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AfDB, Africa Energy Forum launch ‘African Utility of the Future’ competition

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and EnergyNet, organisers of the Africa Energy Forum (AEF), have created the ‘African Utility of Future’ competition enabling teams...

Is it legal to trade Forex in Zimbabwe?

Overview Apart from being the largest and most active financial market in the world, the Forex market is considered as one of the most valuable...

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala among final two shortlisted for WTO top job

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has made it to the final stage of the selection process for the top job at the World Trade Organization. She is the...

Guinness Ghana appoints Helene Weesie as new MD

Guinness Ghana, a Diageo PLC Group company has appointed Helene Weesie as its new Managing Director (MD) with immediate effect. Helene joins Guinness Ghana with...

Uganda: Hackers steal billions from telcos and banks

Investigations have begun into an electronic fraud incident in Uganda leading to the loss of billions of shillings. Unidentified hackers broke into the systems of...

Malawi’s President backtracks on creating one million jobs

Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera has just spent 100 days in power but appears unwilling to fulfill one of his key promises he made to...

Liberia arrests 11 Ghanaians for engaging in illegal mining

Liberian officials have arrested eleven Ghanaians for engaging in what they call ‘illegal gold and diamond mining’. They were arrested in the Bong County following...

Geneva adopts ‘world’s highest minimum wage’ of $25 an hour

Voters in Geneva, Switzerland, have agreed to introduce a minimum wage in the canton that is the equivalent of $25 an hour -- believed...

Ghanaian-German Centre to hold second gender conference

The Ghanaian-German Centre for Jobs, Migration and Reintegration (GGC) has announced that its 2nd Gender Conference is slated for 7 October 2020 in Accra. The...

Impact Hub Accra wins $10k MASHAV grant to tackle plastic waste

Impact Hub Accra, a leading social entrepreneurship and innovation centre in Ghana has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Israeli government’s development...

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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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