Tag: Britain

Germany, Britain announce withdrawal from Mali earlier than planned

November 24, 2022

The German government said Tuesday (22 November) that it plans to wind down the country's participation in a United Nations military mission in Mali by ... Read More

Sudan: protester killed as tens of thousands rally against military junta on coup anniversary

October 27, 2022

One protester was reportedly killed during demonstrations that were held in cities across Sudan Tuesday (25 October) to mark one year of military rule after ... Read More

Mixed legacy: in Africa, not everyone mourns Queen Elizabeth II

September 15, 2022

As Africa reflects on the legacy of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, from Kenya to Nigeria to South Africa, the monarch's passing has reignited a sensitive ... Read More

UK to cut import taxes on 99% of goods imported from Africa

August 18, 2022

The United Kingdom is to cut import taxes on hundreds more products from some of the world's poorest countries, which is a part of its ... Read More

President Joe Biden to host second summit with U.S. and African leaders

November 22, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden plans to host a summit with African leaders to strengthen U.S. ties with the continent, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ... Read More

Britain, Morocco, USA hold Joint Military Exercises in Agadir

May 1, 2019

The US Africa Command has announced the holding of joint military exercises bringing together Britain, Morocco and the USA. The two exercises called "Judicious response" ... Read More

Syrian crisis: Policy Shift in Macron’s France

June 23, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron Thursday told media in an interview that the removal of Bashar al-Assad was no longer a priority for France, adding that ... Read More

Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank Completes Acquisition of Barclays Egypt

May 4, 2017

Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank obtained on May 3 the regulatory approval to acquire the Egyptian branch of Barclays which has shifted towards focusing its activity on ... Read More

Tunisia’s Uphill Battle to Attract Tourists

August 18, 2016

The terrorist attacks that struck Tunisia in 2015 have scarred the country’s reputation as a holiday destination and left it struggling to win its share ... Read More

Ban Ki-moon, Dullest, Worst UNSG, The Economist

May 26, 2016

South Korea’s Ban Ki-moon, the outgoing Secretary General of the United Nations, has been described by the Economist as “the dullest—and among the worst” UN ... Read More