Category Archives: Education

After 10 Years of Boko Haram Violence, Nigerians Crave Peace

Suicide bombings, mass kidnappings, tens of thousands of people killed. A ghastly insurgency by the homegrown Islamic extremist group Boko Haram marks 10 years this week in northeastern Nigeria, where many residents say life has been set back by decade...

UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

UNCTAD's Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 will be launched globally on the same day. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 focuses on preferential trade liberalization among the members of the new African Continental Free Trade Area...

UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

UNCTAD's Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 will be launched globally on the same day. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 focuses on preferential trade liberalization among the members of the new African Continental Free Trade Area...

New Dresses, Youth Action: Ending Female Circumcision in Africa

DAKAR, Hundreds of delegates from African governments and campaigners gathered in Senegal this week to discuss how to end female genital mutilation (FGM), which world leaders pledged to eradicate under a set of global goals agreed in 2015.But the ancie...

New Dresses, Youth Action: Ending Female Circumcision in Africa

DAKAR, Hundreds of delegates from African governments and campaigners gathered in Senegal this week to discuss how to end female genital mutilation (FGM), which world leaders pledged to eradicate under a set of global goals agreed in 2015.But the ancie...

Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

JOHANNESBURG, Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa rose 13% last year to $32 billion, bucking a global downward trend and reversing two years of decline, according to a United Nations report.Development of new mining and oil projects, a new U.S. de...