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The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), one of the continent's oldest and largest financial institutions, is headquartered in Nigeria with operations in 18 other African countries and offices in New York, London and Paris. Phillips Oduoza , who has
Africa Command (Africom) in April, Stars and Stripes newspaper called him "one of the Army's most battle-tested officers." The newest of six geographic combatant commands, Africom is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany but has operational
Leading the campaign on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan is Olusegun Olutoyin Aganga , who has been Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment since June 2011, after serving for 14 months as Finance Minister. He is a chartered accountant who
Can a scarcely reported health condition unite the global community against what many medical professionals say is the leading cause of death worldwide? Next week an estimated 5,000 delegates from over 100 countries will meet in the Spanish city of
Washington, DC Since 2000, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa), which allows eligible countries to export products duty-free to the United States) has defined American trade relations with sub-Saharan Africa. The annual ministerial-level U.
President Glen Blumhorst, Dr. Russell Morgan (Saids Peace Corps teacher), and Sen. Harris Wofford, for whom the award is named. Dr. Mohamud Sheikh Nurein Said is the 2013 Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award winner. The award is the National Peace
As the influential leader of Zambia's Kaonde people, Chief Jonathan Eshiloni Mumena's decision to undergo male circumcision was nothing short of a public health practitioner's dream...AllAfrica first spoke to Chief Mumena last July at the
Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow Deborah Ahenkorah The market for children's books in Africa is dominated by literature from outside the continent, much of which does not relate to the realities of African readers. This has inspired Aspen Institute
One company, U.S.-based Bechtel, a construction, engineering and project management firm, has more than 70 years of experience working on infrastructure in Africa. The company currently involved in helping to develop major infrastructure in Gabon .
U.S.$787 million ( £2.7 billion ) to tackle undernutrition which underlies over three million deaths of young children each year and causes lifelong intellectual and physical damage to another 165 million. The philanthropy joined the governments of