UK leans on financial expertise to woo African leaders

By Nicholas Norbrook The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised investment, a greening of development aid and visa reform to delegates from 21 African countries, gathered at the...

Why agtech must embrace farmer-centred design

by Emma Wade-Smith When you think about digital growth in Africa, innovations in finance – not farming – probably spring to mind. Yet agricultural technology, or...

learning to live with the enemy within-Cameroon’s diaspora

by Jeune Afrique. While exchanges of friendship continue between Paul Biya and some of his compatriots living abroad, Cameroon's President clearly has not digested the violent protests...

Stronger UK-Africa trade and investment ties can turbocharge growth for both regions

A general view outside the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, Britain January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls With Brexit fast approaching, the UK government and British companies are looking to...

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union (EU) is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what the new relationship shall be. But with...

How Nigeria’s cricket team ‘shocked the world’

Debutants Nigeria are set to face England at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, but as Janine Anthony reports from Lagos, cricket is still very much a minority sport in the West African...

Angola vows to bring back Isabel dos Santos after ‘Luanda Leaks’ release

By Agencies Authorities in Angola have said they will use “all possible” means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country’s former president, after thousands...

Ethiopian activist turned politician ‘cries’ over security idleness amid attacks

Ethiopian politician and media owner Jawar Mohammed is accusing security forces of being passive during an attack on a building complex housing his media outfit, the Oromo Media Network, OMN.

In Zimbabwe, a backyard hydroponic farm beats drought to grow vegetables

MacDonald Dzirutwe In a backyard in Zimbabwe’s capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare’s top restaurants, defying drought and an...

Nine killed as female suicide bomber attacks western Chad

By Agencies Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials...

President Buhari Visits Prince Charles in Scotland

By BellaNaija.com President Muhammadu Buhari paid a courtesy visit to Prince Charles at the Dumfries House, Scotland, at the invitation of Prime Minister Boris Johnson for the UK-Africa Investment Summit.

Europe will face terror threat if Libya government falls – Recep Erdogan

By Agencies Terrorists will find a fertile ground in Europe if the UN-recognised government in Tripoli were to fall, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned in an article published...

NI firm awarded government project in Uganda

By Richard Morgan A Northern Ireland construction firm has been awarded a major UK government project in Africa. Belfast-based Lagan will develop the Kampala Industrial Business...

Rachael Okonkwo renews her contract with Dano Milk as its Brand Ambassador

By BellaNaija.com Popular Nollywood Actress, model and Philanthropist, Rachael Okonkwo, who is popularly known as ‘Nkoli Nwa Nsukka’ has just renewed her contract with Dano Milk as its brand ambassador.