Opinions

Africa is struggling to benefit from its natural resources. Zambia proposes a solution

RESOURCE nationalism is a potent intoxicant in Africa, understandably...

Is the CFA franc stunting development in francophone Africa?

A French colonial-era currency remains active across 12 francophone...

Featured News

Gabon’s vice-president fired over timber scandal

GABON’S  vice-president and minister of state for forests and the environment have been relieved of their posts by presidential decree in connection with a...

Business & Economy

Governance reforms could see African economies benefit to tune of £23bn – PwC

THE latest edition of multinational professional services network PwC’s bimonthly Global Economy Watch has found...

Ghana approves $230m for railway redevelopment project

THE government of Ghana has approved $230 million for the purchase of rolling stock as...

Rwanda to begin construction of $5bn Green City next year

DEVELOPMENT of a model green city in Kigali is set to get underway in January...

Unemployment rates soar in South Africa

SOUTH Africa’s unemployment rate soared to 27.6 percent in the first quarter of 2019 .This...

Africa’s Digital Economy poised to explode as regional integration opens new markets

WITH Africa’s digital economy taking off exponentially, the continent must ready itself to maximise the...

Construction activity forecast to grow across sub-Saharan Africa

DESPITE a number of significant risk factors that threaten to limit economic growth in the...

News

Ethiopians buy $173,000 dinner tickets to beautify Addis Ababa

PRIME Minister Abiy Ahmed’s plans to beautify Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa received a major boost over the weekend when more than 200 people...

Dangote named among greatest leaders on Earth…global leaders laud his public...

FOREMOST philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote has been rated 11th of the 50 World’ Greatest leaders for 2019 The rating,carried out by...

Online Magazine

Most Popular

Download Media Kit

Politics

Ghana keen on crashing ‘Western Togoland’ separatist dream

GHANA’S security forces say they are not taking any chances as they deal with a revolutionary separatist movement seeking to forge a new West...

South Sudan’s Kiir warns against planned protests

SOUTH Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on Wednesday warned against planned protests, saying any forceful attempts to seize power in the country would be met...

Pope kissing our feet, a blessing or curse if … – South Sudan President

SOUTH Sudan President Salva Kiir says he was shocked and shaken when the Pope kissed his feet during a visit to the Vatican for...

Nigeria’s ex-president Jonathan rejects bribery claims: ‘I have zero investments abroad’

GOODLUCK  Ebele Jonathan, Nigeria’s former president, has officially responded to bribery allegations levelled against him by the federal government in an oil scandal dating...

Togo term-limit law allows president 10 more years of rule

A CHANGE in Togo’s law voted through on Thursday would allow long-standing President Faure Gnassingbe to stay in power potentially until 2030, extending his...

Robert Mugabe’s tractors, trucks to be auctioned to pay off debts

FARM tractors, pick-up trucks and combine harvesters from former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe’s dairy farm will go under the hammer to pay off debts,...

Widespread disillusionment amongst young South Africans ahead of general elections

NEW polling data has provided unique insight into the principles, attitudes, concerns and ambitions of young South Africans (ages 18-24) ahead of the nation’s...

Benin protesters in violent clashes with security forces after polemic polls

PROTESTERS in Benin were locked in a tense standoff with police and soldiers Thursday after violence broke out following controversial parliamentary polls held without...

South Africa’s May 8 polls: ruling ANC faces tough test from DA, EFF

SOUTH Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from — more than at any election...

Technology