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Zambian president Edgar Lungu fires finance minister

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe, his office said in a statement seen on Monday. The statement, released on Sunday night,...

Zimbabwe fuel prices rise yet again as local currency falters against...

Fuel prices have risen again in Zimbabwe, exactly a month after the last increases, as the local currency falters against U.S. dollar. Diesel now costs...

Ramaphosa retains Kganyago at South African Reserve Bank

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa reappointed Lesetja Kganyago as the governor of the South African Reserve Bank for a period of five years, the...

Kenya welcomes Chinese firms to invest in manufacturing sector

Kenya on Tuesday called on Chinese firms to invest in the country to help Kenya achieve its ambitious manufacturing targets. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary in...

AfCFTA agenda needs Chinese infrastructure investment to succeed: Ghanaian expert

For the vision of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, there is the need for support from China to build the...

Airtel Africa drops 10% following debut on Lagos bourse

Airtel Africa shares fell sharply on Wednesday, a day after its debut $4.4 billion flotation in Lagos, mirroring a similar decline on the London...

Egypt conducts pilot operation of new airport in administrative capital

Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday conducted a pilot operation of the New Administrative Capital Airport (NACA), which was built to promote tourism and...

Zimbabwe power utility needs $14m monthly for imports

Zimbabwe’s state-owned power utility, ZESA Holdings says it needs $14 million monthly for electricity imports from the regional power market. “If we clear our debts...

Kenya, Netherlands seek cooperation in agriculture

Kenya and the Netherlands, on Monday signed terms of reference for bilateral cooperation in agriculture. Mwangi Kiunjuri, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture,...

Kenya launches maritime academy to boost blue economy

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday launched a maritime academy in the coastal city of Mombasa as part of efforts to position the blue...
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