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Africa: Impose sanctions on France and Other Countries that Impoverish Africa - Di Maio to the EU
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Africa: Impose Sanctions on France and Other Countries that Impoverish Afri...

He said France had “never stopped colonising tens of African states”. Luigi di Maio called on the European Union to impose sanctions on France for its policies in Africa. He said France had “never stopped colonising tens of African states”. Ever since Italy’s Five Star... read more »

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO
Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Fo...

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO

Nigeria and all the other developing countries of the world will continue to experience hunger if they fail to shift from depending on imported foreign food. This is the underlying conclusion tumbling out of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) seminar on achieving a world of zero-hunger.... read more »

Cameroon: 85 Year Old Biya Seeks 7th Term in Office as Polls Open Today
Cameroon: 85 Year Old Biya Seeks 7th Ter...

Cameroon: 85 Year Old Biya Seeks 7th Term in Office as Polls Open Today

Polls have opened in Cameroon with President Paul Biya seeking a seventh term. Polling stations opened at 8am (07:00GMT) and will close at 6pm (17:00GMT) with more than six million people eligible to cast their ballots. Biya, 85, faces an attempt by the opposition parties to forge a unified front... read more »

Africa: Africans deserve to know details of deals their leaders sign with China
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Africa: Africans Deserve to Know Details of Deals their Leaders Sign with C...

China’s footprints are all over the African continent, signing deals with many countries. However, the finer details of China-Africa loans are often kept secret. There are concerns that African countries are mortgaging their natural resources as collateral for the loans. The China-Africa... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation board
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Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide We...

After a 3-year tenure as an Honorary Chairperson of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) where she provided guidance and advocacy to help drive down internet costs, Dr. Omobola Johnson is joining the Web Wide Web Foundation as a board member. The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) — a... read more »

Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Donald Trump will welcome Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta to the White House on Monday for what will be only the second one-on-one meeting the US president has held with an African leader since he... read more »

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again - Trump, Speaking About Buhari

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again – Trump, Speaking About Buhar...

“I never want to meet someone so lifeless again”. This according to Financial Times was what Donald Trump, President of the United States said to an aid after President... read more »

Africa: Kofi Annan Passes On at 80

Koffi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General, has passed on at the age of 80. His death was announced in a tweet from his Twitter account @KofiAnnan. The tweet read “It is... read more »

Zimbabwe: Enthusiasm Greets First Post-Mugabe Polls

Zimbabwe: Enthusiasm Greets First Post-Mugabe Polls

As Zimbabweans go to their first post-Mugabe polls, there is a high level of enthusiasm as many feel this is a new era. The turn out for the election has been impressive with long queues of... read more »