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...

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...

Safaricom is planning to expand M-Pesa mobile money across Africa

Safaricom is planning to take its successful mobile money service M-Pesa across Africa after building a dominant home base in Kenya and presence in its East African neighbors. The More...

Egypt court annuls block on transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Egypt’s Court of Urgent Matters ruled that a judicial decision to block the transfer of two Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia is void, a judicial source and a lawyer told Reuters More...

Barthe Cortes is building an airport at the ‘Heaven’s Door’

Barthe Cortes, Chad 2017

Barthe Cortes founder of  BVC Airlines  is starting the construction of an airport in the western part of Chad, near the great blue lake, the region which is called by the 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...

Ethiopia: A year after protests started – Timeline of events

This is the concluding part of our article, Ethiopia: A year after protests started – Timeline of events [1] which took a retrospective look at the events in Ethiopia a year 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 “Planning 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 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..

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 More...

EFF rules out coalitions with ANC‚ and warns DA to not underestimate its ‘catalytic capacity’

The African National Congress (ANC) is on the ropes because of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). That’s according to EFF national..

Pokemon Go fever catches Africa [Hi-Tech on The Morning Call]

Pokemon Go is yet to be released in Africa but it is already being played in Accra, Lagos, and other cities..

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..