WHO certifies Cabo Verde as malaria-free, marking a historic milestone in the fight against malaria

Reading Time: 3 minutes A total of 43 countries and 1 territory have now been certified as malaria-free. The World Health Organization (WHO)... Read more »

 ECA and RES4 Africa Foundation Kick Off Executive Seminar and Technical Training on Policy and Regulatory Reforms for Energy Access in Dakar

Reading Time: 3 minutes A technical training organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the RES4Africa Foundation on “Promoting... Read more »

 Saudi Arabia, Gulf powers crucial to regional environmental goals: UN officials

Reading Time: 4 minutes Middle East powerhouses Saudi Arabia and the UAE are helping regional partners needing more access and assistance to meet... Read more »

Julie Mehretu Sets New Auction Record for an African-Born Artist With $9.32 M. Sale

Reading Time: < 1 minute  A painting by Julie Mehretu was sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong last week for $9.32 million (with fees),... Read more »

 Flash Floods Displace Over 107,000 in Somalia’s Baidoa District, UN Reports

Reading Time: < 1 minute  Flash floods triggered by heavy rains have displaced 107,000 residents in Baidoa district, southwestern Somalia, according to the... Read more »

ECA calls for support to women and youth entrepreneurs in transforming African trade

Reading Time: 3 minutes African countries have been urged to promote gender responsive and inclusive policies to support women and youth entrepreneurs to... Read more »

 Kenya to start building nuclear power plant in 2027 – CEO

Reading Time: < 1 minute South Africa is currently the only African country that produces nuclear energyImage caption: South Africa is currently the... Read more »

 Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter Zoleka dies at 43

Reading Time: < 1 minute Video caption: Zoleka Mandela was interviewed as part of the BBC’s 100 Women series in 2016Zoleka Mandela was... Read more »

 Nigeria: 6km charity walk to support children fighting Cancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes  In a bid to create awareness on early cancer detection on children the Okapi Children Cancer Foundation in Abuja,... Read more »

 Libya orders 8 officials jailed in probe into deadly dam collapse

Reading Time: 2 minutes  Libya’s prosecutor general on Monday ordered the arrest of eight officials as part of his inquiry into the recent... Read more »