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British court rules against FAAN over Lagos airport contract

A British appeal court has overturned an order that prevented a Nigerian construction company from enforcing parts of a $48 million arbitration award. The company...
African News

Zambia president fires health minister

Zambia’s presidency on Sunday announced the sacking of the country’s health minister, arrested for alleged graft last year but cleared of charges. Chitalu Chilufya, 48,...
African News Crime

Gambia discovers 3 tonnes of cocaine in salt shipment

Law enforcement officers in The Gambia discovered nearly three tonnes of cocaine in a salt shipment from Ecuador, its drugs agency said Friday, in the...
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AfDB appoints directors-general, deputy directors-general in regional offices

The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of directors-general for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and deputy general for the East,...

Microsoft’s ambitious Minecraft Earth game is closing down in June

Microsoft is closing down its Minecraft Earth mobile game in June, due to the ongoing pandemic. The ambitious game had aimed to rival Pokémon Go...
African News

Total asks Mozambique staff to leave as attacks draw near to LNG project

Total SE asked some staff to vacate its $20 billion (about R293 billion) Mozambique liquefied natural gas (LNG) project as Islamist militants are staging attacks...
Business Finance

Nigeria’s debt increases to N32.2 trillion

Nigeria’s debt stock has risen to N32.223 trillion as at September 2020. The Debt Management Office on Thursday released the third quarter country debt data...
Business Insurance

Report: Jack Ma’s Ant Group considers overhaul due to regulatory pressure

Chinese financial technology giant Ant Group plans reorganisation that would allow it to be regulated more like a bank, Bloomberg reports. Jack Ma’s besieged Ant...
African News AU

Burundi ex-president dies from coronavirus

Burundi’s former president Pierre Buyoya has died in Paris of Covid-19 at the age of 71, relatives said Friday, just weeks after he resigned as...
Business Tech

Facebook accuses Apple of anticompetitive behavior over privacy changes

Facebook Inc accused rival Apple Inc of engaging in anticompetitive practices on Wednesday, firing another shot in a months long standoff between the two tech...