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Many of Africa’s oil and gas companies in distress or battling with liquidity post-COVID-19

Global law firm Baker McKenzie’s recent Global Oil and Gas Survey: Response to the Oil Price Crisis, outlines how before the outbreak of the...
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AU says COVID-19 exacerbates Africa’s already dire revenue situation

The African Union (AU) Commission on Friday said that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already dire tax revenue situation across the...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Africa’s insurance giant sales decline due to COVID-19

The financial services company Old Mutual said on Monday that their sales volumes took a nosedive because of the difficult macroeconomic environment and COVID-19...

IFC SME finance Forum to Aid Africa US$331 billion SME Finance Gap

Sub-Saharan Africa’s small and medium enterprises have benefited enormously from the revolution in digital finance in the region, and now require more innovation and...

Equipment Arrives for Tema LPG-fired Power Plant

General Electric (GE) announced on Thursday that it will supply the power generation equipment for the Bridge Power plant project in Tema, Ghana. The...

World Bank’s Africa Growth Forecast for 2017 Pegged at 2.6%

The World Bank has revealed that economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is rebounding this year after registering the worst decline in more than two...
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President Zuma Fires His Finance Minister

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after days of speculation that rocked the country’s markets and currency. Mr Gordhan will...

Peace Hyde Gets Acknowledged As Leading Africa Media Entrepreneur

Peace Hyde has been recognized as ‘Africa’s leading media entrepreneur’ by top US urban news platform Rolling Out.According to the big American media outlet,...

FIFA World Cup: Nana Addo backs Africa’s call for 10 slots

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoThe President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has backed the calls by heads of Africa’s football associations for five (5) more...

Africa in the face of False Uprisings

Arthur Kennedy 24th February, 1966 was a very important day in Ghana’s history. It was the day our first President, Kwame Nkrumah, was overthrown. A few...

South Africa’s Greatest War Against Alcoholism

South Africa knows it has a huge problem with drink-driving and is considering some tough measures to tackle it. The transport minister recently suggested that...

GH Hottest MCs’Contest : Sarkodie Declared Winner

Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie has been adjudged BTM Africa’s ‘GH Hottest MC’ winning for himself a weekend stay at the all new Bays Lodge &...
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Ethiopian Airlines Grabs 2 Awards

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has been awarded Africa Best Employer Brand and Business Leadership Excellence Awards at the third Edition of Africa...
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Africa’s Voices Develops Partnership With UNICEF

A pilot project that used interactive radio shows and text messages to gather people’s beliefs and practices related to polio vaccinations, and maternal and...

Ivory Coast Is Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy

This prosperous West African country is Africa's fastest growing economy in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The country's phenomenal growth...
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South Africa rises to Africa’s largest economy

A recalculation using current exchange rates put South Africa on top because the rand has strengthened against the dollar. Nigeria's currency has fallen sharply since...

Ghana welcomes eBay into e-commerce

The arrangement will launch a new “eBay powered by MallforAfrica dedicated platform,” said eBay Business Development Director Fernando Saiz. “The platform will enable inventory...

Vodacom Steals Africa’s most valuable telecoms operator title from MTN

At market close on Thursday (May 12), MTN’s market capitalization was $15.8 billion, trailing behind Vodacom’s $16.4 billion, reported Bloomberg. This year is the first...

Africa’s Top Women in Entertainment includes Joselyn Dumas, Jackie Appiah and Omotola

Ghanaian actresses Joselyn Dumas and Jackie Appiah have been listed among Africa’s Top (Fierce) Women in Entertainment. The list which consists of 10 personalities from...

Why Yaya Toure does not deserve to be named as 2015 Africa’s Best

Though I do not have apologies and will not tender any, this piece is not about taking anything away from the achievements or skill...

An air of excitement hangs around Abuja for GLO-CAF Awards

The Black Stars are in the hunt for the award By Christian Okpara Finally the long awaited revelation day is here. Today in Nigeria's...

Predictions for Africa’s 2016

Will the Chibok girls be rescued in 2016. (Net photo) 2015, with its many elections and violent encounters of the terrorist kind, is behind...

Ghana’s Route to Becoming Africa’s Rising Star

President Mahama and IMF Boss Many observers report that Ghana has it all. The mining and agricultural sectors have prospered from many years of political...

East Africa’s Oil-boom to Suffer as low prices continue into 2016

The first phase of the proposed Eldoret-Kampala-Kigali pipeline for refined petroleum products will end in 2017. (Net photo) Some 200 kilometres from Kampala is...
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A challenging opportunity for President Mahama

We publish below the full text of a statement obtained by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) from Ambassador De Bono: In preparation for the 10th...

More Sex Results in The Birth of More Male Children – Study

Nine months after South Africa hosted the 2010 football World Cup a disproportionately higher number of male babies were born compared with the previous...

Bringing together Africa’s young leaders

Empowering Africa's future presidents The statistics on Africa’s youth bulge are well known. It is the world’s youngest continent, with more than half its 1.1bn-strong...
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Africa’s alarming energy deficit hampering industrialization – AfDB

by Justice Lee Adoboe According to him, the continent today simply doesn't have energy but just simply managing to light up...

Africa?s Migration Problem Emanates From Deep Rooted Corruption

The claim by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) that the death toll of migrants from Africa trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to...

Malaria Continues to Sweep Africa

?Mosquitoes are known to cause more human suffering than any other organism, with over one million people worldwide dying from mosquito borne diseases every...