S.Africa seeks to tempt disaffected voters back to elections

South Africa held a first major voter registration drive on Saturday in a bid to tackle widespread apathy ahead of national elections next year. Polling stations across the

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To shape Africa’s future, ramp up investments in youth education and leadership

Youth leadership is also the key to tackling the challenges to multilateralism, which underpins democracy, equity, the rule of law,

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“Made in Africa” soon to lead global fashion

Fashion, crafts and "Made in Africa" are booming in Africa. This phenomenon is driven by the rise of the middle

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“Land reform in Africa is challenging the power of chiefs”

Many an investor has taken the road east from Freetown, the capital, into the heart of Sierra Leone seeking land for

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From The Economist: China’s leaders will seek to exploit global divisions in 2024

But they will continue to preach harmony By David Rennie/The Economist China will pursue two contradictory

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Google, Tesla, Apple: Blow for activists as US court dismisses child labour cases

The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit refused to hold Alphabet (Google),

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“Meteorite discovery: unusual finds by South African farmer add to space rock heritage”

A digital composite of a meteor shower speeding towards Earth.  Adastra Meteorites – fragments of

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From African Business ~ China announces plans to boost renminbi use in Southern Africa

In a visit to Zambia, the vice-president of the Bank of China, Lin Jingzhen, announced

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Zimbabwe election campaign: opposition leader kidnapped and found dead

An opposition activist in Zimbabwe has been found dead after being abducted while campaigning ahead

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An Agenda to Enhance the Efficacy of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act

By Francis Mangeni The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is due to expire in

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UNECA’s Claver Gatete: “We need to focus on a practical, collaborative and regional approach”

The executive secretary of UNECA says that the organisation is finding the best ways to

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“EU considers mission to observe presidential election”

With Senegal's presidential election fast approaching, Dakar has asked the

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From African Business ~ Ethiopia could become latest African country to default after missing bond payment

By Harry Clynch/African Business Markets now expect Ethiopia to join Zambia and Ghana as Africa’s

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New study pushes for protection of one of Africa’s ‘least understood treasures’.

The Indigenous residents of the highlands of southeastern Angola have long lived there with a

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S.Africa seeks to tempt disaffected voters back to elections

South Africa held a first major voter registration drive on Saturday in a bid to

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Google, Tesla, Apple: Blow for activists as US court dismisses child labour cases

The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit refused to hold Alphabet (Google),

Ghana’s Akufo-Addo wants Africa’s stash of cash brought back home from abroad

“Reserves” do not usually include less liquid national assets overseas, such as diplomatic holdings of

UNECA’s Claver Gatete: “We need to focus on a practical, collaborative and regional approach”

The role of financial institutions is critical. Our traditional institutions, such as the World Bank,

Africa’s Eurobonds market roars back to life

The Covid-19 pandemic, the conflict in Ukraine, and the surge in global interest rates have

Invest in African movies or miss out on the film market of the future

Opinion by Sarudzayi Marufu/African Business Filmmakers in Africa are used to going it alone. Long

To shape Africa’s future, ramp up investments in youth education and leadership

Youth leadership is also the key to tackling the challenges to multilateralism, which underpins democracy,

Africa’s debt crisis needs a bold new approach: expert outlines a way forward

Total external debts as a share of Africa’s export earnings increased from 74.5% in 2010

Wagner Group is now Africa Corps. What this means for Russia’s operations on the continent

In Libya and Mali, Russia is unlikely to yield ground due to enduring geopolitical objectives.

The AfCFTA is a Silver Bullet Against Africa’s Skulking Poverty

Import substitution had as much success as structural adjustment policies (SAPs) in attracting FDI, growing

How Africa can attract tech investment beyond the “Big Four

Kenya, Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria continue to lead for VC investment, but there is

The AfCFTA is a Bona Fide Game Changer

A fully implemented AfCFTA shall take on the existential priorities of a stable global order

From African Business ~ World Bank: Developing countries on path to debt crisis and lost decade

Only quick and coordinated action by debtor governments, private and official creditors, and multilateral financial

From African Business ~ Ethiopia could become latest African country to default after missing bond payment

By Harry Clynch/African Business Markets now expect Ethiopia to join Zambia and Ghana as Africa’s

From African Business ~ China announces plans to boost renminbi use in Southern Africa

In a visit to Zambia, the vice-president of the Bank of China, Lin Jingzhen, announced

From African Business ~ The coming year for African banks

Operating conditions for most African banks are likely to be similar in 2024, but there