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Nigeria loses $243 million 51 days after Twitter ban

The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari's government to ban Twitter in Africa's most populous country in June, has dealt a blow to its revenue...

Ghana Debunks Alleged Akufo-Addo’s Disparaging Comment on Nigeria

The Ghanaian government has denied a disparaging comment credited to its President, Akufo Addo, on Nigeria and Nigerians. The Ghanaian president, in the report on...

Today In African History (July 16) – Nigeria becomes first Anglophone, independent African State to join European Economic Community

On this day in 1966, Nigeria became the first Anglophone, independent African state to become an associate member of the European Economic Community, (EEC). The...

Fiscal transparency: Togo meets US Department of State’s requirements for the second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Togo meets the US requirements relative to budget transparency. This was disclosed in the US Department of State's latest...

Today In African History (July 6) – Civil war breaks out between Nigerian troops and secessionist State of Biafra

On this day in 1967, the Nigerian Civil War, otherwise known as Nigeria-Biafra War, began as Nigerian forces invade the secessionist state of Biafra. The...

Ghana mulls Africa’s first social bonds with $2 billion sale

ACCRA: Ghana is planning to issue green and social bonds of up to $2 billion by November, which would make it the first African...

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Ivory Coast: Ouattara and Gbagbo meet for the first time in 10 years

It's a long-awaited meet. In a key moment in Ivory Coast's turbulent politics, President Alassane Ouattara will sit with his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo on...

Nigeria loses $243 million 51 days after Twitter ban

The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari's government to ban Twitter in Africa's most populous country in June, has dealt a blow to its revenue...

Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa named in U.S. $500K fraud case

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's name was allegedly used in a botched deal which resulted in a Harare man losing US$488, 000. According to a Zimbabwean...

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Nigeria loses $243 million 51 days after Twitter ban

The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari's government to ban Twitter in Africa's most populous country in June, has dealt a blow to its revenue...

Which are the Africa’s strongest currencies?

Africa's economy just like the rest of the world has continued to lag behind due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Some currencies within the continent...

Riots: Government to provide relief for uninsured businesses affected

President Cyril Ramaphosa says they will be providing support to uninsured businesses that suffered damage during the riots. Not all hope is lost for the...

The World’s No. 1 in Geothermal Electricity, Kenya Aims to Export Its Know-How

By 2030 the country aims to almost double geothermal capacity, to 1.6GW When Kenya opened the Olkaria power plant four decades ago, it was considered...

Ethiopia says second filling of Renaissance Dam complete

Ethiopia has completed the filling of a massive, controversial dam on the Blue Nile river for a second year, state media has said, a...

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The pandemic was a surprise boost for local businesses centered around floral agriculture.April 9, opening day for Tiny Hearts Flower Shop in Hillsdale, N.Y.,...

Nigeria to Sell 36 Assets to Boost Revenue as Earnings Fall

The privatization agency in Africa’s largest economy plans to sell or allow private investors to manage 36 state-owned assets to boost government revenues that...

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National Australia Bank Ltd. has emerged as the front-runner for Citigroup Inc.’s Australian retail assets, according to people with knowledge of the matter.The country’s...

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Nigeria loses $243 million 51 days after Twitter ban

The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari's government to ban Twitter in Africa's most populous country in June, has dealt a blow to its revenue...

Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa named in U.S. $500K fraud case

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's name was allegedly used in a botched deal which resulted in a Harare man losing US$488, 000. According to a Zimbabwean...

UnrestSA: Alleged looters arrested as police, soldiers raid Nguni Hostel in Vosloosrus

Heavy knocks on the door woke some Nguni Hostel dwellers up on Tuesday morning as police officers and SA National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers...

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98 people caught violating Covid-19 precautionary measures

Doha: Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials have intensified efforts to take action against individuals violating various Covid-19 precautionary measures in the country and have...

AstraZeneca gets EU clearance on Alexion acquisition

AstraZeneca on Tuesday said it had received clearance from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.The approval follows clearances in...

Foundation to spend $1.3B to vaccinate Africans for COVID

One of the world's largest foundations will spend $1.3 billion over the next three years to acquire and deliver COVID-19 vaccines for more than...

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Ivory Coast: Ouattara and Gbagbo meet for the first time in 10 years

It's a long-awaited meet. In a key moment in Ivory Coast's turbulent politics, President Alassane Ouattara will sit with his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo on...

Nigeria loses $243 million 51 days after Twitter ban

The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari's government to ban Twitter in Africa's most populous country in June, has dealt a blow to its revenue...

Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa named in U.S. $500K fraud case

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's name was allegedly used in a botched deal which resulted in a Harare man losing US$488, 000. According to a Zimbabwean...

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Exploring Ethiopia – The Land of Origins

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On this day in 1952, King Farouk I, the last monarch of Egypt, was overthrown in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 and forced to...

Buhari: Nigeria will Sustain Relationship with Spain, Qatar

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the cordial relationship existing between Nigeria, Spain and Qatar will be sustained. He stressed that Nigeria values ties with...

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The Ghanaian government has denied a disparaging comment credited to its President, Akufo Addo, on Nigeria and Nigerians. The Ghanaian president, in the report on...

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