Akon offered land to build futuristic Wakanda City in Uganda

Senegalese-American musician and philanthropist, Akon has been offered a good land size by the Ugandan government to build one of his futuristic crypto-powered cities called the Wakanda City. This was disclosed by the country’s Minister for Urban Development, Isaac Musumba during a meeting between his outfit, some government officials together with the Musician, and his […]

Nigerian suspends Emirates flights over ‘senseless’ test demands

The Nigerian government has suspended the services of Emirate Airline following the imposition of additional covid-19 test result requirements on passengers. The decision was made public by the country’s Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika. The minister stated that the Airline demanded Nigerian Passengers to undertake three covid-19 tests within a space of 24 hours; a demand […]

$200 million revenue loss: Kenya cancels Chinese contract 5years earlier

The Kenyan government has successfully terminated an existing contract which allows a Chinese company called Africa Star Railway Operation Company (Afristar) to manage the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) for a period of ten years; cutting the initially agreed period by five years. From the beginning of the project back in 2014, the Kenyan government contracted […]

Chinese Debt Trap: Kenya’s Mombasa Port could be taken over by China

A common practice adopted by African leaders in recent times is the act of hiding details of loans from creditors, especially China from their citizens; this follows the growing campaign by young Africans against killer loans with tendencies to jeopardize their future. When the News first broke in 2018 that, major Kenyan assets were committed […]

Okonjo – Iweala Visits Nigeria as the New DG of World Trade Organization

After a long tussle, Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala became the first African and first female to clinch the title of the Director-General of The World Trade Organization. She resumed office on the 1st of March, 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland. Her appointment was much celebrated in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Currently, she is on […]

Nigeria’s Payment Startup, Flutter Wave, Raises $170 Million, now worth over $1B

Flutterwave is a Nigerian payment start-up that has in recent times been making waves in Nigeria, Africa and beyond. It was founded by two Nigerians, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji and Olugbenga Agboola in 2016. It was launched as a Nigerian and U.S.-based payments company with offices in Lagos and San Francisco. It has helped businesses build customizable […]

Kenya: Lawmakers, farmers kick against duty-free UK trade deal

Lawmakers and small scale farmers in Kenya are opposing the ratification of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed between Kenya and the United Kingdom seeking to allow the UK to export goods to Kenya duty-free for a period of 25years Britain has started establishing trade formalities with other countries following its exit from the European […]

Congo gold rush: Government deploys police to secure the mountain

More details drop as Government deploys police to secure the mountain EYeGambia reported earlier, the excitement with which residents in a Congolese village graced the discovery of a whole mountain which is full of gold and we promised to follow the story and provide all the necessary details. The initial video which went viral did […]

Nigeria faces internal crisis as Africa rolls out Continental Free Trade Agreement

Nigeria battles internal crisis as Africa rolls out Continental Free Trade Agreement Just as the African countries have rolled out the Continental free trade, the continent’s most populous country, Nigeria has been faced with internal trade differences which is not healthy for the new trade pact of the continent. Over the past weeks, the country […]