Tag: Africa

Amid escalating food crisis, African agriculture is set for fertilizer boom

September 22, 2022

With an estimated 346 million people across Africa being negatively impacted by a severe food crisis, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a ... Read More

Morocco, China share ambition to promote a ‘triple win’ cooperation in support of Africa

September 22, 2022

Morocco and China share the ambition to establish a "triple win" South-South cooperation in support of Africa's all-out development, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said ... Read More

Africa’s richest nations, including Morocco, control 66% of continent’s total wealth

September 21, 2022

Only three African nations control about 56% of the continent’s total wealth, according to the 2022 Africa Wealth Report published by UK investment consultancy firm ... Read More

DRC puts 4,000 civil servants on retirement to revamp public administration

September 20, 2022

A decree signed by President Félix Tshisekedi has put 4,000 civil servants of the public administration of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on retirement ... Read More

US warns against long-term oil, gas projects in Africa, pledging support to Nigeria’s clean energy

September 20, 2022

Investing in long-term gas projects in Africa as countries wrestle with powering their development with clean energy may not be a very good idea, United ... Read More

Africa’s food security to be boosted by removing barriers to cross-border trade — IFPRI experts

September 17, 2022

Pursuing continental self-sufficiency may not be an appropriate remedy for Africa's weak position in agricultural supply chains, experts at the International Food Policy Research Institute ... Read More

Talk with taikonauts’ helps to promote China’s soft power in Africa

September 17, 2022

Three Chinese astronauts, known as 'taikonauts', recently spoke to students from eight African countries via video link during an event hosted by the China Mission ... Read More

Sahel emergency: the world’s most neglected and conflict-ridden region

September 12, 2022

Africa’s volatile Sahel region risks becoming a forgotten crisis because of the many competing emergencies around the world, a senior United Nations official has warned. ... Read More

FORAF commits to unlock potential of Africa’s regional territories (Saidia Declaration)

September 11, 2022

The members of the Africa Regions Forum (FORAF), convened in Saidia, committed to implement the mandates of regional governments, by releasing the full natural and ... Read More

Chinese smartphones dominate African market as demand for 5G devices grows

September 10, 2022

The demand for Chinese 5G smartphones across Africa continues to rise, as more countries on the continent keep testing 5G networks and their citizens are ... Read More