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Netanyahu: Coming to Africa

“Israel is coming back to Africa; Africa is coming back to Israel,” Netanyahu recently told lawmakers and African ambassadors. “Africa, which has today one of...

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The rise of mobile money in West Africa

It is of no doubt that Africa is being shaken by the volcanic digital revolution. Not surprisingly, the mobile money wave has crossed the Sahelian band over to West...

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Africa’s Richest Man Aliko Dangote Building Oil Refinery in Lagos to Resolve Chronic Fuel Crisis

After waiting in line for more than four hours to buy gasoline in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, taxi driver Adebayo Olawole considered himself fortunate he got a...

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Paypal exec: ‘Africa is a leader in technology’

From Earl Nurse for CNN (CNN) — The rapid adoption of mobile technology and the growth of online shopping by an emerging middle class makes Africa a fertile region...

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Kenya, Ethiopia sign pact to end border conflict

Kenya and Ethiopia on Monday signed a Sh20 billion, five-year deal that is expected to spur development and end conflict along the shared border between the two...

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‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius found guilty of murder on appeal

BLOEMFONTEIN, Dec 3 (Reuters) – South Africa’s “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius was found guilty on Thursday of murdering his girlfriend, in an...

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China To Increase Investment In Africa

China said on Thursday it will increase investment in Africa and buy more non-resource products from the continent. Vice Minister of Commerce, Qian Keming said China...

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soleRebels’s founder is taking Ethiopian entrepreneurship to the world

*This article first appeared in FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Aug/Sept issue. Subscribe today by emailing Lieria Boshoff: subscribe@abn360.com  The Adams Pavilion, a dusty...

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India-Africa summit

Those who ignore Africa can now do so only at their own cost. The Third India Africa Summit took place in New Delhi between Oct.26-30. Over 50 African countries are...

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Ghanaian millionaire quits Microsoft to build university that Educates young Africans

“Every society must be very intentional about educating its leaders … so this is what I’m doing now. I’m trying to bring the experience I had at Swarthmore to...