Nigerian Political Update – Buhari Targets South East

Awka — With six days to the presidential election, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, will storm the Eastern commercial nerve centre, Onitsha, Anambra State, with his campaign train. Where he’d hold town hall meetings, as portion of his campaign tour ahead of the March 28 presidential election, Buhari, who’s anticipated there on Monday, […]

African Investment – Progress Report

Investor trust in Africa will not enhance this year although petroleum importers will gain as the biggest petroleum exporters were hit by poor costs, a Reuters survey found on Thursday. The predictions are poorer than in the boom years that China’s voracious appetite drove while such growth rates are high by international standards. “East Africa […]

The African Cash Which Simply Disappears

A combined panel headed by former South African President Thabo Mbeki and run from the African Union as well as the United Nations released a report describing the strategies some businesses utilize to send cash from the continent illicitly. The losses are staggering not only in relation to dollars but development chances lost, Mr. Mbeki […]

Southern and Eastern Africa Policy Research

Southern and Eastern Africa Policy Research Network (SEAPREN) was a network of six research institutions who were engaged in strengthening policy analysis in their home countries. The network was established in Gaborone, Botswana November 1999. The aim of the Network was to collaborate on national and regional research projects and capacity building; exchange best practices […]

Africa’s tourism set to boost economy

Heading in to 2013 it looks as though it will be a good year for Africa‚Äôs tourism industry. In a recent poll conducted in the UK, a large proportion of people were considering trying something different for their holidays this year and with flights to the continent their cheapest in a long while, it would […]

Herbal Medicine is Part of African Culture

  In the past, people used to rely on plants as their main source of medicine. Over the years, herbalists have managed to find better ways of using herbal medicine to cure diseases. Herbal medicine is still very much in use in Africa. In fact, many people consider this practice as part of African culture. […]