Events & Calendar

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian said that the upcoming Forum on China-African Cooperation (FOCAC) meeting next year in Beijing, China, will...

The Chinese floating hospital ship, "the Arch of Peace", with a crew of more than 600 doctors and nurses, recently started consultations and free treatments...

Globally-celebrated Ghanaian Sculptor, Prof. El Anatsui, has been honoured with the most internationally-prestigious award in art - the Japan’s Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award,...

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR recently honoured Zannah Mustapha with the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award at a ceremony in Geneva for founding a school...

The Nigerian National Association-The Netherlands (NNA-NL) organized a Business Seminar on Friday, 25th August, 2017. The Business Seminar was geared towards improving the...

As at press time, 500 people have died in the devastating mudslides and flooding in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone with at least 600...

The United Nations Environment Programme has announced a shortlist of regional finalists for the Young Champions of the Earth prize - a global competition...

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has organized a round table on Migrants' Health in Libya as part of the regional project to promote the...

The 2017 Africa Green Revolution Forum, which will hold 4-8 September in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, will highlight the capacity of agriculture and agribusiness to...

The African Union (AU) launched its DotAfrica internet domain name at the 29th AU Summit and immediately flagged off a six-month-long campaign across all...

The 13th African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) ceremony which was held at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos on July 15, 2017 lived up...

One of Uganda's top Afrobeats musicians, Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, has been sworn in as a member of parliament. He was sworn...

During every U.S. Independence Day - 4th of July - many great as well as weird events take place. This year was no exception...

Members States of the World Health Organization (WHO) have elected Ethiopian Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of the UN health agency. Dr...

Winners of the 2017 African Banker Awards were announced at a prestigious Gala Dinner of the 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank...