EU: Africa Hackathon looking for participants and partners to jumpstart cross-continent innovation

“Cooperation between African and European scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs can make a decisive contribution, not only to defeat the pandemic, but crucially also to accelerate economic recovery. This hackathon will make an important contribution to enable such partnerships and it is, thus, an initiative, South Africa is delighted to support.”Dr. Blade Nzimande, SA Minister Higher Education, Science and Innovation

Visa on arrival to all African passport holders into Nigeria

The President of Nigeria announced the full implementation of Visa on Arrival  into Nigeria to passport holders from all African countries to commence January 2020. Currently land borders into Nigeria are closed for goods but the government says it is committed to the free movement of goods and persons in and out of all African […]

The Centre for Human Rights expresses deep concern over the political situation in The Gambia, and calls for stronger South African engagement 

With the inauguration of the President-elect of The Gambia scheduled for 19 January 2017, the situation in that country is of grave concern to us, as it is to many fellow Africans.   The Centre for Human Rights makes the following calls: President Jammeh must accept the outcome of the results of the presidential election […]