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Ebola resurfaces in Guinea as death toll rises to four

Guinea is battling a new outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease which has so far claimed the lives of four people with several others...

Lack of government intervention risks Ghana’s energy debt rising to $12.5 billion by 2023

Ghana is facing a potential economic crisis fuelled by mounting energy sector debt that could rise by 400% to $12.5 billion by 2023 should...

Despite doubts on effectiveness, Africa Union to plough ahead with using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines

The African Union has denied halting the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine but will target its use in countries that are yet to report...

Uganda’s debt-to-GDP ratio to hit 50% by June

Uganda’s Ministry of Finance expects public debt will surge to 50% of its annual economic output by June this year, driven by fresh borrowing...

Ethiopia’s PM Abiy won the war in Tigray. Now the economy is bleeding.

In November, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed – a Nobel Peace Prize winner – shocked the world when he ordered a military invasion in...

MTN Group projects 2020 earnings to double on the back of $1.67 billion divestment plan

South Africa’s largest mobile operator by subscribers – MTN Group – projects its 2020 earnings to almost double, powered by gains from the sale...

Angola requests Dutch court to hand over Dos Santos-linked $500 million assets

Angola’s government has formally asked a Dutch court to hand over a $500 million stake in the Portuguese oil company Galp linked...

DR Congo reports new Ebola outbreak

One woman has died of the deadly disease of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo raising fears of a fresh outbreak of...

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Sorry environmentalists, Angola’s appetite for more oil is irresistible

Africa’s second largest oil producer has a problem, and it’s one that is uncommon in a region beset with...
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Nigeria’s economy exits recession with 0.11% growth in fourth quarter

Nigeria’s economy surprisingly came out of a recession in the fourth quarter, fuelled by growth in the agriculture...

Makthar Diop becomes first African to head World Bank’s private sector arm

Makthar Diop, the World Bank’s vice president for infrastructure, has been appointed to head the International Finance Corporation (IFC),...

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