Konga to launch first online auction in Africa this Friday

Konga has recorded another first in Africa’s e-commerce market with the launch of a live online product auction. The foremost composite e-commerce giant said in a statement that the initiative, another of its ground-breaking innovations, will debut this Friday, May…

Africans feel targeted by china over coronavirus

In a video shared with VOA, a Congolese student in Guangzhou, China, peeks through a cracked-open door and pleads for permission to leave his apartment. Speaking in Mandarin, he tells a masked Chinese worker that he has been in his…

Lagos people can touch for Africa – Lucia Edafioka

Most people in Lagos; man, woman, boy, girl, old and young like to touch people never mind even if those people are total strangers. It is a disease I call Touchinitis. Touchinitis is a condition where a person cannot control…

What does Beyonce’s “Gift” really mean for African music?- Dami Ajayi

Since Black Panther and Wakanda, Africa seems to have become the darling of tokenistic Western patronage again. It is now woke to be African only if it can be inspected through the lens of the West. Aspects of our multitudinous…

Getty Images and APO Group announce strategic partnership to support companies in Africa and the Middle East

The strategic partnership – the first of its kind in Africa and the Middle East – brings together two leading players in their respective fields providing customers with powerful turnkey solutions.  Getty Images (www.GettyImages.com), a world leader in visual communications,…

Africa has potential to become net exporter of agricultural commodities – AfDB (Vanguard)

Africa has the potential to become a net exporter of agricultural commodities, replacing imports worth more than 110 billion dollars. The African Development Bank (AfDB) said this in a statement issued by its Communication and External Relations Department. According to…

No decision yet on Meghan and Harry moving to Africa – Buckingham Palace (News)

Buckingham Palace has responded to widespread reports Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are planning to relocate overseas. According to The Sunday Times, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had been in discussions about moving to Africa to take on a…

UNDP, Sahara Group partner to promote sustainable energy, SDGs in Africa

Sahara Group, an international energy and infrastructure conglomerate and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are joining forces  to promote reliable access to affordable and sustainable energy, and to mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the private sector with…

Anambra commends Air Peace for 3rd Boeing 777 plane

The Anambra State government has congratulated Air Peace Airlines on the acquisition of a brand new Boeing 777 aircraft for its international operations. The aircraft is the third brand new Boeing 777 which the carrier has procured in the last…

ECOWAS, others move to eliminate child marriage in West Africa (Guardian)

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed commitment to eliminate child marriage in the region through the validation and implementation of its reviewed Child Policy and Plan of Action. ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr.…

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