Interview with outgoing British High Commissioner to Rwanda, William Gelling

The outgoing British High Commissioner to Rwanda William Gelling, a critic of the Kagame government, spoke to Ivan R. Mugisha about democracy, the Rwandan...

It’s time to repackage the South African solution

"To mobilise the country behind a common agenda, South African youth need to get a clear message that they should aspire to being owners...

MTN first to showcase 20Gbps in 5G trial in South Africa

MTN on Monday showcased downlink speeds of 20Gbps with less than 5ms latency in a 5G trial that was conducted in partnership with Ericsson. MTN has tested a...

Egypt’s Startup Reactor is seeking out Startups

Following the successful conclusion of its 4th cycle with its last phase “Startup Nova – Entrepreneurship Explosion”, Startup Reactor is accepting applications for its 5th cycle. Startup Reactor is...

Ethiopia: Bole International Airport capacity to rise to 22 Million Passengers

Expansion work at Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport will be completed at the end of this year, when its passenger handling capacity will be...

How to stop the slave trade in Libya and beyond

by Maurice Middleberg, for CNN The righteous outrage from the international community at the recent uncovering by CNN of a slave market selling migrants in Libya will matter...

Kenya launches drugs manufacturing plant to ease imports

Kenya on Monday launched a 75 million U.S. dollar plant to manufacture essential medicine amid a drive to tame a rising import bill estimated...

Adoption of Open Sky Policy to Triple Kenya’s International Tourist Arrivals

Faster adoption of an open sky policy has the potential to increase tourist arrivals in Kenya’s coastlines by threefold, PrideInn Group of Hotels Managing...

Ghana: Stock Market Records 50% Growth in 2017, More Expected this Year

Ghana’s stock exchange saw an over 50 percent growth in 2017, with 19 out of the 38 listed companies recording gains. Some 10 other companies...

Ghana Begins Free Cashew Tree Spraying to Boost Production

Ghana’s Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has launched a national cashew mass spraying exercise as part of measures to increase production. The cashew mass spraying exercise,...