Lumières d’Afriques » atterrit au Musée Mohammed VI

Après l’étape du Maroc, premier pays nord-africain à l’accueillir, l’exposition qui a déjà été présentée dans dans six pays différents, se poursuivra son en Tunisie, au Kenya et aux États-Unis. Initiée par l’ONG African Artists for Development (AAD), l’exposition « Lumières d’Afriques » regroupe 54 artistes africains de renommée mondiale, dans l’une des salles d’exposition … Continue reading “Lumières d’Afriques » atterrit au Musée Mohammed VI”

CAN 2019 – Révélation de Aliou Cissé sur le coach d’Algérie : «Avec Bemladi, on a grandi dans le même quartier à Paris»

Le sélectionneur de l’Equipe nationale du Sénégal, Aliou Cissé, dans un entretien avec Cafonline, visité par votre site wiwsport.com, annonce déjà les couleurs de la rencontre Sénégal-Algérie comptant pour la 3e journée de la poule C de la Can Egypte 2019 (du 21 juin au 19 juillet). Aliou Cissé qui dévoilera sa liste le 31 … Continue reading “CAN 2019 – Révélation de Aliou Cissé sur le coach d’Algérie : «Avec Bemladi, on a grandi dans le même quartier à Paris»”

“Mass Sterilization”: Kenyan Doctors Find Anti-fertility Agent in UN Tetanus Vaccine

According to LifeSiteNews, a Catholic publication, the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government. The Kenyan government denies … The post “Mass Sterilization”: Kenyan Doctors Find Anti-fertility Agent in UN Tetanus Vaccine appeared first on Global Research.

Kenya, South Africa sign MoU on Kiswahili language

London, May 21, 2019 (AltAfrica)-South Africa will offer Kiswahili in its educational system after signing an agreement with Kenya. This follows a meeting held on Kenya’s capital in which Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Education, Prof. George Magoha and South African Minister for Basic Education Angelina Matsie Motshekga, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the respective … Continue reading “Kenya, South Africa sign MoU on Kiswahili language”

EU inaugurates second largest foreign mission in Nairobi, Kenya

London, May 21, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The European Union (EU) Mission on Tuesday unveiled a new embassy in Kenya’s capital Nairobi making Kenya the seat of its second largest foreign mission in the world after London. After inaugurating the embassy in Nairobi, EU High Representative Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, met Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet … Continue reading “EU inaugurates second largest foreign mission in Nairobi, Kenya”

Cisco outlines commitments to digitisation of Africa, to train 1m in networking certification

London, May 21, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Technology giant, Cisco has pledge commitment to support the digitisation of Africa’s communities, businesses, and governments through several initiatives for skills and talent development including innovation and job creation. The bold commitment was one of the high points of at the Cisco Connect conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. “We are living … Continue reading “Cisco outlines commitments to digitisation of Africa, to train 1m in networking certification”

Kénya, l’ancien président condamné pour vol de terres

L’ancien président kényan, Daniel Arap Moi va devoir verser un dédommagement de 9,75 millions de dollars à une famille pour une affaire d’accaparement de terres Les faits pour lesquels l’ancien président kényan, l’ancien homme fort de Nairobi de 1978 à 2002, vient d’être condamné remontent à l’année 1983, soit il y a trente six ans. … Continue reading “Kénya, l’ancien président condamné pour vol de terres”

Débat : Sous l’amour du « local », la haine de l’étranger ?

L’amour du local, sous toutes ses formes, constitue l’un des traits culturels dominants de nos sociétés. Dans l’ordre de la consommation, nous sommes incités, à la fois pour des raisons de respect de l’environnement et de sûreté alimentaire à choisir des produits « locaux ». À l’inverse, des denrées produites à proximité, celles qui sont importées d’un … Continue reading “Débat : Sous l’amour du « local », la haine de l’étranger ?”

Foreign military bases are threat to East Africa-Report

London, May 19, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Western nations such as US, China and emerging military powers such as India and Turkey are projecting their military might throughout East Africa rather than the interest of the region, a new report says. The study carried out by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) noted that some of these … Continue reading “Foreign military bases are threat to East Africa-Report”

Les projets secrets d’une unité de propagande britannique visent les musulmans français

Un contrat consulté par MEE montre que la France compte parmi les pays ciblés par l’Unité de recherche, communication et information du Home Office pour influencer l’opinion publique musulmane dans le cadre d’un programme secret de lutte contre l’extrémisme. Une obscure unité de propagande du gouvernement britannique qui confie en privé qu’elle s’efforce de « … Continue reading “Les projets secrets d’une unité de propagande britannique visent les musulmans français”

L’essor des banques panafricaines a d’abord profité aux entreprises et aux ménages les plus riches

Les banques régionales gèrent aujourd’hui plus d’actifs que les banques locales ou que les autres banques étrangères. Red Confidential / ShutterstockCet article a été co-écrit par Florian Léon et Alexandra Zins, qui vient de finir sa thèse en gestion à l’Université de Strasbourg sur les banques panafricaines. Un changement peu visible mais profond est en … Continue reading “L’essor des banques panafricaines a d’abord profité aux entreprises et aux ménages les plus riches”

South Africa Hosts Africa First Women Rugby Qualifiers

London, May 16, 2019 (AltAfrica)- Together with their partner Société Générale, Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) official bank, and with the support of World Rugby, Rugby Africa will organise the first qualifiers for the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Africa, The event, the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup takes place at the Bosman stadium in Johannesburg, starting on … Continue reading “South Africa Hosts Africa First Women Rugby Qualifiers”

Elections hacking is new threat to African democracy -Ex Ghanaian president Mahama

London, May 14, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Countries in Africa that have adopted Information Technology (IT) in their electoral processes now have to deal with a new challenge, systems hacking, which now threatens the practice of democracy in the continent, a former President of Ghana, Mr. John Mahama, has said. Mahama’s disclosure came at a time Nigeria’s 2019 … Continue reading “Elections hacking is new threat to African democracy -Ex Ghanaian president Mahama”

AFDB gets $61.8m support to boost African women entrepreneurs project

London, May 14, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program. We-Fi is a partnership among 14 donor governments, eight multilateral development banks, and other public and private sector stakeholders, established … Continue reading “AFDB gets $61.8m support to boost African women entrepreneurs project”

UK Foundation, Ovo funds £1.75m electrification project in Kenya

London, May 14, 2019 (AltAfrica)-OVO Foundation is expanding its energy access project in Kenya, electrifying over 300 schools and health clinics in the hardest-to-reach parts of Kenya. Around the world 1.1bn people do not have access to electricity, including 600m in sub-Saharan Africa. Through Project Jua, OVO Foundation is supporting the Kenyan Government’s overall electrification … Continue reading “UK Foundation, Ovo funds £1.75m electrification project in Kenya”

No Nigerian property mortgaged for China loans-Amaechi told African ministers in Kenya

London, May 14, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China. Amaechi made the clarification at the 6th Annual East African Transport Infrastructure conference held in Nairobi, Kenya. According to Amaechi, Nigeria did not offer China any … Continue reading “No Nigerian property mortgaged for China loans-Amaechi told African ministers in Kenya”

Microsoft to open African technology development centre in Kenya

London, May 13,2019 (AltAfrica)-American technology giant Microsoft Corporation has unveiled plans to set up an African technology development centre in Kenya, Gaming Vice President Phil Spencer said on Monday. Spencer was speaking at a meeting hosted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, attended by top executives of Microsoft including Mike Fortin, the Corporate … Continue reading “Microsoft to open African technology development centre in Kenya”

Can 2019 : Le Kenya publie sa liste mardi

Le Kenya, qui fait son retour en phase finale de Coupe d’Afrique des nations (CAN) après une absence de 15 ans, va publier ce mardi sa présélection de joueurs devant prendre part à la Can 2019 et aux éliminatoires du Chan (Championnat d’Afrique des nations) 2020, a appris l’Aps de source médiatique. Les Harambee Stars … Continue reading “Can 2019 : Le Kenya publie sa liste mardi”

Four more years for British national jailed in Kenya for alleged terrorism

London, May 11, 2019 (AltAfrica)-A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material. Delivering the sentence in a Mombasa court, chief magistrate Evans Makori said Thursday he considered that Jermaine Grant had been in prison since his arrest … Continue reading “Four more years for British national jailed in Kenya for alleged terrorism”

Ghana begins second phase re-construction of multi-billion dollar Kumasi Central Market

London, May 10, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Phase two of reconstruction of Kumasi Central Market has commenced. President Akufo-Addo presided over the ground breaking ceremony. The mega project estimated to cost $278m, is being constructed by Messrs Contracta Construction Company of the United Kingdom (UK) while the Bank of Germany are the financiers. Also Read:Iconic Lamu Municipal Market in Kenya set to … Continue reading “Ghana begins second phase re-construction of multi-billion dollar Kumasi Central Market”

Egypt is best in African hotel development, Nigeria, Morocco, Ethiopia follow – Hospitality survey

London, May 10, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the 11thannual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally-branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels. A total of … Continue reading “Egypt is best in African hotel development, Nigeria, Morocco, Ethiopia follow – Hospitality survey”

Kenya to spend $210 million on rail upgrades

London, May 9, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Kenya will spend $210 million on linking and upgrading older tracks with its new standard-gauge railway as it abandons a plan to extend the Chinese-funded project to Uganda’s border that would have created a faster export route to the Indian Ocean for landlocked neighbors. Of the sum, $60 million will fund … Continue reading “Kenya to spend $210 million on rail upgrades”

Les Ott, des nouveaux venus qui bouleversent la chaine de valeur des communications électroniques !!!

Le développement des réseaux très haut débit fixe en fibre optique ou 4G pour la téléphonie mobile a favorisé l’apparition de nouveaux modes de consommation. Les services de données rendent les opérateurs dépendants de la bande passante internationale. On assiste à une mutation de la chaine de valeur. Cette mutation est accélérée par l’émergence de … Continue reading “Les Ott, des nouveaux venus qui bouleversent la chaine de valeur des communications électroniques !!!”

Madagascar : Nouvelles razzias chinoises… Par Richard Labévière

Source : Proche & Moyen-Orient, Richard Labévière, 08-04-2019 Diego-Suarez (Antsiranana)/Tananarive (Antananarivo), 5 avril. Lumière fracassante du petit matin. Mouettes et cormorans virevoltent dans le sillage d’écume annonçant la terre qui cambre sa croupe végétale à l’horizon. A bâbord, le bras de mer qui ouvre la passe d’accès au port de Diégo est flanqué d’une fortification … Continue reading “Madagascar : Nouvelles razzias chinoises… Par Richard Labévière”

Kenya secures $250 million World Bank loan for public housing scheme

London, May 7, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The World Bank has approved a $250 million loan to go towards Kenya’s affordable housing plan, whose implementation has faltered after a court issued an injunction against the imposition of a 1.5 per cent housing development levy on workers’ salaries. The government has focused on the construction of affordable houses as … Continue reading “Kenya secures $250 million World Bank loan for public housing scheme”

How cross border payments, remittances are exploding African continent-Experts

London, May 7, 2019 (AltAfrica)-With mobile money continuing to dominate the continent’s commerce growth, opening doors to business to everyone from a rural farmer to an entrepreneur, and cross-border seeing inter-country transactions and remittances on the rise, the continent is making a play to be the world’s biggest e-commerce opportunity. According to Visual Capitalist, 13 … Continue reading “How cross border payments, remittances are exploding African continent-Experts”

Demand for cooking gas skyrocket in Kenya after logging ban

London, May 7, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The extended ban on logging in government forests by Kenyan authorities has triggered a 42,000 tonne increase in cooking gas usage as imports rose to an all-time high of 240,484 tonnes valued at Sh15 billion. The 21 percent increase was further informed by the government’s decision to increase kerosene retail prices … Continue reading “Demand for cooking gas skyrocket in Kenya after logging ban”

Kenya halts establishment of new public universities

London, May 6, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Kenya has suspended the establishment of new public universities on the premise that the country already has adequate institutions of higher learning. Cabinet Secretary for education, Professor George Magoha made the announcement in the capital, Nairobi, during a forum on university education. “I have received requests to increase the number of … Continue reading “Kenya halts establishment of new public universities”

Fired UK Boy Minister ‘Wanted to Invade Africa’, Risked War With China

Editor’s note: Williamson is is denying the Africa part as “anonymous smears” but it fits perfectly with what we know about him, and is absolutely in character of his as the energizer-bunny Atlanticist servant of the Empire that he is. It seems he put his service to the Empire (and not the British one) beyond even loyalty … Continue reading “Fired UK Boy Minister ‘Wanted to Invade Africa’, Risked War With China”

Naby Keïta déclaré forfait pour la Can : Paul Put : «C’est trop tôt pour le dire»

Blessé face au Fc Barcelone en demi-finale aller de la Ligue des champions, Naby Keïta pourrait rater la Coupe d’Afrique des Nations Egypte 2019, selon une annonce faite ce vendredi matin par Jürgen Klopp. Inter­ro­gé par Foot224, le sé­lec­tionneur du Syli National, Paul Put, estime qu’il est trop tôt pour tirer une conclusion. Mercredi soir … Continue reading “Naby Keïta déclaré forfait pour la Can : Paul Put : «C’est trop tôt pour le dire»”

Toshiba strengthens influence in Africa with new office in Kenya

London, May 4, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Toshiba Corporation has announced the establishment of its new branch office in Nairobi, Kenya under Toshiba Africa (Pty) Ltd, the company’s main subsidiary based in South Africa. Toshiba celebrated this important occasion with an opening ceremony graced by the Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Energy of Kenya, Hon. Charles Keter, and … Continue reading “Toshiba strengthens influence in Africa with new office in Kenya”

Trump’s Disastrous Plan for the Muslim Brotherhood

by Emile Nakhleh The Trump administration’s on-going discussions to designate the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) a terrorist organization would harm America’s national security and destabilize Sunni Muslim countries, many of whom are presumed allies of the United States. Despite objections to such designation from within the administration, President Trump seems to have been persuaded by Egypt’s … Continue reading “Trump’s Disastrous Plan for the Muslim Brotherhood”

Roaming Charges: Biden in Plain Sight

Abandoned passenger car, Astoria, Oregon. Photo: Jeffrey St. Clair. + Joe Biden will never again be more popular than he was the day before he entered the presidential race. Still his residual appeal, a misbegotten nostalgia for the Obama years, vaulted Biden 20 points ahead of his nearest Democratic Party rivals in a Quinnipiac poll … Continue reading “Roaming Charges: Biden in Plain Sight”

Cameroun, une chercheuse de Human Rights Watch refoulée

Sur fond d’abus croissants, le gouvernement camerounais veut empêcher tout regard extérieur (Nairobi, le 2 mai 2019) – Le gouvernement camerounais a refusé de laisser une chercheuse de Human Rights Watch, Ilaria Allegrozzi,entrer dans le pays le 12 avril 2019, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd’hui. Cette mesure du gouvernement tente d’entraver l’émission de rapports sur … Continue reading “Cameroun, une chercheuse de Human Rights Watch refoulée”

Tanzanie : Une liste de 39 joueurs pour la Can

Le sélectionneur de la Tanzanie, Emmanuel Amunike, a communiqué mercredi une première liste de 39 joueurs en vue de la Can 2019, qui verra les Taifa Stars faire leur retour en phase finale après 39 ans d’absence. Parmi ces présélectionnés figure la star Mbwana Ally Samatta (Genk, 31 buts toutes compétitions confondues depuis le début … Continue reading “Tanzanie : Une liste de 39 joueurs pour la Can”

Claude Le Roy, sélectionneur du Togo : «Le Sénégal favori n°1 de la Can 2019»

Le sélectionneur du Togo, Claude Le Roy qui suivra d’un œil averti la Can 2019 en Egypte cite le Sénégal comme l’un des favoris de la compétition. «Je crois que l’équipe qui aura le meilleur gardien sera championne d’Afrique, estime celui qui a disputé neuf phases finales de Can durant sa carrière. Pour la première … Continue reading “Claude Le Roy, sélectionneur du Togo : «Le Sénégal favori n°1 de la Can 2019»”

UK Alerts Nigeria Against Impending IS Attacks

London, May 2, 2019 (AltAfrica)-UK Foreign Secretary, Mr. Jeremy Hunt, wednesday warned against an impending attack on Nigeria by Islamic State (IS), saying that the rise of the group needed to be “nipped in the bud.” Hunt described the area around the North-east as an “outpost of Daesh (Islamic State),” adding that the violence could … Continue reading “UK Alerts Nigeria Against Impending IS Attacks”

Despite tragedies Kenya Airways to Stick with Boeing

Kenya Airways has not considered switching its future plane orders to Airbus following Boeing’s 737-MAX jet crisis, the airline’s chairman said on Tuesday after it posted a rise in last year’s revenue. The airline, in which Air France-KLM holds a 7.8 percent stake, reported revenue of 114.45 billion shillings ($1.13 billion) for the 12 months … Continue reading “Despite tragedies Kenya Airways to Stick with Boeing”

Ghana becomes second country after Malawi to launch vital malaria vaccine

London, May 1, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Ghana on Tuesday rolled out the world’s only proven malaria vaccine for infants as part of a landmark campaign against the deadly mosquito-borne disease, one week after Malawi became the first country to do so. Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people each year, mainly in Africa, and it is hoped … Continue reading “Ghana becomes second country after Malawi to launch vital malaria vaccine”

UK Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt launches ‘English Connects’ programme in Senegal

London, April 30, (AltAfrica)-British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt officially launched the ‘English Connects’ programme at the Université Virtuelle du Sénégal on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal. The programme will support the teaching and learning of English in sub-Saharan Africa countries, where English is not widely spoken, with an emphasis on online learning. The programme by the … Continue reading “UK Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt launches ‘English Connects’ programme in Senegal”

The Best Proof of Russia’s Hostility Is Its Attempt to Establish Peaceful and Friendly Relations

The mainstream media never ceases to remind us that Russia is an adversary of the United States … or an opponent … an enemy … a rival … an adversary … or, my favorite, a “regional hegemon.” The best proof of this phenomenon, of course, is Russia’s attempt to establish peaceful and friendly relations with … Continue reading “The Best Proof of Russia’s Hostility Is Its Attempt to Establish Peaceful and Friendly Relations”

The Widespread Impact of Domestic Violence

María Salguero knows how to leverage her background as a geophysical engineer on behalf of women. Since 2016, she has been tracking cases of femicide (also known as feminicide) all over Mexico. Femicide is the deliberate killing of a woman or girl because of their gender. Every year, there are tens of thousands of missing … Continue reading “The Widespread Impact of Domestic Violence”

Qatar takes major stake in Rwandan Airport

London, April 27, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Qatar is expected to become a major investor in Rwanda’s Bugesera Airport after both countries signed an agreement to bolster aviation investments and co-operation. The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, was in Kigali this past week on a three-day tour where he held talks with President Paul … Continue reading “Qatar takes major stake in Rwandan Airport”

Badminton : l’Algérie éliminée en quarts de finale

La sélection algérienne de badminton a été éliminée en quarts de finale après sa défaite devant son homologue mauricienne sur le score de 3 à 1, mercredi pour le compte des Championnats d’Afrique 2019 qui se déroulent du 22 au 28 avril à Port-Harcourt (Nigeria). Les demi-finales du rendez-vous de Port-Harcourt mettront aux prises Maurice … Continue reading “Badminton : l’Algérie éliminée en quarts de finale”

Kenya plans new to $140m port

London, April 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Kenya has announced plans to construct a new port in the lakeside city of Kisumu county at a cost of $140m as part of the joint standard gauge railway project. The development comes in the face of underutilization of the Kisumu port for years despite its immense potential and strategic positioning … Continue reading “Kenya plans new to $140m port”