Mandela Washington Fellowship for young African leaders' initiative has concluded a three-day regional conference in Ghana, with a call on African leaders to pursue inclusive financial, social and digital policies to quicken the continent's development pace.
East & Horn Africa
- Thursday, 26 May 2016 11:31
- Dasmani Laary
- Thursday, 26 May 2016 11:08
- Former President of Nigeria - H.E. President Olusegun Obasanjo
Every year, thousands of young Africans join an exodus from their families' small, often struggling farms in the countryside. Their dream – sometimes fulfilled, often not – is to find a more rewarding and stimulating life in the continent´s rapidly growing cities. Few return, but even fewer ever completely sever their ties.
- Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:50
- Lansana Gberie, Africa Renewal
With the emergence of groups like Boko Haram in Nigeria, and the spread of Somalia's Al-Shabaab attacks into Kenya and Uganda, many are asking whether terrorism is becoming the dominant mode of conflict across Africa.
- Wednesday, 25 May 2016 16:20
- Marshall Van Valen in Lusaka
The African Development Bank's (AfDB) Annual Meeting in Lusaka got its official start on its second day and confirmed the principle that big personalities mean big waiting around.
- Wednesday, 25 May 2016 10:12
Tanzania plans to invest $1.9 billion each year by 2025 in energy projects in a bid to end power shortages and boost industrial growth in East Africa's second-biggest economy, its prime minister said.