Education in Africa

Education in Africa cannot be overemphasized as it is undoubtedly the most important consideration that Africa needs to evolve and develop as a continent. Unfortunately, education remains out of reach for the majority of children in some parts of Africa. “More than 150 million children aged 3 – 5 do not have access to pre-primary education, including more than 80% of children in low-income countries”. These children grow up to become adults, and leaders, in the nearest future. The developm...[Read More]

African countries are forced to spend hugely on security

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that terrorist pressure has provided a pretext for the unwelcome return of military rule in three (3) of the fifteen (15) member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community, two of which, he claims, have borne the brunt of the Region’s terrorist outrages, Mali and Burkina Faso. He stated that this is a trend that ECOWAS leaders are determined to reverse so that the ECOWAS space remains democratic. On Wednesday, September 21,...[Read More]

Japan announces $30 billion in aid for African development

On Saturday, Japan pledged $30 billion in aid for African development, saying it wants to work more closely with the continent as the rules-based international order is under threat as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said at a Japan-Africa summit in Tunisia that Tokyo would work to ensure grain shipments to Africa in the face of a global shortage. “If we abandon a rules-based society and allow unilateral changes to the status quo by force, the c...[Read More]