Power Africa Partners U.S. African Development Foundation and GE Announce Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda

28-Aug-2017

Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development Uganda Limited (CODE) will each be awarded a grant of $100,000 to expand their renewable energy enterprises to reach women beneficiaries. The U.S. African Development...

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Hogan Lovells Goes Platinum at AFC Live

11-Apr-2017

Leading global law firm, Hogan Lovells, will be the headline legal sponsor at AFC Live, the key industry infrastructure investment summit hosted by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), that will take place in Abuja on the 15th and 16th May, 2017. A...

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Abduction of Nigeria’s richest man of thwarted

10-Apr-2017

An attempt to kidnap Nigeria’s billionaire oil tycoon Femi Otedola for a ransom of about $3m (£2.4m) has been foiled, said Nigerian police. Three men were arrested for an attempt to abduct Mr Otedola, whose fortune has been listed by...

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ICC is Africa’s ‘most credible court of last resort’ says Kofi Annan

10-Apr-2017

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary General, has said that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is an institution that has and rightfully deserves the support of Africa. This is because it ‘‘remains the continent’s most...

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Egypt journalists’ union head gets two-year jail term

10-Apr-2017

In Egypt, the head of the journalists’ union and his two companions have been sentenced to two years imprisonment for ‘harbouring fugitives’. A court in Cairo also allowed Yehia Qallash and board members Gamal Abdel Rahim and Khaled...

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South Africa’s Thuli Madonsela is Forbes Africa ‘Person of the Year 2016’

10-Apr-2017

For honouring excellence in Africa, the Forbes Africa Person of the Year (POY) award is gaining popularity and recognition. The fifth recipient of this award was announced in Kenya on Thursday evening. South Africa’s former anti-corruption czar,...

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South African rangers get trained by military experts

10-Apr-2017

The veterans of the military have found a new role in South Africa’s poaching war. Experts and veterans from the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere are teaching military techniques to South African rangers. It is worth noting that Rhino...

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President- elect Property magnate Adama Barrow defies odds, ends Jammeh’s 22 year old reign

10-Apr-2017

Adama Barrow, a property magnate who has never held public office, has defied the odds to score a shocking victory in Gambia’s elections. A new era appears to be dawning in The Gambia as country’s long time president has lost the presidential...

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Fascinating Serengeti

10-Apr-2017

The Serengeti National is acclaimed for its prodigious enthrallment of predators and a very large Serengeti Migration of almost two million wildebeests where nearly one million wildebeests and 200,000 zebras move from the northern hills to the south every...

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Giraffes silently disappearing

10-Apr-2017

A drastic drop in the giraffe population has been observed over the past 30 years. The world’s tallest land mammal is close to extinction. The numbers have gone from around 155,000 in 1985 to 97,000 in 2015 approximately according to the...

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