Guinean President Visits US, Faces Term Limit Questions

WASHINGTON – As Guinea’s president visits the U.S. preaching economic development, a debate rages back home about term limits.

President Alpha Conde spent the week visiting U.S. diplomats, granting interviews and meeting with business leaders. He said his goal is …

MFPC Received Best Islamic Wealth Management Qualification and GIFA Championship Award (Advocacy) 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) is honoured to receive the prestigious award once again from the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA), as Best Islamic Wealth Management Qualification 2019 for our Shariah Registered Financial Planner Programme and GIFA …

Efforts Underway in Kenya to Preserve Disappearing Indigenous Dialects

LAIKIPIA, KENYA � In Africa, hundreds of indigenous languages are on the verge of extinction, according to the U.N. culture organization UNESCO. That includes at least 13 languages in Kenya. This week, Kenyan civil society groups met in Nairobi to …

French Experts Restore Three Sudanese Relics

KHARTOUM – A team of French diggers has restored three Sudanese artifacts, including a 3,500-year-old wall relief, and it handed them to the African country’s national museum Thursday, a French archaeologist said.

The three artifacts were discovered at separate archaeological …

Nigerian Activists Offer Mixed Reactions on Oil Cleanup Project in Niger Delta

ENUGU, NIGERIA – The Niger Delta is where Africa’s largest oil producer pumps out its most lucrative natural resource.

But while companies like Shell and ExxonMobile operate there and extract billions of dollars worth of crude oil, most of the …

FAO report cites 41 countries needing external assistance for food

Rome – Some 41 countries continue to be in need of external assistance for food, with conflicts acting as the primary cause of high levels of food insecurity and adverse weather conditions – particularly rainfall shortages in Africa – acutely …