Africa Day

Africa Day


Africa Day

Africa Day, a chance to celebrate a beautiful continent. With 54 countries Africa is a bounty of unique cultures. This week’s celebrations gave us a moment to celebrate African Union’s 55th year. Today on Talk Africa we look back at the gains made over the decades. As well as the challenges stopping the continent from


AfDB’s Oley Lucretia Dibba-Wadda speaks on the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative


AfDB’s Oley Lucretia Dibba-Wadda speaks on the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative

AfDB’s Oley Lucretia Dibba-Wadda speaks on the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative Earlier this week, the African Development Bank together with the African Union Commission, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners launched the African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative. CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi caught up with Oley Lucretia Dibba-Wadda, Director, Human Capital, Youth

American literary giant, Philip Roth is dead

American literary giant, Philip Roth is dead


American literary giant, Philip Roth is dead

One of the great American authors, Philip Roth, has died aged 85. The Pulitzer, National Book Award and Man Booker International Prize-winning novelist’s work drew its inspiration from Jewish family life, sex and American ideals. His works included American Pastoral, I Married a Communist and Portnoy’s Complaint. The New York Times reported that a close

Jammeh killed 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian migrants – Human Rights Watch

Jammeh killed 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian migrants – Human Rights Watch


Jammeh killed 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian migrants – Human Rights Watch

A paramilitary unit controlled by then-Gambian president Yahya Jammeh summarily executed more than 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian, and other West African migrants in July 2005, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said Wednesday, 16 May 2018. Interviews with 30 former Gambian officials, including eleven officers directly involved in the incident, reveal that the migrants, who were