Tag: Africa

Tillerson’s Abrupt Dismissal Worries Some Africa Experts

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The State Department had billed Secretary Rex Tillerson’s first diplomatic trip to Africa as a mission to reaffirm U.S. collaboration with the continent on counterterrorism, development and good governance. Tillerson’s Abrupt Dismissal Worries Some Africa Experts Tillerson’s abrupt dismissal Tuesday, just hours after returning from his weeklong tour of five...

BENIN: Pendjari Park dreams of being a sanctuary for elephants in West Africa

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Sitting in the back of a pick-up truck in Pendjari National Park, in northern Benin, Matthieu Yoa smiles with the satisfaction of the work done: with his fellow rangers, he has just put a satellite collar on an elephant for ensure its protection. "It was very strong," he breathes in...

Ivory Coast – EU AU Agree To Urgently Evacuate About 700 Thousand Migrants Held Captive In Libya

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EU-AU leaders have unanimously agreed to urgently evacuate about 700 thousand migrants in illegal captivity in Libya who are being sold off as slaves. The Case of sub-Saharan Africans who are held captive and being sold as slaves in Libya dominated the just concluded EU-AU held in Abidjan, the Ivory...

Corazon Kwamboka Has Been Rated No.1 Bursty Socialite In Africa

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These are the top bursty socialites in Africa. Afroinsider called for the nomination of Bursty socialites in Africa and these were those nominated. Some of the factors considered includes natural hair and skin. Most other African bursty socialites were eliminated because, they are bleaching their skin, while others are not...

Kenya – Presidential Elections, 1 Dead As Police Clash With Opposition Supporters

Nairobi (CNN)Kenyan police clashed with protesters in opposition strongholds as the nation voted for a new president Thursday, leaving one person dead and more injured. The main opposition candidate had urged his supporters to boycott the latest election -- the second in less than three months -- reflecting bitter divisions in the...

Botswana’s Death Penalty On Homosexuality – Human Rights Lawyer Cries Out

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Renowned human rights lawyer, Uyapo Ndadi has labelled as ‘utterly shocking, unexpected and lacking justification’ of Botswana’s recent decision to vote against the United Nations’ (UN) position on condemning the gay sex death penalty. He added Botswana’s actions on this global platform should be treated as a cause for concern,...

Chinese Racist Museum With Photos Of Black People Next To Corresponding Animal Closed Down

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A photography exhibit showing black people side-by-side with wild animals has been pulled in China, following accusations of racism. ‘This Is Africa’, which opened at the Hubei Provincial Museum in the central Chinese city of Wuhan shortly before National Day in early October, was well-received by some critics. Zhao Yingxin,...

Monkey Pox Spreads In Bayelsa

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Monkey pox virus that broke out in Bayelsa State has continued to spread in the state so far over ten persons has been reportedly quarantined in separate wards. The state commissioner for Health, Dr Ebitimitula Etebu Thursday sensitized the general public to observe hand hygiene and ensure they don’t come...

We Are Not Employees Of The UN – Museveni To AMISOM

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President Yoweri Museveni has told a meeting of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troop-contributing countries (TCC) that their role in Somalia is purely for Pan African reasons of helping to stabilise Somalia. Uganda was the first country to deploy peace keeping troops in Somalia in 2007, under AMISOM to...

Djibouti-Tunisia Conference On Investment – Members Of TABC Received In The Palace Of The Republic

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Arriving in Djibouti on 16 September to take part in the first Djibouto-Tunisian investment conference, Tunisian businessmen members of the Tunisia Africa Business Council, a newly created Business Council dedicated to Investments in Africa, were introduced yesterday to the head of State by the Minister to the presidency responsible for...