Monday, July 26, 2021
Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012, the Scottish institution announced on Monday. “We have revoked the honorary degree awarded to Oscar Pistorius following his conviction for culpable...
During Visit to Kigali, World Bank Vice President Mourns Genocide Victims, Reaffirms Bank Support "Never, Never Again." These were the words left in the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre visitor’s book by World Bank Vice President for Africa Obiageli Ezekwesili during...
It is a misconception in many African countries that climate change is a ‘first world problem. While Africa has contributed little to global warming, Africa economies and environmental ecosystems is nevertheless disproportionality vulnerable to its impact. The continent risks...

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A mighty fire breaks out in a Nairobi slum on a chilly Monday morning. People are burning down to ashes and bones. Their meagre possessions are up in flames. There is utter helplessness. Rescue operations get underway but the...
The balance sheet of people with coronavirus in Algeria has experienced a new peak. 16 members of the same family in the Blida region, near Algiers, were infected with the coronavirus following contacts with Algerian nationals living in France,...
Old English American’s (AAL.L) jewel unit De Beers on Thursday propelled the world’s biggest precious stone investigation vessel off the shoreline of Namibia as it hopes to keep up high generation levels until 2035. The 12,000-ton, 113-meter-long SS Nujoma was...
In the Fastest-Growing African Economy, Government is the Fuel. Ethiopia is leaning on public spending, Chinese investment for its 8 percent-plus growth pace By William Davison   Photographer: Simon Dawson-Ethiopian Barley Harvest Ethiopia is the new flavor of the month for Africa watchers. The...
The Irish government, last week, launched an Agri-Food fund for Africa. Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore TD said of the initiative: “Business opportunities are opening as African countries build trade links with each other and with...
A family in Dar es Salaam is mourning the death of its five members who were killed in a stampede that erupted at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam during the paying of last respects to President John Magufuli. Several...
This paper aims to study the effect of debt on economic growth of 19 developing countries over the period 1990-2011, through the use of a dynamic panel data model. The second part of this paper involves an empirical study...

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