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Africa's mercantile slack is not deterring investors

Africa’s mercantile slack is not interlude investors from chasing deals on a continent. In fact, falling currencies and a line slump over a past year might be creation a continent some-more appealing to investors as they demeanour for that subsequent inexpensive deal, a new report by Mergermarket shows. Last year saw 290 mergers and acquisitions […]

Violence, protests put S. Africa's secular error line on display

JOHANNESBURG – South African universities on fire, belligerent protests, white students assault adult black students on a sports field, confidence guards in demonstration rigging banishment teargas canisters and rubber bullets during protesters. Watching these images, we would be forgiven for meditative we had stumbled onto a retrospective film of apartheid-era South Africa in a 1980s. […]

Helping Women in Africa Avoid HIV

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Tear down these walls

TWO of a largest spontaneous trade accords in story were concluded on final year. The Trans-Pacific Partnership involves 12 countries in Asia and a Americas, and was a theme of headlines and exhilarated debate. But many people have never listened of a Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), that covers 26 African countries. It will emanate […]

Closing a Gender Gap: Lessons from Africa

We hear that girls in Africa don’t have a same opportunities as boys to get a decent education, that taste is shutting women out of a jobs and resources they need to yield a improved customary of vital for their families, that a advantages of mercantile expansion are being wiped out given women are carrying […]

Fifa presidential election: Has Africa has mislaid the clout

Media captionWho will reinstate Sepp Blatter during Fifa? Five people are opposed to turn a subsequent boss of football’s crisis-hit universe ruling physique Fifa in Friday’s choosing in a Swiss capital, Zurich. All a possibilities are battling to get Africa’s support given a continent has 54 out of 209 accessible votes in this much-anticipated competition […]

Africa's Energy Revolution Is Almost Here

You can’t emanate a complicated economy though entrance to energy, and lots of it. Energy to run mills and mines, to grow and routine food, to light adult markets, to build roads and factories, or to build machines that can build some-more machines. So it’s no fluke that a normal African (excluding South Africa) earns […]

Massive $14 million solid found in Africa; 404.2 carats, one of largest ever found – WGN

NEW YORK — A large solid among a largest ever detected was recently unearthed in Angola, mining association Lucapa announced Monday. At 404.2 carats, it measures about 7 cm opposite — about a length of a credit card, Lucapa said. It was mined by a Lulo Diamond Project, a partnership between Endiama, Angola’s inhabitant solid […]

To Africa, With Love: On Kendrick Lamar's Grammy Performance and a Reclamation of African Identity

“I’m African-American. I’m African.” At a 58th annual Grammy Awards, Kendrick Lamar shook a theatre with a powerful, constrained opening that rendered him a long, station ovation. With his album, To Pimp a Butterfly introduced by actor Don Cheadle as a “hip-hop masterpiece”, Lamar emerged on a staged, sweating, shackled in bondage with other Black […]

Massive $14 million solid found in southern Africa

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