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1 Oct
The African Union plans to build a huge, modern rail network to connect capitals across the continent by 2033. But the ambitious project needs financing, a lot of work and much political good will.
21 Sep
Senegal's Macky Sall takes to the stage at the UN General Assembly in New York and tells the world there are other crises to address besides Ukraine. Authorities in Uganda declare an Ebola outbreak after a 24-year-old man died of the disease, the first since 2019.
21 Sep
Senegal's Macky Sall takes to the stage at the UN General Assembly in New York and tells the world there are other crises to address besides Ukraine. Authorities in Uganda declare an Ebola outbreak after a 24-year-old man died of the disease, the first since 2019.
8 Sep
Tokyo has announced an ambitious multibillion-dollar program of economic assistance to Africa, in a bid to counter Beijing's growing economic and political influence.
5 Aug 2022
On his second trip to Africa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will persue South Africa to a more critical stance on the Ukraine-Russia war and address armed clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
17 Jul 2022
The fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to impact global commodity markets and to represent a major threat to global food security. In a post-COVID-19 recovery already marked by market balance challenges and price surges, it brings additional instability and uncertainty. Ukrainian agriculture is directly impacted all along the supply chain, from production to trade, maintaining the pressure on the global supply of cereals and oilseeds.
12 Apr 2022
Over the past eight months, the Conference on the Future of Europe has aimed to give a voice to 800 citizens from the 27 EU member states. The goal of this unprecedented endeavour was to see concrete progress on the climate, employment, health and even diplomacy. A third of the participants were under 25 years old.
25 Mar 2022
Flutterwave is a Nigerian fintech company that provides a payment infrastructure for global merchants and payment service providers across the continent.
11 Dec 2020
Rise is an investment company that provides people living in Nigeria with dollar-denominated investments in the US and other markets to enable them to earn returns that make investing worth it. Rise brings the best investments from around the world to everyone in Africa and beyond in order to create wealth for the continent.
25 Jul 2020
African countries are offering tourists from all over the world the chance to travel the continent and even go on safari by virtual means. But is this a satisfactory substitute for the real thing?
23 Apr 2020
Despite mandating social distancing, issuing travel guidelines, and ordering curfews and lockdowns in major cities, African countries continue to record COVID-19 cases across the continent. Here are the reasons Covid-19 is bad for Africa.
9 Feb 2020
Last year, to mark four centuries since the start of slavery, Ghana launched a project to encourage people of African descent from around the world to visit their motherland. As a result, some 750,000 people heeded the call and travelled to the country in 2019. But some African-Americans have gone even further and have answered the call to settle and invest on the continent, transforming their trauma into an entrepreneurial force. Our West Africa correspondents report from Togo and Benin.

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