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Tanzanian billionaire kidnapped

TANZANIAN billionaire Mohammed Dewji has been abducted, a government minister has said. Dewji was seized by unidentified assailants on Thursday morning as he walked...

FIFA ban threatens Sierra Leone’s AFCON matches against Ghana

SIERRA Leone’s defiance of global football governing body FIFA means an African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead on...

Leader accused of scoring own goal after claiming victory

CAMEROON’S interior minister, Paul Atanga Nji, warned on Tuesday that ‘scoring a goal’ is not ‘winning the match’ after an opposition leader used a...

Angola secures $2bn loan from China Development Bank

ANGOLA has secured $2bn in Chinese financing from the China Development Bank for infrastructure projects on President João Lourenço’s first visit to Beijing, Angola’s...

Tanzania scraps visa on arrival for Nigeria, Somalia, Mali, others

AT a time when visa openness is dominating diplomatic and social media discussions, news that an African country is imposing visa requirements for another...

Sierra Leone cancels controversial Chinese airport project

THE government of Sierra Leone has terminated all contract services with a Chinese construction firm for the construction of an airport. Local media portals cited...

Egypt to build world’s biggest clean-coal plant

PLANS are underway to build the biggest clean-coal plant in the world in the Egyptian town of Hamrawein at a cost of $4.4bn. It...

Mnangagwa says new tax painful but necessary

ZIMBABWE’S President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday a new tax on electronic payments was a painful but necessary part of the government’s attempts to...

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

AFRICA’S foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote, has called for conscious efforts at deepening African regional market by African investors and governments to aid rapid growth...

Ethiopia announces visa-on-arrival regime for Africans

ETHIOPIAN President Mulatu Teshome has announced that the country will in due course roll out a visa-on-arrival regime for all Africans entering the country. In...