Africa/World

African Union Peace and Security Building to Start Soon for Completion by 2012

African Union Peace and Security Building to Start Soon for Completion by 2012
February 15, 2011
Africa/World

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Mr. Jean Ping, this morning, Monday 14 February 2011, presided over the ceremony of the foundation stone for the Peace and Security building of the African Union laid at the AU headquarters.

Lost Kingdoms of Africa, Ethiopia

Lost Kingdoms of Africa, Ethiopia
October 25, 2010
Africa/World

Historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of the old African kingdom of Ethiopia.

Africa most desired among young travellers

Africa most desired among young travellers
October 14, 2010
Africa/World

Young people are trendsetters, and new research shows that Africa has become the most desired travel destination for Western youths. The trend bodes well for Africa’s booming travel industry.

Ancient Africa: Aksum, Ethiopia

Ancient Africa: Aksum, Ethiopia
September 7, 2010
Africa/World

Lalibela may be Ethiopia’s most dramatic attraction, but it’s not its only one. Stephan Faris explores Aksum, the country’s ancient capital.