Remembering Jerry Rawlings: An obituary

By Akwasi Sarpong, BBC News Jerry John Rawlings got involved in national politics as Ghana was…

Jerry Rawlings: Ghana’s ex-president dies aged 73

Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings has died at the age of 73. He led two…

MTN sells stakes in Jumia, rakes in $138m

MTN Group has finalised its exit from Jumia, a Pan-African e-commerce platform, selling its 18.9 per…

Five arrested over South African football captain murder

South African police on Monday arrested five suspects over the 2014 murder of national football captain…

Excitement as TStv unveils pay-per-view digital TV

…may break Multichioce monopoly The National Broadcasting Commission has pledged to give support to TStv Africa…

Sudan separates religion from state ending 30 years of Islamic rule

Sudan’s transitional government has agreed a deal with rebel groups which ends 30 years of rule…

FEC okays $1.96bn railway contract to link Niger Republic

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the award of a contract worth $1.96 billion for…

Mali names ex-defence minister, Ba N’Daou, transition president

Mali’s former defence minister, Ba N’Daou, has been announced as president of a new transition government,…

WTO DG race: Okonjo-Iweala, four others advance to Round 2

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate aspiring to the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation…

UBA USA CEO Sola Yomi-Ajayi appointed to US EXIM’s Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee

Sola Yomi-Ajayi, the CEO of the United Bank for Africa(UBA)’s operations in the United States, has…

Mali junta pushes 18-month transitional government following coup

Mali’s military junta has approved a charter that could allow a soldier to be the interim…

Nigeria’s opportunity for return of Benin Bronzes

With European museums on the back foot following Black Lives Matter protests, Nigerian politicians have the…

Osinbajo urges African leaders to negotiate World Trade on AfCFTA

As African countries brace for the effective implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)…

Tola Ogundipe, PwC top shot found dead after boating ‘accident’

Mr. Tola Ogundipe, PricewaterhouseCoopers,  deputy Senior Partner, reportedly went missing on Saturday whist boating on his…

African countries engage in ground-breaking COVID-19 vaccine initiative

While the race to find safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines continues, African countries are signing up…

Deposed Malian president, Keita suffers stroke

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, a former Malian president who has not been seen in public since his…

Adesina sworn in for second term as AfDB president

President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has been sworn-in for the second term…

FG warns Ghana over harassment of Nigerian traders

The Federal government has decried the wanton maltreatment Ghana has meted out to Nigeria and its…

Mali: Military frees ousted president, Keita

Mali’s new military rulers on Thursday said former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was detained during…

AfDB President, Adesina, formally appeals for second term

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, appealed on Wednesday for a second term…

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