Mugabe’s Fall Is a Wake-Up Call for Africa’s Leaders – Chatham House — My Views – Lawson Akhigbe

The end of the Mugabe presidency in Zimbabwe – with the swearing in of Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare on Friday – is being watched closely across Africa, and especially by its long-standing leaders. Currently, 30 per cent of African countries are ruled by long-standing rulers, defined as heads of state that have ruled for more than […]

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Sudan Is Indispensable To China’s Silk Road Vision For Africa — African Agenda – A new perspective on Africa

re posted from Africa and the World https://lawrencefreemanafricaandtheworld.com/2017/11/25/sudan-is-indispensable-to-chinas-silk-road-vision-for-africa/ Sudan Is Indispensable To China’s Silk Road Vision For Africa Written by Andrew KORYBKO on 24/11/2017 OrientalReview.org The News China will build a railway from the Red Sea city of Port Sudan to the Chadian capital of N’Djamena proves just how serious Beijing is about pioneering a transcontinental Sahelian-Saharan Silk […]

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Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Tambuwal’s Removal — NTA.ng – Breaking News, Nigeria, Africa, Worldwide

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal by an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Senator Umar Dahiru, challenging the election of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as the Governor of Sokoto State. In a ruling read by Justice Emmanuel Akomaye Agim, the court also awarded a cost of N100,000 against the…

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what do we expect of the African thinkers, intellectuals and leaders?

Random thoughts

Bethwell Ogot, in Who, if anyone, owns the past? writes

African scholars, thinkers and leaders have a moral responsibility, therefore to create a New Africa, an Africa they want and that they have to decide to help shape. Such a new Africa will have to exist in the minds of all its inhabitants and become part of their every day life-a life that is full, vital, open and in which dialogue, co-existence, and mutual aid are taken for granted.

The collective identity of this New Africa in the making which will include peoples with different cultures, languages and histories, will be found in a shared set of values: the primacy of individual human rights, democracy, a balance between freedom and solidarity and between efficiency and equity, as well as openness to the world.

The new Africa must recognize the complementarity between its values, and the knowledge and understanding of the…

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what do we expect of the African thinkers, intellectuals and leaders? — Random thoughts

Bethwell Ogot, in Who, if anyone, owns the past? writes African scholars, thinkers and leaders have a moral responsibility, therefore to create a New Africa, an Africa they want and that they have to decide to help shape. Such a new Africa will have to exist in the minds of all its inhabitants and become […]

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Mozambican Foreign Minister expects improvement in relations with Zimbabwe — FurtherAfrica

Mozambican Foreign Minister Oldemiro Baloi declared on Wednesday that he believed the current upheavals in Zimbabwe will influence relations between Mozambique and Zimbabwe for the better. In the first public statement by any Mozambican leader since the Zimbabwean military seized control of the country on 14 November, Baloi said that, if the resignation of President […]

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Morocco:HM the King Arrives in Abidjan for Working and Friendly Visit to Côte d’Ivoire — AllAfrica News: Latest

[MAP] Abidjan -HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HH Prince Moulay Ismail, arrived Sunday in Abidjan for a working and friendly visit to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, during which the sovereign will also take part in the 5th African Union-European Union Summit, to be held on November 29-30 in…

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Eagle Team recruiting actors and actresses for the part 2 of the movie “Lost in Egypt”

An English movie industry newly rising in 2013 is back again to begin afresh with huge targets and highly enthusiastic to welcome high minded people with positive influence to work with. It will be of a great pleasure to have beautiful minded people to come together as one body to make it work out well.

“Lost in Egypt 1” was a little comedy-movie to motivate our African talents living in Egypt. It was established also to stimulate investors to create new areas of activities among Africans in Egypt. Actors and actresses from outside Egypt will be welcome in this part as well.

Lost in Egypt movie means to signify with our expression the life of foreigners in Egypt. What goes up and down! Relationships with one another and lots more.

for more information about this call telephone 01128490952. Thank you.

African countries are having a risky affair with eurobond debt and it could end very badly — Quartz

The financial downturn of 2008, was the single largest catalytic factor compelling Sub Saharan African countries to seek alternative sources of financing for social and infrastructure development. The countries, previously reliant on bilateral loans and grants from both the West and eastern blocs, realized with the downturn that the honey pod had dried up. In…

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Kenya’s largest supermarket has gone bankrupt and rivals are set to snap up its empty stores — Quartz

Kenya’s largest supermarket chain, Nakumatt, has applied to the high court for administration under insolvency laws, in a bid to fight liquidation efforts and shield itself from creditors. The move will come as no surprise to regular Nakumatt customers who have seen stock dwindle in recent months after suppliers cut it off for failing to…

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