Africa News Report

Africa News Report

International Celebrities To Attend Kenya’s Ivory Burning

President Uhuru Kenyatta will on April 30 lead Hollywood celebrities, business moguls, Heads of State and other world dignitaries in a historic burning of the largest...

Kofi Annan endorses reforestation of Africa

The replanting of forests can play a major role in achieving the climate objectives that were agreed in Paris. It is now time for...

Nigeria Former Head Of State Son Release From United State Jail

A 47-year-old son of former head of state of Nigeria General Yakubu Gowon was reported to have been released last year on a state...

10th German-African Energy Forum – Hamburg-Germany – 25-26th April 2016

The German-African Energy Forum by Afrika-Verein offers a platform for companies, stakeholders from politics and science from the energy sector for ten years now. The...

 Shell and Akon unveil Africa’s first player & solar powered football pitch in Lagos

Music star Akon joined Shell to shine a light on the power of innovative options for access to smarter energy by unveiling Africa’s first...

Three reasons to smile if you live in South Africa today

From: http://thisisafrica.me/ In South Africa, the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign seldom provides reasons for optimism, let...

Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder after a South African appeals court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict. He killed his girlfriend...

Canada suspends deportations to strife-torn Burundi

Ottawa (AFP) - The Canadian government on Wednesday suspended the deportations of Burundi nationals lacking proper papers, citing the violence and political instability shaking...

Africa’s Top Business Leaders Honoured During UN General Assembly Week

Dangote Cement wins Business of the Year award at the African Business Awards ceremony on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New...

Africa’s Richest Man Dangote Plans Zimbabwe Investments

Harare (AFP) - Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, said Monday that he planned mining and power generation projects in investment-starved Zimbabwe as well as...