Preparations for Africa Day 2015 are underway, with lots of new and exciting elements to be added to this year’s programme of events. Africa Day celebrations in 2014 were as eclectic and cheerful as ever and we have made sure that you can relive the fun at the click of a button!
To mark Africa Day, which takes place this year on Sunday, May 24th, The Irish Times has teamed up with Irish Aid to run an Africa-themed writing competition, with three categories: for primary school children; secondary school children; and adults. Writers are invited to submit a short story or poem, which should relate to an […]
At a recent meeting of the Africa-Ireland Economic Forum (October 2014), focusing on the business and development links between both locations, Enterprise Ireland’s Kevin Sherry spoke about Africa being home to eight of the world’s 15 fastest growing economies since 2000. Nigeria’s economy is booming. It’s the continent’s top oil producer and recently overtook South […]
Today is #WorldHealthDay. This year the World Health Organisation (WHO) are highlighting the challenges and opportunities associated with food safety under the slogan “From farm to plate, make food safe.” “Unsafe food is linked to the deaths of an estimated 2 million people annually and the African Region is without exception. Infants, young children, pregnant women, […]