• January 27, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

Business:Uganda starts first oil drilling operations with targets on 2025

Uganda on Tuesday launched the drilling of its first oil well, a key milestone as the country races to meet its target of first oil output in 2025. President Yoweri Museveni …

Italian PM Meloni boost strong energy ties with Algeria

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni arrived Sunday (Jan. 22) in Algeria for a two-day visit as the two nations look to build up a strategic partnership and Italy works to further wean …

Business:Ghana’s finance minister ‘truly sorry’ for economic crisis

Ghana’s finance minister said on Friday that he was “truly sorry” for the country’s economic hardship but defended himself against accusations that he is unfit for the job. Kenneth Ofori-Atta faced …

Business:Kenya, South Africa improve bilateral ties on migration, trade

The presidents of South Africa and Kenya said Wednesday they have resolved a long-standing visa dispute and Kenyans will be able to visit South Africa visa-free for up to 90 days …

10 African business trends: Copper the new oil, Uber-style trucking and medical tourism

Some of the forces impacting countries and industries in Africa include the growing demand for African commodities to fuel the global green economy, the retreat of South African retail giants from …

Business: Kenya Airways to lose daily $2.5m if pilots strike

Kenya Airways is likely to lose an estimated 300 million shillings ($2.5 million) per day if the planned strike by pilots at Kenyan airways takes place as scheduled. KALPA, a union …

Sub-Saharan Africa witnesses a rapid development of digital transformation-Buiness news

– IMF’s report on digital currency innovations – The future of money is undoubtedly digital according to the IMF. The question is, what will it look like? As Digital currency development …

2022 YouthConnekt Africa summit ends in Rwanda with calls to invest in youth

The 5th edition of the youth connect summit ended in Kigali, Rwanda Saturday (Oct. 15) after 3 days of conferences, masterclasses and networking sessions. Thousands of young innovators and leaders from …

Gas deal between Libya and Turkey ‘illegal’ says Egypt, Greece

Officials said that Egypt’s and Greece’s foreign ministers met Sunday in Cairo following controversial maritime and gas deals that their shared rival Turkey signed with a Libyan leader. Cairo and Athens …

Business: Uganda’s sugar exports have increased

Uganda’s sugar exports have increased after a huge drop in July. According to the country’s central bank, Uganda’s sugar exports for the month of July suffered a 58% decline due to …