Africa

 President Obama

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the President’...

Mar. 23 (GIN) – Since a coup d’etat and an extremely bloody aftermath, not much has improved in the Central African Republic and that suits the black market diamond merchants just fine. With news...

Mar. 23 (GIN) – South Sudan’s Democratic Army Cobra Faction announced its third release of child soldiers as agreed in a pact with the government signed last May.

Over the weekend, 654...

Mar 23 (GIN) – At home she was subjected to death threats for defending women in northeastern Kenya who are vulnerable to rape, female circumcision and murder. This month, Amran Abdundi Amram was...

President Goodluck Jonathan is in a tight election race

Nigerian military authorities on Tuesday confined two Al-Jazeera journalists to their hotel room and have...

Mar. 16 (GIN) – Two teenagers of North African descent, running from police, fell to their deaths and were electrocuted in a power substation 10 years ago. The officers will finally stand trial...

Mar. 16 (GIN) – Journalists, activists, hip hop artists and a U.S. diplomat were rounded up by police at a pro-democracy event Sunday in the Congo, sponsored in part by the U.S. government....

Mar. 16 (GIN) – An internal war is roiling the administration of President Ernest Bai Koroma with the Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana, at dead center. The VP, expelled last week from the ruling...

Mar. 10 (GIN) – The somber face of a young man from Sierra Leone has become the emblem of Ebola’s living survivors, suffering in silence without families, papers, or homes.

A photo of Jimmy...

Mar. 10 (GIN) – The wife for former president Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast, will serve jail time for inciting election violence in the 2011 post-election crisis.

Simone Gbagbo was found...

Mar 10 (GIN) – The steady nation of Ghana could be heading for a painful train wreck as government borrowing raises the level of foreign debt to skyhigh levels.

Last month it was announced...

Sophia Bekele at the conference

DotConnectAfrica's founder and president Sophia Bekele stressed the importance of breaking monopolies and providing subsidies to...

Nelson Mandela -- perhaps his lasting legacy for Africa can be the lessons he offered for reconciliation and recovery

It is a tragic irony that Africa, the largest...

Mar 3 (GIN) – The bad old days of the 1980s and 1990s when Burundi was widely considered a police state may be making a comeback.

Some 300,000 people lost their lives in the country’s civil...

Mar. 2 (GIN) – As billions pour into Mozambique from foreign investors scooping up fields of coal and natural gas, the signs of new-found wealth are impossible to miss.

Expensive European-...

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