The author, a retired neurosurgeon in the United States of America, believes that for the continent
to thrive, there must be an awakening, and this book, without doubt, is a positive contribution to issues that have been addressed and solutions provided for the continent
, especially Sub-Saharan Africa, to develop to its potentials.
Twenty-five of Africa's countries, accounting for 43.2% of the continent
's citizens, have seen a decline in economic opportunity over the last decade.
While it was clear that a free trade pact would be some way off, and well after Junckersteps down in a year's time, the EU would look to take advantage of African efforts to forge a free trade area within the continent
to work towards a comprehensive continent-to-continent trade agreement.
He added that the continent
had suffered from professionals aiding and abetting political and business elites siphoning riches from Africa which had had a detrimental effect on developing ordinary people and their countries.
He also said that Iran can send its skilled manpower to Africa and invest in the continent
's sectors of mine, petrochemistry and roads and urban development.
The forum brought together top judicial officers from across the continent
. They included judges, lawyers and government officials.
One would have thought hosting the World Cup on the continent
in 2010 would have spurred the development of our technical base.We all hoped that Roger Milla and Cameroons colourful display in 1990, Sene-gals brave run in 2002 and Ghanas near-miss in 2010 - the only three times we have fielded a team at the quarter-final - were a prelude to Africas future super performance.
If fully implemented, the agreement would free up the movement of people and goods across the continent
, currently grouped into trading blocs such as the East African Community, the Economic Community of West African States and the Southern African Development Community, to name a few.
Egypt and Africa are witnessing a shift in services provided to citizens with the support of digital transformation and financial inclusion, and the African continent
will not be able to progress without relying on its infrastructure, youth, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Based on the theme "Achieving A Connected Continent
: Leading The Data Explosion Across Africa", the expert panel session with participation from Google, Facebook, WIOCC, Liquid Telecom and Angola Cables discussed strategies for achieving improved broadband access across the continent
Four billion years ago, after the formation of the Earth, the first "continent
" to appear, called Vaalbara, was just a small island in the middle of a vast ocean.
It is "a large enough area to be considered a continent
rather than a micro-continent or continental fragment," the article (https://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/27/3/article/GSATG321A.1.htm) says .