Africa: The 6 things that will shape Africa in 2017

The 6 things that will shape Africa in 2017 In 2016 we saw major progress in addressing two crises that racked West Africa in recent years. First, cooperation between African governments, communities, civic organizations, and international partners overcame initial struggles and succeeded in ending the latest Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. On March 29, the World Health […]

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Africa: Rwanda successfully hosts AU summit, calls for greater African unity

A rousing call for pan-African unity, solidarity and equality rang throughout the 27th African Union (AU) summit, which took place in the Rwandan capital Kigali on July 10-18, 2016, and echoed the shared ambitions of its 54 member states to work together for greater trade, interaction and long-term prosperity in Africa. In her opening speech at the summit, Chairperson of […]

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Why Africa Must Unite

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By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, the shocking exit of Britain from the European Union has compelled me to choose this important topic today. I had voted on Thursdayin London to keep Britain in the EU but the proponents of Brexit won the day, unfortunately. Prior to that important day in the British calendar, I had listened keenly to both sides […]

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