"How do we want to be remembered in history? As simple consumers? Or as transformers of our potential and resources?" With this question, Kate Fotso, the boss of Cameroon's Telcar Cocoa, sums up the challenge that Africa must take up to build its economic independence. This debate, at the...
The Africa CEO Forum is back. For the first time since 2019, the largest gathering of the African private sector will be held face-to-face on 13 and 14 June at the Sofitel Ivoire in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. More than 1,500 participants are expected to attend, including the heads of...
Bailout discussions between the Zambian government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) must not lead to the sacrifice of fuel subsidies, Florence Muleya, CEO of the Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM), tells The Africa Report.The subsidies, in the form of tax breaks, are critical for the country’s manufacturing...
All 192 UN member states present for the 9 June session voted to admit Mozambique for the 2023-2024 term after the African Union selected the Southern African nation to replace Kenya at the end of the year. Also joining the council on 1 January are Ecuador, Japan, Malta and...
Who will win the crucial Nairobi governorship election in August? Raila Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja coalition has settled on business leader Polycarp Igathe as its candidate, while William Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza Alliance has chosen Senator Johnson Sakaja.Igathe is a business leader who has managed companies in the oil,...
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee cleared the Somaliland Partnership Act on 9 June after months of behind-the-scenes lobbying by Somaliland and its detractors. The final version removes some controversial language while retaining the bill’s original intent, enabling lawmakers and stakeholders on both sides to claim victory.Source link
No one saw it coming. While they bowed their heads for the closing prayers as instructed by the presiding priest that Sunday 5 June morning at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Nigeria’s south-western Ondo State, gunmen threw explosives into the church and then fired at everyone standing. At...
INTERMITTENT fasting is an increasingly popular weight loss dieting strategy. Beyond weight loss, however, the diet has promising benefits that may reduce the risk of developing some chronic, lifestyle diseases. In this Honest Nutrition feature, we explain all that you need to know about intermittent fasting, and...
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has urged Lagos residents to think of the environment first in every action taken.Sanwo-Olu made the call on Sunday in Lagos at an event to mark the 2022 World Environment Da.The News Agency of...
A former chairman of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter, Dr. Tunji Akintade, has urged for better education of Nigerians acting as first responders on how they can help save the life of gunshot victims before medical personnel attends to such...