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Nigeria cuts petrol prices ahead of presidential vote

Africa's largest oil producer Nigeria on Sunday announced a cut in petrol prices, a month before the country votes in presidential and parliamentary elections. Oil...

Malian Muslim gets his French reward

A Malian Muslim who hid shoppers from an Islamist gunman during an attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris will be given French nationality,...

Malawi: floods, storms drain the economy

Surging flood waters and stormy rains have claimed 48 lives and rendered about 70,000 people homeless with officials putting the cost of the disaster...

PwC joins the Africa against Ebola campaign

Global professional services network, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), has joined leading African businesses in supporting the African Union Support for Ebola in West Africa (Aseowa) programme,...

Does Sub-Saharan Africa need another refinery?

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has recently announced plans to build a privately owned oil refinery in the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos,...

Most commercial websites in Rwanda are hosted abroad, report says

Local Internet hosting is key to the development of the Internet ecosystem in emerging countries, according to a new report released by the Internet...

Nigeria’s MainOne launches new data centre

MainOne, Nigeria’s leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, has opened its premier Tier III Lekki Data...

Tanzania to issue Eurobond to fund infrastructure projects in 2015

The Tanzanian government’s plans to issue its first Eurobond to fund infrastructure projects are now on schedule following a period of delays caused by...

Eq. Guinea, Taleveras to build Africa’s largest oil storage hub

Equatorial Guinea has signed an agreement with Nigerian energy firm, Taleveras Group, to build an oil storage hub in the West African country. ‘The Bioko...

Shell compensates for Nigerian oil spills

Anglo-Dutch energy giant, Royal Dutch Shell, has agreed a multimillion-dollar settlement to compensate 15,600 Nigerian fishermen over two serious oil spills in 2008 after...