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[Photos]: Ghana unveils locally assembled Volkswagen cars

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday unveiled Volkswagen vehicles assembled in the West African country for the first time. The cars were assembled in VW...

Rwanda reopens its airports to international travellers

After months of suspending international flights due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rwandan airports have now reopened to international travellers. On Saturday commercial passenger flights resumed...

Grocery retailer Shoprite to exit Nigeria after 15 years

Africa's biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the continent's most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years. The Cape Town-based retailer has started a formal process...

Covid-19: Kenya resumes international flights

Kenya on Saturday resumed international flights after earlier suspension months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic. The first flight left the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport...

The push for South Africa to have a startup act

A co-created and tailor-made national Startup Act will be a powerful tool for empowering entrepreneurs and addressing key developmental issues in South Africa, although...

AfDB: Adesina cleared again of corruption by independent panel

An independent panel probing the boss of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina has cleared him of any corruption charges. Adesina who is seeking...

Ghana spends $10 million on free meals during Covid-19 lockdown

It has emerged that the government of Ghana spent about $10 Million on the provision of free hot meals for the vulnerable during the...

Covid-19: AWAN Afrika says women led businesses key to rebuilding economies

Post COVID-19 recovery measures should put into consideration women led Micro, Small, Mediumand Large Enterprises (MSMLEs) businesses and allow them equal chance of rising...

Mergers and acquisitions decrease in Africa as Covid-19 hits hard

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have decreased across Africa in the first half of 2020 in terms of both volume and value, with some exceptions...

Onde launches Virtual ‘Ride.Right.Now’ conference for ride-hailing business

Onde, a tech company powering over 200 ride-hailing companies in 70 countries, announces an online edition of Ride.Right.Now - a conference for ride-hailing entrepreneurs....

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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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