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Agro expert calls for greater use of Chinese knowledge, tech in...

Africa needs to take full advantage of its close-ties and cooperation with China, in terms of technology transfer, skills and policy development, to fully...

China, Egypt ink cooperation deal on technology incubators

Egypt and China signed a deal on Thursday to conduct cooperation on technology incubators, the Chinese embassy in Cairo said. The deal was signed by...

Huawei, Zimbabwe’s second largest telecoms provider partner in broadband expansion

Zimbabwe's second-largest mobile network provider Net One has partnered with Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to improve mobile broadband services to the tune of 400,000...

Nigeria seeks asset managers for $2.6 billion new infrastructure firm

The Central Bank of Nigeria is seeking asset managers for a new $2.6 billion infrastructure investment company set up to develop the country's crumbling...

Kenya’s tea earnings surge to 1.09 bln USD in 2020

Kenya earned 120 billion shillings (1.09 billion dollars) from tea exports in 2020, up from 1.06 billion dollars in 2019, a new report from...

Zambia’s copper production up in 2020 despite COVID-19

Zambia, Africa's second-largest copper producer, saw an increase in the production of the red metal in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, its mines ministry...

Kenya Airways resumes cargo services to New Delhi

Kenya's national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ), freight division KQ Cargo, has resumed cargo services to New Delhi, India. According to Monday's press statement, the...

Creditor moves to attach Air Namibia’s assets after cash-strapped airline misses...

Air Namibia is set to lose its headquarters after the flag carrier failed to honor a 10-million-euro settlement agreement signed on January 29 with...

World Bank push for standard vaccine contracts

The World Bank is working towards standardizing COVID-19 vaccine contracts that countries are signing with drug makers. World Bank President David Malpass said the bank...

Kenya’s tourist arrivals hit rock bottom in 2020 amid contagion

Kenya's tourist arrivals through its two main airports dropped significantly in 2020 as COVID-19 cut international travel, curtailing tourism activities. The east African nation received...
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