Ethiopia to commission 2 Chinese-built industrial parks soon

Ethiopia is set to commission two Chinese-built industrial parks by the end of September. The Adama and Dire Dawa Industrial

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Ex-UBS trader gets last-minute reprieve from deportation

Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader convicted of fraud, has been given a temporary reprieve from deportation to Ghana, where

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Buhari accepts Kemi Adeosun’s resignation, appoints Zainab Ahmed as replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as minister of finance. In a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi

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AfDB releases new resilience & fragility tool for members

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released a new tool to discover resilience and diagnose fragility in African countries, taking

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MEST Africa invests US$700k in startups from Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria

The ​Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has announced a funding round of US$700,000 in seven startups formed from its

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Ghanaian, Nigerian startups selected for Google fintech programme

Startups active in Ghana and Nigeria are part of the cohort of 10 from across the world selected to take

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Chinese I.T giant, Inspur to establish West Africa HQ in Ghana

China’s leading cloud computing company, which also happens to be the no. 2 company in China’s Information Technology industry, Inspur

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Nigeria slaps US$2bn bill on phone giant MTN

Nigeria has asked mobile phone operator MTN to pay a US$2bn (£1.6bn) tax bill, the company says. MTN challenged the

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China pledges US$60 billion for Africa’s development

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged US$60 billion in financing for projects in Africa in the form of assistance,

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‘China-Ghana relations must take the lead in Africa’ – Xi Jinping to Akufo-Addo

The President of China, Mr. Xi Jinping, has stressed that he is prepared to work with his Ghanaian counterpart, President Nana Addo

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