Africa News Report

Africa News Report

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...
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NBA Africa Game 2015 in Johannesburg to Feature Team Africa vs. Team World

JOHANNESBURG, April 22, 2015 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today that the NBA's first game...

South Africa Declared Xenophobic

Thousands across Africa have gone online to label South Africa "xenophobic" - a trend that actually began before the recent murders of immigrants and...

Nigeria’s New President Muhammadu Buhari

FOR the first time, Nigerians have ejected an incumbent president at the ballot box, in a broadly peaceful election. Muhammadu Buhari, the former military...

Kufuor to Nigerians: Remain Peaceful After The Results

The Head of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Observer Mission to Nigeria, John Agyekum Kufuor, has encouraged Nigerians to remain peaceful after...

Tunisia president admits security ‘failures’ in museum attack

Tunis (AFP) - Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said security "failures" had helped facilitate the deadly attack on the country's national museum claimed by...

The African App Company That Trumped Apple To Launch First Black Emoticons

Every week, African Start-Up follows entrepreneurs in various countries across the continent to see how they are working to make their business dreams become...