Rwanda’s economy grew by 5.9 percent in 2016

Rwanda’s statistics office said on Wednesday the country’s economy grew by 5.9 percent last year, less…

5th Africa CEO Forum in Geneva next week

Geneva will be hosting this March 20-21 the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum, whose…

China releases $30bn aid to Africa

The government of China has announced the disbursement of $30 billion to assist African countries improve…

Botswana president holds talks with German Chancellor

Botswana president Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Tuesday held talks with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel in…

World Bank to release $57 billion for projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

3:17 pm | The World Bank this week pledged to commit a record $57 billion to finance projects in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the head of the Washington-based lender, about $45 billion of the package will come from the…

South Africa loses Commonwealth Games, New Zealand not interested

3:14 pm | South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee on Monday said Durban will not host the 2022 commonwealth games due to financial restrictions. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) confirmed in a statement released later that the Rainbow…

Tunisia: UN Slams Violation of Inmates’ Rights

11:37 am | The United Nations has called on Tunisian authorities to improve prison conditions in the country after UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Ben Emmerson, visited…

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