Category: Africa News

Nigeria: Why Russia Is Nigeria’s Friend

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

President Mohammadu Buhari says Russia is a partner because it is “visibly helping” Nigeria in all the priority areas of his government, including security, economy and the fight against corruption. Buhari, who said this at a panel discussion on the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh, was responding to a […]

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Africa: Continent is Behind On Progress Towards Poverty Reduction Goals

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

In their annual meeting at the United Nations in 2005, world leaders agreed on a common economic agenda. This was to halve – between 1990 and 2015 – the proportion of the world’s population living on less than one dollar a day. It’s been nearly 15 years since this resolution. The world has certainly seen […]

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Africa: ‘Our Blood Does Not Want to Be Spilled in the Land of South Africa’

| October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

For two weeks, the walkway of the Waldorf Arcade has housed rows of makeshift bedding, screaming children and exhausted refugees begging the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to remove them from South Africa. “They are killing us, burning us alive, looting our shops,” said Eke Lyke Chibuzor, a refugee from Nigeria, who has […]

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Zimbabwe: Outrage at Export of More Than 30 Baby Elephants to Chinese Zoos

| October 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Animal protection experts at Humane Society International/Africa and Zimbabwe animal groups on Thursday expressed their outrage and heartbreak at the news that more than 30 wild-caught baby elephants held captive for nearly a year in Hwange National Park, have been flown out of the country via Victoria Falls Airport. The news comes on the same […]

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Zimbabwe: I Am Ready to Talk

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Idah Mhetu MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has indicated he is willing to talk to President Emmerson Mnangagwa in order to move the country forward if the dialogue does not result in him being part of government. Chamisa told thousands of party supporters gathered to mourn Glen View South MP, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java in the sprawling […]

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