Africa’s first Facebook HQ opens in Jo’burg

Africa’s first Facebook HQ opens in Jo’burg

The social media site Facebook has announced the opening of its main headquarters in Africa in the South African city of Johannesburg. Facebook said its new office in South Africa ...

Huge business opportunities in Africa’s cocoa sector-AfDB

Huge business opportunities in Africa’s cocoa sector-AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) are poised to boost business opportunities in Africa's cocoa sector, according to a statement ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

Disgruntled soldiers fire shots around Burkinabe presidential palace

Disgruntled soldiers fire shots around Burkinabe presidential palace

Soldiers from Burkina Faso's Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) opened fire in air on Monday night near the presidential palace, sources confirmed on Tuesday morning. According to ...

Ghanaian leader grants amnesty to 900 prisoners

Ghanaian leader grants amnesty to 900 prisoners

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has granted general amnesty to 900 prisoners across the country, APA learns here on Tuesday. The gesture is part of activities marking the 55th ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Dakar to host July conference on Islam, peace

Dakar will from July 28 to 29 host a conference on ‘Islam and Peace' that will bring together 500 delegates including eminent guests from around the world, the chairman of the organizing committee Babacar Abdoulaye Ibrahim Niasse announced in the Senegalese capital Tuesday.“The conference aims to promote  more...

June 30, 2015 at 6:57 pm UTC

Ghana: New election commission boss takes oath

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday swore in the newly appointed Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) during an official ceremony at the Flagstaff House, seat of government in Accra. Mrs. Charlotte Osei succeeds Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, whose term of office expired after reaching the  more...

June 30, 2015 at 4:58 pm UTC

African ministers meet in Addis to boost investment

African ministers, central bank governors, representatives of regional economic communities, multi-national companies, and development partners are meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on possible ways of boosting investment in the African continent.The forum, in particular, aims at promoting  more...

June 30, 2015 at 6:53 pm UTC

Botswana introduces new vaccines to curb child mortality

The Ministry of Health has introduced some new vaccines that will help curb child deaths in Botswana, APA learnt here on Monday.Speaking in an interview, Child Health Officer in the ministry Ndibo Monyatsi said they are continuously looking at programmes they could employ to reduce child deaths. "We are  more...

June 29, 2015 at 10:39 am UTC

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