At Rome summit, Africa’s Church faces its growing pains – Crux: Covering all things Catholic

ROME – To the extent there was a unifying take-away from day one of a major summit on African Catholicism in Rome, perhaps it was this: Some sixty years after the push for a distinctively African form of Christianity began, the Church on the continent now is all grown up. Today, African Catholicism has a […]

Sinopec gets Africa stake with 75% of Chevron – Times LIVE

China Petroleum and Chemical, or Sinopec, Asia’s biggest oil refiner, said the assets include a 100000 barrel-a-day oil refinery in Cape Town, a lubricants plant in Durban, 820 petrol stations and other oil storage facilities. They also include 220 petrol station convenience shops across South Africa and Botswana. Demand in South Africa for refined petroleum […]

Trump’s America First Budget Puts Africa Last – Foreign Policy (blog)

NAIROBI — It gets more U.S. foreign aid than any other continent, the largest share of U.S. global health and disaster relief spending, and it hosts nine out of the world’s 16 U.N. peacekeeping operations — and four out of the five most expensive ones. Sub-Saharan Africa is grappling with record levels of displacement and […]

Sanctioned and Shunned, North Korea Finds Arms Deals in Africa – Voice of America

Despite international sanctions, North Korea has found partners across Africa willing to buy arms and make defense deals, says the head of a U.N. panel of experts that investigated the transactions. According to a U.N. report released last month, North Korea has used a number of methods to avoid detection and has forged agreements with […]

Has Africa’s time arrived? – The Herald

Lovemore Ranga Mataire Syndication WriterIf Chinua Achebe had been alive today, he would surely have marvelled at how his fellow Africans have finally “found” their marbles as they “strike back” at empire in collective and concrete ways never before imaginable. Amid the seemingly endless gloom and a spirited negative Conradic depiction of Africa, the continent is […]

‘Days of telling Africa what to do over’ – The Herald

Jim Yong Kim Dar es Salaam. – The days of debt crises and the World Bank telling African nations what to do are over, according to the lender’s president. “One of the things we will never go back to is the bad old days where countries were in debt crises,” World Bank Group President Jim […]

China’s Sinopec buys first major refinery in Africa from Chevron – Reuters

BEIJING China’s Sinopec (600028.SS) (0386.HK) will pay almost $1 billion for a 75 percent stake in Chevron Corp’s (CVX.N) South African assets and its subsidiary in Botswana to secure its first major refinery in Africa, the companies announced on Wednesday. China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, or Sinopec, Asia’s largest oil refiner, said the assets include […]

Trump’s America First Budget Puts Africa Last – Foreign Policy (blog)

NAIROBI — It gets more U.S. foreign aid than any other continent, the largest share of U.S. global health and disaster relief spending, and it hosts nine out of the world’s 16 U.N. peacekeeping operations — and four out of the five most expensive ones. Sub-Saharan Africa is grappling with record levels of displacement and […]

China’s Sinopec buys first major refinery in Africa from Chevron … – Reuters

BEIJING China’s Sinopec (600028.SS) (0386.HK) will pay almost $1 billion for a 75 percent stake in Chevron Corp’s (CVX.N) South African assets and its subsidiary in Botswana to secure its first major refinery in Africa, the companies announced on Wednesday. China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, or Sinopec, Asia’s largest oil refiner, said the assets include […]

‘Days of telling Africa what to do over’ – The Herald

Jim Yong Kim Dar es Salaam. – The days of debt crises and the World Bank telling African nations what to do are over, according to the lender’s president. “One of the things we will never go back to is the bad old days where countries were in debt crises,” World Bank Group President Jim […]

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