[allAfrica] Cape Town -Have you ever been denied a visa?
[Nation] Ethiopia last week ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), leaving only one more ratification for it to take effect.
[allAfrica] While more than a third of Africans have thought about emigrating, far fewer are actually putting concrete measures in place to do so, according to a new report by Pan-African research network Afrobarometer.
[Deutsche Welle] President Julius Bio has upped the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address its rape “scourge.” The move follows an outcry over the rape of a 5-year-old girl by her male relative.
[NEWS] The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) is praising the government of Liberia for ensuring the passage of the delayed Land Rights bill into law.
THE unofficial motto of the Democratic Republic of Congo was first uttered six decades ago by Albert Kalonji, the leader of the short-lived secessionist state of South Kasai: “This is your home, fend for yourselves.” With hardly any formal economy in Congo, let alone a welfare state, people do whatever they can to get by. Ordinary folk farm, trade, smuggle and hustle
[SciDev.Net] Nairobi -Cost-effective interventions are needed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to reduce death burden caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), a study recommends.
[Premium Times] Today marks 20 years since the death of Nigerian military ruler, Sani Abacha was announced.
[allAfrica] Activists and victims of some of the worst crimes committed in West Africa sat down together in Banjul, Gambia recently to talk about how to bring to justice more people responsible for these crimes.
[The Herald] The United Kingdom and the Standard Chartered Bank have partnered to lend Zimbabwean companies in the private sector US$100 million in a move described by Government as a sign of confidence in its policies aimed at transforming the economy into a middle income by 2030. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya confirmed the development saying the facility would go a long way in improving the firms’ competitiveness.