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Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

Home-grown African brand Dangote is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time...

19 hours ago

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...

10 hours ago

Grey re-enters Nigeria with Centrespread affiliate

Grey continues its expansion in key African markets with the appointment of Centrespread as its affiliate in Nigeria....

6 Apr 2017

Risks for Africa growth from Brexit and China's economic downturn

The economic deceleration in China and the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union pose risks for Africa's growth says ECA director...

5 Apr 2017

Africa's digital workers challenged by ‘Gig Economy'

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world...

29 Mar 2017

Rags, not riches, defining Africa's urban explosion

Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent...

24 Mar 2017

First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue

Various organisations working on internet and development across Africa will gather to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration...

22 Mar 2017

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report...

By Tom Jackson 20 Apr 2017

AU called on to intervene in Cameroon internet shutdown

AU Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression asked to intervene in Cameroon human rights and freedom of expression crisis...

20 Apr 2017

Somalia journalists targeted with violence

African free expression network AFEX, is concerned for safety of journalists in Somalia...

7 Apr 2017

Centres of excellence transform Africa

A world class ecosystem of pan-African transformation through mathematical sciences is launched in Rwanda...

7 Apr 2017

Young women breaking into the male-dominated ICT world

One of Africa's leading tech startups spreads its wings, empowering and teaching young women in Kenya, ICT skills...

By Kwamboka Oyaro 5 Apr 2017

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report...

By Tom Jackson 30 Mar 2017

Life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'

The internet has been cut off in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon since mid-January. This is life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'...

By Monique Kwachou 29 Mar 2017

Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds

Kenya has began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects...

27 Mar 2017

New York's Africa Center gets fundraising push

Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City...

24 Mar 2017

i24 News partners for Africa-Israel Summit

The international news network i24 News will be the official media partner for the Africa-Israel Summit...

24 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

20 Mar 2017

Smarter banking solution for East African millennials

A mobile solution gives millennials in East Africa access to banking services, transfers and payments…

15 Mar 2017

Engen Zambia partners to add chicken to offering

Engen's partnership with Corner Bakery provides Zambians with fast food chicken on the go…

14 Mar 2017

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