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.
- 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 10:20
- Janet Shoko
Zimbabwe has extended its investigations into missing diamond revenue to six countries including the United States following claims the impoverished country could have lost $15 billion through externalisation.
- Thursday, 26 May 2016 08:36
- Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said it was still unclear whether South Africa's debt could be downgraded by Standard & Poor's and Fitch after holding discussions with the rating agencies last week, the Financial Mail reported on Thursday.
- 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.