Geneva
Digital economy to create over 3M jobs in Nigeria

GENEVA, Switzerland - A meeting of developing countries has resolved to create policies to bridge the digital divide, as it emerged that financial services within Nigeria's digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next 10 years.

2 hours ago

Ghana hosts filmmaker Rachel Perkins
Ghana hosts filmmaker Rachel Perkins

ACCRA, Ghana - Award-winning Australian filmmaker Rachel Perkins is in Accra this week to hold workshops and discussions on storytelling, film-making and rights and activism, with Ghanaian film producers, and students of the National Film and Television Institute and Lincoln Community School.

6 hours ago

Opening of Decathlon's first store in Accra
Opening of Decathlon's first store in Accra

ACCRA, Ghana - Operating in more than 50 countries worldwide, with over 1200 stores, Decathlon, a world retail leader in sports goods and equipment, has opened in Ghana.

3 days ago

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon
Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon after 94 days of network shutdown.

3 days ago

Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021
Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

LAGOS, Nigeria - Home-grown African brand, Dangote, is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time. This prediction was made by Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

24 Apr 2017