Russia set to expand military power to Africa with echoes of Cold War

Russia set to expand military power to Africa with echoes of Cold War

Russia is prepared to increase the number of military instructors based in the country, embroiled in a six-year civil war, in a move which has striking parallels with the Soviet Union’s Cold War expansionist policy. Mikhail Bogdanov, the country’s Africa representative and deputy foreign minister said: “It all depends on the will of the country’s […]

Mall for Africa to sell US cars to customers in Nigeria

Mall for Africa to sell US cars to customers in Nigeria

Mall for Africa, an award-winning patented e-commerce platform, will add cars from the United States to the long list of items that it sells. The company said it will sell American made cars to its customers in Nigeria, effective immediately, with plans to expand to 16 additional countries over the next year. “Over the years, […]

How solar power is changing lives in Africa

How solar power is changing lives in Africa

In June 2018, Bouake, the second largest city of Cote d’Ivoire, suffered its first-ever shutdown of domestic water supply. The country’s dammed lake, which supplies 70 percent of the city’s water supply, completely ran dry. According to many experts, this was yet-again another consequence of climate change. As a result of the drought, the people […]

Africa Women Cup of Nations 2018 draw: Ghana vs Cameroon and Nigeria vs South Africa in group stages

Africa Women Cup of Nations 2018 draw: Ghana vs Cameroon and Nigeria vs South Africa in group stages

The finalists have learned their fate ahead of next month’s tournament and there are some interesting games to look forward to Nigeria will begin their Africa Women Cup of Nations defence against South Africa after Sunday’s draw threw together Ghana and Cameroon in the pick of the group-stage matches. The Super Falcons triumphed on Cameroonian […]

Africa's Mr Development

Africa's Mr Development

A complete irony that just as the words ‘women power’ are mentioned in the room, the power goes off. It’s a cold winter’s day in Johannesburg and the Greenside suburb that we are in for this interview is encountering unscheduled load-shedding. The word power was in describing Phuti Mahanyele’s and Stacey Brewer’s ascent to corporate […]

Mall for Africa Sells US Cars to Customers in Nigeria

Mall for Africa Sells US Cars to Customers in Nigeria

Chris Folayan/Courtesy Chris Folayan via UrbanGeekz By Stacy M. Brown,NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia Mall for Africa, an award-winning patented e-commerce platform, announced that it will add cars from the United States the long list of items that it sells. The company said it will sell American made cars to its customers in Nigeria, effective immediately, with […]

Africa tour bus crash survivor returns to San Diego

Africa tour bus crash survivor returns to San Diego

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A local retiree is back home and recounting how a trip of a lifetime turned into a painful nightmare during a ride on a tour bus in Africa. Three weeks later, the pain remains constant. But Jeannette Craig, 68, is grateful. “Just so glad to be back home,” said Craig, from […]

Police Aren't Sure Whether Africa's Youngest Billionaire Is Still Alive After Abduction

Police Aren't Sure Whether Africa's Youngest Billionaire Is Still Alive After Abduction

It’s unclear whether Africa’s youngest billionaire abducted more than a week ago is still alive, according to Tanzanian police. Eight people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of Mohammed Dewji, Inspector General of Police Simon Sirro said in comments aired on Kwanza TV. The 43-year-old with an estimated net worth of about $1.5 […]

Photos: 'This Is Africa' – The Republic of the Congo

Photos: 'This Is Africa' – The Republic of the Congo

African countries have their peculiar challenges like all countries the world over. Amid these challenges are particular characteristics of countries on the continent. ‘This Is Africa (TIA)’ is an Africanews initiative aimed at sharing information about African countries and helping our audiences better discover the continent – in a small but significant way. For the […]

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