Tag: Africa

UK’s new PM pledges $108m to Africa, Middle East to grip migration crisis ‘at source’

July 19, 2024

The newly elected British Prime Minister Keir Starmer announced Thursday (18 July) $108 million in funding for Africa and the Middle East to tackle illegal ... Read More

Support for democracy falling in Africa- Afrobarometer

July 18, 2024

A new report by Afrobarometer, a pan-African research network, found that support for democracy was waning in Africa, following a spate of coups, particularly in ... Read More

China’s oil imports from Africa plunge amid shift to suppliers in Gulf, Asia and Russia — report

July 16, 2024

Africa once accounted for more than a third of Chinese oil imports, but now major African oil suppliers are struggling with declining production and exports ... Read More

Africa: 180 million people to benefit from World Bank’s $2.5B program to boost inclusive digitalization

July 10, 2024

The World Bank has launched a new $2.48 billion program that aims to improve internet adoption rates and infrastructure coverage gaps for more than 180 ... Read More

Expanding extremist groups pose rising threat across Africa and beyond — experts

July 1, 2024

With the United States in the process of withdrawing its 1,000 troops from Niger and also about 75 from neighboring Chad, Western military officials and ... Read More

Morocco calls for preservation of Africa’s interests in new global digital order

June 30, 2024

Africa's interests as an important component of the Global South must be preserved in the new global digital order, stressed from London Latifa Akharbach, President ... Read More

Russia’s ‘Africa Corps’ takes over Wagner Group’s lucrative operations on the continent

June 27, 2024

Moscow has effectively dismantled and largely taken over the Wagner Group and its African operations, once led by Yevgeny Prigozhin, in the year since the ... Read More

Foreign investments in Africa decline 3% in 2023- UNCTAD

June 25, 2024

Foreign investment flows to Africa dropped by 3% in 2023 to $53 billion, despite an increase in investments in green energy projects, the UN Conference ... Read More

Making Africa healthier: global forum launches $1.2bn initiative to boost local vaccine production

June 21, 2024

World leaders, health groups, and pharmaceutical firms have announced an African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator initiative to the tune of $1.2 billion that will incentivize and ... Read More

Africa’s economic growth to outpace global average in 2024 — Afreximbank report

June 20, 2024

The economic growth across Africa is projected to exceed global average this year, according to a new report published by the Afreximbank, despite several downside ... Read More