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Piracy surging off West Africa, Angola ready to do something about...

Angola is looking for ways to fight a surge in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, the Great Lakes region and other areas along...

Global uncertainty hampers oil blocks auction in Angola

The COVID-19 pandemic is significantly jeopardizing the intention of Angola's National Oil and Gas Agency (ANPG) to auction nine new oil blocks concessions, a...

WhatsApp to delay launch of update business features after privacy backlash

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp is postponing an update aimed at increasing business transactions on the platform after concerns from users about privacy. WhatsApp users received notification...

S. African restaurants association to take government to court over alcohol...

The Restaurants Association of South Africa (RASA) said it was taking the government to court over the alcohol sale ban imposed in late December. RASA...

Anheuser-Busch InBev cancels $165 million investment in South Africa

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV’s South African division canceled a further 2.5 billion rand ($165 million) of investment after the government banned alcohol sales for a...

Africa urged to enhance security for digital commerce platforms

African countries should enhance the security of online commerce platforms amid risk of attack by cyber criminals, an executive said on Tuesday. Ebrima Fatty, chief...

AfDB grants $11.26 million for women and girls’ education in Chad

The African Development Bank has approved a grant of $11.26 million to the Government of Chad to finance the Girls' Education and Women's Literacy...

Nigerian oil firm Lekoil loses board fight with top shareholder

Shareholders of London-listed Nigerian oil company Lekoil voted on Friday to approve an investor’s bid to add three members to the company’s board, in...

Boeing to pay $2.5 billion to settle 737 MAX lawsuit with...

Boeing Co. agreed to a $2.5 billion payout to settle charges the company defrauded U.S. regulators by concealing information about the 737 MAX. The MAX is...

Global economy to grow by 4% in 2021: World Bank

The World Bank estimates that the global economy is expected to grow by 4 percent in 2021. However, its projection is based on how...
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