Category: Foreign News

Regional Integration Still Low, According to African Regional Integration Index 

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) marks a momentous milestone for Africa but preliminary findings of the upcoming 2019 African Regional Integration Index,...

How Islamist Insurgencies Feed Age-old Conflicts in Nigeria, Others

Alassane Dicko used to lead his cattle each day through the grasslands of central Mali until gunmen burned down his village and took all his animals. Now he lives on the...

Brexit: Departure Date Pushed Back By at Least Two Weeks

“I hope we can all agree we are now at the moment of decision.”  Theresa May has been granted an extra two weeks to come up with a Brexit solution after...

Churches Call for Support Amid Devastation Caused By Cyclone in Mozambique

As the numbers of victims and people displaced are still unfolding, churches in the region are calling everyone to join in prayers for the wellbeing and protection of...

Merck Foundation, Burundi Govt Launch Health Programme

Merck Foundation has launched its programs in partnership with Burundi’s First Lady together with Ministry of Health and Government of Burundi. Merck Foundation...

World Water Day: Saudi Arabia Launches Program for Drastic Reduction in Water Use

Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s driest countries, has announced a national program for rationalizing water consumption in the Kingdom, setting ambitious targets...

New Zealand to Outlaw Military Style Weapons

New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the Christchurch attacks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. The announcement...

AfDB: Prof. Nyong Named among World’s ‘100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy’

The African Development Bank has disclosed that  the nomination of Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, as one of the ‘100 Most...

South-South, Triangular Cooperation Can Deliver Rural Solutions, Reduce Poverty

The world needs to harness the power of exchanges between countries in the Global South if we are to reduce poverty and improve food and nutrition security, while...

Hint Linking Mysterious Boeing 737 Max Disasters Came from Space

A new satellite network capable of tracking planes in high fidelity across the globe captured the flight path of the Boeing Co. 737 Max that crashed Sunday. The data...