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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...

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...

Zanzibar launches anti-money laundering law

The Zanzibar Archipelago, situated off the coast of East Africa in the Indian Ocean, is taking steps to keep itself from becoming a haven...

Top Kenyan officials charged with fraud in connection to SGR

A Kenyan court on Monday charged the heads of the agency that manages public land and of the state railway with fraud over land...

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...

Kenyan Transport Secretary: SGR is not taking jobs from Mombasa

The government has asked owners of container freight stations (CFS) to set up base in Nairobi as it downplays reports that increased use of...

Aliko Dangote arranges $4.5 billion in financing for oil refinery

Africa’s richest man has arranged more than $4.5 billion in debt financing for his Nigerian oil refinery project and aims to start production in...

Port and transport firms in Mombasa say SGR is slowly ruining...

Hundreds of Container Freight Stations (CFS) workers and drivers in Mombasa have been rendered jobless, thanks to increase in the volume of goods transported...

Ethiopia’s birr black-market evaporates as confidence in economy grows

A “hard currency amnesty” and reform-driven confidence in Ethiopia’s economy, both at home and abroad, have helped close a once yawning gap between the...

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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