The decision by African ministers of environment to end open waste burning will not only save lives but also open up new income streams.
Senegal star Sadio Mané came second in this year’s World Footballer of the Year awards, but his greatest recognition was winning the inaugural award for humanitarian work, thanks to his generosity to the needy people of his homeland.
African leaders have called for reforms of the United Nations system. The AU chairperson and Senegal’s President Macky Sall said Africa “does not want to be the breeding ground of a new Cold War.”
Washington must overcome growing anti-west sentiment on the continent given the development alternative that China offers.
Senegal’s colonial heritage has been interpreted to conceive an African future, turning colonial heritage into an archive of a possible Afrotopia.
Considering its decolonised diplomatic journey, Senegal has defined what it means to achieve sustainable independence in 62 years of nationhood.
Thanks to the growing appeal of African football stars and a dream final, Afcon is establishing itself on the world sporting map.
He is the first writer from sub-Saharan Africa to lift the Prix Goncourt, one of the book world’s most important prizes. And his win matters.
For the first time, the drug substance, or active ingredient for a COVID-19 vaccine – in this case mRNA – will be manufactured on the continent.