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INSIGHTS: China announces $1 billion belt and road Africa fund

Announced July 3 on the sidelines of the Summer Davos Meeting World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, this $1 billion investment fund also achieves another first—in that it will not be run by the state government—thus...

What to make of the African Continental Free Trade Area known as AfCTA

Some 50 heads of state gathered in Niamey, the capital of Niger on July 7, 2019, for the African Union Extraordinary Summit on creating the AfCTA, the African Continental Free Trade Area. The concept is to...

Channel VAS is fintech sponsor of Mobile 360 Africa

Channel VAS, the global premium fintech and data analytics company, is the Fintech Sponsor of Mobile 360 Africa event, holding taking place July 16-18 in Kigali, Rwanda.With most of the Channel VAS’ 30-plus countries...

New deal signed to accelerate private sector development in Portuguese-speaking African countries

The African Development Bank and the governments of Cabo Verde 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...

Ethiopia’s media landscape gets new boost

Ethiopian private and public broadcasters, and the local media market, are poised for growth following two agreements signed between SES and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB), and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation (EBC) that will result...

African Development Bank President hails historic launch of the world’s largest free trade area since WTO

The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, joined continental leaders in Niger for an African Union summit which saw the official launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement – the world’s largest...

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. announces multiple contract awards in Bahrain

National Energy Services Reunited Corp., a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) and Asia Pacific regions, on Monday reported multiple awards of contracts for well intervention services...

African sports as business and brand | Opinion by Victor Oladokun of the African Development Bank

Dr. Victor Oladokun, is the Director of Communication and External Relations at the African Development Bank.At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of  almost empty stadiums is...

Siemens partners with Plan International to deliver humanitarian aid in Africa

Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Plan International Germany that will see the two organisations working together to provide education, aid and infrastructure to marginalized communities in Africa.Initial...

South African managing director Brian Andrew shares tips on how to build profitable companies with MRO procurement

By Brian Andrew, Managing Director South and Sub-Saharan Africa at RS ComponentsIt does not matter if times are good or bad - waste is never welcome at any proactive business. Business is...
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Grass-cutting scandal: EFCC seeks to tender evidence extracted from telephone

Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, heard  how evidence linking...

Nigeria: Lift the siege to offices of Sahara Reporters and CDHR—SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “Nigeria’s authorities to immediately lift the siege to the offices of Sahara Reporters...

African leaders head for 2019 UN General Assembly in New York to highlight threats to climate change, xenophobia, terrorism, religious intolerance and fake news

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, the Cameroonian leader, Paul Biya, and their South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, as well as a...

Adoke lied – Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is alarmed by the brazen attempt by former...

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