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It’s time to invest in Africa – here are some ways...

Bradley Seth McNew argues why Africa looks poised to be the growth story of the next few decades, along with a few industries and...

Ghana gets green light for nuclear plant

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved the development of a nuclear generation plant in Ghana. According to the energy ministry, the agency...

Consumption, investment to drive robust African growth in 2015, says UN

African economies will continue to grow in 2015 due to private investment and consumption, which have been key drivers of gross domestic product (GDP)...

African capital markets approach tipping point

African companies are going public at what could be their fastest ever rate. Thirty initial public offerings by African-based companies are already in the...

Miners hopes fade as Zambia’s PF takes lead

With ballots from more than half the constituencies counted, Zambia is on course for retaining the Patriotic Front as its government which virtually guarantees...

Rwanda has abundant deposits of best quality coltan, Kagame affirms

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says Rwanda has abundant coltan deposits. ‘Rwanda has not only enough coltan but of a very high quality,’ he told...

UN lauds Somalia for ratifying children’s rights treaty

The United Nations has applauded Somalia's ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) – a move which was praised as...

Fund eyes $1bn in African trade

The newly-launched Eastern and Southern African Trade Fund is looking to raise up to $1bn to support intra-African trade finance transactions. The fund, set...

UK ‘hopeful’ about Rwanda opportunities

UK Export Finance has expanded its available cover in Rwanda to £50 million, in a move to support projects in the East Africa region....

Moussa Tine: from sign painting to motifs

The striking art of the sign painter is ubiquitous in Africa, from roadside barbers to public transport buses, many of them supplied by bespoke...