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African gaming markets are expected to see annual double-digit growth over the coming years. ...
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South Africa sold its $2.4 billion stake in Vodafone Group Plc’s African unit to raise funds ...
The Chinese Parliament has ratified the creation of the BRICS Development Bank. The New Develop...
South Africa will import about 50,000 tonnes of white maize from Mexico in a bid to bulk up wan...
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, Kenya's economy grew to 4.9 per cent in the fi...
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The World Bank agreed to give Angola $650 million - $450 million loan and $200 million of guara...
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Six African artists - Igshaan Adams, Kudzanai Chiurai, Hannelie Coetzee, Nandipha Mntambo, Mary...
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Ugandan comedian David Kibuuka is set to join Trevor Noah on The Daily Show as a staff writer. ...
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U.S. Leadership Loses Ground in Africa

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Although the leadership of the U.S. earned the highest approval ratings of any major world power asked about in 2014, approval of U.S. leadership dropped to a record low of 59 percent in Africa. 
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“There is a tremendous amount to celebrate in South Africa’s achievements—and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation,...

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Kenya is often perceived or referred to as Eastern and Central Africa’s Financial, Communication and Transportation hub. The city of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is the largest metropolis in East Afr...

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Our video series, “Thought Leaders,” in association with Harvard’s Africa Business Club – showcases some of Africa’s brightest minds. We sat down with Africa’s lead...

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Born in August 1976, Nameless (whose real name is David Mathenge) is a popular Kenyan R&B artist, signed to the Ogopa DJ’s record label. He came to fame in 1999 through a star search contest on...

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In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to fashion and media veteran, Maria Sarungi-Tsehai, whose unique experiences have led her to help and guide many young Tanzanian women entering the fas...

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  • as Africa.com Platinum Restaurants are extraordinary. They offer a dining experience that is a cut above the rest, incorporating creative culinary preparation
  • as Africa.com Gold Restaurants offer an excellent dining experience on par with fine restaurants globally, offering well prepared dishes, a good selection of fine wines
  • as Africa.com Bronze Restaurants are solid choices in the category of casual dining. These restaurants are generally appropriate for families with children