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US first lady in Egypt

US First Lady in Cairo on Final Leg of Africa Trip

U.S. first lady Melania Trump arrived Saturday in Cairo, Egypt, where she was greeted at an arrival ceremony by President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi and...
US first lady in Kenya

US First Lady Visits Kenyan Orphans and Elephants

U.S. first lady Melania Trump Friday visited two Kenyan orphanages — for children, one for elephants — as she neared the end of a...
door of no return

US First Lady Visits Ghana Slave Fort

US First Lady Melania Trump has visited a former slave fort in Ghana on the second day of her solo trip to Africa. She said...
first lady

1st Stop of African Tour, Melania Trump Visits Ghana

U.S. first lady Melania Trump is in Ghana at the start of a tour of Africa -- her first major solo international trip since...

AAI’s Annual Awards Gala: One Of The Most Anticipated Africa-focused Events

Held annually during the week of the United Nations General Assembly, AAI's Annual Awards Gala is one of the most anticipated Africa-focused events in...

Wendy Luhabe Talks About Her Book ‘Defining Moments’

Looking back at the history of South Africa, through colonial rule and apartheid, the cards were actively stacked against black participation in business and...
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What’s Stopping Young African Scientists from Achieving Their Potential

Young African scientists face persistent barriers which cause them to leave their own countries, and even academia.
land reform

SA Calls Trump ‘misinformed’ Over Land Policy

South Africa rejected a tweet by Donald Trump about the country's land reform policy and the "large-scale killing" of farmers saying the US president was "misinformed". Trump said on Wednesday...
Major Wildlife Trafficking Bust for Cameroon

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Major Wildlife Trafficking Bust for CameroonAuthorities have arrested six men for smuggling more than 700 kilograms of endangered pangolins and pangolin scales from the...
smallholder farmer, economic growth

Rural Areas and Small Cities Hold the Key to Economic Growth

Rural areas are poised to be a significant driver for economic growth in developing countries. According to the State of Food and Agriculture report by the...

Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) Results 2018

In the 2018 SEDA index of wellbeing, South Africa ranked 113th out of 152 countries - placing it in the third quartile of SEDA scores. Over...

Challenges and Best Practices for Productive Use of African Micro-grids

Demand for electricity from small industry and businesses (productive use of energy - PUE), is a key success factor for micro-grids. This is because...

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