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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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Six killed in rebel attack on eastern DR Congo

Rebels again attacked a city at the center of the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, killing at least six...
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Court jails Sudan’s Omar al Bashir for corruption

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a rehabilitation...

Twins who married same man for 9 years now divorced, waiting for one man to love them both

Meet Owami and Olwethu Siko, the twins from Gauteng, South Africa who were once married to the same man, TV director Mzukiseni Mzazi when...

Bosnia to release table tennis players to Nigeria

Bosnian authorities have told the BBC that two Nigerian students who were wrongfully deported to Bosnia from Croatia will soon be sent home, but...

UN expert report unmasks Libya arms embargo violations

From buying an Irish navy boat re-registered as a "pleasure yacht" to enlisting a Canadian firm to recruit Sudanese fighters -- Libya's warring parties...