Monthly Archives: May 2019

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, to receive honorary degree from the University of Alberta

Who:Dr.Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of theAfrican Development Bank

What:Honorary Degree in Science at the University of Alberta’s graduation ceremony

When:Tuesday,4 June 2019 at 3 p.m.

Where:Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB …

DR Congo army displays 23 ‘militants’ killed in combat in north

The Congolese army on Thursday displayed 23 corpses it said were the bodies of militants killed in combat in the east, where the Islamic State also claimed an attack on the military.

The military showed …

New organisation created to take-up pan-african fight against corruption

A new think tank founded by Congolese activists has been set up to fight corruption across the African continent. UNIS partners with organisations in various African countries and has already established a set of specific …

Italy, Malta rescue stricken migrants in Mediterranean

The Italian navy rescued 100 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean on Thursday, as 178 others were taken to the Italian island of Lampedusa, and Malta, officials said.

Meanwhile, 149 migrants from East Africa, including 65 …

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowa joins Global Covenant of Mayors

Accra Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has been appointed a Board Member of the Global Covenant Of Mayors for Climate Change and Energy (GCoM) in the United States.

In that …