Events & Calendar

Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, was given a state burial with full military honours after a funeral service at the Accra International Conference...

The United Nations is mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness. The renowned...

The 10th (Jubilee) edition of The Hague African Festival ended on Sunday 15th July at the Zuiderpark Theatre in The Hague. Despite the sweltering heat...

“Mama Winnie’ - as she was affectionately known - was a towering figure in the struggle against apartheid,” said Secretary-General António Guterres, during a...

The 19th biennial National Week of Culture of Burkina Faso will take place on 24-31 March in Bobo-Dioulasso under the theme: "Preserving cultural values:...

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...