Africa: Obama Strategic Partner of NBA Africa

Africa: Obama Strategic Partner of NBA Africa

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 July 2021 – Former American President Barack Obama has taken on minority ownership of NBA Africa, making him the league’s most high-profile “strategic partner”. “In Africa basketball has the power to promote opportunity, wellness,...
Africa: Continent Gets Gold for Olympic Fashion

Africa: Continent Gets Gold for Olympic Fashion

TOKYO, 24 July 2021 – Olympic teams from Africa outshone teams from other continents in their glamorous outfits during the opening parade of the Olympic Games Friday. Kenya, Cameroon and Ghana spotted the traditional customs voted the top three best national attires...
Africa: African in Run for UNIDO Top Job Ousted

Africa: African in Run for UNIDO Top Job Ousted

GENEVA, 16 July 2021 – The only African in the race to become the head of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has failed in his bid. Arkebe Okubav, who is a special adviser to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed bowed out of the race...
Africa: Special Cemetery for Migrants

Africa: Special Cemetery for Migrants

ZARZIS, 27 June 2021 – Algerian artist Rashid al-Qurashi has designed a special cemetery in Zarzis, Tunisia, to honor migrants killed as they crossed the sea into Europe. Qureshi has named the cemetery the “Garden of Africa” and says his goal is to ensure the...
Africa: Dozens of Migrants Feared Dead

Africa: Dozens of Migrants Feared Dead

LAHIJ, 17 June 2021 – Dozens of African migrants are feared dead after a boat carrying them reportedly capsized off the coast of Yemen. At least 25 bodies have been recovered in the water near Ras al-Ara, according to news reports citing fishermen in the Lahij...
Mauritius: Establishing a Presence in Space

Mauritius: Establishing a Presence in Space

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, 4 June 2021 – Mauritius will have a small satellite in space after one traveled Thursday in a rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. Scientists at the Mauritian Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) in Ebene, Mauritius, will be in...
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