South Africa captures four of five escaped lions from Kruger Park

South Africa captures four of five escaped lions from Kruger Park

Last updated 04:47, May 10 2017 DAN KITWOOD/GETTY IMAGES Authorities were searching for five lions that escaped from Kruger Park in South Africa (file photo). Four out of five lions that escaped from South Africa’s main national park this week have been captured, the South African National Parks (SANParks) organisation said on Tuesday. The animals broke […]

What Next For A Zimbabwe-Shaped Hole In Africa? – Forbes

What Next For A Zimbabwe-Shaped Hole In Africa? – Forbes

Forbes What Next For A Zimbabwe-Shaped Hole In Africa?ForbesThere’s a journalistic protocol for pre-writing obituaries before their subjects have died: all the newspapers do it. After a certain age, if you are prominent enough, there’ll be an obit on file for you, eerily awaiting your demise to publish. If you … والمزيد » Source link

Mixed picture for Africa in 2017 Armed Conflict Survey | Africa | DW.COM

Mixed picture for Africa in 2017 Armed Conflict Survey | Africa | DW.COM

Syria was the world’s most lethal conflict, claiming a further 50,000 lives  in 2016. The second most lethal was Mexico where the battle with cartels claimed 23,000 lives, surpasssing the death tolls in Somalia and Afghanistan. In its 2017 Armed Conflict Survey, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) describes the picture for Africa as […]

Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed in Africa – Sky News Australia

Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed in Africa – Sky News Australia

Sky News Australia Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed in AfricaSky News AustraliaAttackers in Central African Republic have ambushed a convoy of UN peacekeepers, killing one Cambodian soldier and wounding another. Three Cambodian peacekeepers were also missing after Monday’s attack in the volatile African country and may have …Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed in Central African RepublicABC News جميع […]

China influence has an investor in Africa grew in 2016. — Quartz

China influence has an investor in Africa grew in 2016. — Quartz

Like the rest of the rest of the world, Africa remains uncertain about what’s to come after high-stakes elections in the United States of America and United Kingdom resulted in wins for Donald Trump and Brexit. But amid the uncertainty, China is poised to take advantage and strengthen its influence on the continent. That much […]

The Prospects for Progress in Africa

The Prospects for Progress in Africa

Recently, I came across a stunning statistic. By mid-century, there will be more Nigerians than Americans. Nigeria is one of the world’s worst run countries and its unemployment rate hovers around 24 percent. A dysfunctional country and an exploding population do not mix very well. What is true of Nigeria is also true of large […]

Opera doubles down on Africa with $100M plan to make its browser a media platform

Opera doubles down on Africa with $100M plan to make its browser a media platform

Opera, the Norwegian browser-maker that was sold to a Chinese consortium last year, is doubling down on the African market after it announced plans to invest $100 million to grow its business in the emerging region. The company is well known for its reach in emerging markets, and Africa in particular where it recently reached 100 million users. This […]