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Zambia: AECF invests $1.6 million in Kazang Solar

16 August, 2018 | Hits:19

Kazang Solar, Azuri Technologies’ official distribution partner in Zambia, has been awarded $1.6 million from the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) under its Renewable Energy and Climate Adaptation Technologies (REACT) window.

Economic

Africa-Asia trade finance gap: Time to take stock

16 August, 2018 | Hits:21

Yes, African countries present tremendous infrastructure investment opportunities. Yes, China has been pouring billions of dollars into the continent. Yes, Africans are keen do more with Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia.

Economic

5,000 African entrepreneurs for Tony Elumelu entrepreneurial gathering

16 August, 2018 | Hits:20

About 5,000 entrepreneurs from across Africa are expected to convene in Lagos, Nigeria in October for the fourth edition of the Tony Elumelu (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum, arguably Africa’s largest entrepreneurial convening.

Economic

Enhancing the attractiveness of private investment in hydropower in Africa

16 August, 2018 | Hits:21

In the past two decades, hydropower development has picked up after a substantial decrease in the 1990s.

Sport News

How soccer and religion fight it out for the hearts of Africans

09 July, 2018 | Hits:85

In this age of globalization few events draw more attention than sport as the World Cup in Russia illustrates with billi...

Senegal is happy to carry Africa's hope at the World Cup

28 June, 2018 | Hits:114

Senegal will carry the hopes of a continent into their final World Cup group game against Colombia on Thursday, but ther...

(Dis)united Africa stumbles at the start

22 June, 2018 | Hits:129

Africa’s travails at the World Cup have long been a beguiling subplot. Every four years we watch in anticipation that th...

Senegal saves Africa from embarrassment at World Cup

20 June, 2018 | Hits:392

By starting its World Cup with a win, Senegal also saved Africa from embarrassment in the tournament.

World Cup: Africa calls for re-introduction of rotational system

16 June, 2018 | Hits:363

African FIFA delegates now want a rotational system to be reintroduced after a failed attempt by Morocco to secure the 2...

The history behind Morocco’s “Africa” World Cup not being fully embraced by all Africans

16 June, 2018 | Hits:351

Morocco’s fifth bid to host the World Cup, like its previous four, ended in disappointment.

Africa News

The nature and function of African traditional sculpture

10 August, 2018 | Hits:35

 African sculpture takes many forms and offers huge insights into the cultures and tribal community from whence it came...

Malawi, Africa's undiscovered safari destination

10 August, 2018 | Hits:38

Often overlooked and rarely found on travelers' bucket lists, Malawi has been mainly known as "the warm heart of Africa...

Rwanda: A rising star in Africa

07 August, 2018 | Hits:50

Rwanda, a small landlocked country in Africa has a population of 11.9 million, a GDP of US$ 8.9 billion, and occupies a ...

DR Congo announces fresh Ebola outbreak

02 August, 2018 | Hits:67

DR Congo on Wednesday reported an outbreak of Ebola in its conflict-torn east, killing 20 people, barely a week after it...

Obama urges Africa to do more to stem brain drain

19 July, 2018 | Hits:88

Former U.S. president Barack Obama advised talented young Africans on Wednesday to drive change at home rather than emig...

Dialogue on Development in Africa opens in Cairo

11 July, 2018 | Hits:97

The High Level Policy Dialogue on Development in Africa started in Cairo Tuesday with Egypt’s Planning, Follow-up & ...

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