Africas

Adopting Bitcoin as legal tender won’t fix Africa’s economic problems, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned against the growing adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender by countries. This was stated on Thursday by Abebe Selassie, director of IMF’s African department at a media briefing on the organisation’s economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. He said Bitcoin is not a remedy for the economic troubles in African […]

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Nigeria set to become Africa’s fertiliser powerhouse

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that his tenure has set Nigeria on the right track as Africa’s leading fertiliser producer. This was disclosed on Tuesday by Buhari at the State House in Abuja, while receiving the Executive Committee of Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria. In his address, the President noted that this remarkable achievement, […]

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South Africa’s Black Coffee Emerges First African DJ To Win Grammy Award (Video)

Black Coffee 46-year-old Black Coffee has become the first Disc Jockey (DJ) on the continent of Africa to win a Grammy Award plaque. The revered DJ knocked off contenders Illenium, Major Lazer, Marshmello, Sylvan Esso and Ten City, to win the Best Dance/Electronic Album award for his seventh studio album, ‘Subconsciously.’ Expressing his gratitude, […]

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South Africa’s ruling party tackles MultiChoice over removal of Russian TV station

The African National Congress (ANC) has stated that the removal of Russia Today (RT) from the list of Multichoice channels available for viewership is an infringement on the peoples rights. According to the South Africa’s ruling party, the decision to withdraw the TV station has negatively impacted “the freedom of choice to subscribers”. In a statement […]

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Ckay Makes History, Becomes Africa’s Best Global Selling Artist After Raking Over N2.6bn

  Nigerian singer, Chukwuka Ekweani aka Ckay has become Africa’s best globally selling musician.     The Love Nwantiti according to a report by Business Day has raked in $5 million (N2.6bn) in streaming revenues.   The singer is arguably the best-selling African artist with 8 platinum certifications under his belt. All coming from just […]

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Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 Class of 2021 Call For Nomination

The nominations for the Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 Class of 2021 is now open to Africans to apply. It is seeking nominations of entrepreneurs, creatives, sports stars, and technology geeks who are under the age of 30. It is open to changemakers who have a proven track record on the African continent. Do you […]

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