South Africa News

World Leaders to Descend for Nelson Mandela Lecture

World leaders will on Tuesday descend on Johannesburg, where former US President Barack Obama will deliver...

Ramaphosa Says SA Will Tighten Mine Safety Laws

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that South Africa will tighten its mine safety regulations to hold mine operators...

DA Tables No-Confidence Motion in De Lille

The Cape Town city council is set to be thrown into further disarray next week...

First Solar-Powered Desalination Plant Launched in WC

The Western Cape government and France has on Monday launched the first solar powered desalination...

Sadtu Oppose Bid to Declare Teaching an Essential Service

South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) will oppose any bid to have teaching declared an essential service. The Democratic...

‘Mining Firms Must Be Held Accountable for Worker Deaths

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has again called for mining companies to be held...

19 Arrested For Violent Protests in Hermanus

Violent protests in Zwelihle in Hermanus have led to 19 arrests. Demonstrations again erupted in the Overberg...

‘Arrest of Cash-in-Transit Heist Mastermind will Collapse Network’

The Hawks say that the capture of the man identified as the mastermind behind the country's...

‘I’m Not a Dictator of the ANC’

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hit back at accusations that he is unable to assert his authority in...

Ramaphosa ‘not playing around’

Fresh from securing a commitment of US$20 billion from the Gulf, President Cyril Ramaphosa says...

World News

Trump and Putin Open Historic Summit

The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki on Monday with Donald...

Trump has ‘low expectations’ for Putin meeting

US President Donald Trump said he had low expectations for the Monday summit with Kremlin...

Trump ‘intends’ to run for re-election

US President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody...
ANTI BREXIT

Global Stocks Rise as Pound Gyrates on Trump Brexit Comments

US and European stocks rose modestly on Friday with investors mildly hopeful that China and the US...
SPACESHIP

First Space Tourist Flights Could Come in 2019

The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are...
QUEEN

The Queen Welcomes US President and First Lady

Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle Friday evening, a regal conclusion...
russian spies

US Indicts 12 Russian Spies for Election Hacking

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of...
pakistan

Suicide Bomber Kills 85 in Attack on Pakistani Election Rally

A suicide bomber killed 85 people at an election rally in southwestern Pakistan in the...

Thai Cave Rescue Site to Become a Museum

Rescuers who pulled a young Thai football team from deep inside a flooded cave were...
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Is Germany a ‘Captive’ of Russia Due to Energy Reliance

US President Donald Trump accused Germany on Wednesday of being a “captive” of Russia due...

Africa Top10 News

AfrAsia Bank

Africa Top10 News

The Wealthiest Country on the African Continent AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth have released a...
Benin Bronzes

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Benin Bronzes: Will Britain Return Nigeria's Stolen Treasures? Since independence, the Nigerian government has intermittently pressed...
Multichoice

Africa Top10 Business News

Is Multichoice Stifling the Consumer's Right to Choose? The pay-TV operator lost more than 100,000 premium...
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Nollywood Actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Joins Oscars' Academy As part of an effort to improve diversity and...
Informal Economy in Africa

Africa Top10 Business News

The Informal Economy in Africa is Big Business According to the International Labor Organization (ILO) of...

Human Rights

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DR Congo Casts Doubt On UN Report on Atrocities in Kasai Region

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has rejected a report by a United Nations human...
eithiopian jail

Notorious Ogaden Jail is Unthinkable In the Somali Region of Ethiopia

Jail Ogaden is unthinkable. From the moment you are put there until the moment you...
School teacher

Despite Setbacks, Africa Viewed as Continent of Hope, Promise & Vast Potential

Africa has long been one of the world’s most beleaguered continents – singled out mostly...
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Nigeria’s Treatment of Shia Minority Recalls That of Boko Haram

Largely overlooked by the Western media, there is an escalating conflict between Nigeria’s Shia minority, some...
plant a million

‘Plant a Million Trees’ Takes Root in Zambia

Plant A Million (PAM) aims to plant at least two billion trees by 2021. Trees are a...

Press Announcements

UBA

More Accolades For Leo: UBA Emerges Best Institution In Digital Banking Across Africa

Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc, has once again made an addition...
B2B Robo-Advisor Bambu

South Africa: B2B Robo-Advisor Bambu Secures Series A Funding To Further Accelerate Global Expansion

Bambu, a leading global provider of ro-bo-advisory technology, today announced it has completed a USD...

First Solar-Powered Desalination Plant Launched in WC

The Western Cape government and France has on Monday launched the first solar powered desalination...
API Summit & Expo

Emerging African Real Estate Trends In Focus At The 2018 API Summit & Expo

“Investors and developers are taking a more informed approach”-  Leonard Michau, Broll Property Group. 2018 has...

The COO Dilemma: The Intelligent Enterprise And The COO Of The Future

Recent advances in computational capabilities and the evolution of exponential technologies such as AI, machine...
African Operators

African Operators Are Accelerating Digital And Financial Inclusion For Women In Their Markets

By Adrine Muhura, Connected Women Market Engagement Manager for Africa, GSMA Is the African digital landscape...
Tony Elumelu Foundation

Tony Elumelu Foundation Hosts Interactive Session With Macron And 2000 Young African Entrepreneurs

French President Emmanuel Macron offered a bold and new vision of France’s relationship with Africa,...
iafrica

Africa.com acquires iAfrica.com

Acquisition to increase news coverage and enhance user experience Africa.com has completed its acquisition of iAfrica.com,...
AWIEF Awards

2018 AWIEF Awards Extends Nominations Closing Date

The closing date for the 2018 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations...
African School Of Economics

Africa Meeting Of The Econometric Society And The African School Of Economics To Be Held In Benin

The Econometric Society and the African School of Economics (ASE) announced today that the 2018...

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