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Mozambique to host 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit

14 March, 2019 | Hits:518

Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Mozambique is set to host the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center in Maputo in June.

Politics

Botswana’s President Denies Report Of $600 Million Loan To Zimbabwe

05 March, 2019 | Hits:486

Botswana’s president on Friday dismissed a report that the country had offered Zimbabwe a $600 million diamond-backed loan and said his government had only offered to guarantee a $100 million private credit line for Botswana companies to invest in their troubled neighbor.

Economy

Aliko Dangote named richest person in Africa for eighth consecutive year

05 March, 2019 | Hits:580

Aliko Dangote, the Nigerian businessman and President of Dangote Group, has been titled Africa’s richest person for the eighth year in a row.

Technology

Kenyan startups win Africa Business Challenge

05 March, 2019 | Hits:507

Over 20 innovators from Kenya joined 20 contemporaries from Basque to take part in the Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain.

Sport News

Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations: Mali to face Senegal in final

15 February, 2019 | Hits:658

Mali will play Senegal in Sunday's final of the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger, in a repeat of the opening Grou...

Nigeria's Uche Agbo 'football more important than cash'

13 February, 2019 | Hits:695

Nigeria international Uche Agbo revealed he rejected a lucrative offer from China in order to continue his football deve...

Van der Dussen to take T20 form into ODI series

18 January, 2019 | Hits:683

Rassie van der Dussen wants to take his Mzansi Super League (MSL) form into the upcoming Momentum one-day international ...

Mali women's star Bassira Toure signs in Spain for Malaga

17 January, 2019 | Hits:815

Mali women's international Bassira Toure has signed her first overseas contract joining Spanish top-flight side Malaga f...

Africa Youth Cup gets Presidential backing

14 January, 2019 | Hits:736

Things are looking up for the maiden edition of the Cape Verde 2019 Africa Youth Cup billed for April, as the tournament...

Egypt named as the hosts of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

09 January, 2019 | Hits:752

Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced.

Africa News

What does 2019 hold for Africa?

08 January, 2019 | Hits:774

In 2018, Nigeria’s economy stuttered, foreign investors welcomed South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s anti-corrupti...

Nigeria’s study on AfCFTA ready next January

21 December, 2018 | Hits:789

• Leads formation of African Manufacturers Association The Presidential Steering Committee on the African Continental Fr...

AFRICA: OPIC to inject $6 million into CrossBoundary Energy

18 December, 2018 | Hits:929

CrossBoundary Energy, an investment fund for Africa dedicated to solar energy production, will receive a $6 million cont...

Migration and the Economy—an Inseparable Pairing

17 December, 2018 | Hits:838

On the streets of Casablanca there is only one thought on the mind of Ibrahima, a young Senegalese migrant.

Egypt is making Africa a top priority as it prepares to take over the chairmanship of the African Union in 2019

14 December, 2018 | Hits:850

Africa is on centre stage in Egypt this month, with a series of events taking place almost simultaneously in the country...

African desert to power initiative to provide 10 GW by 2025

12 December, 2018 | Hits:820

A new Desert to Power Initiative – outlined at the UN Climate talks in Poland – intends to provide 250 million people in...

African Tourism Partners steps up Africa Travel & Tourism Master Classes

05 December, 2018 | Hits:1184

Following a successful 2018 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards (ATLF) held in Accra, Ghana, at the end of August...

Bono to speak in Chicago on fighting AIDS, poverty in Africa

03 December, 2018 | Hits:945

Bono will speak in Chicago about his efforts to combat AIDS and extreme poverty in Africa.

Africans don’t need visa to travel to 25 per cent of African countries, report

29 November, 2018 | Hits:930

The year 2018 is a landmark chapter in Africa’s regional integration efforts.

Is Russia Failing its Investment Promises in Africa?

27 November, 2018 | Hits:860

For the past two decades, Southern African leaders have been looking for external support and genuine foreign investment...

Botswana Tourism officially joins WTTC

26 November, 2018 | Hits:957

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) yesterday welcomed the Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO), as its newest ...

Africa missing out on boom in Chinese tourism

26 November, 2018 | Hits:962

African countries are missing out on a boom in Asian tourism, mainly from China, and must ease visa and entry requiremen...

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