Category Archives: Politics

Founder of Ecobank and Asky Airlines Gervais Djondo receives AfroChampions Lifetime Awards for his pan-African vision and contribution to the development of the continent

The AfroChampions Initiative, an innovative project designed to promote African private sector champions, has been officially launched in Bamako, Mali, at an inaugural dinner sponsored by the Organizing Committee of the Africa-France Summit for Partnership, …

Clare Hollingworth, Reporter Who Broke News of WWII, Dies at 105

Veteran British journalist Clare Hollingworth, who broke the news that World War II had begun, died Tuesday in Hong Kong at the age of 105.

“We are sad to announce that after an illustrious career …

Secular Critics: Erdogan Bears Responsibility for Nightclub Terror Attack

Turkey’s prime minister vowed Monday to punish social media users who praise the terrorism of Islamic militants; but secular critics of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan say he and his government bear some responsibility for the …

ALGERIA TO LAUNCH ITS NATIONAL RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2017

ORAN, ALGERIA, Algeria will be launching its national rugby championship in September next year, says the president of the Algerian Rugby Federation (FAR), Sofiane Benhacen.

He told APS here Monday that there are currently 20 …

EXHIBITION IN TRIBUTE TO FIDEL CASTRO OPENS IN ALGIERS

ALGIERS, — An exhibition of photographs and archives shedding light on the life and career of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, has opened in the Algerin capital.

Organized by the National Archives, …

ALGERIA, NALAYSIA SIGN MOU ON CO-OPERATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

KUALA LUMPUR, — Algeria and Malaysia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on co-operation in the field of higher education and scientific research as part of efforts to boost exchanges between the two countries’ …

AFRICAN INVESTMENT FORUM AIMED AT BRINGING TOGETHER AFRICAN BUSINESSES

ALGIERS, — The ongoing African Investment and Business Forum here is a step forward in Algeria’s effort to bring together the African economic operators engaged in the continent’s development, says Algerian Minister of State and …