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Africa Finance Corporation targets combining renewable infrastructure projects to attract more funding

Lagos-based Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will shift its energy portfolio towards greener projects to attract greater investment from institutional partners, its new chief investment officer...

Nigeria finalizes creation of $2.6 billion infrastructure firm

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has approved the creation of a new entity that will focus on infrastructure development, with a seed capital of $2.63...

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...

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...

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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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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