The UK's vote to leave the EU has sparked demands from far-right parties for referendums in other member states.
France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen said the French must now also have the right to choose.
The 7th African Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and General Assembly (GA) of the Forum for Agricultural Research for Africa (FARA) has ended with the adoption of a six-point call-to-action to be implemented over the next three years to support efforts at achieving the ‘Africa Feed Africa’ initiative and also impact livelihoods on the continent.
Some of the pressures discouraging young girls in Nigeria from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) range from cultural norms to peer perceptions and traditional duties at home. To show girls that these fields are fun and welcoming, GE recently welcomed 30 high school girls to its office in Lagos, Nigeria, for "She can CODE" - an event designed to give girls training in coding and computer programming.
Tullow Oil and Total E&P Uganda will be issued with production licences before the end of this month, the State minister for Minerals (designate), Mr Peter Lokeris, has disclosed.
Ghana’s newest gold mine, the Asanko Gold Mine at Obotan in the Amansie West district of the Ashanti Region, has been inaugurated in a brief but colourful ceremony at Manso Nkran.