Biometrics on the march across Africa

the Payment Association of South Africa (Pasa) published an interoperability standard for biometric authentication on payment cards. Until More...

South African rand rigging scandal: Citibank agrees to $5.3m settlement

One of the banks implicated in the recent scandal surrounding the South African currency, the rand; has agreed to pay an administrative More...

Illegal African migrants detained in Yemen

Dozens of illegal African migrants have been detained in Yemen’s second city Aden. The migrants mostly from Ethiopia were arrested More...

Is an Africa-wide passport within reach?

The free movement of people, goods and services in Africa has been a major goal of both the African Union (AU)since its inception More...

Nigeria restarts amnesty payments to rebels

The naira is the currency of Nigeria. Lagos – Nigeria has resumed the payment of allowances to former Niger delta rebels under More...

Keshi’s death ‘a great loss to African football’ – Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor, captain of the Togolese national team is the latest to pay tribute to Nigerian footballer and coach, Stephen Keshi, More...

The macroeconomics across Africa are impressive: Geoffrey White, CEO, Agility Africa

The world in 2016 is very challenging; energy prices have collapsed, China’s economy has slowed; political instability is amok in More...

Rwandan president hits back at US

Kigali – Rwandan President Paul Kagame has hit back at the United States for criticising his decision to seek a third term in More...

Biometrics on the march across Africa

the Payment Association of South Africa (Pasa) published an interoperability standard for biometric authentication on payment cards. Until then, the use of biometrics by banks More...

East Africa’s banks optimistic outlook despite challenges

The African Business ‘Top 100 Banks’ survey, which was published in October 2016, underlined the growing importance of East Africa in the continental banking industry. The More...

Nigeria banks trying to stabilize 9mobile ahead of sale, FBN says

Nigerian lenders will try to stabilise the business of 9mobile, the country’s fourth largest telecoms group, until they can find new investors, First Bank said, adding More...

Libyan general orders navy to confront ships entering waters

Cairo – The commander of Libya’s self-styled national army in the east has ordered naval bases to confront any vessel entering the country’s territorial waters More...

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou rules out bid for third term

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou has stated on Saturday that he would not amend the constitution to seek a third term after his second and last five-year legal term More...

East Africa’s banks optimistic outlook despite challenges

The African Business ‘Top 100 Banks’ survey, which was published in October 2016, underlined the growing importance More...

Only 5% of CEOs in Africa are women – McKinsey

This is an image of a businesswoman in front of two graphs planning for success. This image can be used to represent More...

Could this be the track that puts Khanyi Mbau’s music career on the map?

Khanyi Mbau is set to release her hotly-anticipated single this Friday, and it seems fans can...

Nigerians Remember Afrobeat Legend Fela Kuti

Afrobeat legend and activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti died 19 years ago on August 2....

East Africa: Instagram Users Hit 500 Million

Instagram has announced that it now has more than 500 million monthly actives — and more...

Keshi’s death ‘a great loss to African football’ – Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor, captain of the Togolese national team is the latest to pay tribute to Nigerian footballer More...

Kenya’s President Signs Anti-Doping Bill

NAIROBI—Kenya’s president signed a new anti-doping bill into law Friday. The country risked being banned from the upcoming Rio Summer Olympics..

Sports supplements for schoolkids under spotlight

Winning is the ultimate goal for athletes. To achieve their aim, sportsmen and women often look beyond the tried and tested..

Barthe Cortes arms his planes with missile defence system

Barthe Cortes, BVC Airlines

The cargo planes belonging to BVC, which every day travel the distance over the territories engaged in armed More...

Barthe Cortes sold majority shareholding in BVC

Barthe Cortes, a visionary and founder of BVC  airlines made a move that nobody expected – he sold 70% of BVC ..

Africa’s top 5 female scientists awarded $20,000 each by AU with EU support

Africa’s top 5 female scientists for the year 2016 were honoured by the African Union (AU) at its headquarters in the..

Flour dust may lead to ‘baker’s asthma’

Asthma is a common lung disease that makes breathing difficult. When it is caused by breathing in hazardous substances in the..
Barthe Cortes, BVC 2016

The government of Congo accuses owner of BVC Airlines, Barthe Cortes of interfering with the country’s politics.

The owner of BVC airlines, Barthe Cortes let local villagers enter his airport in Congo after they gathered before the airport looking..

Is an Africa-wide passport within reach?

The free movement of people, goods and services in Africa has been a major goal of both the African Union (AU)since..