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...

Econet buys back Strive Masiyiwa’s first mobile network, Mascom, for $300 Million

Econet International Limited is buying back a 53% stake in Mascom Wireless, Botswana’s largest mobile operator, for an estimated $300 million. Strive Masiyiwa founded Mascom...

New Southern Energy completes first floating PV project in South Africa

by Conor Ryan New Southern Energy has completed the first floating PV project located in South Africa, with the installation operating at a dam next to a...

Ghana moves to integrate biotech, biosafety and biodiversity

by Joseph Opoku Gakpo Ghana has rolled out a new initiative focusing on the role biotechnology and biosafety can play in conserving biodiversity and protecting...

Ethiopia, Kenya agree to establish free trade zone

by Seleshi Tessema Mulata Ethiopia and Kenya on Friday agreed to establish a free trade zone and enhance infrastructural development. This comes at the opening of a...