In Kenya, lure of the Great Rift Valley beckons

By IKENNA EMEWU Some 35 million years ago, according to science, a natural force too potent...

Dangote partners Togo govt for phosphate fertilizer production

Dangote Industries Limited and the Government of Togo (GoT) have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers...

Xinhua, China news agency hosts Afri-China Media, 42 other African subscriber agencies

The Chinese news agency, Xinhua is on Friday holding a parley with 43 African journalists from 15 countries who...

President Xi visits Greece, Brazil for BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay a state visit to Greece and will also visit Brazil for the annual BRICS summit, with...

Barely two weeks after 5G roll-out, China already working on 6G

By already launching research into sixth-generation (6G) technology, China can be expected to extend the country's healthy lead over the US...

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

For decades, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei stayed out of sight as his company grew to become the biggest maker...

Ecobank partners WHO to fight diseases in Africa

Ecobank in collaboration with the World Health Organization in Togo, and the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene through its National Program...

China, EU to leverage on CIIE to drive Bilateral Trade Treaty

C China and the EU are expected to seize the opportunity of the ongoing China International Import Expo (CIIE) to...

Amid trade war, Tesla to invest more in Chinese market

Tesla, the US auto drive cars maker said it will increase investment in the Chinese market, which has great development...

WTO reforms, trade liberalization dominate discourse in Shanghai int’l expo

The China International Import Expo (CIIE) was designed to offer a platform for foreign companies to sell their...

TRADE WAR: China, US agree to phased tariffs cancellation

An interim U.S.-China trade deal is widely expected to include a U.S. pledge to scrap...

Nigeria’s Buhari weakens deputy’s powers amid Succession talk

The relationship between Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is in the spotlight after the head of...

Taraba vaccinates 639,713 children against measles, meningitis

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Following the outbreak of disease in parts of...

When others decree ‘freedom’, Chinese govt makes new laws to improve on morality of...

From budgeting for rural weddings to dressing appropriately and avoiding online porn, China's Communist Party has issued new guidelines to...

FG alerts that bandits are relocating from Zamfara, Katsina to other states

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo he federal government raised alarm over the relocation of unrepentant bandits from Zamfara and Katsina states...

Samsung declares Q3 56% loss over last year

In a challenging environment for chipmakers, Samsung Electronics on Thursday said its operating profit for the three months ending in...

41 African start ups for global Web Summit in Lisbon

Starting next Monday, the world’s largest technology conference according to the Financial Times, will begin in Lisbon. This year the...

Nigeria Police release journalist, webmaster in seeming media clampdown

The arrested Editor and webmaster of NewsDigest, an Abuja-based online newspaper, Mr. Gidado Yushau and Mr. Adebowale Adekoya, have been...

Huawei targets 480 million households worldwide with 5G access by 2025

China's Huawei Technologies expects around 480 million households worldwide will have access to fifth-generation (5G) broadband service by 2025, the...

5G roll out comes a day earlier from China’s 3 state telcos

China's three major state telecom operators rolled out 5G wireless technology Thursday, as the country races to narrow its...

China’s state telecoms to launch 5G services on Friday

China's three state telecoms on Thursday announced the roll-out 5G mobile phone services, marking a key step in Beijing's...

StarTimes, Chinese media company completes digital TV for 1,000 African villages

By Olatunji Saliu Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes has completed a China-aided satellite TV project for 1,000 villages in Nigeria,...

Nigerian minister admits 50% of citizens are dirt poor

After years of denial of the World Bank data that Nigeria has become the country with the largest pool of...

OWN GOAL: AC Milan FC posts USD165m loss

Italian giants AC Milan, struggling to recapture the glory days of seven European Cups and of their heyday under media...

China says US bullying of Huawei, ZTE against market economy Beijing strongly opposes US' of state power to suppress specific Chinese...

Nigeria’s Access Bank gets CBN nod to acquire Kenyan bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria has given Access Bank Plc an approval to acquire Kenya’s Transnational Bank.

Low birth rate forces China to relax rules against legitimacy of out-of-wedlock kids

For generations, a Chinese woman who gave birth out of wedlock was shunned by society and discriminated against by...

Ramaphosa says Africa not facing debt trap from China, others

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday refuted allegations that a number of countries in Africa were being led into a debt trap as they...

China’s medical support healing hearts in Ghana

China's support for the modernization and strengthening of Ghana's health sector and health service delivery continues to grow over the...

US plans to ban Huawei, ZTE partner telcos from govt support

The Federal Communications Commission said it will move ahead with proposals to ban telecommunications giants from using Huawei and ZTE networking equipment, which the...

UNCOMMON HEROISM: Girl, 11 overpowers crocodile, saves friend from death

Rebecca Munkombwe, 11, rescued her 9-year-old friend...

Citizen Ahmadu: ‘DSS operative’ threatens to kill informant, says family

DSS denies call, says it's fake news The operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS)...

5 Nobel economists, 32 other Chinese, US experts call for end to trade war

A group of prominent economists from the US and China called for the world’s two largest economies to abandon their...

China’s industries earning slumps 5.3%, worst in 4 years, but POEs gain 5.4%

Profits at China’s industrial enterprises shrank 5.3 per cent in September from a year earlier, marking the deepest fall in...

US, China close to finalizing some sections of trade deal

The U.S. and China have made progress in trade discussions and have come close to finalizing parts of a phase...

China’s province to generate 100m kilowatt-hours of electricity from wind energy

Shanxi province in north China has taken concrete actions to increase power production from renewable energy sources and achieved remarkable...

World Bank says China among top 10 improvers in business climate

China is among the 10 economies where business climates improved the most, and it is on the list...

General Electric to digitize and power Dangote Cement production in Lagos

GE Will Modernize Seven GE LM6000PC Aeroderivative Gas Turbines and Install Its Asset Performance Management (APM) Digital Solution at Dangote Cement Plants in Obajana and...

China’s 2019 coal imports set to rise more than 10%

China, the world's top coal buyer, is on track to boost imports of the fuel by more than 10%...

Huawei launches foldable phone in China

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd started taking orders on Wednesday in China for its eagerly awaited foldable smartphone, as it...

Global caution over 5G puts pressure on Nokia

Finnish tech company Nokia warned Thursday that its profits will be lower than expected due to tough competition and...

TRAGIC: 39 Chinese citizens found dead in refrigerated truck in UK

All 39 people found dead in a lorry container at an Essex industrial estate were Chinese nationals, Sky News understands. The victims,...

Airtel Africa partners Ecobank to power Airtel Money services

Airtel Africa, a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated ("ETI") the parent company...

Police rescue kidnapped ACP, nab suspects

Musa Rabo abducted over the weekend was yestersay evening 20th October 2019 rescued unhurt. The officer was successfully rescued...

Huawei in early talks with U.S. firms to license 5G platform

Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some U.S. telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network...

China’s Huawei reports sales gain despite US sanctions

Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday reported a double-digit gain in sales despite U.S. sanctions that threaten to disrupt...

Kenya unveils new Chinese-built railway line amid debt fears

This week was dominated by the launch of the second phase of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), from the port of...

How China’s little known Trassion phones rule Africa market

While China's technology brands like Huawei and Xiaomi have taken the world by storm, the continent of Africa has become enthralled with a little-known...

How World Bank, IMF can assist world’s poorest countries

Global growth remains subdued, with the pace of investment and trade softening, and downside risks persisting due to policy uncertainty,...

Govt bans 40-year-old mom of 44 from more birth

Ugandan woman of 40 years who has 44 kids seems to have embarrassed the government with births that...