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The agricultural sector could be a key source of job creation for young people. But conventional opinion has it that they are turning their backs on the sector despite high levels of unemployment. So what gives?
The world’s sight is directed toward Egypt as the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) got underway. The government launched promotions of the country’s tourist destinations. South Africa’s national football team, which participates now in AFCON 2019, visited the Giza Plateau on Friday. They were welcomed by Ashraf Mohy El-Din, the director general of Giza …
President orders cabinet to secure necessary commodities for citizens during Ramadan
To traditional music, Africa celebrated the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) awards at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Centre in the Senegalese capital of Dakar amidst a large presence of African football stars who previously won these awards and put smiles on their fans’ faces. Nigeria beat the likes of Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, and …
Negotiations between EAC, Egypt complete
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) signed on Tuesday an agreement with South Africa, the South Africa-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP), with funds of $1bn. Benedict Oramah, president and chairman of Afreximbank’s board of directors, signed the agreement with Kutoane Kutoane, CEO of Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa (ECIC). The SATIPP is …
South Africa’s ruling party the African National Congress (ANC) decided to disown the current South African President Jacob Zuma and demand his immediate resignation on Tuesday, following the party’s marathon meeting. According to the Associated Press (AP), the national executive committee of the ANC—the party once led by Nelson Mandela—demanded that Zuma must leave his …
Some African governments have had to implement deep and painful budget cuts, announce multiple currency devaluations, said RMB analyst
Egypt supports “Road and Belt” initiative to retrieve ties between east and west
South Africa’s ruling ANC has welcomed the release of the state capture report. It is a victory for democracy writes DW Head of Africa Service Claus Stäcker.
The organisation cited death sentences approved the mufti against Egyptians, including former president Mohamed Morsi
Though the top three seem to be in a constant back and forth, Egypt’s future growth prospects put it in a better position than the current continental leaders
FIFA investigators have called for three African former football officials to be banned for alleged ethics violations. They have passed on their findings to FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber for a ruling.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. His huge country is looking for raw materials and allies in its quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
A charismatic South African soprano and a 30-year-old Lithuanian conductor present arias about love and vengeance.
A simmering row at public broadcaster SABC could soon boil over into renewed protests. Just weeks before crucial polls, journalists, civil society, and trade unions accuse SABC of political meddling and censorship.
Six weeks before crucial municipal elections, ANC leader and South African President Jacob Zuma has suffered another courtroom setback. Corruption charges against him, once believed buried, are resurfacing.
Fleeing war, drought and poverty , an increasing number of people from the Horn of Africa are heading south en route to South Africa. After arrival, many face arrest, deportation and xenophobia.
President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the decision by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) to maintain South Africa’s investment rating at BBB-. However, the agency report also included a gloomy outlook.
The four markets include the Gulf with Dubai at the forefront, London, the US, and South Africa
All the shows will be held between 19 and 25 April. India was chosen to be the honorary guest at the festival
While no African official has yet resigned as a result of the Panama Papers, African journalists involved in the investigation say they have given Africans a wake up call and could even lead to government action.
EFG Hermes One-on-One Conference, research sector begins initial promotion among international financial institutions
The company has the intention to produce regionally, not only in China, says CSO
Bank gained half a million new customers in retail banking
Ruling suggests intelligence agency may practice widespread monitoring of rights bodies worldwide
Prime minister discusses terrorism, women empowerment and climate change in the 25th African Union Summit in South Africa