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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...

Angola to cut dependence on commodity exports

With the fast declining world oil prices, Africa’s second largest oil producer, Angola, has announced plans to reduce its dependence on commodity exports by...

Bright economic outlook for Africa

Africa’s economy is projected to growth at more than five percent in 2015. This growth is, however, dependent on a gradual strengthening of the...

Nigeria: battle of the presidential gladiators

President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling People’s Democratic Party and General Muhammadu Buhari, a former head of state who is contesting on the platform...

Focus: Zambia’s economy on track

Zambia’s growth potential remains high, but the medium-term outlook is clouded by external risks. Nawa Mutumweno reports from Lusaka Zambia’s economic growth over the past...