First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa
First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The first ever Africa Trade Week opened in Addis Ababa this week with the Economic Commission for Africa's David Luke, urging participants to come up with solutions to unanswered questions about the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).

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Zimbabwe police fire teargas at protest against 'bank notes'

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Riot police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas and beat up opposition protesters marching Wednesday through Harare against the new 'bond note currency', an AFP reporter said.

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Angola: new media law threatens free speech
Angola: new media law threatens free speech

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos should refuse to sign a new media law until parliament revises provisions restricting the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said. The law grants the government and ruling party expansive power to interfere with the work of journalists, and potentially to prevent reporting on corruption or human rights abuses.

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Burson-Marsteller Africa wins on the continent
Burson-Marsteller Africa wins on the continent

Following Burson-Marsteller Africa's African Agency Network of the Year award win at the Financial Mail AdFocus Awards on 23 November 2016, two of its branded partners, Engage Burson-Marsteller (Kenya) and Brainchild Burson-Marsteller (Uganda), walked away with top accolades at their local PR industry awards ceremonies.

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Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025
Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025

NAIROBI, Kenya - SAP's ambitious goal of equipping 5 million African youth with basic coding skills by 2025 took a bold step forward following the release of the results of this year's Africa Code Week. Just less than 427,000 youth from 30 African countries completed training between 15 and 23 October, dramatically exceeding the initial participation target of 150,000 students.

2 days ago

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Dandemutande acquires YoAfrica

Dandemutande Investments, one of Zimbabwe's leading Broadband Internet Access Providers has acquired YoAfrica, internet service provider in Zimbabwe.

28 Nov 2016