France vows to step up fight against Islamists militants in Africa

France will step up the fight against resurgent Islamist militants in north and west Africa and will work more closely with Germany to help...

Mugabe appoints daughter to Zimbabwe censorship board

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's daughter has been appointed to the country's censorship board.The 27-year-old Bona Mugabe now will be part of an agency that...

Africa Re, Continental Re, 15 others sponsor 44th AIO

African Reinsurance Corporation, Continental Reinsurance Plc and 15 other organisations have extended corporate sponsorship to the 44th African Insurance Organisation (AIO) coming in Kampala,...

NIMASA to be the owner of 5th largest floating dockyard

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has said that it will soon take delivery of the fifth largest modular floating dockyard in Africa. The...

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...

South Africa’s $72 billion nuclear project begin in June – reports

South Africa's tender for the estimated 1 trillion-rand ($72 billion) expansion of its nuclear power plants will begin in June when state utility Eskom...

US considers support in Nigeria fight against Boko Haram

U.S. Africa Command has asked Washington to send a small group of military advisers to Nigeria to assist its military's fight against the Islamic...

Man shot dead after stabbing guard at US Embassy in Kenya

A man was shot dead after stabbing a policeman guarding the perimeter wall of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi and trying to take his...

Ghana bus crash leave at least 53 dead

At least 53 people died in Ghana when a bus hit a truck head-on some 420 km (260 miles) north of the capital Accra...

World Bank to unveil study on profitable, affordable electricity in Africa

A new World Bank study on how Africa’s electricity providers can be profitable and still make electricity affordable at African Utility is expected to...

UN Security Council demands Gambia’s Jammeh hand over power

The UN Security Council demanded that Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh hand over power to the president-elect after he rejected the election results in a...

Africa’s Richest; Aliko Dangote bids for Automaker Peugeot Nigeria

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has made a bid for a majority stake in automaker Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Limited, NewStage report. Nasir El-Rufai, the...

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