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Spotify officially launches in North Africa

Music lovers in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco now have access to music streaming service Spotify, after it launched in the Middle East and North...

Djibouti opens the most advanced modern port in Africa

Djibouti has opened a new ultra-modern mega port, the Doraleh Multipurpose port – to facilitate its efforts towards providing world class shipping platform. “With this...

Lesotho becoming popular destination for ‘nature tourists’

Lesotho is a tiny country totally landlocked by South Africa. Famous for being surrounded by the Drakensburg and Maluti mountains, the small kingdom has become...

Ethiopian Airlines to double fleet by 2025

State-owned carrier Ethiopian Airlines hopes to double its fleet by the year 2025. This week it acquired the new Airbus 350, the first to fly...

China teams up with South Africa to build $800 million car...

South Africa's automotive sector has received another boost. The country's reputation for advanced and efficient motor manufacturing capabilities has attracted investment from China. The Beijing...

World’s eight richest people own as much as poorest half of...

The world's eight richest people own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the globe, according to a report published by...

Youths recycle old mobile phones in Niger

A significant increase in mobile phone use in Africa has seen a rise in electronic waste especially in large cities. However, a group of youth...

INTERVIEW: AfDB Africa energy initiative

The President of the African Development Bank says the continent has the ability to raise the $ 55 billion required to generate sufficient energy...

Oil producers meet in Nigeria to discuss effects of global oil...

Representatives from Oil producing countries in Africa are in Abuja, the Nigerian capital for the 33rd ordinary session of the African Petroleum Producers Association...

Kenya secures $237 million of U.S. investment in wind power and...

Kenya has signed agreements with a US company, allowing $237 million (Sh23bn) of investments in wind power and food security. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation...

Recent

Tanzania to sign deal this week for $3 billion power plant

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Tanzania will sign a deal this week for the construction of a $3 billion hydroelectric power plant, the president said in remarks broadcast on...

Nigeria polls: Atiku snubs election peace deal, Buhari signs

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The main opposition candidate in Nigeria’s presidential race, Atiku Abubakar, snubbed a peace pact signed by president Muhammadu Buhari and other opposition candidates. The People’s...

Suspect in Rwanda genocide home after Denmark extradites him

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A Rwandan teacher accused of participating in the country’s 1994 genocide has arrived home to face charges after his extradition from Denmark. Prosecution spokesman Justin...

At a glance: The new UN migration pact

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Delegates to a U.N. conference have laid out commitments to fight people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

1 month ago
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

1 month ago
  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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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

1 month ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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