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Africa set to be the next big mobile market

Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably...

Winners Announced: 2019 Space in Africa Essay Competition

Space in Africa asked young women and girls across Africa to propose solutions for Enhancing Women Participation in the African Space Industry. They received 106 essay...

Jumia, Africa’s first tech unicorn, to list on the NYSE

According to reports by TechCrunch, Jumia, pan-African e-Commerce company has filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), a move that...

Kenyan manufacturers endorse global charter on plastics

Manufacturers in Kenya have pledged to join a global initiative to manage plastic waste in the country. By establishing the Kenya Plastics Action Plan, manufacturers...

Eritrea took over the chairmanship of the Khartoum Process

The Commissioner for Social Affairs of the African Union Commission, H.E Amira Elfadil, made her first visit to Asmara, Eritrea, to participate in the...

When people feel safe, national unity flows effortlessly

By Alice Wairimu Nderitu - More by this Author In what promises to be a busy electoral year, voters in Guinea-Bissau, Comoros, Algeria, Benin, Malawi, Botswana,...

Off-Grid Minigrids to bring sustainable energy to 160,000 in Tanzania

By Andrew Burger An ambitious project is underway to install minigrids for more than 160,000 off-grid villagers on islands in Lake Victoria. JUMEME Rural Power Supply recently launched...

Study shows growing Desalination Investments in Africa

A recent study conducted by Frost & Sullivan found that the desalination market in Africa has recovered from the global economic downturn in 2015-2017,...

First time ever: Female Referees nominated for U-17 AFCON

A trailblazing decision will for the first time see women referees handling games of the opposite sex on the continent, debuting at the Total...

Zambia’s move to replace Value Added Tax (VAT) makes progress

Zambia’s Finance Minister, Margaret Mwanakatwe, announced during the 2019 budget presentation last year that government will abolish Value Added Tax (VAT) and replace it...