Africa News Report

Africa News Report

Angélique Kidjo secures millions for female entrepreneurs

Benin diva Angélique Kidjo has managed to secure hundreds of millions of dollars funding from the G7 world leaders for female entrepreneurs in Africa. She...

Devastating pictures from Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai has ravaged parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in what the UN says could be the worst weather-related disaster ever...

Ethiopian Airlines: Africa’s largest airline

Ethiopian Airlines has been shaken by the crash that killed 157 people, but it is widely recognized...

Ghanaian Millionaire to Invest in Liberia

– Targets real estate, mining, aviation, others President George Manneh Weah at his inaugural address passionately appealed to the...

Former International Footballer George Weah Sworn In As President Of Liberia

"I have spent many years of my life in stadiums, but today is a feeling like no other," President Weah told crowds in the...

ECOWAS, and partners want protection of women’s rights in Agriculture

Closing gender inequality or gaps for women in agriculture could lead to 20 to 30 percent increase in food production. This is according to international...

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year rule

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, bringing an end to 37 years of rule and sparking jubilant celebrations in the nation's streets. A letter from...

Ghana ranks 68th in the list of best countries to live in

The top five is made up of Switzerland, Canada, Britain, Germany and Japan Ghana is ranked 68th from 79 countries Nigeria ranked 77th;...

Tanzania gov’t: 1,423 industries established within 12 months

A total of 1,423 industries have been set up in Tanzania within one year of President John Magufuli in office, it has been revealed. Principal...

Robert Smith: A quiet billionaire makes some noise with $20 million gift to the...

In 2013, when the founders of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture were seeking donors, people directed them to one...