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How South Africa’s Private Sector Left Out Its People

How South Africa’s Private Sector Left Out Its People

By Sana Butler | The AfricaPaper South Africa – When the president of a country invites business leaders to a strategy meeting on the best ways to partner to strengthen the economy and create jobs, it seems like a no-brainer. Yes, especially if the collaboration is in a developing country where political instability can be […]

WorldViews: Economic Empowerment for Black Society

WorldViews: Economic Empowerment for Black Society

By Lucas Jallah-Acosta | The AfricaPaper Minneapolis, Minn – During these last couple of years many events have occurred worldwide, especially in the United States. The most controversial or widely known subject matter in our country is the inevitable mass murders of black males by police. According to the BBC, “Black people are three times […]

Cattle Farmers’ Clashes Threaten Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector

Cattle Farmers’ Clashes Threaten Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector

By Mohammad Ibrahim | The AfricaPaper Kaduna – Nigeria for decades has continue to witness bloody battles between farmers and nomadic herdsmen which claimed lives and property worth  millions of dollars in northern part of the country. Such crisis have for  long-running problem in the region thereby threatening the Agricultural development in the country, particularly […]

At 100, a Harlem Convent Struggles to Survive

At 100, a Harlem Convent Struggles to Survive

By Benjamin Parkin | The AfricaPaper Harlem, New York – Sister Patricia Marie Williams grins as she recounts her favorite biblical stories, from the Prodigal Son to Adam and Eve. Soft sunlight spills into the room, sparsely decorated with a portrait of Pope Francis and a cross.On Saturday, Sister Patricia celebrates 70 years as a […]

Hunger Looms in Malawi

Hunger Looms in Malawi

By Joseph Kayira | The AfricaPaper Blantyre, Malawi – More than 2.8 million people will face hunger in Malawi following severe floods and drought that ruined this year’s harvest, the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee (MVAC) figures show. The MVAC, comprising government, donors and non-governmental organizations, carried out a food security assessment exercise between June and […]

AWASH: Freetown In Flood Disaster

AWASH: Freetown In Flood Disaster

By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper Freetown, Sierra Leone – Four people have died and several thousands homeless as torrential rain swept through Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, last Wednesday triggering severe flooding, about three weeks after the country reported to have treated its last patient with Ebola, an infectious and generally fatal disease that killed […]

The Mano River Union: A Complex Emergency

The Mano River Union: A Complex Emergency

By Kandeh K. Yumkella | The AfricaPaper  United Nations Under-Secretary-General, shares his thoughts on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), reminds us of our shared responsibilities, lessons to be learnt going forward and prays for a speedy return to normalcy. What started few weeks ago as an isolated incident in the forest region of Guinea has […]

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