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Nigeria, Ghana woo tech investors as young Africans become more connected

WITH its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis would not look out of place among the...

Afrimart, first made in Africa B2B pan-continental e-commerce platform launched

PAN-AFRICA’S pioneer Business to Business (B2B) e-commerce platform for made in Africa products, AFRIMART (www.Afrimart.com), has officially taken off, offering prospects of catapulting the...

Trump saddened by Africa’s vicious and violent conflicts

PRESIDENT of the United States, Donald Trump, says he is on a mission to achieve global peace especially peace on the African continent. In comments...

Understanding Aliko Dangote’s ambitions to find a new wife and buy...

SOCIAL media users are reacting to a wide ranging interview that Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote gave to London’s Financial Times, in which he...

Kenyans up in arms as 20 MPs go on ‘official business’...

KENYANS have voiced outrage at the news that a group of MPs had gone to the World Cup at the taxpayers’ expense, even though...

Lack of beds forces Ghana’s main hospital to reject critical referrals

GHANA’S biggest medical facility, the Korle Bu Teaching hospital (KBTH), is suffering from a lack of beds at its Surgical Medical Emergency (SME) unit. The...

Ethiopia says re-opening roads to Eritrea’s Red Sea ports a priority

LANDLOCKED Ethiopia wants to make the re-opening of two roads connecting it to two of Eritrea’s Red Sea ports a priority in the two...

Uganda to review its new social media tax after public outcry...

UGANDA will review a tax on the use of social media, the prime minister said on Wednesday, after a protest against the controversial measure...

Nigeria rated poorest country despite oil earnings

NIGERIA was recently rated the poorest country in the world, ahead of India, and that’s despite several hundred billion dollars in oil earnings over...

Africa: the paradox of economic growth

DESPITE the fact that since the beginning of the century, Africa has ranked second behind Asia on the table of the world's fastest-growing regions,...