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How to Recover Your Ride-hailing Business after COVID-19: Best Tips from Onde

This July, Ride.Right.Now - the conference for ride-hailing business took place online for the first time. The event was organized by Onde, a tech...

Why SA President reprimanded his finance minister over Zambia

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has reprimanded his Finance Minister Tito Mboweni over his social media comments on the sacking of Zambia's Central Bank...

Ghana, Croatia, Ecuador get WTTC Safe Travels stamp

Croatia, Ecuador and Ghana are the latest in a long line of major destinations to use the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene...

Ghana: Nigerian traders protest closure of their shops

Scores of Nigerian traders operating in Ghana are angry with the government over the closure of their shops. Hundreds of the shops have been locked...

Nigerian pirates fined for seizing ship in Gulf of Guinea

A court in Nigeria has fined three men $52,000 (£40,000) each for hijacking a ship in March and securing a ransom of $200,000 for...

Zambia: Bar owners want to resume work despite high Covid-19 infections

Some bar owners in Zambia are pressurising the government to open bars, despite the rapid rise in Covid-19 Infections. Zambia's President, Edgar Lungu, has been...

Oil spill hits Island of Mauritius

There are fears of an environmental disaster in Mauritius following an oil spill along its south-eastern coast. The oil spill occurred after a "breach" in...

How the Hawala system of transferring money works in Africa

Hawala is a process of transferring money from one country to the other without moving it physically. The money transfer process involves trust and balancing of...

Botswana bans sale of alcohol to curb COVID-19

The government of Botswana has banned the sale of alcohol in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. All liquor licenses have also been...

Ghana: Businesses sack 42k workers, cut wages for 770k due to Covid-19

The shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had considerable impacts on Ghanaian businesses, forcing many firms to cut costs by reducing staff hours,...

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UN sponsored sex education program in Zambia faces rejection

A sex education program being sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zambia has been rejected by top government officials. UNFPA on its...

Ecowas signals it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali

The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS has hinted it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali following last month's coup. The current sanctions imposed on Mali...

Nigeria: Hotel workers allegedly stripped naked over $12

A former Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi has sparked outrage after he was alleged to have ordered that some hotel workers...

U.S. Police officer charged over fatal shooting of black woman

A grand jury has charged one police officer over the raid which resulted in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor at her home in...

Fuel tanker explosion kills 25 people in Nigeria

A fuel tanker explosion in Central Nigeria has killed at least 25 people. Schoolchildren are reported among those killed when the tanker exploded after a...
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