Algiers, Rome agree to set up helicopter producing plant at Setif

Algeria will host a military helicopters manufacturing plant under a joint venture with Italian aeronautics giant…

‘Nigeria still Africa’s biggest economy’, Dangote challenges Bloomberg

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, insists that Nigeria is the continent’s biggest economy contrary to Bloomberg’s…

Kenya: Uber Drivers Protest in Nairobi

Kenyan Uber drivers went on strike on Monday after the company announced a 35 percent fare…

Uganda cuts visa fees to boost tourism

The government of Uganda on Thursday said it cut down visa fees for foreigners intending to…

Nigeria’s Central Bank Suspends 9 Banks from the FX Market

4:18 pm | Nine banks in Nigeria have been barred from the foreign exchange market, local news reported on Wednesday. The move comes after the banks reportedly failed to return over $2 billion deposits belonging to the Nigerian National…

Kenya: Night Weddings Banned in Mombasa to Curb Crimes

4:02 pm | Authorities in Kenya’s coastal region of Mombasa have banned night weddings as the celebrations have become a target for criminals in the Eastern-African nation. Mombasa Regional commissioner Maalim Mohamed Maalim told BBC the decision to ban…

Five African Economies Defy Crisis

3:19 pm | By Emmanuel Vitus Agbenonwossi Oil prices have fallen to their lowest level since 2003, sinking below $28 a barrel before recovering slightly in the second quarter of 2016. Like most of Africa, Nigeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea…

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