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Innova to open $40 million plant in Kenya to build green affordable homes

20 February, 2019 | Hits:16

Innova Eco Building System has entered into a joint venture agreement to build a $40 million manufacturing plant bringing its green building technology to Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC), a $2 billion community-owned sustainable development located in Western Kenya.

Economy

170 000 register to grow tobacco

20 February, 2019 | Hits:21

Tobacco grower registrations for the 2019 marketing season have increased by 46 percent from 116 525 farmers last season to 169 772, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have shown.

Economy

FAO alerts on Desert Locust outbreak in Northeast Africa

20 February, 2019 | Hits:23

Heavy rains and cyclones have triggered a recent surge in Desert Locust populations, causing an outbreak to develop in Sudan and Eritrea that is rapidly spreading along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Economy

UN raises alarm on drought crisis in SADC

20 February, 2019 | Hits:26

Gaborone- The United Nations has warned of a looming crisis as delayed rains and below-average precipitation since October have reduced cereal production prospects and lowered pasture yields in Southern Africa.

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

15 February, 2019 | Hits:39

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:279

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:308

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:317

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:320

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:315

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:323

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:354

• 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:383

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:373

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:356

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:367

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:416

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:445

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:405

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:454

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:463

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:467

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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