Coronavirus: Technology giants join China shutdown

Google is temporarily closing all of its offices in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan as a result of the coronavirus. Other...

Ethiopia Resumes Talks to Join WTO

Ethiopia has resumed the World Trade Organization (WTO) accession process after eight years. Senior Advisor and Chief Trade Negotiator at Office...

UK investors urged to deepen economic ties with Africa

The 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit was attended by Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh el Ghazouani and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

World’s second largest diamond the size of a tennis ball discovered in Botswana

In a unique collaboration, luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton is all set to transform a rare and...

UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

There has been much hype about a major Africa investment summit being hosted by the UK. Attended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and an array of royals,...

Airtel Africa enters money transfer partnership with Western Union

Airtel Africa and Western Union have launched a remittance service to allow customers to send and receive international money transfers from their phones using...

UK signs African trade agreements before Brexit

The UK government says it has signed 11 trade agreements with African countries, just over a week before it officially leaves the European...

Somalia ‘invited Turkey to explore oil in its seas’

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said that Somalia invited Turkey to conduct oil exploration in its seas, news agency Reuters quotes private broadcaster NTV...

Investors should see Africa as a place to make a decent profit

UK and international firms should see Africa as a place where they can make a profit, not just do charitable work - according to...

Gold exports make up half of Tanzania export earnings

Tanzania's gold exports accounted for 51.4 per cent or half of the non-traditional export goods, and increased by 41.9 per cent to earn $2,139.9...

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