Imbolo Mbue's debut novel, Behold the Dreamers became the most expensive African fiction manuscript after Random House paid a whopping million dollars for the US rights.
- Thursday, 11 February 2016 10:00
- Ehab Farouk and Lin Noueihed
Commercial International Bank (CIB), Egypt's largest listed company, said its board had approved a plan to raise up to 8 billion Egyptian pounds ($1 billion) to fund expansion.
- Monday, 08 February 2016 18:21
- Celeste Hicks in Rabat, Billie Adwoa McTernan in Accra, Crystal Orderson in Cape Town, Jeff Mbanga in Kampala, Reinnier Kazé in Yaoundé, Elias Meseret in Addis Ababa and Nicholas Norbrook
From Cape Town to Casablanca, The Africa Report took the continent's temperature, talking to everyone from shoe sellers to politicians and financiers to identify their policy priorities and what issues they want to see making headlines in 2016.
- Monday, 08 February 2016 16:59
- Tinishu Solomon
Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated it's the refurbished aviation academy, rebuilt at a cost of $100 million. The rebuilt academy, the airline said on Sunday, will increase its annual intake capacity to 4,000 students.
- Friday, 05 February 2016 12:48
- Michael Hogan
Egyptian state buyer GASC (General Authority for Supply Commodities) received four offers in an international wheat purchase tender on Friday despite uncertainty over tough new quality rules which have disrupted its massive wheat import programme, traders said.