The FNDC organised protests against a third term for then president Alpha Condé and today is a fervent proponent of a rapid return to constitutional ... order. Guinea’s leading opposition coalition is engaged in a tough fight with the transitional government by continuing to maintain its calls to demonstrate.
Following a failed attempt to exit Ghana in 2021, Vodafone is again hoping to offload its assets in the West African country, having agreed on ... terms with Telecel Group. However, Ghana's regulator, the National Communications Authority, has turned down the companies’ request to seal the deal.
Developing renewable energies, structuring an agricultural sector, biorefinery...In Congo-Brazzaville, Claudio Descalzi, CEO of the Italian multinational ... oil and gas company Eni, gave substance to the Congolese gas export project, which will be implemented in 2023.
As Turkey’s presence continues to expand across Africa, Egypt sees in Somalia an important partner to counter Ankara’s military and strategic ... presence. It’s also a means a halt to what Cairo deems as a jihadist expansion and securing of the coveted Red Sea trade routes.
Aggressive investment in local content, pricing, and new entrants in over-the-top (OTT) services – like Netflix – are driving a dramatic ... shift among premium customers, posing a threat to pay-TV providers like Multichoice, according to analysts.
For the third time in almost a century, the bodies representing the Kingdom’s Jewish community are being reorganised. This decision was made ... in response to the obsolete existing legislation as well as the new diplomatic context.
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The president of Central Africa's largest banking group, BGFI Group's Henri-Claude Oyima, was appointed head of Gabon’s employers' confederation ... on 2 August. At 65, Oyima is charged with restoring credibility to an institution recently shaken by a rebellion against his predecessor.
Haemorrhaging support from Nigerian Christians after he chose a Muslim northerner as his running mate, 2023 presidential candidate Bola Tinubu ... has appointed the Christian governor of Plateau State in central Nigeria as his campaign manager to help turn his fortunes around. Can Simon Lalong reverse the tide?
Nigerian author, playwright and filmmaker, Biyi Bandele, passed away suddenly on Sunday 7 August in Lagos, at 54. Director of the film adaptation ... of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ and the upcoming September 2022 movie based on Wole Soyinka’s ‘Death and the King’s Horseman’ titled ‘Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman’, Bandele was a frontline name in the Nigerian film industry.
The historian Daho Djerbal has published the second volume of the memoirs of Lakhdar Bentobbal, subtitled "The Conquest of Sovereignty". A remarkable ... work based on accounts that the Algerian independence activist gave to the author between 1980 and 1986.
The Vodacom Group, which is transitioning from a traditional telco to a tech company, views fibre optic internet as the next frontier to be conquered ... in South Africa and the rest of the continent, says Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub.
After the polls in one of Kenya’s most competitive elections ended on Tuesday evening, the focus now shifts to counting the presidential votes. ... Who between William Ruto and Raila Odinga will win the coveted prize?
Across the continent, internet blackouts have serious implications during elections, which prevent citizens from making informed decisions and ... impede electoral participation. Today, as Kenyan voters go to the polls, we take a look at the growing trend in the past year during elections.