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Nigeria’s information minister says Twitter chose Ghana due to unpatriotic Nigerians

Nigeria's minister of information Lai Mohammed, says Twitter chose Ghana as the headquarters for its African operations, due to the 'unpatriotism' of Nigerians. Speaking to...

Rescheduling payments will ease Ethiopia’s debt risks, IMF says

The International Monetary Fund says extending external-loan repayments over a longer period will help Ethiopia ease debt risks in the future. In an initial assessment,...

Sub-Saharan Africa region will be world’s slowest-growing economy in 2021: IMF

Sub-Saharan Africa will be the world's slowest-growing region in 2021, with economic activity growing by 3.4 percent this year, according to a report released...

Total postpones South Africa drilling application, consultancy letter says

French oil company, Total has decided to postpone its application for additional drilling in a South African offshore gas block, a letter seen by...

Kenya’s avocado exports hit 72,000 tons in 2020

Kenya's exports of avocados hit 72,000 tons in 2020, up from 59,000 tons recorded in the previous year, a government official said on Wednesday. "The...

Ugandan president calls for preventing trading irregularities

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Tuesday that talks are needed to prevent irregularities in trade among member states of the East African Community (EAC). Museveni...

China to build 5 tugboats for Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority

Egypt's Suez Canal Authority (SCA) agreed with a Chinese shipbuilder to build five tugboats and the contract will be signed very soon, SCA Chairman...

Zimbabwe seeks new investors for steel company

Zimbabwe’s state-controlled iron and steel company ZISCO has invited new investors to help revive operations at the company that has been the target of...

Oil prices drop as coronavirus caseloads rise

Oil slipped on Monday in thin trading as rising COVID-19 case numbers in some parts of the world kept a lid on prices, even...

Uganda, Tanzania sign oil pipeline project agreement

Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and CNOOC on Sunday signed agreements that will kickstart the construction of a $3.5 billion crude pipeline to...
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