[Leadership]From independence in 1960, Africa has been the cornerstone of Nigeria's foreign policy. Struggle for decolonisation, struggle to dismantle the obnoxious apartheid system and the struggle to maintain the dignity of the Black race all over the world defined Nigeria's foreign policy from independence. This was most noble, given the fact that Nigeria is the most populous Black nation on earth; one out of every five black people is a Nigerian. Due to the nation's Africa policy, Nigeria was a founding member of
[CAF]CAF is pleased to announce that the media accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the GLO-CAF Awards Gala 2013 is open from Thursday, 26 December 2013 till Sunday, 5 January 2014.
[Africa Top Sports]The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has launched its new Competitions Management System (CMS) which will be used for next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN).
[UN News]The United Nations is highlighting the intrinsic values and contributions of wild animals and plants, particularly endangered and protected species, by devoting 3 of March as 'World Wildlife Day.'
[VOA]More than 140 passengers from five African countries have been stranded at Brussels International Airport since early Thursday.
[VOA]Most African countries continue to face growing threats of hunger because they have not fulfilled their 2003 pledge to increase support for small-holder farmers, especially for women who do much of the farming on the continent.
[The Point]It is a widely held belief that Africa's problems require an African solution, especially at this moment when most African countries are grappling with some very serious problems, most of which are political.
[Guardian Network]The World Trade Organisation meeting has brought good news not just for Indian farmers, but potential breakthroughs for others
[Guardian Network]There's more bang for every development buck when reducing poverty also boosts gender equality, health and the environment
[ECA]New York -Global economic growth should increase over the next two years with continuing signs of improvement, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) report, launched this week. The global economy is expected to grow at a pace of 3.0 per cent in 2014 and 3.3 per cent in 2015, compared with an estimated growth of 2.1 per cent for 2013. The world economy experienced subdued growth for a second year in 2013, but some improvements in the last quarter have led to the UN's more
[Addis Fortune]Over ninety world leaders have now resumed their demanding jobs in their respective offices after their journey to South Africa to pay their tributes to the first black president of the Republic of South Africa- Nelson Mandela. Mandela died at the age of 95, after a long and recurrent illness.
[VOA]2013 appears to have been the year the world woke up to African terrorism. Military gains against Islamist extremists in places like Mali and Somalia were followed by major terrorist attacks in neighboring countries - highlighting how complex and persistent the threat really remains.
[Addis Fortune]Not since the countries of Africa tossed out their colonial masters several decades ago has there been this much optimism and excitement about the continent's prospects.
[UN News]Three Rome-based United Nations agencies are teaming up on a $2.7 million project to tackle the problem of food losses in developing countries, beginning with pilot programmes in Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda.
[IRIN]New York -Following approvals in the US and Europe this month of a new drug to treat hepatitis C, activists are pushing for the medication to be made available in poor countries, a development reminiscent of the activism that forced down HIV/AIDS drug prices a decade ago in Brazil, South Africa and Thailand.
[Thomson Reuters]Global organisations are not adequately prepared for the global government push for greater tax transparency, according to a study by Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals.
[Vanguard]Research study across organisations in three major African countries namely: South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya has revealed that Nigeria will overtake South Africa in Cloud uptake by 2014, with considerable investments about to be made in the sector.