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Africans approve of China, says Afrobarometer

China’s popularity in Africa is strong. Its policy of not linking aid and investments to human rights and good governance has made Beijing many...

Bond notes spark fears of hyperinflation in Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe edges closer to introduce bond notes, citizens in the country fear that the government will create a devastating crisis. The government plans to...

South Africa drops charges against Finance Minister Gordhan

South Africa's chief prosecutor has dropped fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Mr Gordhan had described the allegations as without merit and politically motivated. News...

Nigeria: Twin suicide bombers kills 9 people in Maiduguri

Two suicide bombers killed at least nine people on Saturday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, capital of Nigeria’s Borno State. The attack was...

Uber increases taxi service in Ghana as part of expansion plans in Africa

Taxi hiring service, Uber recently launched operations in Ghana’s capital, Accra as part of expansion plans across Africa. The taxi company also wants to convince...

Why Dangote sacked 36 expats and 12 Nigerians – Downsizing not recession

The Dangote group of companies has denied media reports that a recent decision to retrench 48 of its staff was related to recession in...

Zimbabwe economic growth to reach 4.8 % in 2017- treasury

Zimbabwe’s treasury expects economic growth to peak to 4.8 percent in 2017 form 1.2 percent this year, on the back of improved agriculture production...

Rwanda, DR Congo sign deal to ease cross-border trade

Rwanda and DR Congo have signed a new agreement establishing a framework for bilateral cooperation in the area of cross-border trade and elimination of...

Nigeria recession: Dangote sacks 36 expatriates, 12 Nigerians

As recession rocking Nigeria economy persist, one of the biggest employers of labour in the country outside of the government belonging to Africa’s richest...

Nigeria to focus on mining to boost investment

Nigeria is embarking on a long- term development for its mining sector in order to boot investment. This is in a bid to reduce over...

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WHO says coronavirus crisis will get “worse and worse and worse”

The World Health Organization has said that the coronavirus pandemic isn't easing down anytime soon if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions. The...

Malian jihadist war crimes trial begins in The Hague

In 2012, a coalition of Islamic extremists occupied the ancient city of Timbuktu in the Saharan desert. They imposed a brutal regime, murdering and...

Covid-19: Will Africa still be world’s fastest-growing consumer markets?

Prior to the pandemic, Africa was identified as one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world with household consumption growing even faster than...

South Africa: Youngest daughter of Nelson Mandela dies

The youngest daughter of South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, Zindzi Mandela has died at the age of 59. The state broadcaster the SABC...

Sudan: Women no longer need permission to travel with kids

New laws passed recently in Sudan have taken effect now allowing women to travel with their children without needing a permission from a male...
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