Pierre-Francois Seri

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Economic Development

Good News! ‘Nigeria Chibok girls: At least 80 freed by Boko Haram’

Some few girls have successfully escaped over the years and the government of Chad helped free some a while back.<p>Boko Haram calls itself the</i> …

Why are former colonies in Africa so important to France?

Tanzania

Wildlife, beaches, friendly people, fascinating cultures, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Mt Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar Archipelago – Tanzania has all these and more wrapped up in one adventurous, welcoming package.

Loneliness

We should have allowed Igbos to secede but ...

‘But Nigeria can have true federalism after all’<br>.On anti-corruption war: We are deceiving ourselves<p>By Jide Ajani<p>Last week, we brought you the first …

Africa

Kenya set to host over 5,000 flower growers and buyers for the sixth year in a row

Kenya set to host over 5,000 flower growers and buyers for the sixth year in a row 05-05-2017 13:33:00 | by: Bob Koigi | hits: 7615 | Tags:<p>Over 5,000 …

Africa

Ramaphosa apologises to voters

Amanda Khoza, News24<p>Johannesburg - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has apologised to voters that boycotted the 2016 local government elections to …

Mugabe 'second to SA' quotes 'a sign he is suffering from old age'

Njabulo Ncube, News24<p>Harare - Former Zimbabwean finance minister Tendai Biti says President Robert Mugabe, 93, is suffering from old age after the …

South Africa

First US soldier killed in Somalia since ′Black Hawk Down′ | News | DW | 06.05.2017

A US soldier has been killed in a special operations mission with Somali forces against al-Shabab. It is the first US military casualty in Somalia in …

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Middle East5 hours agoUnderstanding Hezbollah’s “military engagement” in Syria: Achieving political goal or a religious drift? Americas9 hours …

Calm Returns to Nigeria’s Oil-Producing Delta—But for How Long?

After a disastrous 2016, in which militant attacks slashed its oil production and threw it into recession, Nigeria’s adoption of a conciliatory …

Founder discusses plans for a transcontinental university for Africa

“This century will be the African century, so students who want to be globally equipped will have to understand where Africa’s going.”<p>Fred Swaniker …

Africa

The end of wild elephants? Why we must not let Africa become one giant food farm

The world’s rapid population rise risks turning Africa into one giant farm with no room for wildlife. We need to think again, says the head of UN Environment<p>Elephants are in big trouble. Even if we beat poaching and illegal trade, their potential doom has been sealed in projections for population …

European Union

'When you're dealing with children, it's always going to hit home': Margaret Evans on South Sudan

CBC foreign correspondent Margaret Evans has returned to London after visiting South Sudan, a country in the throes of civil and ethnic warfare where …

Africa

Militants Kill Nine Chad Soldiers in Ambush in Lake Chad Region

A large convoy of militants attacked a Chadian military camp near Lake Chad early Friday, killing nine soldiers, according to an army statement.<p>The …

Africa

'Ethiopia needs to open up civic space': UN rights chief

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein tells DW that despite Ethiopia's tremendous economic and sociocultural advances, the government there …

Africa

Three top roadtrips from Cape Town – as voted for by South Africans

• Hermanus – Less than two hours from Cape Town, is Hermanus, one of the greatest treasures of the Whale Coast. Most famous for its whale watching, …

South Africa

The most in-demand skills and jobs in South Africa right now

CareerJunction has updated its internal jobs index to reflect the most in-demand skills and jobs in South Africa.<p>The CJI analysis is based on …

South Africa
Chia Seeds
Chia Seeds
Niger

Boko Haram planning to kidnap foreign workers: US

ABUJA, Nigeria — The United States and British governments are warning that the Boko Haram extremist group is actively planning to kidnap foreigners …

North Africa

This Computer Language Is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds

<b>Last year,</b> I went to Nigeria with Mark Zuckerberg. One of the first stops on the trip was a program that taught kids how to code. When Zuckerberg …

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni Hands Out Autobiography to Schools

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has handed out copies of his autobiography to all public schools in the country, according to the Ugandan Ministry …

Why U.S. SEALs Targeted a Terrorist Radio Station in Somalia

The operation against Al-Shabaab left one SEAL dead.<p>On Thursday, the Somalian terrorist group Al-Shabaab killed an American Navy SEAL during an …

Extremism

Boko Haram behind thousands of child deaths: Report

A campaign of violence led by terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries is responsible for the deaths of nearly 4,000 children, …

Africa Investors Eye Niche Markets as Biggest Economies Slip

Investors targeting Africa are broadening their horizons in their search for yield as sluggish growth and policy uncertainty in Nigeria and South …

South Africa