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Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala becomes first African to head the WTO

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been voted as the new head of the World Trade Organization. She secured 104 out of 164 votes to become the...

Okonjo-Iweala secures more support for the WTO top job

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has secured majority of votes from European Union member states to become the head of the World Trade Organization. She is now...

82 shortlisted for 2nd Ghana Cocoa Awards

From a total of 155 entries received for the 2020 edition of the annual Ghana Cocoa Awards, 82 nominees have been shortlisted for the...

Ugandan entrepreneur makes mosquito-repelling soap

A Ugandan female entrepreneur has developed a soap that is meant to repel mosquitoes. Joan Nalubega developed the organic soap as part of her contribution...

4G Capital, Citi partner to strengthen financial inclusion in Kenya

4G CAPITAL GROUP Limited (“4G CAPITAL”), a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion, Citi, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (“DFC”) and the Ford Foundation...

Stranded Nigerian traders in Ghana cry out for repatriation

Hundreds of Nigerian traders in Ghana have staged a protest demanding their repatriation over what they say is the inhumane treatment from the Ghanaian...

Renewable energy and Agric project boost jobs in Niger Delta

Asanita Agricultural Processing Company has secured funding to build a renewable energy power plant and a cassava processing to ethanol plant in Southern Nigeria. The project located on a 40-hectare estate in Edo State in the Niger Delta...

Winners of the SFAN Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Stars From All Nations, the education company that unlocks the potential of the youth, convened a critical mass of innovators and bright thinkers at...

Strike by airport workers in Ghana disrupts flights

Staff of Ghana’s Civil Aviation Authority have laid down their tools. They are protesting encroachment on lands belonging to the authority which they claim is affecting...

African trade to be impacted by No-deal Brexit and Covid-19

A No-Deal Brexit compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic could see UK GDP fall by 6% and lose £134 billion pounds annually according to The Outlook...

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The rise of cryptocurrency transfers to Africa

Cryptocurrency is steadily growing acceptance in Africa. Similarly, the use of cryptocurrency for money transfers to Africa is also on the rise. Fintech companies use...

UN says cannabis is no more a dangerous drug

The United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs has voted to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world's most dangerous drugs. This...

Ghana’s major presidential candidates sign peace pact ahead of polls

The two leading candidates in Ghana's Presidential election on December 7 have signed a peace pact at a ceremony in the capital, Accra. The incumbent...

South Africa probes lottery draw of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

South Africa's Tuesday night national lottery drew the consecutive numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and a "PowerBall" number of 10, drawing immediate accusations of...

Terrorism could persist in Nigeria for 20 years, army chief says

The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said that "there is likelihood of terrorism persisting in Nigeria...
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