Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

  A lack of diversity afflicts most companies’ boards By Kwamboka Oyaro When a woman rises to the top rung of the traditionally all-male corporate ladder in Africa, it’s front-page news because women’s progress in business leadership on the continent continues to be achingly slow. According to a groundbreaking 2015 study by the African Development More...

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By admin On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Worldwide condemnation of Trump’s #Shithole insult to #Africans

African countries demand President Trump apology over ‘shitholes’ slur African ambassadors to the UN express “shock and outrage” after Donald Trump is accused of calling their countries “shitholes”. African More...

By admin On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Africa nations /tribes slowly joining the growing Global secession movement

Globally, secessionist movements and trends are as old as the history of the state system. Some scholars date it to the ancient Greek city states. Others date it to the period of the French Revolution, when the More...

By admin On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Africa’s poverty rates on a rebound despite notable Economic Development

In this special coverage of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we focus on SDG 10, which is “Reduced inequality within and among countries.” The aim of SDG 10 is for countries to adopt policies that promote More...

By admin On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Would adoption of GMO technology help solve Africa’s Food Security?

African solutions urgently sought for agriculture development An unprecedented wave of mergers among world’s top GMO producers worries regulators By Hans Wetzels Professor Richard Mulwa knows his way around scientifically More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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A visa Free Africa still faces hurdles

  Despite fears of increase in crimes, some countries are liberalizing  visas to attract investors By Kerry Dimmer Would an Africa in which Africans require no visas to travel boost prospects for intracontinental More...

By admin On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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A crisis deepens in Libya, no solution in sight

    As Libya crisis escalates, the UN and the AU search for solutions By Lansana Gberie Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, More...

By admin On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Africa grapples with inequalities in Education

  Higher enrolment numbers mask exclusion and inefficiencies By Zipporah Musau At the dawn of independence, incoming African leaders were quick to prioritize education on their development agendas. Attaining More...

By admin On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Key events that shaped 2017

Source: AFP From the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, to record hurricanes, here are the 12 key events which marked 2017: A year of Trump On January 20, Republican billionaire Donald Trump, 70, is inaugurated More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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KENYA RE-ELECTED TO THE COUNCIL OF THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION

Kenya was on Friday 1st December, 2017 elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization under category C which is reserved for twenty (20) Member States which have special interests in maritime More...

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