Fuel tanker crash in Congo kills at least 39 - health ministry
At least 39 people were killed and more than 80 suffered serious burns after a fuel tanker collided with a vehicle in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday (October 6), the country's minister of health said.
Nigerians speak on new policy on the manhandling of naira notes
Following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s new policy on the manhandling of naira notes, CNBC Africa took to the street of Lagos to find out reactions.
DEVATOP Africa trains anti-human trafficking ambassadors
In a bid to end the menace of human trafficking in Nigeria and Africa, DEVATOP Centre for Africa Development has embarked on the training of anti-human trafficking ambassadors.
How to get Africa's agriculture to move
Agriculture is a critically important sector which accounts for over half of total employment in Africa.
Boosting Intra-Africa trade key to unlocking Africa’s potential
For African countries to achieve economic freedom, then they will need to trade more with each other. According to Jaswinder Bedi, Chairman of Kenya’s Export Promotion Council, Africa is importing more because the continent is not trading with itself.
UN says Africa loses $100 billion annually to illicit financial flows
Africa loses about four per cent of its revenues to illicit financial flows, it was revealed in Abuja on Tuesday, September 11.
Enhancing gender statics in Africa
Now Africa aims to strengthen the role of women through ensuring gender equality and parity in all spheres of life as set out in agenda 2063 and SDGs.
How African cities can best prepare for rapid urbanisation
By 2050, an estimated 1.4 billion people will be living in an African city. In Nigeria alone, 189 million people will have moved to a city, while Johannesburg will be home to 6.5 million inhabitants, and Nairobi 14.2 million. Africa needs to start making room for them.
AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina speaks on the Africa50 fund
In just three years since its take-off with a mandate to mobilise public and private sector finance to build Africa’s all-important infrastructure, the Africa50 fund has gathered momentum, with a growing portfolio of projects and capital base.
Catch the longest lunar eclipse in the 21st century
On July 27, a total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky. At 1 hour and 43 minutes, it will be the longest lunar eclipse in the 21st century. Much of Africa, the Middle East and central Asia will be able to see the eclipse.