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Kenya Airways names new CEO

Kenya Airways has confirmed Allan Kilavuka, as the new Chief Executive officer effective April 1st. Kilavuka has been heading the national airline in an acting...

China-proposed BRI complements Africa’s continental dev’t aspiration: Ethiopian expert

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) positively complements Africa's continental development aspirations towards realizing an integrated and prosperous Africa, an Ethiopian expert has...

Namibia bans movement of cattle following outbreak of Foot and Mouth...

The movement of all cloven-hoofed animals and their products has been banned after an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) was confirmed in...

Morocco’s budget deficit soars to 5.29 billion USD in first 10...

Morocco's budget deficit soared to 5.29 billion U.S. dollars in the first 10 months of 2021, down from 5.66 billion dollars last year, the...

Nigeria generating huge revenue from coconut oil export

The export of coconut oil and its derivatives have continued to generate huge revenue for Nigeria, as the country recorded at least $150 million...

Zambia seeks new financial arrangement with IMF

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday held talks with the International Monetary Fund in the hopes of reaching an agreement on how the country...

Rapid animal decline threatens Kenya’s game tourism business

Kenya’s game-dominated tourism faces a bleak future as the population of wild animals that attract visitors to the country continue to decline rapidly. About 40,400...

South African panel recommends land seizures without pay in certain cases

An advisory report on land reform in South Africa has recommended changing the constitution to allow the government to seize land without compensation but...

IMF praises progress in Sudan, calls for further economic reform

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director-approved on Monday the first review of Sudan’s Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) but called for reform of a customs...

Ethiopian Airlines starts operating flights with fully COVID-19 vaccinated crew

Ethiopian Airlines Group has started operating flights with fully vaccinated crew against COVID-19. The airline says the move is designed to keep travellers safe. CEO Tewolde...