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Is the CFA franc stunting development in francophone Africa?

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

Capitalising on Africa’s demographic dividend

With as many as 20 million young people poised...

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IMF World Economic Outlook puts Ghana in the lead

GHANA’S economy is skyrocketing. That is what the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predict for this year. The IMF talks of a...

Business & Economy

IMF World Economic Outlook puts Ghana in the lead

GHANA’S economy is skyrocketing. That is what the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund...

Global fashion brands accused of exploiting, abusing workers in Ethiopia

THE company behind globally acclaimed fashion brands Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein is to investigate...

Foreign investors are confident in Zambia’s future

AS the African continent’s second-largest copper producer, Zambia’s reputation in the global marketplace as a...

First-of-its-kind fund launched to support young African entrepreneurs

NTHONDO Footprints, has launched a new fund which seeks to provide young entrepreneurs in Africa...

Afreximbank creating digital ecosystem to ease trade finance flows – President

THE African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is working, with the support of the African Union (AU),...

Zimbabwe to UK: help us to compensate white farmers

ZIMBABWE has appealed to the United Kingdom to help it pay more than $3bn to...

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South Africans still seeking UK passports despite looming Brexit

THE number of British citizens applying for second passports in European Union member states has skyrocketed in a bid to retain the freedom to...

German giants Bayern Munich opens football academy in Ethiopia – first...

GERMAN and European football giants, FC Bayern Munich, have announced the opening of a new FC Bayern Football School at a media conference in...

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Sudanese have not forgotten that they want a civilian leader

SUDAN’S military rulers faced heavy pressure from protesters and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government on Monday, as a mass...

Togolese protester killed during protest against presidential term limits

ONE demonstrator was killed in the north of Togo on Saturday during an opposition protest against presidential term limits. AFP said local sources claim that...

Sudan military says ‘no ambition to hold the reins of power’

THE head of Sudan's provisional military political council has said that the army has ‘no ambition to hold the reins of power,’ and stressed that ‘we are...

UPDATE: Sudan’s Bashir ousted by military and placed under arrest

PRESIDENT Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan with an iron fist for 30 years, was on Thursday overthrown in a coup by the armed forces...

China gives African Union $2m for capacity building

THE African Union Commission (AUC) on Wednesday confirmed $2 million from the Chinese government. The amount was handed over via a cheque from the Ambassador...

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir quits after months of anti-government protests

SUDANESE President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and...

DR Congo president turned down Kabila’s PM pick -sources

FORMER Congolese President Joseph Kabila wanted his successor, Felix Tshisekedi, to appoint Albert Yuma, a Kabila ally and chairman of state mining company Gecamines,...

US commends Sudanese protesters, warns govt over use of force

THE United States says it supports the efforts of Sudanese people in seeking the ouster of the current political establishment especially given the peaceful...

Rwanda will ‘mess up big time’ with all adversaries – Kagame

PRESIDENT Paul Kagame has cautioned all adversaries of his country, stressing that Rwanda will mess up big time with anyone internal or external looking...

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