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Oragroup and Entreprenarium Foundation form alliances to support entrepreneurs in Gabon and Senegal

(ENTREPRENARIUM) - ORAGROUP SA, the holding company of ORABANK group, present in 12 African countries, andENTREPRENARIUM, the continent's first philanthropic accelerator, present in 5 countries, signed a memorandum of understanding to support entrepreneurs in Gabon and Senegal in threepriority secto

ECOFINAGENCY.COM - 2017-11-24 16:50:00

Africa : Poor Flight Connectivity , Strict Visa Rules Make Tourists Avoid Africa

No African city made it to the Top 100 City Destinations ranking released a week ago by research firm Euromonitor International. This is because interconnectivity among African cities is poor, as there are few direct flights between countries by the continent's airlines. For instance, a traveller fr

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2017-11-24 13:51:49

Sub-regional festival of cross border people ends in Casamance

A three day sub-regional festival of cross border people recently ended in Selity, Casamance. The festival was organised by Enda Prospective Dialoques, in partnership with Afrique Enjeux, a non- governmental organization based in Senegal and the Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (TANGO) w

THEPOINT.GM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Fifa 's statutes do not allow third-party influence on the running of football

The Gambia National Paralympic Committee (GNPC) yesterday Wednesday 22nd November 2017 briefed members of the media on the level of their preparedness ahead of hosing the International Para Sports Championship. The GNPC will host the second edition of the International Para Sports Championship from

THEPOINT.GM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Zimbabwe going the way of ‎Guinea‏ ‎Bissau‏ - Owei Lakemfa

THE resignation of Robert Mugabe on Tuesday brought the one week tragi-comedy that followed his overthrow as Zimbabwean President to an end. The world had witnessed the comedy of a President overthrown by the military being virtually begged to resign while he gave conditions.Zimbabwe's Ex-President

VANGUARD - 2017-11-24 05:10:22

FIFA Ranking : Senegal is proudly high on top of the the African continent !

On Thursday, November 23, FIFA updated its monthly ranking of nations determining the best national teams in November. Not surprisingly, following the recent qualifying rounds of the 2018 World Cup, there have been several reorganizations in the Africa zone table. Indeed, it is now for the Lions of

STARAFRICA - 2017-11-23 16:14:00

Namibia 5th best in African governance

Chrispin Inambao Windhoek-Though Namibia was placed fifth on the continent in terms of good governance, according to ratings by the 2017 Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG), the watchdog on Monday suggested there is need for improvement regarding laws on access to information, combating corru

NEWERA.COM.NA - 2017-11-23 09:10:05

Buhari Receives ECOWAS Chairman , Advocates Constitutional Resolution of Liberian Crisis

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari tuesday in Abuja, called for constitutional resolution of the current political statemate in Liberia and appealed to all concerned parties to patiently await the verdict of the Supreme Court. The president who made the call while receiving Togol


LDC - What is a least developed country ?

There are currently 47 countries designated by the United Nations as the least developed countries, entitling them to aid, preferential market access and special technical assistance, among other concessions. The least developed countries are distributed among the following regions: (a) Africa (33):

PRESSRELEASEPOINT.COM - 2017-11-22 22:34:11

ECOWAS summit holds in Abuja December , Togo President Gnassingbe says

Related News Nigeria's capital city, Abuja, will host the next meeting of the Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on December 16, 2017. This was revealed by the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, on Tuesday after he held a closed door meeting with President Mu


Diplomats , SCCI focus on boosting trade

SIALKOT-Junior diplomats from different European, Latin American, African, Central and South Asian countries visited several leading industrial units in Sialkot during the final day of their two-day visit to Sialkot under the supervision of Foreign Services Academy of Pakistan. The foreign diplomats


VP : Gov ' t supports family wellbeing

The vice president and minister of Women's Affairs, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has affirmed that the government of the Gambia supports family wellbeing as in an ideal family environment, a woman achieves scholarly growth. "She achieves personal growth. She achieves ethical growth. She achieves poli


Illegal Fishing Harming West Africa , Says Greenpeace

Vessels arrested for illegally fishing in West African waters are still carrying on with business as usual, according to a Greenpeace Africa report released this week. The Cost of Ocean Destruction details how West African fishermen and communities continue to suffer from the consequences of over-f


Investor Update The Gambia

Strategic focus Mauritania-Senegal-Guinea-Bissau (MSGB) Basin, NW Africa 8 exploration permits in MSGB Basin Basin opening discoveries in Senegal in 2014 21 November 2017 Potential for 1.1 billion barrels of oil offshore The Gambia FAR has undertaken a detailed geotechnical evaluation for its


Liberian political logjam will end constitutionally Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the current political challenge in Liberia will be resolved constitutionally. He has, therefore, urged all parties to exercise patience while waiting for the verdict of the Supreme Court. The president made the remark while receiving the President of Togo,


African leaders driven from power

Paris (AFP) - Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, who resigned on Tuesday, is the latest in a long list of African leaders forced from power by coups, rebels and popular uprisings since 2010. Aged 93, Mugabe stepped down days after a military takeover and following unprecedented demonstrations against his rul


Mugabe 's crime was to keep his people poor

It is hard not to cheer the end of Robert Mugabe's autocracy. In a continent where free elections are becoming the norm, the 93-year-old despot stood apart, grotesque and cartoonish. He was like a fictional African dictator, with his ill-gotten millions, his retro-socialism, his ululating rallies, h


African ISP Cajutel to Use Blockchain to Increase Internet Access

Bitcoin Press Release: Cajutel believes blockchain technology can help Africa gain better internet access November 21, 2017, Bissau, Guinea - Blockchain implementation is a broad subject when applied to matters of innovation and development. Using the Blockchain to achieve developmental goals is a p


UK sent protest to Suriname for revoking Kosovo recognition

Britain lodged a protest to Suriname for revoking its recognition of Kosovo, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has revealed. "Regardless of some big countries saying they are our friends, I must say that one of them - Great Britain - lodged a protest to Suriname for revoking its recognition of Ko


Zimbabwe : ` Coups have a way of making bad situations worse '

It is hard not to cheer the end of Robert Mugabe's autocracy. In a continent where free elections are becoming the norm, the 93-year-old despot stood apart, grotesque and cartoonish. He was like a fictional African dictator, with his ill-gotten millions, his retro-socialism, his ululating rallies, h