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Africa needs $100bn annually to close infrastructure financing gap – AfDB

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says African countries need 100 billion dollars annually to close its infrastructure financing gap. ...

Nigeria has largest number of child brides in Africa

Nigeria is home to the largest number of child marriages in Africa , a report by United Nations Children’ s Fund (UNICEF ) has...

EU leaders approve 1.8 bn euro migrant trust fund for Africa

EU leaders attending a summit with their African counterparts on Thursday approved a 1.8-billion-euro trust fund for Africa aimed at tackling the root causes...

Africa’s mobile telecoms growth to slow sharply in next 5 years:...

Growth in Africa's mobile phone users is set to slow sharply in the next five years, a study showed on Thursday, heralding an end...

U.S education enrolment‎: Nigeria rated 1st in Africa, 18th in the...

Nigeria was rated first in Sub-Saharan Africa and eighteenth in the World for International U.S higher education enrolment. The U.S Education Advisory Supervisor, Folashade...

Facebook to launch satellite to expand Internet access in Africa

Facebook Inc said it would launch a satellite in partnership with France’s Eutelsat Communications to bring Internet access to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Urban Lifestyle Festival, “BET Experience”, Comes to Africa

Come 12 December, the spectacular global celebration of urban culture, music and lifestyle, from entertainment channel, BET, will be making its African debut. Dubbed, BET...

Africa Games: Nigeria among top 4 in Africa

  Nigeria is currently placing fourth on the medals table of the ongoing 11th African Games holding in Brazzaville, Congo. Team Nigeria now has a total...

Facebook rakes in users in Nigeria and Kenya, eyes rest of...

Facebook has nearly 20 million users in major African markets - Nigeria and Kenya, statistics released by the social network showed on Thursday. Facebook opened...

Adesina sworn-in as AfDB president, to tackle Africa’s power shortages

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the new President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says he will in the incoming years focus on tackling Africa's chronic power shortages...

Obama warns world leaders to change attitude towards Africa

Visiting U.S. President Barack Obama to Ethiopia on Wednesday urged world leaders to change their attitude toward Africa. In a historic speech at the AU,...

Big Brother Africa 2015 cancelled as sponsors shun show

The biggest reality TV show in Africa, Big Brother Africa (BBA) may not take place this year as expected due to lack of sponsorship. The...

Nigeria, other African countries to integrate capital markets

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Capital market regulators in the West African sub region with...

Osinbajo urges African nations to invest in renewable energy, reduce bureaucracy,...

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged African nations to focus greater attention on development of renewable energy as major source of electricity. He...

African leaders commit to Agenda 2063 as AU summit ends

The African Union (AU) ended its 25th summit on early Tuesday morning in Johannesburg, pledging to fulfill Agenda 2063, a blue print for future...