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October 28, 2017 3:37 PM Ghana among seven African countries beating malnutrition – Report

Ghana has been listed among seven African countries that are winning the fight against malnutrition. These countries are succeeding in the effort to provide nutrition to all, according to a report by the Malabo Montpelier Panel. The Panel is a group of international agriculture experts providing guidance on policy choices on food and nutritional security 76

October 28, 2017 1:05 PM 7 African countries lead battle against malnutrition

Source: IFPRI Director for Africa, Ousmane Badiane A number of African countries are taking bold action to tackle malnutrition as they have successfully implemented a range of actions that have started to improve nutrition for all. Good nutrition contributes to cognitive development, better opportunities for children to realise their potential, and higher 84

October 3, 2017 6:50 PM ART X LAGOS unveils galleries, artists for 2017 annual fair

ART X Lagos has unveiled the list of 13 leading international art galleries selected for its 2017 edition. The art fair will feature over 60 artists from 14 countries across Africa and the Diaspora. The organisers of the fair, TP-Collective, disclosed that the art fair will take place at the Civic Centre in Victoria Island from the 3rd to 5th of November 53

October 3, 2017 4:38 PM Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC

After finishing high school a decade ago, Daniel Awaitey enrolled in computer courses, dropped out to work in a hotel, then settled into a well-paying job in the booming oil sector here. He has an apartment, a car, a smartphone and a long-distance girlfriend he met on a dating website. So he had reasons and the means to celebrate his 27th birthday in late July. His boss and co-workers 60

September 25, 2017 3:02 PM DR Congolese refugees in Angola receive food aid

Refugees from Democratic Republic of the Congo in Lôvua municipality, Angola’s Lunda Norte province received on Wednesday 10 tonnes of foodstuff. The donation made by the Association of Angolan Ex-Emigrants in the Democratic Republic of Congo, includes soda, clothing, footwear, detergents, rice, oil, pasta, salt and other goods for personal hygiene 49

September 3, 2017 1:02 PM Kenya's ruling to nullify vote could influence other nations

Johannesburg - Few expected the landmark decision by Kenya's top court to invalidate the August 8 election victory by President Uhuru Kenyatta and order a new vote, an extraordinary turnaround that some observers believe could positively reverberate across Africa and even beyond. The role of the courts as a recourse for those who suspect an election 30

August 25, 2017 4:48 AM Angola's ruling MPLA takes commanding lead in provisional vote count

The provisional results were based on about 63.74% of the votes cast, said Júlia Ferreira, spokeswoman for National Electoral Commission. LUANDA - Angola’s ruling MPLA party held a commanding lead in provisional general election results, with 64.57% of the votes tallied compared with the opposition UNITA party’s 24.4%, the electoral commission said on Thursday 36

August 24, 2017 5:41 PM Angolans Wonder If 'J-Lo' as President Can Close Wealth Divide

As Joao Lourenco stands on the brink of realizing his 16-year ambition to become Angola’s president, many of his fellow citizens wonder whether he can bring about change in one of the world’s most unequal countries. Lourenco, who’s commonly known as “J-Lo,” first signaled his desire to hold the southern African nation’s top office in 2001 when Jose Eduardo 16

August 23, 2017 4:10 PM Angolan vote heralds new leader after president's long rule

Johannesburg - Angolans voted on Wednesday in an election in which the defense minister is the front-runner to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who will step down after 38 years in power in an oil-rich country beset by widespread poverty and corruption. About 9.3 million Angolans are registered to vote for the 220-member National Assembly 35

August 23, 2017 10:43 AM Oil is Angola's Trump Card for International Success, and the New President Must Bring About Reform

An era will end in the southern African state of Angola on Wednesday. One of the continent’s longest-serving leaders, President José Eduardo dos Santos, will step down after 37 years in power. What happens next is significant not only to Angola, but to Africa and the world, particularly those dependent on Angola’s vast oil reserves. Angola’s international 51