Khalil Woli used to work for Ikeja Electric, Nigeria's largest power distribution network, in Lagos. He would go door to door in 2018, checking ... on electricity meters to see who was trying to dodge paying.
Emmanuel Babalola, director for Africa at crypto exchange giant Binance, speaks to The Africa Report about the company’s plans for the continent, ... the 589% increase in the trading volumes of African users on the platform, and how to convince skeptics concerned about fraud, capital flight and environmental damage linked to Bitcoin.
US streaming giant Netflix is getting serious about the potential of the African media market. And big global media players like Universal Music ... Group are also following suit. Dorothy Ghettuba, head of the Africa Originals Series for Netflix, told CNN in 2020 that there is a huge demand for “made in Africa” content.
In the very troubled Horn of Africa, the small Republic of Djibouti is an island of stability. Although Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (IOG) was re-elected ... thanks to a positive economic record, the expectations of the population - three-quarters of whom are under 35 - remain high.
Since its independence three decades ago, Eritrea has been involved in international conflicts, ranging from minor border skirmishes with its ... neighbors, such as Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen, to a full-fledged conventional war with Ethiopia. Its notoriety as a regional troublemaker had resulted in the imposition of crushing sanctions lasting several years.
Algeria will have to win against Côte d'Ivoire on Thursday in Douala if they want to extend their run in Cameroon, where they finished last ... in the group with just one point after two matches. If not, it will imitate the 1992 team, eliminated in the first round, two years after winning the CAN...
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Mali's Prime Minister Choguel Maïga has strongly criticised the military treaties between Paris and Bamako, saying that Mali “cannot even ... fly over its territory without France's permission”. Does he really want to amend them or is he simply tapping into anti-French sentiment?
Recent polling suggests that Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has reached the ceiling of his popularity. Will he be able to find the right ... partners and tactics to beat the challenge posed by Raila Odinga, who is quickly catching up?
With billions of dollars worth of African gas, gold, copper and cobalt to hit the markets in 2022, industry players are focused on the next big ... deals. The election of a new government in Zambia in August 2021 has led to optimism that the country is the stand-out player in African minerals exploration for 2022.
On Tuesday, Ghana's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration released a statement denying allegations in the UK press that it is ... part of a new scheme that would "send migrants to countries such as Rwanda and Ghana for processing and resettlement".
At the end of this year, the governing African National Congress (ANC) is due to go into an elective conference to choose new leaders - and there ... are indications that President Cyril Ramaphosa's second-term bid could face opposition.
Last week, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi concluded his tour of Eritrea, Kenya and Comoros – part of a 31-year-old tradition of Chinese ... foreign ministers visiting the continent for their first overseas trips in the new calendar year (or before the end of the lunar new year).
The Franco-Italian group Iveco has launched a bus assembly unit in Abidjan, a nearly €70m investment, as it is betting on local production ... for the Ivorian market and, in the long term, the sub-regional market.
Guessing where Ethiopia’s civil war will end up in 2022 is an impossibly hard mission; not only because of the paucity of information emerging, ... or even because of the duelling propaganda war, but because it is a genuinely fluid situation.
The national outcry at Ghana’s poor start, amplified by the 1-1 draw with Gabon on Friday night, has become entangled with a sense that the ... Black Stars' most expensive player, Thomas Partey, is once again failing to make the expected impact.