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Jumia responds to ownership structure, NYSE listing

After its landmark achievement of becoming the first African tech startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange, Jumia has been answering some...

China’s Oppo set to launch new smartphones into the Kenyan market

China's smartphone marker Oppo plans to launch two new smartphones into the Kenyan market next week, officials said on Thursday. Jacqueline Muthoni Wachira, Public Relations...

Ghana lowers 2019 forecast for cocoa production

Ghana cut its forecast for the current season’s cocoa harvest by 6 percent because of plant disease in its biggest growing region, according to...

Canada pledges $1.1 billion in callable capital support to AfDB

Canada announced a $1.1 billion commitment in temporary callable capital to support the African Development Bank (AfDB). The announcement is subject to approval by the...

Mozambique’s IMF loan program to be decided as soon as next...

The International Monetary Fund could approve a loan program for Mozambique as soon as next week to help the African nation recover from a...

World Travel Market Africa 2019 opens in Cape Town

Travel professionals from over 70 countries have converged in Cape Town, South Africa for the World Travel Market, a networking event with leading travel...

Jumia hopes to raise $200 million with US-based IPO

Shares in Africa's largest e-commerce retailer are set to start trading in New York on Friday in a move that could pave the way...

Vodacom Tanzania pays $ 2.3M settlement to free MD and others...

Vodacom's Tanzanian unit said it paid a settlement of Tsh 5.3 billion ($2.3 million) for the release of five employees charged with depriving the...

Uganda secures delivery of its Airbus planes

Uganda confirmed the purchase of two new Airbus A330800 Neo order aircraft as part of the plan to return Uganda Airlines to the skies. According to...

Zimbabwe enters economic reform deal with IMF

Zimbabwe has reached agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a programme of economic policies and structural reforms that could pave the way...

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UN chief condemns Sri Lanka attacks

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The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condoled with the families of the victims of Sunday’s multiple Sri Lanka attacks. In a statement issued...

Libya’s Tripoli airport reopened as fighting continues

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Libya has reopened Tripoli’s only functioning airport, the airport authorities’ announced on their Facebook page on Sunday. Mitiga airport was closed earlier in the day...

W.H.O. condemns attack on health workers in DR Congo

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The World Health organization has condemned Saturday’s attack on a hospital in the DR Congo. The attack was the second in two days targeting Ebola...

Egyptians vote for second day on constitutional changes

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Egyptians have voted for a second day running on whether to back constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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