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On 15 October, Tout-Puissant Mazembe, Lubumbashi's flagship club, drew with Durban’s Amazulu. After a disappointing season last year, Moïse ... Katumbi's players were hoping to get back on track, but couldn’t manage anything better than a draw that day.
China’s UnionPay is giving the US payments giants Visa and Mastercard a run for their money in Africa; fighting back, the two are investing ... in new financial services, from purchasing fintechs to buying stakes in telecoms firms
Five years ago, Attijariwafa Bank (AWB), the leading bank in Morocco, set the tone: the group’s ambition was to position itself as ‘the top ... customer-centred bank, focused on satisfying the needs of its clients [by] taking advantage of new technologies linked to digitalisation’. With 27 major programmes and 105 projects, its strategic plan ‘Energies 2020’ put the emphasis on digital technologies.
Israel is set to remain accredited to the African Union after a meeting of foreign ministers of member states failed to find consensus on whether ... to retain this status or not. The issue has divided the continental body after African Union Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat in July accepted the accreditation of Aleli Admasu, who is also Israel's ambassador to Ethiopia, Burundi and Chad.
The US State Department’s new top Africa official is headed to France on the tail end of her first trip abroad, as the two allies confront ... lingering terrorist threats as well as rising Chinese and Russian influence on the continent.