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End of an era! Japanese company manufactures final VCR

Do you Remember VCRs? Well, your age is showing. There was a time when VCRs were the bomb. Now they've been well and truly replaced...

Bitcoin falls below $30,000 for the first time in a month

A selloff in Bitcoin accelerated Tuesday, pushing it below $30,000 for the first time in about a month. The largest digital coin fell 3.6% to...

Ghanaian gov’t eyes partner airlines to relaunch national carrier

Ghana's quest continues to re-instate a national airline. The old carrier Ghana Airways, was fully state-owned and went bust just over ten years ago. Since...

Uganda’s Economy set to grow this year

International Monetary Fund is very optimistic about Uganda's economy. The institution is forecasting Uganda's economy to grow by 6.5% this year, despite recent global economic...

Morocco to suspend flights with France because of COVID-19 fears

Starting Friday, Morocco is suspending all flights to and from France because of COVID-19 concerns, the state news agency said on Thursday. Morocco has imposed...

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange resumes trading after indefinite suspension

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) resumed trading on Monday after trading was indefinitely suspended in late June in a move that shocked investors in...

Prices of soft drinks in South Africa to go higher from...

In last month's budget speech, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that a sugar tax would be imposed as of 1 April 2017. The tax will...

Kenya seeking a near $1 billion loan from World Bank

Kenya is in advanced talks with the World Bank for “a fairly priced” loan of up to 100 billion shillings ($991.57 million), nearly half...

Mobile cash transfer services on the rise throughout Africa

The rise of mobile cash transfer services throughout Africa has provided people living in rural areas with a reliable and efficient way to send...

Nigeria waives MTN $5.2b fine deadline until negotiations are concluded

Nigeria has pushed back a deadline for the MTN group to pay a 5.2 billion dollar fine. The South African mobile phone firm was charged...