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The UK’s Trade Commissioner for Africa Emma Wade-Smith sits at the heart of a renewed effort to boost Britain’s economic footprint on the continent. As the UK prepares to finally cut loose from the European Union on January 1st 2021, the search is on to find new trading links and...
For some Africans, President Donald Trump's actions in the aftermath of the U.S. election have been a cause for dark humour, while others reacted with dismay or disbelief. In countries whose own recent elections were marred by accusations of cheating and violence, some expressed concern about what signal Trump's premature...
Reactions have followed the recent announcement of Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 US elections alongside his vice-presidential aspirant, Kamala Harris. A lot of responses have followed Joe Biden's win, and it is not out of place for even African leaders to hope that Biden's victory will...
Algerians have begun voting in a referendum geared to cement the changes made after long term president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was forced by the citizens to resign last year. But opposition parties are claiming that the referendum falls short of the fundamental constitutional reform.  The timing of the referendum is also auspicious. It is...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved a contribution of $2 million towards the implementation of the 2020 budget of the West African Power Pool (WAPP). Engr. Saleh Mamman, Minister of Power, made the announcement known on Wednesday at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by...