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South African retail giant Shoprite tests cashier-less model

South African retail giant Shoprite has put on trial the first cashier-less store in the country where customers could serve themselves. Customers scan a smartphone...

Nigeria’s inflation continues to fall

Nigeria's inflation dropped for the 5th consecutive month in August, with the consumer price index (CPI) increasing by 17.01 percent year on year in...

Mauritius battles COVID-19 explosion ahead of tourism reopening

Hospitals are overwhelmed, ventilators are hard to find, and there's no longer enough space at the main cemetery for COVID-19 victims in Mauritius. Barely three...

Cabo Verde’s tourism sector records slight recovery in Q2

Cabo Verdean hotels accommodated more than 21,000 customers in the second quarter of this year, double the previous quarter, the National Institute of Statistics...

Kenya to improve business environment to woo foreign investors

Kenya plans to improve its business environment in order to attract foreign investors into the country, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Adan Mohamed,...

In world first, bitcoin becomes legal tender in El Salvador

El Salvador, on Tuesday, will become the first country in the world to accept bitcoin as legal tender, despite widespread domestic skepticism and international...

Kenya launches framework to regulate third party credit information providers

The credit information sharing industry in Kenya received a boost after the the industry body, the Credit Information Sharing Association of Kenya (CIS Kenya),...

China’s Telecommunications Footprint in Africa

China has continued to play a major role in financing and supplying telecom and ICT equipment to Africa.CGTN's Daniel Arap Moi submits that Chinese...

Zimbabwe to complete new terminal at main airport in June 2022

The efficiency of passenger flow at Zimbabwe's Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport is set to improve significantly thanks to a new terminal building currently...

Nigeria to partner with Bitt Inc to launch ‘eNaira’ digital currency

Nigeria will work with Bitt Inc as a technical partner in its bid to launch its own cryptocurrency, the "eNaira", the Central Bank said...
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