As Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari extends his lead over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan by some 2.5 million votes, residents in Lagos hope for a peaceful outcome.
U.S. President Barack Obama, whose father hailed from Kenya, will visit the country in July for the first time as president.
Nigeria prepares to go to the polls amid threats by Sunni militant group Boko Haram to disrupt the March 28 vote.
(Next Media) – At least two assault rifle-wielding gunmen killed 17 foreign tourists visiting a museum in Tunisia on Wednesday, the worst terrorist attack in the African country since 2002.
(Reuters Business Report) – The French.
Born with a nose for wine – and an uncanny ability to sniff out a vintage.
Even when they’re in Ethiopia.
Mixed reactions follow the jailing of former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo.
Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu will seek treatment abroad to correct a narrowing of the food pipe that caused him to fall ill on Sunday. Zambians, who lost former president Michael Sata when he died in October last year after an illness are especially concerned about Lungu’s health.
Residents in Nigeria’s capital Abuja react to an audio clip released by Boko Haram pledging allegiance to Islamic State
Ahead of World Women’s Day on March 8, we celebrate Africa’s women in business. Nigerian entrepreneur Honey Ogundeyi started Fashpa – an online shopping platform with one of the widest selections of fashionable clothes and accessories, just over a year ago. She was recently listed by Forbes among one of ten top emerging entrepreneurs in Africa for 2015.
BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania.