Africa Link, a media organisation founded in April 2000, the publisher of Africa Link magazine, and Africalink Online received kudos at its inaugural annual symposium / 2018 SolidarityAwards event for the unique services rendered to the African community in Switzerland and Africa.
If ever there was a party created for defying the odds, it would be the African Action Congress. Borne from a Movement that continually defies the odds, the AAC party has grown from a dream to becoming a powerful force; an unstoppable force which today saw the emergence of Omoyele Sowore as its presidential candidate.
The purpose of Melania Trump’s recent trip to Africa seems not to be clear as the first US Lady , and in it is stated Reportin Dakar SenegalOctober 8, 2018
Switzerland – The Universal Postal Union (UPU) on 9 October 2018 presented awards to the top-ranking countries in its comparative development index, with Switzerland taking first prize in an awards ceremony hosted at UPU’s Berne, Switzerland, headquarters on World Post Day.
UNITED KINGDOM – Aliko Dangote says Africans must patronize African markets which is why the free trade agreements by African nations is the direction to go to strengthen African markets.
Thirteen year old Chara Phoka from Cyprus has won the Universal Postal Union’s prestigious 47th International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People.
SWITZERLAND – António Vitorino of Portugal , 61 a former European Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs and Portugal’s former Minister of the Presidency and National Defence has succeeded United States William Lacy Swing, who served two five-year terms as Director General.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday the anti-corruption war of his administration was not negotiable.He said it was a must for him to fight graft because that was one of the reasons he was elected.
USA – International business leader and founder of Aiteo Group Benedict Peters was awarded Africa’s Oil and Gas Leader of the Year at the Forbes Best of Africa Gala which held at Forbes Headquarters, New York City on September 27, 2018.
Like many refugees in Switzerland, Solomon Aklilu hasn’t got a job. But thanks to a government program, he can now do an internship and attend school.
DRC: Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, brought its DRC round to a successful close during Seedstars Kinshasa. The event took place this Friday 21st of September, at the Headquarters of Ingenious City, and 11 selected startups were invited to present their companies in front of the local jury panel.
NIGERIA: Freshworks Inc. a US-based provider of cloud-based business software, recently announced its partnership with Nigeria’s prestigious Sterling Bank Plc as a client.
IVORY COAST: Opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles, according to a report by leading African companies covered in the African Development Bank’s new Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report, the first ever report on inter-African trade published by the Bank.
SOUTH AFRICA – The 2018 financial year proved to be a challenging year for South African mining companies. Globally, the financial performance of the mining industry improved considerably from the previous year. That position was largely mirrored by South African bulk commodity producers with iron ore, coal, manganese and chrome performing well.
The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank has announced the implementation of the Next African Global IT Leaders Program under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP).
Events are being held around Switzerland on Saturday to mark the 30th anniversary of the 'Read and Write association, whose courses have helped 25,000 adults. September 8 is also International Literacy Day.
DR Congo’s lead production increased by 7.9% on a year-to-year basis to stand at 597,249 tons during H1, 2018, the country’s central bank revealed on 30, August 2018. According to figures reported by Reuters, cobalt and gold production has also risen by 37.6% to 52,941 tons and 15.8% to 17,948 KG respectively during the period under review.
Sectorial experts from Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have called for the development of national policies for the popularization of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) which will increase the access to modern energy such as electric services and modern cooking fuels in the region.
The Directorate of Studies and Financial Forcasts in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, represented by its Director, Mr. Mounssif Aderkaoui, took part in the 10th plenary session of the OECD initiative on global value chains, held in Paris from June 26 to 27 2018.
Further to its announcement of 27 April 2018 in respect of freezing orders filed against Mutanda Mining Sarl (“Mutanda”) and Kamoto Copper Company SA (“KCC”), subsidiaries of Glencore plc, by Ventora Development Sasu (“Ventora”), a company affiliated with Mr. Dan Gertler, Glencore has carefully considered its legal and commercial options in connection with its dispute with Ventora and Africa Horizons Investments Limited (“AHIL”), also a company affiliated with Mr Dan Gertler, and its obligations to its various stakeholders, including its shareholders, customers and the communities in which it operates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”).