Africa News Report

Africa News Report

 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...

President Obama Address The African Union

US President Barack Obama has ended his visit to Africa by warning the continent will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down...

Burundi Vice-President Gervais Rufyikiri flees

One of Burundi's vice-presidents has fled the country, saying he felt threatened after opposing President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid. Burundi has seen months of turmoil...

Sub-Saharan Africa to Witness Business Boom

Africa, home to a billion people and endowed with abundant resources, is now one of the world’s fastest-growing continents. The region, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, offers...

Ghana petrol station inferno: Accra witnesses questioned

Ghanaians are being questioned about the cause of a petrol station fire in the capital, Accra, in which some 150 people died on Wednesday...