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South Africa, Kenya & Ghana to set monetary policy this week

Monetary policy is going to be a theme this week, especially with Central Banks across Africa positioning themselves for a U.S. rate hike in...

Five West African countries involved in the construction of highway connecting...

Five West African states are building a highway connecting Cote d'ivoire's economic capital of Abidjan to Nigeria's largest city of Lagos. Ghana, Benin and...

Nigeria targets self-sufficiency in rice and wheat sector

Nigeria is the world's 2nd largest importer of rice, and it is in a race against time to become self-sufficient in rice production. It...

Nigeria waives MTN $5.2b fine deadline until negotiations are concluded

Nigeria has pushed back a deadline for the MTN group to pay a 5.2 billion dollar fine. The South African mobile phone firm was charged...

Kenya to manufacture car designed for African roads

In 2014, Africa bought an estimated 2 million new cars. With an estimated 22 million passenger vehicles on the continent and a burgeoning middle...

Vodacom to roll out video-on-demand service

With the demand for voice products dropping steadily and the move to fourth generation networks, video services that's affordable and easily accessible is being...

Women refugees in Kenya earning from crafts

A group of women refugees in Kenya have refused to let their unfortunate set of circumstances relegate them to despair and lives of dependence. They...

World Bank aims to boost financial access for low income Zambians

Zambia has embarked on a program to lure its poor into the banking system. Supported by the World bank, Zambia is educating its population on...

Nigerian banks pile up bad loans as cash crunch bites

Nigerian banks are piling up bad loans again due to the downturn in the country's economy. The country's five banks, otherwise known as Tier one...

South Africa to reduce greenhouse emissions by 42% by 2025

  If South Africa's Carbon Tax  bill is passed it will come into being on 1 January 2017 and the first payments of carbon tax...

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Libyans celebrate 8th revolution anniversary

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Libyans celebrated the 8th anniversary of the uprising that led to toppling of long serving leader, Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Eight years ago, Libya experienced...

Army to be “ruthless” against tampering in Nigeria’s postponed vote – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned that anyone trying to tamper with Nigeria’s postponed vote risked their lives and accused the electoral commission of...

Rwanda hasn’t banned Ugandan goods – envoy

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The deputy Ugandan Ambassador to Rwanda, Ms Anne Katusiime, yesterday dismissed as rumours claim that the Rwandan government had banned the exportation of Ugandan...

Four Zimbabwe generals retired in Mnangagwa’s first purge of military

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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa retired four generals on Monday, in the first major shake-up of the armed forces since he took office and including...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

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A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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