While the tragic events that are still unfolding in Mali dominate international headlines, this tragedy should not overshadow the ongoing and equally tragic crisis in its southern neighbour, Ivory Coast.
- Tuesday, 10 December 2013 16:44
- Drissa Traoré, FIDH Vice President and Patrick Baudouin, FIDH Honorary President
- Tuesday, 10 December 2013 16:37
- Billie Adwoa McTernan
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor has revised Ghana's outlook to negative, on the basis of the country's large budget deficit, which is expected to fall to 10.2 percent of GDP this year from 12 percent in 2012.
- Monday, 09 December 2013 14:14
- Travis Lupick
Canada's Minister of international trade, Ed Fast explains the country's strategic shift to link development aid with private sector investments.
- Monday, 09 December 2013 13:35
- By Julia Fioretti LONDON (Reuters)
When the Afghan government used mobile phones instead of cash to pay some of its policemen, the officers thought they'd just had a 30 percent pay rise. In truth, they had just been paid the full amount, with nothing skimmed off by middlemen, for the first time.
- Friday, 06 December 2013 17:28
- Nana Akufo-Addo
I join the rest of humanity in commemorating the life of the greatest African that the world has ever known, a man who managed the unique global feat of being loved, admired, respected and idolised by the greatest number of the world's population in the course of his lifetime – Nelson Mandela.
- Friday, 06 December 2013 11:03
- Crystal Oderson in Johannesburg
As the world mourns global icon, Nelson Mandela's death, tributes pouring are telling the story of a remarkable man. But what was it like to spend time on Robben Island, sharing a life long friendship with Mandela? Ahmed Kathrada spoke to The Africa Report's Crystal Orderson about meeting Mandela, his time on Robben Island, his friendship with Mandela and his legacy to the world.