WFP food vouchers helping hungry families and local markets in Somalia

Thousands of people in Somaliland are getting more fresh meat in their diet as a result of an innovative UN World Food Programme initiative...

Statement by IMF Staff Mission in Mauritania

A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Amine Mati, visited Nouakchott from April 29 to May 14, 2012 to conduct...

IMF Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa: “Sustained Growth amid Global Uncertainty”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today released the May 2012 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa . Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the IMF’s...

UNOCI donates 41 vehicles, including two ambulances, to Ivorian government

The Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Côte d’Ivoire, Arnauld Akodjénou, on Friday 11 May 2012, symbolically handed over to Côte d’Ivoire’s...

Pillay to conduct first ever visit by a UN Human Rights chief to Zimbabwe,...

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay will on 20 May begin the first ever mission by a UN Human Rights chief...

It’s boom times for Africa

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains Foreign Direct Investment into Africa is fast increasing as investor perceptions begin to shift. FDI projects into Africa have more than...

Power to the people

  By: Marc McIlhone - AfricanBrains An invention originally designed for the use of campers and backpackers has the potential to bring vital electricity to isolated...

SA soldiers also need education

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains “It is not sufficient to merely train military personnel today; they also need to be educated. A solid understanding of...

Ministers pledge for more water and sanitation for Africa

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains AFRICA’s poor stands to benefit from a program geared to provide water and sanitation to 85.4 million people who desperately...

Germany and SA strengthen ties on science and technology

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains Engineering giants Germany have strengthened ties with South Africa in developing their science and technology portfolio. The agreement aims to strengthen...

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