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Africa Needs Credible Institutions to Thrive - Annan

mandela-machelBy Loyiso Langeni

Johannesburg, South Africa, May 28 (Business Day) — Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), has identified the lack of credible institutions as one of the main stumbling blocks to Africa's attaining progress and prosperity.

Saturday, 29 May 2010 09:33

Russia Signs Agreements On Mineral Exploitation With Namibia

Russia Signs Agreements On Mineral Exploitation With NamibiaBy Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, May 20, (Buziness Africa) - President Dmitry Medvedev and his Namibian counterpart Hifikepunye Pohamba held fruitful talks that would strengthen bilateral cooperation in the two countries.

Pohamba, who was in Moscow on an official visit in May, signed a memorandum on cooperation in exploration and development of Namibian uranium deposits.

Friday, 21 May 2010 09:04

New African Initiative Opens Window To Africa

By Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, April 30 (Buziness Africa) - With government efforts lagging behind expectations in re-engaging African countries after the collapse of the Soviet era, newly created Russian NGOs have now taken up the battle to fill in the gaps. Mr Andrei Petrov, Chairman of the New African Initiative (AFRI) discusses the key reasons, challenges and expectations of his NGO in an exclusive interview with Kester Kenn Klomegah for Buziness Africa readers.

Monday, 03 May 2010 09:42

Science And Technology is Vehicle to Advance The Economy

By Akoma Chinweoke

NIGERIA, April 28 (Vanguard) - Professor Oye Ibidapo Obe is the president of Nigerian Academy of Science and former vice chancellor of University of Lagos. In this interview, he speak on why the country's leadership should be consistent with national plans which must be geared towards poverty reduction as well as his determination to progress steadily in mainstreaming the academy to national life.

Thursday, 29 April 2010 10:55

Government Asks Russia To Explain Jet Story

By Sheila Naturinda

KAMPALA, Uganda, April 8, (The Monitor) - The government has summoned Moscow's envoy to Kampala to protest against Russian press reports that Uganda had bought fighter jets paid for by promises of crude oil. Defence Minister Crispus Kiyonga told Parliament yesterday that government has communicated to Moscow asking for the press reports to be withdrawn or explained.

Friday, 09 April 2010 20:13

POLITICS: Obama Expands Military Involvement in Africa

Analysis by Daniel Volman*

WASHINGTON, Apr 2, 2010 (IPS) - When President Barack Obama took office in January 2009, it was widely expected that he would dramatically change, or even reverse, the militarised and unilateral security policy that had been pursued by the George W. Bush administration toward Africa, as well as toward other parts of the world.

Friday, 02 April 2010 11:21

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