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Kenya: US$1.2 million Innovation Fund launched to unearth emerging technologies

NAIROBI, Kenya— The African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) Thursday launched a US$1.2 million Innovation Fund to unlock the potential of renewable energy to create...

Morocco’s Fertilizer Company OCP Secures $350 Million Loan to Expand projects in Africa

  Rabat, Morocco— African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the Pan-African multilateral EXIM Bank, has signed a 7-year US$350 million Term Loan Facility to provide financing to OCP...

Tanzania top artistes hit studio to compose tribute song in honor of President Magufuli

Tanzania— Bongo Flava artists led by Diamond Platnumz, Rayvanny, Juma Jux, and Khadija Kopa hit the studio to record a special tribute song for...

Eddie Murphy father of 10 says, “I don’t have bad seed”

United States— Eddie Murphy has opened up about what it’s like to be a father of 10 kids. The Coming to America star, in a recent...

No successor chosen yet as new Zulu monarch, says late King’s sister

South Africa— Princess Thembi Ndlovu, the sister of the late Zulu monarch, says only God knows who will succeed King Goodwill Zwelithini and that...

Airtel Africa mobile money business to receive $200 million investment

US-based Investment firm TPG's Rise Fund will invest US$ 200 million in Airtel Africa's mobile money business at a valuation of US$2.65 billion, Airtel...

Tanzania to swear in first female President Samia Hassan Suhulu

Dar es salaam, Tanzania— Samia Hassan Suluhu, the first female vice president of Tanzania is set to be sworn in as president following the...

“I will be the best President Nigeria has ever had” – Actor, Yul Edochie declares

Abuja, Nigeria— Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie has assured Nigerians that he will be the best President when elected in the 2023 polls. In...