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Africa retailer Jumia suspends e-commerce in Cameroon

Online retailer Jumia Technologies said on Monday it had suspended its e-commerce platform activities in Cameroon because they were “not suitable” for the African...

Air Botswana to lay off half its staff

Botswana's national airline has unveiled plans to cut more than half of its staff as part of a restructuring plan that would transfer ground...

Nigeria arrests ex-attorney general in Dubai over $1.3 bln oil deal

Nigerian ex-attorney general Mohammed Adoke has been arrested in Dubai, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday, after a warrant was issued earlier this year...

Nigeria launches campaign to end open defecation by 2025

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed an executive order to ensure that the West African nation takes concrete steps to ensuring it is...

Drought threatens Namibia’s dairy industry

Namibia's ongoing drought has put the dairy industry under threat, with an official revealing Wednesday that milk production in the country had declined by...

Regional bloc urges South Sudan factions towards peace as deadline looms

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, on Wednesday urged South Sudan's feuding factions to fulfill their pending tasks ahead of...

US military strike in Somalia kills Al-Shabaab terrorist

An airstrike conducted by the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia on Tuesday killed an Al-Shabaab terrorist...

Egypt beats South Africa to advance to AFCONU23 final

Hosts Egypt beat South Africa 3-0 in the second at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo on Tuesday to progress to the final of...

Ethiopian PM calls for calm amid key referendum

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday called for calm as millions of citizens voted in a referendum on whether to create a new...

UN chief calls for ‘green and clean’ development in Africa

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on African leaders to pursue economic growth that benefits both the people and the planet. Guterres made...
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