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Airtel Africa announces mobile financial services partnership with Ecobank

Airtel Africa, a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated ("ETI"), the parent company of Ecobank the leading pan-African banking group operating in 33 countries, have signed...

African Development Bank and 3 regional development banks launch report on livable cities

Rapid urbanization has provided most cities in the world with opportunities to provide more sustainable, vibrant, and prosperous centers for their citizens, but they must first address challenges such as inadequate infrastructure investments, pollution and congestion,...

High net-worth investors driving hospitality sector in francophone Africa

Francophone Africa’s burgeoning hospitality market continues to be a critical opportunity for “global hospitality brands and investors,” says the host of the second annual bilingual FrancoReal Property Investment Forum, Kfir Rusin.Taking place...

Equatorial Guinea signs Lusophone Compact

The African Development Bank and the governments of Equatorial Guinea and Portugal have signed a country-specific memorandum of understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact, which aims to accelerate private sector development in Portuguese-speaking countries...

Facebook opens small business group operations center in Lagos, Nigeria

Facebook, in partnership with Teleperformance, has announced the opening of its first Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, which will provide outsourced support to all English speaking advertisers across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Ethiopia welcomes first dedicated tv platform: Ethiosat

For years, Ethiopian television viewers have had to navigate through a plethora of multinational content in a variety of foreign languages in order to locate their favourite channels. That has now changed with the launch of...

Equatorial Guinea launches aggressive 2020 investment agenda

In light of the success of the Year of Energy 2019, an initiative of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea which is seeing the organization of several high-level investment conferences and roadshows in Malabo and internationally this...

Nigerian excellence celebrated in London at Lux Afrique’s Nigerian independence dinner

This was the fourth annual staging of the event celebrating Nigerian excellence on the global stage. Organized by Lux Afrique, the luxury lifestyle platform dedicated to Africa. The guest list represented the crème de la crème...

Africa’s key oil and gas territories are making big announcements at Africa Oil Week

As ever, Africa Oil Week will be the place for major national roadshows in the oil & gas sphere. 30 ministries are taking part this year, with over 20 presenting. This is the best chance to...

International coffee day: Your cup of NESCAFÉ is more than what it is

The story of your NESCAFÉ begins long before it reaches your cup. The tiny coffee bean, which is dried, roasted and ground into the powder that you brew for your coffee, is deeply rooted in West...
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Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize...
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I’m a patriot – Nigeria Senate President Ahmad Lawan

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ninth National Assembly has consciously chosen to unite in the...

Nigeria in such a bad shape activists write International Criminal Court to probe election violence in Kogi/Bayelsa

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption,...

Op-ed – Money politics and Nigeria’s delicate delicacy – Abiodun Komolafe

I have written a few weeks back about the lamentation of the 14th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi II. However,...

As Pompeo announces new U.S. military strategy in Africa, this is what I think -Scott Morgan

The current struggle against the Islamic State (IS) is shifting fronts. No longer will the major campaign take place against the...

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