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Zimbabweans will go to the polls on July 30

ZIMBABWE will hold its general elections on July 30, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on May 30. This will be the first poll since the army...

Dangote and MTN are the most-admired African brands

THE most admired home-grown brands in Africa are Dangote and MTN, while the most admired brand in Africa is Nike. This is according to...

Rights group calls for support for CAR’s Special Criminal Court

IN a country that has been beset by violence over the last few years, the recent establishment of the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in...

Sierra Leone president to push review of mining law, contracts

SIERRA LEONE’S new president will follow through with campaign promises to review mining contracts and consider changes to the law that would ensure the...

Nigeria expanding use of opaque $670m ‘slush fund’ – TI

ANTI-CORRUPTION group Transparency International says Nigeria’s government has in the run-up to elections expanded the use of opaque $670 million-a-year funds that fuel graft. The...

Talks on climate fund given extra time

AFTER two weeks of climate talks in Bonn, Germany in early May, an extra week of negotiations has been scheduled for September in Bangkok...

Zambia is open for business

THE Zambian government has embarked on a programme to attract international businesses of all sizes and is promoting its trade and investment opportunities. Addressing the...

‘We solve the problems, you finance us!’, say young African entrepreneurs

‘AFRICAN youth are not waiting for any reforms to happen. Our moment is now. The African continent offers tremendous business opportunities and we are...

Ethiopian Airlines to take delivery of its 100th aircraft

ETHIOPIAN Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, has announced that it would take delivery of its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900, early June. Ethiopian...

‘The West has missed the boat’ as China and Russia move...

RUSSIA and China are muscling their way into the Central African Republic (CAR) as Western clout in the mineral-rich, strategically important nation seems to...