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USAID to Open Trade and Investment Hub in Botswana

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will open a Botswana office of its Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub on Wednesday August...

Nigeria Increases Local Content Fund to $200m

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr. Simbi Wabote, Monday said the agency had obtained all necessary approvals...

Folorunso Alakija Launches “Flourish Africa” as a Global Community for Women Empowerment

This morning, the Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil Ltd., currently one of the largest indigenous Nigerian owned exporters of crude oil, Mrs. Folorunso Alakija,...

Rwanda fetches Rwf50 billion in coffee export in 2016/17 fiscal year

Rwanda's coffee export revenues and volumes recorded during the last financial year fell below projections by the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB), the body’s...

Africa comes of age

By Dr Richard Sezibera - It was not planned. It just happened. Or to paraphrase him; He just did it. Paul Kagame was inaugurated for...

Rwanda: Solar-powered water supply to protect against crocodiles

The national water utility agency has embarked on a Rwf80-million solar-powered borehole project that will serve as a quick and temporary intervention to save...

8 Most Popular Sports in Africa

Africa is bedrock of vibrant sporting talent that cuts across various disciplines. Sports in Africa traces its origins far back in history, and the...

Nigeria Should Look to AGOA for Economic Diversification – Nigeria-America Chamber of Commerce

Despite aggressive and financially-backed efforts at diversifying Nigeria’s economy, the country remains highly dependent on oil for its national revenue and foreign exchange. Till date,...

Zambia’s First Wind Power Production Project Gets Grant

Wind power project developer Access Zambia One Limited has been awarded a grant for the feasibility study of a 130 megawatts (MW) wind power...

With ALSF support, Rwanda lays foundation stone of Bugesera International Airport

On the 9th of August, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame laid the foundation stone of the country’s newest transportation hub, the Bugesera International Airport. “I am pleased...