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Disgraced Chinese tycoon building Angola’s new airport

THE construction of a new major airport in Angola is confirmation of a disgraced Chinese billionaire’s clutch on infrastructure projects in the economically-struggling Southern African...

‘Slavery was a tragedy’: Melania visits slave castle in Ghana

US First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday laid a wreath at a slave fortress on the coast of Ghana, vowing never to forget the...

Tanzania’s Magufuli skipped UN Gen. Assembly to save cash

TANZANIA’S President, John Magufuli has explained that he did not go to New York for the UN General Assembly (UNGA), in order to save...

Nigeria’s ‘powerful’ women: diplomacy, politics, army

WOMEN across Africa continue to play respective roles in nation building. Those that rise to positions of influence are celebrated for braving the odds...

Liberia central bank says $104m is not missing

LIBERIA’S central bank on Tuesday sought to reassure the nation, saying it did not lose more than $100 million in newly printed notes. The statement...

Melania Trump starts Africa visit as husband changes his tune

MELANIA Trump left Washington — and her husband’s shadow —on Monday for a four-country tour of Africa that will give the glamorous and at...

‘We’ll never seize Zim assets despite the country failing to settle...

CHINA has reportedly said that it has ‘no plans to seize any Zimbabwean assets’ despite the country failing to settle debt arrears. According to the privately-owned...

Marriott International to increase its Africa hotels by 50 pc by...

MARRIOTT International plans to increase its hotels in Africa by fifty percent in the next five years, opening new facilities in markets where it...

Namibia mulls land expropriation within ‘public interest’

NAMIBIAN President Hage Geingob says his country should give ‘careful consideration’ to expropriating land because the principle of having willing buyers and sellers has...

‘Africa is the Silicon Valley of banking,’ say co-founders of TagPay

THE rise of fintechs might be shaking up the banking sector in developed countries, but African banks are taking full advantage of this technological...