La croissance économique en Afrique de l’Est résiste à la sécheresse

Michael Armstrong, Directeur regional,ICAEW Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie du sud NAIROBI, Kenya, 13 Avril 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- L’économie de l’Afrique de l’Est a continué de croître malgré les effets néfastes de la sécheresse dans la région, selon le dernier rapport de l’Institut des comptables agréés en Angleterre et le Pays de Galles (Institute…

La croissance économique en Afrique de l’Est résiste à la sécheresse

Michael Armstrong, Directeur regional,ICAEW Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie du sud NAIROBI, Kenya, 13 Avril 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- L’économie de l’Afrique de l’Est a continué de croître malgré les effets néfastes de la sécheresse dans la région, selon le dernier rapport de l’Institut des comptables agréés en Angleterre et le Pays de Galles (Institute…

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

Michael Armstrong, Regional Director ICAEW Middle East, Africa and South Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 13 April 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- East Africa’s economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according to ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report. In Economic Insight:…

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

Michael Armstrong, Regional Director ICAEW Middle East, Africa and South Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 13 April 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- East Africa’s economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according to ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report. In Economic Insight:…

97 missing after asylum seeker boat sinks off Libya

At least 97 people are missing and believed to have drowned after their Europe-bound boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to the Libyan coast guard. Spokesman Ayoub Qassem said 23 migrants were rescued around 10 kilometers off the coast of Tripoli after authorities received a distress call. Fifteen women and five children…

97 missing after asylum seeker boat sinks off Libya

At least 97 people are missing and believed to have drowned after their Europe-bound boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to the Libyan coast guard. Spokesman Ayoub Qassem said 23 migrants were rescued around 10 kilometers off the coast of Tripoli after authorities received a distress call. Fifteen women and five children…

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema charged with treason

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been charged with treason for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade on a main road, according to police. On Saturday, Lungu had passed through Mongu – 500km west of the capital, Lusaka – and his motorcade was obstructed because Hichilema’s convoy refused to give way, police said. “The opposition…

#Skills4Girls4Life: Making entrepreneurs out of northern Nigerian schoolgirls

Socio-cultural and economic factors have resulted in a wide disparity in the ratio of boys to girls’ access to education, entrepreneurial and economic opportunities in Nigeria and the statistics for the country’s northern half is even more scaring Schoolgirls display their items produced under dRPC’s Skills4Girls4Life project     By Adam Alqali and Ibrahim Badamasi…

Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

Thousands of demonstrators have gathered in the South African capital Pretoria for protests urging President Jacob Zuma to step down. Wednesday’s march to Union Buildings, the official seat of government, was organised by a coalition of opposition parties following nationwide rallies against Zuma last week. The president’s recent dismissal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan stoked…

'Alarming' rise in Boko Haram child suicide bombers

An “alarming” number of children in Africa, most of them girls, have been used as suicide bombers by Boko Haram in 2017, according to UNICEF. In the countries fighting Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region – Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad – 27 children have been used in suicide attacks by the armed group…