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91 countries to attend first ICE Africa gaming conference

The first ICE Africa gaming conference, which will take place between 24 and 25 Octocber 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre in South Africa, will be attracting delegates from 91 countries,...

At least 5 Presidents to attend Africa business and investments forum in Egypt

At least five African heads of state would attend an African business and investments forum in Egypt in December, the organizers said in a statement on Friday.

$19 billion GE Healthcare signs radiography technologies partnership with Kenya

GE Healthcare, the $19 billion healthcare business of General Electric, a leading provider of medical imaging, monitoring, biomanufacturing, and cell and gene therapy technologies, has signed a two-year partnership with...

Work on multi-purpose Berbera port in Somaliland begins with groundbreaking ceremony

Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera port in Somaliland has started with a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the occasion. President of the Republic of...

Nigeria, Botswana, Kenya move up Absa Africa financial markets index. South Africa remains top

Botswana, Kenya and Nigeria have moved up the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index, produced by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, and South Africa remains in top position, supported...

Canon raises funds to support educational programme in Ghana

Canon, a provider of imaging technologies and services, raised AED 250,000 to support two educational programmes, one in the Middle East and a second in the West African country of...

China suffers first setback in Africa as Sierra Leone cancels $300 million airport deal. African nations now owe China $130 billion

Chinese big business expansion in Africa, with loans which are hard to repay and can lead to assets takeover, has suffered its first public setback. On Wednesday, Sierra...

Francophone Africa – The continent’s hottest hospitality market

Francophone Africa has become one of the world’s most competitive and lucrative deal making environments for major international hotel brands. Expanding hospitality business

DHL Express awarded highest employer certifications in Africa

DHL Express has been recognized as a top employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year. The award was presented at the prestigious Top Employer...

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, urges Africa to embrace free trade

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, on Monday, called on African nations to embrace free trade, arguing that the continent’s economic growth and strength depended on it.  Mr Dangote...

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U.S. welcomes independent probe of ethics report that cleared AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina of corruption allegations

The United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday welcomed the African Development Bank's decision to...

Additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty and continent could lose up to $189 billion of GDP in 2020 amid COVID-19...

The African Development Bank on Tuesday projected that an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty as the...

African Development Bank projects tripled incomes of rural producers and traders in Tanzania

An African Development Bank project to enhance market infrastructure, value addition and rural finance (MIVARF) in Tanzania produced highly satisfactory results,...

Africa’s chance at World Trade Organization and the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala candidacy – Perspectives by Yushau A. Shuaib

With quite a reputation behind her, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appears to mean different things to different people across the spaces she...

Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries meet to discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19

Facing the devastating impacts of COVID-19, which is threatening decades of progress in improving people’s lives, countries are meeting at the...

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