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Sony announces its most advanced full-frame mirrorless camera A9

Sony presents its most advanced full-frame mirrorless camera A9 simply unmatched by any camera ever created The new A9 is the most technologically advanced, innovative digital camera that Sony has ever created. The A9 is designed...

Brewers look to crack Africa’s $13bn beer market

Multinational drinks companies are battling for their share in the biggest markets in Africa amid the worst economic slowdown on the continent in two decades. As traditional markets slow, brewers are apparently eager to push further...

Ethiopian Airlines’ new Air bus first to touch down after Abuja Airport reopens

Abuja international airport has reopened six weeks after it was shutdown to allow for repairs of the airport's aging infrastructure. Nigeria aviation minister Hadi Sirika witnessed the initial flights to the airport; Notably Ethiopian airlines'...

Sub-Saharan Africa economy to grow 2.6 percent this year

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday forecast a 2.6 percent economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa this year. The projected growth is mainly aided by the continent's largest economies - South Africa, Nigeria and Angola...

Calls for action as South African communities are exposed to toxic dust, water

Waste dug up more than a century ago from one of the world's largest gold deposits in South Africa is leaking a toxic cocktail of chemicals into the ground. It has left communities exposed to...

Making accessories from recycled plastic bags in Nigeria

Women in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Yola are making a living from recycling plastic bags and using them to make accessories and usable household products like baskets for sale. The project aims at empowering...

IMF pressures Kenyan government to remove interest rate controls

The International Monetary Fund is continuing to pile pressure on Kenyan authorities to remove interest rate controls. It maintains they are harming the economy. The fund says rate caps have complicated monetary policy and severely...

Scheme in Ethiopia provides affordable housing to urban residents

Ethiopia's housing development plan is bearing fruit. It targets middle-class citizens, who register and save money on building costs, based on the space they want. Thousands have benefited so far. CGTN's Girum Chala has more from...

“The Fate of the Furious” races to Box Office’s top spot, with $100 million

The latest installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise has raced to the top spot at the North American box office this weekend. It's raked in more than $100 M in ticket sales. The...

China pumps $100bn to Africa, urges governments to be independent in their developments

China is the continent of Africa's biggest trading partner, and according to the head of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Jiang Zengwei, bilateral economic relations between the two are "booming". However,...