Morocco defies geo-political divide, seeks to join ECOWAS The Kingdom of Morocco, in what is seen as a historic move that defied geopolitical membership of regional groups, has officially requested to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a full member. The North African country, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, on Friday, issued a statement on […]Read more
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East and West Africans want Borderless Africa but North Africans don’t- Study If Africa’s 1.26 billion people share a dream, beyond peace and progress on the continent, it would be the ability to move freely across its borders. The one thing a refugee traveling by foot might share with rich businessman flying first class is that both are likely to […]Read more
“I cannot think of any African I know who did not accept that the United Kingdom had the right to choose to leave the European Union. But if Africans attempt to exercise their sovereign will – if Africans attempt to exercise their sovereignty, and to democratically set aside international commitments which no longer work for them – we hear a […]Read more
It took two years, 81 aircraft and 286 crew flying 494 000 kilometres across 18 countries and the support of 90 scientists to count Africa’s savanna elephants. The final tally was an extremely worrying 352 271. The team was led by Mike Chase of Elephants Without Borders and supported by a $7-million grant from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and his […]Read more
African visa: Is Namibia set to join Ghana, Rwanda, Seychelles to offer visa on Arrival for all Africans?
NAMIBIA will soon abolish visa requirements for Africans, President Hage Geingob said yesterday during the official opening of the Foreign Policy Review conference. Namibia and other African states have long considered the possibility of a common continental passport by 2018 as part of the African Union’s Agenda 2063. Geingob yesterday reiterated that as the first step in always welcoming its […]Read more
Haiti will officially become a member of the African Union at the next summit of the regional organization in June. According to this famous journalist from Benin, it was high time that African states make a strong gesture towards the first black republic. The news is almost unnoticed. Until then simple “observer”, Haiti, the first black republic in history, became, […]Read more