Aviation: Airlines Urge African Nations To Release Blocked Funds

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) called upon African governments to release funds they have blocked airlines from repatriating due to a shortage of foreign currency. Addressing delegates attending the opening of the 48th AFRAA annual general assembly at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, on Monday, AFRAA secretary general Elijah Chingosho said African countries hit hard by the nosediving price of oil […]

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Africa: “Should Africa Union accept Morocco back after arrogant snubs?”

By Friday Nwosu Morocco is seeking to be readmitted into the African Union thirty two (32) years after the country pulled out of the organization for recognizing the independence of Western Sahara which she described as its country’s southern province. According to huffingtonpost.com, the country has officially submitted its request for reinstatement in the African Union. The country was one […]

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African Passport: Rwanda to scrap visa for all Africans by 2018

African nationals travelling to the country by 2018, as it seeks to woo more investors and tourists from the continent. This is in line with an African Union target of abolishing visa requirements for Africans in African countries by 2018. The 2016 Africa Visa Openness Report released recently by the African Development Bank (AfDB) ranks Rwanda among 13 countries with […]

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The Mundari: The tribe dying for their cows

South Sudan is the world’s youngest country, and it has witnessed immense change since gaining independence in 2011. The promise of peace has given way to civil war, and tribal rifts continue to run deep, permeating political affairs. Over two million people have been displaced according to the UN, and tens of thousands killed. Amid the tumult is the Mundari, […]

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