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With population inching closer to 13 million and high fertility rates (above four children per woman), in addition to factors like inheritance and urbanization, many Rwandan families are left with too tiny or without land space to do farming, hence can barely produce enough to eat.
The self-appointed president of the single ladies fraternity as she calls herself shares her experience in the job, future of journalism and why she can’t entertain the idea of marriage
Protectonist regulations only expose African taxpayers to all sorts of inconveniences, complicate air travel to levels Africans suffer from the most and comes back to haunt air transport sector.
The not so ingenious idea to conduct transactions in major foreign currencies such as US dollar, British Pound, Euro or the likes anywhere within Africa allows somebody out of the continent to collect a portion of the trade value that is generated through settlement/transfer charges.
African authorities still owe us a different, better version -- one wrapped up in the free-movement-of-people envelope with a visa-free tag visible at the back.
The US also did not invite leaders of Eritrea with whom it holds strained relations for decades, alongside leaders of four other African countries that "are not in good standing with the Africa Union" namely Mali, Sudan, Guinea and Burkina Faso.
US is expected to use the upcoming summit as a platform to explore mutually beneficial trade and investment partnerships that are going to deepen its ties with African nations. The US-Africa Leaders Summit was last held in 2014 under President Obama’s administration, while the business forum last took...
CAAPs has been hailed as one of the most promising means to vastly improve the competitiveness of African industries and enterprises by achieving economies of scale, promoting local processing and value addition of agricultural products, and availing employment to a larger part of the African youth...
The AU leadership is banking on full operationalization of the AfCFTA to drive the much needed industrilaisation of the continent that has borne the brunt of series of global crises including the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic and the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.
Officials figures estimate intra-African trade at between 15 per cent to 18 per cent annually, the lowest of any region of the world.
AfCFTA rules of origin, just like standards requirements, single out goods produced within the free trade area that meet set conditions to be allowed to move freely and enjoy preferential tariff treatment.
Top on the list is the demand that climate mobility is reflected in decisions made at COP27, COP28 and beyond. The youth want migration recognized as an adaptation strategy and coping mechanism for youth in climate policies, finance and governance structures going forward.
Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid, African Union (AU) Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy shares insights on continental efforts to expedite development and implementation of green and climate resilient infrastructure projects across key sectors, and regions of the African continent in a bid to tackle emissions...
Ghislain Irakoze believes technology can be leveraged to avert tons of harmful greenhouse gas emissions associated with dumping of e-waste generated daily from the fast expanding ICT sector in the country and across the African continent.
On one hand, young people decry that they struggle to be accepted as actors who are coming up with ideas that can change situations, offer solutions and whose voice must be heard especially by those in positions of authority.
Despite mobile digital services offering Africa massive potential to provide better access to health, education and trade, billions of people in remote regions of the continent are without coverage.