clinical trials. It has a diverse population of potential patients, and many have not been previously exposed to any kind of […]

VIDEO: Ramaphosa Calls on Morocco to Grant Independence to Saharawi

VIDEO: Ramaphosa Calls on Morocco to Grant Independence to Saharawi

“Your presence allows us to reiterate our support for the struggle of the people of Western Sahara for self-determination and independence,” said South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during a working visit from President Brahim Ghali of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. Please follow and like us:

Principles of Modern Day Slavery and Soft Colonization as Implemented by Donald Trump

Principles of Modern Day Slavery and Soft Colonization as Implemented by Donald Trump

I was prompted to write this article as a result of a horrible dream I had. In this rather amazingly bizarre dream of mine, we were back in colonial times and white people were making us their slaves and at one point I remember myself hiding in a curve together with my family. In my […]

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