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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...

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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...

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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...

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Nigeria: Economic Development and Growth in Nigeria

Economic development is a term that economists, politicians, and others have used frequently since the 20th Century. The concept, however, More...

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A Judge Overturned South Africa’s Rhino Ban—Or Did He?

Buying and selling rhino horn in South Africa may be legal again in the near future: Two rhino breeders, with thousands of pounds More...

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Shock results shake Europe’s big guns

Bundesliga leaders Bayern suffered their first league defeat of the season, losing to Borussia Moenchengladbach 3-1 Napoli lost 3-2 More...

Taste Holdings: Leading Starbucks’ African Charge

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Lattes were selling like hotcakes at the Starbucks in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank during the grand opening on April 21st. The opening of the first Starbucks in all of sub-Saharan More...

Barthe Cortes starts building air bases in Thailand

Barthe Cortes, Thailand

Until recently, BVC has been locating its airbases  in the most dangerous places in Africa.  However, presently head of BVC –  Barthe Cortes  has started the construction More...

Private Equity Firms Bid Up Africa M&A Prices on Record Funds

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The prices private equity firms pay for stakes in African companies are the highest in six years, driven by record fundraising and competition for the continent’s expanding More...

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Central African Republic: CAR Wave of Killings Multiply

The capital Bangui and Batangafo in the north are the recent battle grounds. Clashes resulting to scores of people being killed are now recurrent in the Central African Republic More...

Somali President: Hard Times Driving Youth to Migrate

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said lack of opportunity is to blame for the number of young Somalis boarding rickety boats in hopes of reaching Europe. The United Nations More...

Tanzanian stock exchange’s IPO oversubscribed nearly five times

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The sale of shares in Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) to the public was oversubscribed by nearly five times, the bourse More...

MTN settles Nigeria fine & looks at listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

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MTN Group has agreed to pay a reduced fine of 330 billion naira ($1.7 billion) in a settlement with the Nigerian More...

1466560157682 East Africa: Instagram Users Hit 500 Million

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

Nigerian-pop-start-Dbanj The sound of young urban Africa is set to take over the world’s pop charts

London has long been one of the world’s most influential pop culture centers, particularly with fashion...

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The break for continental animators comes as a result of a collaboration between Triggerfish Animation Studios...

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

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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..

Sepp Blatter reasserts innocence ahead of FIFA ethics hearing

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter again proclaimed his innocence in a corruption scandal gripping the world soccer body as he prepares..

Germany jails five men for fighting with Somali Shabaab

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Berlin – A German court Thursday sentenced to jail five men for having joined the al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab More...

Astronaut Tim Peake blasts off on historic space mission

Astronaut Tim Peake made history Tuesday, blasting off from a launchpad in Kazakhstan on his way to join the crew of..

World’s first washable smartphone to debut in Japan

A Japanese firm says it has the solution with what it describes the world’s first smartphone that can be washed with..

14 Dirty Photos That Show Why Soil Matters

1 Let’s face it: we treat soil like dirt. And for all our sakes, we shouldn’t. That’s the sweeping conclusion of the..

Astronaut Tim Peake blasts off on historic space mission

1 Astronaut Tim Peake made history Tuesday, blasting off from a launchpad in Kazakhstan on his way to join the crew of..
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The shocking state of soccer players’ teeth

Dentists checked the tooth and gum health of more than 90% of each senior squad at some of the UK’s top..
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Germany jails five men for fighting with Somali Shabaab

Berlin – A German court Thursday sentenced to jail five men for having joined the al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab Islamist militant group in..
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Dire’ state of Robben Island under the spotlight

Cape Town – In an effort to up the overall visitor experience, Robben Island Museum has called on the private sector..