Category Archives: Business News

Rediscovering Truth: African Storytellers Tap Into Rich Tradition

Why don't chickens fly? When did the moon learn to be kind? Those and other mysteries were unravelled by dozens of African storytellers in Nairobi on Saturday, helping keep alive oral traditions increasingly under threat in the internet and smartphone

Preparing Africa for ravages of climate change ‘cannot be an afterthought’ – COP24

Africa is at a tipping point as global warming increases, and urgent action needs to be taken across the continent now, to mitigate risks and safeguard a decade of social and economic gains, according to a new report launched on

Preparing Africa for ravages of climate change ‘cannot be an afterthought’ – COP24

Africa is at a tipping point as global warming increases, and urgent action needs to be taken across the continent now, to mitigate risks and safeguard a decade of social and economic gains, according to a new report launched on

Ugandan Opposition Vents Concerns About Repression

Heads of Uganda's political parties have gathered to address growing criticism among opponents of longtime President Yoweri Museveni and growing political repression in the country. The roundtable discussion � known as the Inter Party Organization for ...

Ugandan Opposition Vents Concerns About Repression

Heads of Uganda's political parties have gathered to address growing criticism among opponents of longtime President Yoweri Museveni and growing political repression in the country. The roundtable discussion � known as the Inter Party Organization for ...

Togo’s Barter Market: Keeping Tradition Alive and Poverty at Bay

Alohou Papa stands in the middle of the bustling market in Togoville and blows hard on a bright red whistle to catch everyone's attention."It's 9 o'clock. The village chief is sending me to announce that bartering can now start," he

Togo’s Barter Market: Keeping Tradition Alive and Poverty at Bay

Alohou Papa stands in the middle of the bustling market in Togoville and blows hard on a bright red whistle to catch everyone's attention."It's 9 o'clock. The village chief is sending me to announce that bartering can now start," he

Nobel Laureate Mukwege Worried Congo Vote Could Lead to War

Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and peaceful, and evidence suggests they will not be, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege said on Monday.The December 23 elections