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    MTN picks partners to expand mobile OpenRan network in Africa
    MTN picks partners to expand mobile OpenRan network in Africa

    MTN has selected five partners to launch an open radio access network. The five partners are...

    By Nqobile Dludla 6 hours ago

    Triggerfish-led African-created anthology animated series Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire to premiere on Disney+ in 2022
    Triggerfish-led African-created anthology animated series Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire to premiere on Disney+ in 2022

    A 10-part anthology animated series, created by filmmakers from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt, will premiere on Disney+ in late 2022...

    8 hours ago

    Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition
    Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition

    The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity had opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions...

    10 hours ago

    Doktor.se to launch in Africa
    Doktor.se to launch in Africa

    Following a pre-Series A round of $3m, Webrock and Healthforce will be taking the cutting-edge technology behind the second most downloaded doctor app in Europe, Doktor.se, to Africa...

    11 hours ago

    Ghana's farmers aren't all seeing the fruits of a Green Revolution
    Ghana's farmers aren't all seeing the fruits of a Green Revolution

    Realities on the ground tell a different story from the claim that a Green Revolution ensures food security and increased income for smallholder farmers in Ghana...

    1 day ago

    A 1,098 carat diamond, discovered in Botswana and believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, is seen in this undated handout picture received June 16, 2021. Debswana Diamond Company/Handout via Reuters.
    Botswana unearths world's third largest diamond

    A 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the government...

    By Brian Benza 1 day ago

    Radisson debuts second brand, signs third hotel in Morocco
    Radisson debuts second brand, signs third hotel in Morocco

    The hotel will offer a unique view over the Arab League Park and will also form part of La Citadelle, a new, mixed-use development which will comprise residences, offices and retail outlets.

    1 day ago

    Arab states call on UN Security Council to meet over Ethiopian dam
    Arab states call on UN Security Council to meet over Ethiopian dam

    Arab states are calling on the UN Security Council to discuss the dispute over Ethiopia's plan to fill a giant dam it is building on the Blue Nile...

    By Mahmoud Mourad, Nayera Abdallah and Raya Jalabi 1 day ago

    D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications
    D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications

    D&AD has announced the launch of the 2021 edition of the D&AD Shift with Google programme in New York...

    2 days ago

    Meet the Moroccan women making argan oil for the beauty industry
    Meet the Moroccan women making argan oil for the beauty industry

    In the arid mountains of southern Morocco, local women harvest argan oil, a natural product they have long used in cooking but which has become highly prized by the global beauty industry...

    By Ahmed Eljechtimi and Abdelhak Belhaki 3 days ago

    MTN warns of service disruption in Nigeria due to rising insecurity
    MTN warns of service disruption in Nigeria due to rising insecurity

    MTN's service in Nigeria could be disrupted as a result of rising insecurity in different parts of the country...

    3 days ago

    African Union president and president of Congo Democratic Republic Felix Tshisekedi speaks during a joint news conference at the end of the Summit on the Financing of African Economies in Paris, France May 18, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool via Reurters//File Photo
    Congo caps public gatherings as third Covid-19 wave builds

    The Democratic Republic of Congo will limit public gatherings to 20 people and close nightclubs as the country grapples with a third wave of Covid-19, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Tuesday...

    3 days ago

    Australia's Fortescue in talks on giant Congo hydro project
    Australia's Fortescue in talks on giant Congo hydro project

    Australia's Fortescue Metals Group said on Tuesday, 15 June, it was in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to develop a hydroelectric power project...

    By Melanie Burton and Hereward Holland 3 days ago

    Sudan says it is open to conditional interim deal on Ethiopia dam
    Sudan says it is open to conditional interim deal on Ethiopia dam

    Sudan is open to a partial interim agreement on Ethiopia's multi-billion-dollar dam on the Blue Nile, with specific conditions, irrigation minister Yasir Abbas said...

    By Khalid Abdelaziz 3 days ago

    A Galp Energia refinery is seen near Sines, file. Reuters/Rafael Marchante
    Exclusive-Galp to hold off on LNG investment until Mozambique ensures security

    Portugal's Galp Energia , a partner in an Exxon Mobil-led gas consortium in Mozambique, will not invest in onshore plants there until authorities guarantee security and social stability, which may take time...

    By Sergio Goncalves 3 days ago

    How research, collaboration are contributing to food security in Africa
    How research, collaboration are contributing to food security in Africa

    Professor of Plant Breeding Maryke Labuschagne is working with a group of more than 20 African PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to improve the...

    14 Jun 2021

    Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch
    Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch

    Scores of small and medium-sized businesses across Africa's most populous nation - and largest economy - are reeling from the indefinite suspension of the social media site...

    By Nneka Chile 14 Jun 2021

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    'Buy now pay later' spend predicted to reach $995bn in 2026

    This 274% growth will be fuelled by a greater appetite from users for credit to spread costs, particularly in the wake of the pandemic, which has put extreme pressure on user finances...

    14 Jun 2021

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    D&AD 2021 social media trends

    Find out about the key social media trends Ashleigh Burton saw in the D&AD Awards...

    By Ashleigh Burton 14 Jun 2021

    Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs
    Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs

    Africa is booming in terms of cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report by Chainalysis...

    By Eugene Yiga 14 Jun 2021

    Feeding Africa from Africa: Smallholder farmers to leverage on AfCFTA
    Feeding Africa from Africa: Smallholder farmers to leverage on AfCFTA

    Senamiso Ndlovu, 32, is a smallholder farmer with big food production dreams. The seed of her farming ambitions is the growing urban food demand...

    By Busani Bafana 14 Jun 2021

    Palm fronds and stones: creating reefs to heal Tunisia's polluted seas
    Palm fronds and stones: creating reefs to heal Tunisia's polluted seas

    Tunisian environmentalists are trying to fight pollution damage along their country's Mediterranean shores by installing artificial reefs to encourage sea life...

    By Jihed Abidellaoui 14 Jun 2021

    Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda
    Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda

    Ster-Kinekor has announced the content agenda for Cannes Lions Live...

    11 Jun 2021

    Ghana produces excess electricity but its management is inefficient. Wikimedia Commons
    Ghana's electricity supply mix has improved, but reliability and cost is still a challenge

    Ghana has made significant progress over the past 10 years in increasing electricity generation and access. This has supported higher levels of economic growth...

    By Theophilus Acheampong & Bridget O Menyeh 11 Jun 2021

    Deforestation is driven by global markets
    Deforestation is driven by global markets

    The world is at a crossroads, as humanity tries to mitigate climate change and halt biodiversity loss, while still securing a supply of food for everyone...

    By Ruben Valbuena and Thomas Lovejoy 11 Jun 2021

    New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic
    New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic

    The launch forms part of Mattel's goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all its products and packaging by 2030...

    11 Jun 2021

    Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund
    Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund

    Chanel is backing a new climate adaptation fund that aims to raise $100m by 2025 to invest in projects to promote sustainable agriculture, protect forests and support small-scale farmers in developing countries...

    By Michael Taylor 11 Jun 2021

    APO Group and Getty Images agreement offers global platform for African press releases and images
    APO Group and Getty Images agreement offers global platform for African press releases and images

    APO Group has signed an agreement with Getty Images that will make images and press releases about Africa instantly available...

    10 Jun 2021

    Ivory Coast sells 2021/2022 cocoa contracts after wrangle over premium
    Ivory Coast sells 2021/2022 cocoa contracts after wrangle over premium

    The world's top cocoa producer Ivory Coast had sold 950,000 tonnes of cocoa in contracts by the end of May for the 2021/2022 season at a country discount...

    By Ange Aboa 10 Jun 2021



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