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Chinese investors ease Ghana’s water and power shortage

A growing number of Chinese investors are looking to Ghana. It may be one of the strongest economies in West Africa, but it's been dealing...

Authorities in Addis Ababa clamp down on public smoking

Cigarette companies in Ethiopia have taken a hit after authorities in the capital Addis Ababa imposed a public smoking ban. The ban will be effected...

Uganda President Museveni invites opposition to his inauguration next week

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has invited all opposition candidates who lost to him in the election to attend his inauguration next week. The invite comes...

S. Africa post office woes: Union calls on government to bail...

The Communication Workers Union in South Africa has given authorities a week to respond to its demands. The union marched on the ruling ANC party...

Kenya disbands Department of Refugee Affairs

Kenya has disbanded the Department of Refugee Affairs. Reports indicate the move's meant to pave way for the closure of the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee...

KFC makes edible ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’ nail polish that tastes like...

KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) decided to break out from its identity as a food chain and redefine ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’ with its latest offering:...

South Africa: Police remove protesting pensioners from Parliament

A group of pensioners who have been protesting outside Parliament were on Friday forcibly removed by Public Order Police. But Parliament has denied opening a...

Zimbabwe’s Central Bank unveils eight measures to fix the cash crunch

It's a case of de ja vu. Cash queues, last seen in 2008, have resurfaced. When Zimbabwe dollarized in 2009 many here thought that scenes...

American University in Cairo alumni claim world record for fastest growing...

Five days after it was started, a Facebook page centered around the American University in Cairo (AUC) named “WhatsUp in AUC” had already garnered...

Gambia’s opposition party leader denied bail prompting the party to appeal...

Gambia’s main opposition party, United Democratic Party (UDP) is calling for international assistance to get their party leader Ousaniou Darboe released from jail report...
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