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Why Africans should be excited about Urban Agri World 2019

Urban Agri World is the only vertical farming, greenhouse and controlled environment Agriculture focused summit in Africa bringing together government and private sector stakeholders. It brings together growers, investors, farm produce buyers, academics, policy makers, technology & system integrators and...

Tax Heaven: How Mauritius help western multinationals evade taxes in Africa

A new investigative report has shed light on how some of the poorest countries in Africa are losing out on millions of dollars in tax revenues from Western multinationals and wealthy individuals. The report, from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists,...

Truecaller launches user verification solution for mobile web

Enables developers to instantly verify users on mobile  web products Truecaller today announced the global launch of its Truecaller SDK solution exclusively for the mobile web platform. With this, Truecaller SDK now supports all the key mobile platforms across...

African leaders launch free-trade zone

African leaders launched a continental free-trade zone on Sunday that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development.After four...

Africa inches toward historic free trade era

The African Union launches the "operational phase" this weekend of a long-awaited trade accord, but analysts say the continent faces an uphill task to transform the pact into reality.The 55-nation AU, gathering...

Nigeria to sign Africa’s free trade agreement

Nigeria says it will sign the pan-African trade deal, known as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, at an African Union extraordinary summit in Niger on Sunday.President Muhammadu Buhari said...

Google to lay new sub-sea cable Equiano, connecting Africa and Europe

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Friday announced a new sub-sea cable dubbed “Equiano” that will connect Africa with Europe, as it boosts its cloud computing infrastructure.Equiano, fully funded by Google, is the company’s...

US energy firm to invest $25B in historic Mozambique petrol development

US energy firm Anadarko plans to invest $25 billion (22 billion euros) in developing gas reserves off the northern coast of Mozambique, the government said Tuesday, hailing the "largest foreign investment" in the country's history.

Group of Ethiopia lawyers to sue over internet blackout

A group of Ethiopian lawyers are planning to sue the country's state-run monopoly telecoms provider over the internet shutdown, which is now in its eighth day.They argue that it amounts to denying...

Job vacancies in an international School in Abuja, Nigeria

An international School in Abuja requires the services of:A Principal:Qualities: - Decision-making skills, critical thinking abilities, excellent communication, exemplary leadership qualities, ability to oversee school activities. Must possess a teaching experience,  an...
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Gambia justice minister vow to arrest Jammeh if he returns

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will be arrested if he attempts to return to the country, according to Justice...
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Ex-Angola president billionaire daughter faces scrutiny over graft allegations

Isabel dos Santos, daughter of Angola's ex president is a British-educated billionaire businesswoman, who now faces allegations of plundering the public purse and funneling...

Uganda and Rwanda presidents to meet in London

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame are expected to meet in London on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020...

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says Sierra Leone is home, donates $101k

Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has said that 'Sierra Leone is home' as he made a donation to the country's Free Quality Education...

Two killed, 20 wounded as suicide bomber detonates near Somali capital

At least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a suicide car bomber targeted a construction site along a highway...