Free Television Still Dominant Force Across Africa

Broadcasters to Take Centre Stage at DISCOP JOBURG. Over 120 free-to-air television stations, including public broadcasters from 15 African countries, are expected to take part in the next Johannesburg edition of the DISCOP film, television, and digital content market and co-production forum that kicks off from 20th November for three days of intense networking and deal building. […]

Omolara Adagunodo Urges Young Nigerian Employees to Embrace Organizational Awareness

The Managing Director of Jumia Travel, Omolara Adagunodo, has urged Nigerian employees to embrace organizational awareness in order to guarantee personal and career growth. Adagunodo made this call at the first edition of the Young Manager’s Summit organized by the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) (Chartered) held recently at the Management House, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, […]

African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at Africa Union Summit

African leaders will meet on Sunday to sign a landmark free trade agreement, and to discuss security issues and crises in the continent. According to the chairman, Moussa Faki, the heads of this African state will officially launch the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) at the two-day summit in Niamey, the capital. This agreement […]

African Music Streaming Giant, Playfre launches its Music Distribution Arm SongRoute

African music streaming service giant, Playfre has announced the launch of SongRoute, its music distribution arm for African artists.   In a bid to further help African artists monetize their creative contents, African music streaming service Playfre launches its music distribution service SongRoute. This comes after the launch of myPlayfre, a platform intended to help […]

AFDB launches Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and its partners on Wednesday launched the (ADFI) Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility. The facility was designed to aid safety and expansion of digital financial transactions in Africa. The fund for the facility, which was launched at the Bank’s Annual Meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea is supported by the Bill […]

Zambian president pledges to dissolve KCM

Zambian President, Edgar Lungu, on Tuesday, pledged to dissolve KCM, the country’s largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment. KCM is owned by London-based Vedanta Resources, with the state-owned ZCCM-IH as a minority shareholder. Lungu has targeted the mining sector to generate tax revenue as Zambia struggles […]

Free Trade Zone: Africa Goes Tough on Tariffs, Starts Free-Trade Pact

Africa, to a great extent overlooked in a United States-China exchange war which could frustrate economies around the world, is unobtrusively sorting out the world’s biggest facilitated free trade zone. The African continental free trade area comes into power on paper yesterday after the required 22 nations approved the arrangement a month prior. When it […]