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After Washington D.C., Lagos to host Africa Fintech Summit for first time in November

Africa’s premier fintech event, the Africa Fintech Summit, which brings together innovators, investors, policy makers and other key stakeholders in the Fintech sector to discuss technologies transforming finance on...

Atiku blasts Buhari over vicious attack on HSBC

In a statement sent to Today News Africa in Washington D.C., Atiku Abubakar, a former Nigerian Vice President running for President, said the attack on HSBC by the Buhari...

Nigerian government asks HSBC to return stolen assets and not waste time on 2019 elections’ doomsday prophecy

In a statement sent to Today News Africa in Washington DC, the Nigerian government severely criticized banking giant HSBC for saying that President Muhammadu Buhari's second term would stunt...

President Buhari accepts the resignation of Nigeria’s minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. The President thanked the Minister for her services to the nation and wished her well...

Orange, MainOne sign major connectivity deal for West Africa

Orange  and MainOne Cable Company have signed a major submarine connectivity deal likely to lower prices and connect more people in West Africa, the companies said in a statement...

Nigerian minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, resigns following scandal

Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, resigned on Friday, and President Muhammadu Buhari accepted her resignation, following a scandal involving her National Youth Service Corp certificate.

GE 6B gas turbines in Africa skyrocket to 60

General Electric (GE) now has an installed base of 60 6B gas turbines at various locations in Africa with the most recent installation in Cabinda, Angola, the company...

Philips launches “lumify”, its first app-based portable ultrasound system in Africa

Philips Africa on Friday announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound system. The company said the new app, unveiled in Nairobi, Kenya, will extend the...

Meet 2018 African Innovation Foundation’s top 10 nominees battling for $185 000 awards

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) on Thursday announced its top 10 nominees for its prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 awards. This year’s call...

African Development Bank loans Cameroon €84 million to support livestock and fish farming

The loan, approved by the Bank’s Board on Wednesday, will support the modernization of beef, pork and fish production, with significant improvements to food and nutrition in the country

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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...

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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