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…

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…

Children bearing the brunt of South Sudan refugee crisis

Ngomoromo, Uganda – What stands out most when you visit the Ngomoromo transit camp for South Sudan refugees in northern Uganda is the number of children. They are all from South Sudan’s town of Pajok where clashes broke out last week between government forces and fighters from SPLM/A-IO, the main armed opposition rebel group. It’s natural for…

Remise des diplômes aux membres d’Amplify

Le Kenya prend les premières places décernées par Amplify à Nairobi Zain Verjee, aKoma Co-fondateur NAIROBI, Kenya, 11 avril 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Amplify, le premier programme d’enseignement payant d’Afrique pour créateurs de contenus, a tenu sa première cérémonie de remise des prix le vendredi 7 avril à Nairobi, Kenya. Trois équipes de jeunes créateurs…