Brazilian Navy to partner with São Tomé and Príncipe

Brazilian Navy to partner with São Tomé and Príncipe

The Brazilian Navy announced plans to establish a mission in São Tomé and Príncipe, the island nation in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast…

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EU Plans to Train 1,200 Somali Soldiers in 2015

EU Plans to Train 1,200 Somali Soldiers in 2015

DEFENCEWEB The European Union Training Mission in Somalia plans to train 1,200 Somali National Army (SNA) noncommissioned officers, junior officers, specialists and military instructors in…

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Turkish Company to Manage Mogadishu Port

Turkish Company to Manage Mogadishu Port

A Turkish company Albayrak Group has signed a 20-year agreement to manage the Mogadishu port with promises to modernize it and oversee its growth. Outsourcing port…

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$8B Aid Package Aims to Bolster Horn of Africa Economy

$8B Aid Package Aims to Bolster Horn of Africa Economy

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE International donors pledged $8 billion in development aid for projects across eight countries in the Horn of Africa, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon…

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France Partners with Sahel Allies to Launch Operation Barkhane

France Partners with Sahel Allies to Launch Operation Barkhane

DEFENCEWEB French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has announced his country’s intention to deploy more than 3,000 Soldiers to begin military operations under a broadened…

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Facebook to Debut Internet App in Zambia

Facebook to Debut Internet App in Zambia

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The social media giant Facebook has unveiled an app to allow people who have mobile phones but no Internet access to get online…

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Summit Garners More Than $17 Billion in Investment Pledges

Summit Garners More Than $17 Billion in Investment Pledges

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, left, and Jay Ireland, president and CEO of GE Africa, discuss expanding access to power sources across Africa.  [GETTY IMAGES]…

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Nations Contribute Loan, Expertise for Kenyan Wind Plant

Nations Contribute Loan, Expertise for Kenyan Wind Plant

Lake Turkana Wind Power officials check a mast that measures wind direction and speed at a study site in Loiyangalani, near Lake Turkana in northern…

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U.S Promises to Support Nigeria’s Investment Push

U.S Promises to Support Nigeria’s Investment Push

Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States Ade Adefuye speaks to U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman at a meeting in Abuja, Nigeria in…

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African Sushi a Hit in Japan

African Sushi a Hit in Japan

REUTERS The idea of Japanese consumers eating sushi exported from a tiny African country with no coastline may sound improbable, but the kingdom of Lesotho…

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