Saraki to attend inauguration of Trump’s Africa Strategy in Washington – The Punch

Saraki to attend inauguration of Trump’s Africa Strategy in Washington – The Punch

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is set to attend the inauguration of US President, Donald J. Trump’s, Strategy for Africa, today, Thursday, December 13, 2018. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the new United States’ strategy argues for more effective utilisation of existing US […]

Letter from Africa: Why Kenyan men don't want to share power with women – BBC News

Letter from Africa: Why Kenyan men don't want to share power with women – BBC News

Image copyright Huw Evans picture agency In our series of letters from African journalists, media and communications trainer Joseph Warungu reflects on gender inequality in Kenyan politics. The Kenyan parliament is a tough playground. And just like any other playground, the bigger ones tend to play rough and keep the toys to themselves. The “boys” […]

Top tips for South Africa's Festive Season shoppers – The South African

Top tips for South Africa's Festive Season shoppers – The South African

Originally published by SAnews.gov.za. As the festive season gets into full swing, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) is urging consumers to spend their hard earned money wisely. “We are advising consumers to be cautious of their spending during this festive season and only spend what they can afford. Consumers should not overdo it,” said acting manager […]

Thousands march in Bujumbura over AUC’s head remarks – The East African

Thousands march in Bujumbura over AUC’s head remarks – The East African

By MOSES HAVYARIMANAMore by this Author Thousands of Burundians Saturday marched through the capital Bujumbura in protest against comments made by African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat after the collapse of the EAC Heads of State Summit after Burundi boycotted it. In a December 1 statement, Faki expressed concerns on the Inter-Burundi dialogue stalemate […]

African Development Bank, Big Win Philanthropy, Dangote Foundation launch ambitious plan to improve child nutrition, fight stunting – africanews

African Development Bank, Big Win Philanthropy, Dangote Foundation launch ambitious plan to improve child nutrition, fight stunting – africanews

Working with Big Win Philanthropy and Aliko Dangote Foundation, the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan (https://bit.ly/2E4d3vW) that aims at raising investments towards reducing stunting by 40% in African children aged under 5 by 2025. Africa loses $25 billion per year in costs attributed to child morbidity and mortality, impaired […]

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