Kenya’s Safaricom suspends China’s Huawei 5G mobile network rollout

In what came as a surprise to many, Kenya’s largest telecom operator, Safaricom has suspended the planned roll-out of Huawei’s 5G mobile network service. Earlier on, the acting CEO of Safaricom, Michael Joseph made a public address in which he disclosed that trial tests on the much-criticized 5G network was completed awaiting roll-out. The tech […]

Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma ‘lays low’ after criticizing state financial regulators

Popular Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, withdraws from public domain after criticizing Chinese regulators, especially China’s state Financial System. During a conference in Shanghai, the Alibaba founder referred to the communist nation’s banking system as one that operates with a “pawnshop” mentality and also described the methods of the global financial regulation system as being […]

BREXIT vs AFCFTA: EU loses a member while Africa takes a step towards unity and integration

Thursday, December 31st,2020 and January 1st, 2021 respectively were two important days that recorded indelible occurrences in world history; whilst one saw the fresh beginning of an economic integration, the other saw the breakaway of a member from another economic bloc. The African Union has successfully launched the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which […]

African Union has successfully launched the African Continental Free Trade Area

The African Union (AU) has successfully launched the much anticipated African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as promised on Friday, January 1st, 2021. The virtual event was graced by key speakers such as President of the Republic of South Africa and current Chairperson of the African Union, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President […]

Pan-African Tourism: The Gambia tourism industry to target Nigerian Holidaymakers

The Gambia targets Nigeria as it braces up for domestic and regional tourism The Gambia is a very popular travel destination for many European visitors due its unique tourist attractions. However, the pandemic has decimated the tourism industry and The Gambia’s heavy reliance on international visitors aggravates the situation. But that’s about to change as […]

Aid: Africa’s Biggest Enemy – P’tibi Gomes

It is widely argued by myopic Politicians that Africa should be pumped with aid given its status as opposed to other continents. Reports indicate that the African continent is the richest yet with the world’s poorest people. Therefore, financial aid to Africa is more of a recipe looming corruption. African governments being very reliant on […]

Hushpuppi and Sissoko: A $100 million online scam vs $300 million spiritual scam

As modern technology keeps advancing, individuals and corporations find different ways to defraud others of their resources. It is however very important to note that, not all frauds are related to the vulnerabilities of technology. Perpetrators equally make use of other means such as tax evasion, as in the case of Glencor, a western mining […]