African News International

Erasmus+: EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

The results of the 2019 Erasmus+ call bring the total number of exchanges between Africa and Europe to 26,247 since the beginning of the programme in 2014 BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 12, 2019/ — The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ […]

Football Ghana International Sports

Manchester City insert sell-on clause in Ghanaian defender Jeremie Frimpong’s Celtic deal

English champions Manchester City have inserted a 30% sell-on clause in Jeremie Frimpong’s transfer to Scottish giants Celtic. Jeremie Frimpong joined the Scottish champions on a four year deal in a transfer worth a £1 million. Celtic have paid an initial £350,000 for the 18-year old with the club set to pay the remaining £650,000 […]

The destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian is seen from the air, in Marsh Harbor, Abaco Island, Bahamas, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has climbed to 20. Bahamian Health Minister Duane Sands released the figure Wednesday evening and warned that more fatalities were likely. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Gaudenzi)
International

Ontario woman among Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas

The family of a woman from Windsor, Ont., says she has died in the Bahamas as a result of hurricane Dorian. A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money to bring the body of Alishia Sabrina Liolli back to Canada. The page says Liolli died from the impact of hurricane Dorian, which authorities […]

African News International

Ayuk Receives Praise for His Chapter on the U.S. and Africa in ‘Billions at Play’

Ayuk has devoted Chapter 17 of Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy to the U.S. and Africa, along with America’s potential to bolster Africa’s journey to a brighter future JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 28, 2019/ — The latest book by leading African energy attorney NJ Ayuk describes the steps he’d like Africans to […]

International Sports

Bianca Andreescu hailed as ‘old soul’ in abrupt victory over Serena Williams

19-year-old Canadian tennis star shows poise and grace during difficult moment Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu celebrates with the Rogers Cup trophy as Serena Williams looks on after retiring from the final with injury. (Evan Mitsui/CBC) Imagine that moment for Bianca Andreescu. There was the rising Canadian tennis star, 19-years-old, entering Centre Court at the Aviva […]

African News International

Facebook, together with Africa Check, expands its local language coverage as part of its Third-Party Fact-Checking Programme

Facebook’s fact-checking programme relies on feedback from the Facebook community, as one of many signals Facebook uses to raise potentially false stories to fact-checkers for review JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 14, 2019/ — Facebook (www.facebook.com), today with Africa Check announced that it has added new local language support for several African languages as part of […]

Health & Wellness International

Helping young people take charge of their bodies, their lives, our world

UNFPA is launching “My Body, My Life, My World,” a strategy that aims to help empower young people to make their own choices and determine their own futuresNEW YORK, United States of America, August 13, 2019/ — Every year on 12 August, leaders around the world commemorate International Youth Day. On this day, powerful figures […]

African News Ghana International

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), Ghanaian Armed Forces Joint Press Conference

Joint press conference following the opening ceremony for Africa Endeavor Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. (L) at Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, Ghana,STUTTGART, Germany, August 13, 2019/ — U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and the Ghanaian Armed Forces (GAF) will conduct a joint press conference following the opening ceremony for Africa Endeavor Monday, Aug. 19 at […]