Mali gets new government

(AFP) -- Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal...

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

by Chiara Townley for Medical News Today A recent study concludes that medicinal herbs found in Mauritius contain chemical compounds that inhibit the propagation of cancer...

Winners of the Digital Lab Africa Pitch Competition announced

Digital Lab Africa (DLA), a springboard and incubation platform for African creatives in digital content, has announced the 10 winning projects of this year’s...

Fintech technology a potential driver of African economies, over traditional sectors

The report, commissioned by ICAEW and produced by partner and forecaster Oxford Economics, provides a snapshot of the region's economic performance. The regions include;...

Ethiopia’s Tax Policy Reforms yield fruits

Ethiopia’s tax reforms had several objectives, chief of which was to generate sufficient revenues from tax to finance public expenditure on poverty alleviation programs...

Angola’s Cassava Research gets $25 Million boost from World Bank

Angola, even before its civil war began in 1975, has always exported crops such as coffee, maize, cotton, sugar cane, bananas, sisal and cassava....

Digital Economy can unlock new opportunities for Africa – Africa’s Pulse Report 2019

Africa continues to make important strides with regards to the adoption of digital technologies and the opportunities it presents to unlock new economic outcomes...

Tackling fake drugs: what Africa can learn from Tanzania

About a decade ago in Tanzania, according to an Interpol investigation report, 4 pharmacies and 18 drug stores were closed following a fake drug...

Fight against malaria gets a boost as Malawi launches vaccine pilot

Malaria has been a major threat to health and well-being across the African continent. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2015 there...

Okavango Blue Diamond: another stunning discovery in Botswana

Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) in Gaborone, Botswana has unveiled the biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana - the 'Okavango Blue' a remarkable...