Category: Blogs

Global Gateway: EU launches 17 new regional programs to boost youth mobility and skills in Africa

April 17, 2024

The European Union has recently launched 17 new regional programs, most notably including 'The Team Europe Initiative on Opportunity-Driven Skills and Vocational Education and Training' ... Read More

Africa, Caribbean nations join forces to demand slavery reparations

April 8, 2024

Momentum is building up between African and Caribbean nations to set up a tribunal that will look into the atrocities suffered by ancestors who have ... Read More

ECOWAS risks losing US$1bn in investments due to withdrawal of its three coup-hit members

April 7, 2024

Trade between Nigeria and neighboring Niger has bounced back since the West African bloc ECOWAS lifted sanctions on the latter coup-hit country, just as the ... Read More

Morocco dam filling rate improves to 30.7% on recent rainfall

April 3, 2024

Torrential rain in different Moroccan regions last week boosted water reservoirs reaching an average of 30.7%, compared with 23% few days ago. While the recent ... Read More

Ethiopia set to repatriate some 70,000 nationals in ‘difficult situation’ from Saudi Arabia

April 2, 2024

Ethiopia has announced it is going to repatriate some 70,000 of its nationals who have been living in squalid conditions in Saudi Arabia, a third ... Read More

UN pays tribute to victims of transatlantic slavery, calls for financial reparations

March 28, 2024

The UN chief has called for reparations over the transatlantic trafficking of enslaved people during the 15th to 19th century as a way to tackle ... Read More

33 African countries in need of food aid due to armed conflicts and drought — FAO

March 18, 2024

A total of 45 countries and regions worldwide, including 33 in Africa, are in need of external assistance for food, the Food and Agriculture Organization ... Read More

Morocco: King Launches in Rabat National “Ramadan 1445” Operation, Benefiting One Million Households

March 13, 2024

King Mohammed VI launched, on Wednesday at the Yaacoub El Mansour District in Rabat, the national "Ramadan 1445" operation, initiated by the Mohammed V Foundation ... Read More

Sudan rejects reports of Iran’s bid for Red Sea navy base, as Russian base is on hold

March 12, 2024

Sudan has dismissed all reports of Iran’s intention to establish a naval base on the country’s Red Sea coast, which comes at a time when ... Read More

Three Sahel countries to create joint anti-jihadist force amid growing insecurity

March 7, 2024

Junta-led Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger have agreed to create a joint force to battle security threats, most notably long-running jihadist rebellions, across their territories. ... Read More