Sixty-two years ago today, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan nation to gain independence from British colonialism, evoking hope for colonised African nations. Today, the Republic of Ghana stands strong with its rich history and cultural heritage, coupled with a rapidly developing economy On March 6, 1957, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan African nation to gain independence from British rule. Sixty two
The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, a two-day meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, concluded on Monday, promising a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa The 32nd African Union Heads of State and Government Summit concluded, on Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the 2-day summit, African Union (AU) leaders focused on humanitarian issues with the official theme
Rwanda signs a $400 million deal with Gasmeth Energy to produce methane gas from one of Africa’s most famous Killer Lakes. Project presents country’s green agenda, says Rwanda Development Board. In an environmentally significant move, Rwanda government has signed a multi-million dollar deal to produce methane gas from Africa’s “Killer Lake,” the country announced on Tuesday. The $400 million deal was
The Democratic Republic of Congo concluded the peaceful swearing-in ceremony of their new President, Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday. This was the country’s first peaceful election since 1960 as former President, Joseph Kabila presented the Presidential sash to his successor Felix Tshisekedi was sworn-in as the new President for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday in the capital city of Kinshasa.
East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The contest’s motto was ‘Beauty beyond the skin’ Thirty Contestants from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to participate in the first edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant in the Kenyan capital city of Nairobi.
During his two-day visit to Chad, French President, Emmanuel Macron confirmed that France will extend complete military support to Central Africa. The President was in the country to pay a pre-Christmas visit to the French troops French President, Emmanuel Macron flew down to Chad for a two-day visit, scheduled for meeting the French military forces deployed in the country. This marked the
Senegal launches the biggest museum of Black Civilization on Thursday in the capital city of Dakar. The first Senegalese President, Leopold Sedar Senghor, announced the establishment of a post-colonial cultural vision in 1966. It has been 52 years since the first Senegalese president tabled the idea of decolonizing culture through a post-colonial cultural vision. On Thursday, the vision will finally
Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei received the highest honour given by the United Nations to its female police officers deployed on peacekeeping duties, this Monday, November 19. She was given the UN Female Police Officer of the Year 2018 award in a ceremony co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN and the UN Division of the Department of
Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to restore relations following a landmark meeting between the two countries' leaders in Asmara, aimed at ending decades of diplomatic and armed strife. The announcement on Sunday capped weeks of whirlwind change, driven by new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was welcomed for face-to-face talks in the Eritrean capital by President Isaias Afwerki. "We agreed that the
Every year, the month of May brings with it a reason for celebration for the natives of the African continent. The 25th of May marks the occasion of the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Established in 1963, this year will be the organisation’s 55th anniversary. Africa Day, as it is now known, is a symbol of the