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Nigerian President Buhari warns African Union must reform to stay relevant

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has called on the African Union (AU) to undertake large-scale reforms that will enable the body to remain relevant.

Coca-Cola to sell $669 million stake in South African bottling unit

Coca-Cola will sell a stake in its South African bottling unit to local investors for $669 million, in order for the beverages firm to...

Sudan warns Ethiopia further filling of Nile dam threatens national security

Ongoing tensions over the Nile waters have heightened after Sudan’s Minister for Irrigation and Water Resources Yasser Abbas warned that any unilateral move by...

Burundi, Tanzania excluded from the WHO’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout to African countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has excluded Burundi and Tanzania from the list of African countries set to receive COVID-19 vaccines through its COVAX...

Ghana, U.K. ink post-Brexit trade deal

Ghana has signed an interim trade agreement with the U.K., one of the last bilateral deals hanging in the balance following Britain’s withdrawal from...

Zambia‘s government eyes IMF loan before August elections

Zambia’s government expects to secure an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan before nationwide elections are held in August. In November, the...

Ethiopia’s federal army accused of killing 52,000 people in Tigray war

Ethiopia’s opposition parties have blamed federal army troops for killing at least 52,000 people during a military offensive in the country’s northern Tigray region.

Africa to receive COVID-19 vaccines by end of February, says WHO-led alliance

Africa will begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX scheme by the end of the month, with millions of doses of AstraZeneca shots already...

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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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LAUNCH: THE STATE OF AFRICA 2020 CONFERENCE

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