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Ethiopia’s digital platform guiding investors launched in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia’s online investment guide, iGuide, which seeks to help investors discover opportunities in the country, business costs, key procedures and laws they may need to know before committing their...

President Buhari departs for China to attend FOCAC meeting

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart for China to participate in the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to take place on September 3...

Refugee Aid programmes in East Africa shut down

Refugee Aid programmes in East Africa are shutting down as Western governments reduce funding. The Norwegian Refugee Council in a statement accused the US and Europe of having "xenophobic policies"...

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement

Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations...

Genetically modified mosquitoes set to be released in Burkina Faso

Thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes are set to be released in a village in Burkina Faso. It is part of a project aimed at wiping out the malaria-carrying insects. It will...

Ebola disbelief widespread in DR Congo hotspots

More than a quarter of people surveyed in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo told researchers they do not believe the disease exists. Some 36 percent of respondents...

Sudan helicopter crash kills officials

A helicopter has crashed in eastern Sudan, killing a state governor and at least four other officials. The helicopter exploded in flames after it hit a communications tower as it...

Ethiopian Airlines makes historic flight to Eritrea

Roses and champagne have been given to passengers on the first...

Cyclone Kenneth lands in Mozambique but weakened by winds

Cyclone Kenneth, which landed in Mozambique Yesterday, has been downgraded after winds weakened, but heavy rainfall is expected for days. Mozambique is still recovering from Cyclone Idai, which killed more...

Sisi inaugurates energy projects as Egypt goes into surplus

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated energy projects across Egypt as the country pumps up its ...

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Africa

2020 marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between Ghana and China

The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, his excellency Shi Ting Wang has made it known to both the Ghanaian and the Chinese community that this...

Bugatti seized in Zambia over possible money laundering

Authorities in Zambia have seized a Bugatti Veyron that was imported into the country on Monday, pending investigations into possible money laundering. “The vehicle has...

World

COVID-19 latest: Greece confirms first case as coronavirus spreads across Europe

Greece confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and a teacher in France died on Wednesday as Europe scrambles to deal with the biggest cluster...

COVID-19: First French citizen dies as German man remains in critical condition

A man has died in France after contracting coronavirus, making him the first French national to die from the illness. The French health ministry announced...