AfDB admire Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa

The outgoing country Director of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Ousmane Dore has said Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa is unquestionable. He commended the...

South Africa plans emergency steel tariff from July – WTO

South Africa is proposing to put emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imports of certain flat hot-rolled steel products from July, it said in a filing...

Fundraiser: Drogba, Eto’O to lead friendly match among Africans

Former African football stars will be on parade in Nigeria come April 8, as Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’O lead the pack of West...

Trump: South African women’s group cancels New York plans

A South African women's rights group has pulled out of key meetings next week at the United Nations in opposition to policies of U.S....

Uganda to sign $151 million loan with AfDB for toll road

Uganda will expand a major road linking its capital Kampala with Rwanda after signing a deal on Thursday for a $151 million loan from...

Ex-Congo VP to be sentenced for bribing witnesses

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four associates will be sentenced on Wednesday for bribing witnesses during his war crimes trial, in the...

Gambia’s President-elect says Jammeh leaving soon for Guinea

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh is expected to leave soon for Guinea, and the new president said Saturday he plans to return home to...

Twenty-two civilians killed in DR Congo bloodbath: official

At least 22 civilians were killed in a massacre in Democratic Republic of Congo's restive North Kivu province over the weekend, an official said...

Chinese to invest $819m in South African Auto Industry

A Chinese state-owned car manufacturing company will invest 11 billion rand ($819 million) in a new plant in South Africa, giving a further boost...

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills at least 30

At least 30 people died and dozens more hurt in a giant landslide at Ethiopia's largest rubbish dump outside Addis Ababa, a tragedy squatters...

Ghana to implement free senior high school programme

Ghana is planning to make senior high school free for all teenagers, whatever their background, in a move experts say could transform the lives...

Nigeria, South African firm seal N224.17b agric, real estate deal

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), manager of Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund, has signed a $700 million (about N224.17 billion) real estate and agriculture...

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