NXT.ART Fair debuts with gathering of African innovators
African nations begin trading under AfCFTA pact
Search for results and impact in African development
African countries gear up for return to international football
Coronavirus: how it hit African athletes’ finances
1960: Africa’s year of independence
Centre tasks students to be vanguards of leadership
African artists showcase diversity in London
Video: African tribe that names children 3 years after birth
Conflicts mar African economies — IMF
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African private equity fund raising rises 12.5% to $2.7bn
THE African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, AVCA, has revealed that African Private Equity, PE, has remained robust with the total value of fund raising increasing by 12.5 percent to USD2.7 billion in 2018 from USD2.4 billion in 2017, indicating investors’ ongoing confidence in African PE.
Nigerian, African churches boom in London
On a cold, grey Sunday morning, in a London street lined with shuttered builders’ yards and storage units, songs of prayer in the Nigerian language of Yoruba ring out from a former warehouse that is now a church.
Buhari urges African countries to strengthen political institutions for stability
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African leaders to support processes that will ensure stronger political institutions across the continent as only strong political institutions will guarantee stability, peace and economic progress.
AFRICAN TRADITIONAL EDUCATION
To understand the history of education in Africa, adequate knowledge of the traditional or indigenous educational system which existed before the arrival of Islam and Christianity is needed. Islamic education was not formally established in Nigeria until the fourteenth century and Christian education came in the nineteenth century. But indigenous education persists even today, showing no sign of disappearance from the scene of education.
China forcing African firms out of business – AfDB
African Development Bank, AfDB, has expressed concern that many African owned firms are forced to drop out of the market due to unfair competition from Chinese companies.
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