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13 ministers for “Africa Oil Week” in South Africa

At least 13 African ministers are expected to attend "Africa Oil Week" conference in South Africa in September, Conference Director Mr. Paul Sinclair said in a statement on Thursday.

My American story – Charles Gueboguo

The amazing stories of Africans living in the United States are rarely told in the United States where most people in the news are often white. Kids who grow up watching television or browsing news sites...

Mines secures $13 million series A to grow digital credit platform for emerging markets

Mines, a fintech startup re-inventing credit in emerging markets, has closed a Series A round of $13 million led by The Rise Fund, a global fund managed by TPG Growth....

In Lagos, Honeywell Group launches Itanna, an accelerator and investment vehicle

Honeywell Group, the leading Nigerian corporate, has officially launched its new accelerator and investment vehicle, Itanna. Led by Tomi Otudeko, Head, Innovation and Sustainability for Honeywell Group and Director of the new venture, Itanna will roll out four-month innovation...

Analyzing Nigeria’s 2018 budget

The Socialist Party of Nigeria has analyzed Nigeria's 2018 budget and concluded that it was not very different from the previous ones.The budget, SPN said, mainly serves the big men and women...

Protected: Opinion: Cameroon in crisis as President Biya refuses to compromise

By Jude MutahIn the lead up to the polls in October 2018, a political crisis is deepening in Cameroon. At 85, Paul Biya, president since 1982, plans to run for a seventh term. Having abolished presidential term limits in...

Zambia bans Zodwa Wabantu, Africa’s most popular nude dancer sex-bombing the continent

Africa's most popular nude dancer, controversial South African entertainer Zodwa Wabantu, has been barred from entering Zambia to perform. She was due to perform in Lusaka, the capital, at the weekend during the launch of a new album titled Pandemonium by...

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