Facebook’s efforts to control the access of African internet users has sparked an infrastructure arms race between the internet giants
Malawi’s government is faced with a dilemma: how to find the balance between using Lake Malawi’s water to drive turbines and to irrigate the land
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When Facebook-founder Mark Zuckerberg visited Lagos’s burgeoning tech and startup hub it confirmed what Nigerians already knew: Yabacon Valley is the future. The Africa Report feels the full force of acceleration
Aid agencies must get food to close to 3 million people by July to avert a famine in Africa's Lake Chad region caused by drought, chronic poverty and Islamist insurgents...
South Africa's Liberty Holdings will acquire a 75% stake in a Nigerian long-term insurer for $12m, the company said on Friday, after reporting a 38% decline in earnings.
South African lender Barclays Africa asked for forgiveness on Thursday for its role in rigging the local currency, a scandal that has raised questions over the dominance of four big...
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ARM Cement plans to expand grinding capacity at its one million tonne-a-year plant in Kenya by 50% over the next year to meet rising demand, its chief executive said.
US energy company Chevron is in talks with the Angolan government and state oil firm Sonangol to revise tax terms and any future investment will hinge on those talks, a...
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said in his first state of the nation address that the West African nation's economy was in a "bad way".
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday he sees a "difficult political year" for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) but that he saw "green shoots" of growth...
Shares in South Africa's banking index extended losses on Monday as investors continued to digest the competition watchdog's recommendation that banks should be fined for rigging the rand currency.
Armed with lamps and bags, young men in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria are hunting grasshoppers. Catching the jumpy insects takes patience and skill.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may consider extending its three-year aid deal with Ghana if the new government requests an extension, the Washington-based lender said on Wednesday.
South Africa's competition watchdog has recommended fines against banks including Citigroup, Nomura and Standard Bank equal to 10 percent of their annual revenues for rigging the rand currency, it said...
Egypt's most famous export, the silky soft cotton prized by makers of luxury bedding and clothing, has become so scarce as production has fallen that most supplies sold under its...
Residents in Port Harcourt, a harbour in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta region, staged protests to complain about heavy air pollution blamed on an Asphalt factory.
Sibanye Gold Ltd has secured a loan of $2.65 billion to support the acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company, the only US miner of platinum and palladium, the South African company...
Kenya declared a national disaster on Friday (February 10) calling for aid to counter drought that is posing a major risk to people, livestock and wildlife.
The first pan-African passport was launched at the African Union Summit in Rwanda in July. The organisation intends to have the passport distributed to all African citizens by 2020, garnering...
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