Ghana has moved to shore up cocoa production by providing various incentives to old farmers and youths, President John Mahama has said.
- Wednesday, 04 March 2015 16:55
- Dasmani Laary
- Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:54
- Konye Obaji Ori
Electronic payment service companies, Visa and MasterCard have launched card services aimed at Africa's growing mobile payment industry.
- Wednesday, 04 March 2015 06:38
- Silvia Antonioli and Abhiram Nandakumar
African Minerals said China's Shandong, its partner in the Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone, is seeking control of the whole project, after taking on some of African Minerals' debt from banks and demanding immediate repayment last week.
- Wednesday, 04 March 2015 05:38
- Chijioke Ohuocha in Lagos
Nigeria expects to lower its forecast for 2015 economic growth again, after cutting its forecast to 5.54 percent in January, after oil prices fell and the currency weakened further last month, the country's statistics bureau said.
- Tuesday, 03 March 2015 17:32
- Tolu Ogunlesi
Public opinion is already at boiling point over postponed elections. President Jonathan must resist the temptation to sack electoral commission boss Professor Jega, or risk pushing the country over the edge.