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Johannesburg-based Gourmet Burger may be close to final days in UK

Famous Brands Ltd.’s woes in the U.K. aren’t abating. The South African owner of Gourmet Burger Kitchen reported rising losses for the British chain for...

Rand’s slump proves global excitement about Ramaphosa is over

If there were any doubts that the euphoria following Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as president of South Africa has worn off, this week’s slump in...

Thieves could steal millions through global ATM hack

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation warns that cyber criminals are planning a highly-coordinated attack on cash machines around the world that could see...

Bank of Ghana plans to prosecute executives of failed banks

Ghana’s central bank plans to prosecute executives of failed local lenders suspected of dissipating depositors’ funds and insider dealing, the regulator told Reuters on...

South Africa’s rand hits 2-year low

South Africa’s rand plunged to a 2-year low against the dollar in early trade on Monday and government bonds weakened sharply as a renewed...

Egypt, China discuss expanding partnership in New Administrative Capital

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli discussed the construction of a mega project with a delegation from the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), state-run...

Eritrean Airlines starts regular flights to Addis

Eritrean Airlines has begun regular flights to Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, the Eritrean information minister said on Saturday, marking another step in improving relations...

Grape farmers in Tanzania appeal for price regulation

In a bid to improve grape farming in Dodoma, grape framers are appealing to the government to form a special board which will regulate...

Africa Guangdong Business Association opens its doors to Kenya

The Africa Guangdong Business Association has opened up a new chapter for trade corporations between Guangdong Province and Kenya. The unveiling took place in Nairobi...

Regional energy experts set to meet in Kenya on sustained markets

Energy experts from Eastern and Southern Africa including Indian Ocean region are set to meet in Nairobi from Monday to seek ways of enhancing...

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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home – UNHCR

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Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

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South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

Niger president: Keeping Libya stable will end African migration to Europe

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If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
CGTN Africa