Category Archives: Business

Togo’s Barter Market: Keeping Tradition Alive and Poverty at Bay

Alohou Papa stands in the middle of the bustling market in Togoville and blows hard on a bright red whistle to catch everyone’s attention.

“It’s 9 o’clock. The village chief is sending me to announce …

Togo’s Barter Market: Keeping Tradition Alive and Poverty at Bay

Alohou Papa stands in the middle of the bustling market in Togoville and blows hard on a bright red whistle to catch everyone’s attention.

“It’s 9 o’clock. The village chief is sending me to announce …

Amnesty Calls on ICC to Fully Probe Boko Haram Conflict Atrocities

Amnesty International on Monday said the International Criminal Court should start a full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing Nigeria of failing to bring those responsible to justice.

ICC chief prosecutor …

Amnesty Calls on ICC to Fully Probe Boko Haram Conflict Atrocities

Amnesty International on Monday said the International Criminal Court should start a full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing Nigeria of failing to bring those responsible to justice.

ICC chief prosecutor …

TULLOW ESTIMATES GHANA OIL PRODUCTION TO GO UP TO 180,000 BARRELS NEXT YEAR

ACCRA– Tullow-Ghana’s drilling program is targeting a significant growth production from around 147, 000 barrels to 180,000 in 2019.

The company was working to strengthen and grow its business in Ghana by tapping into additional …

Zimbabwe Sets Aside $53 Million to Compensate Displaced White Farmers

Zimbabwe’s government has started the process of compensating white commercial farmers displaced from their properties during the country’s land reform in the early 2000s. But farmers say the $53 million set aside for the purpose …

US RE-OPENS DIPLOMATIC MISSION IN SOMALIA AFTER 28-YEAR CLOSURE

MOGADISHU– The US has established its first diplomatic presence in Somalia for nearly 30 years.

The state department said the “historic event” reflected the progress the east African nation had made.

Ambassador Donald Yamamoto is …

US RE-OPENS DIPLOMATIC MISSION IN SOMALIA AFTER 28-YEAR CLOSURE

MOGADISHU– The US has established its first diplomatic presence in Somalia for nearly 30 years.

The state department said the “historic event” reflected the progress the east African nation had made.

Ambassador Donald Yamamoto is …

MALAWI ELECTIONS: CANDIDATES WELCOME LAW BANNING CASH HANDOUTS TO VOTERS

LILONGWE — Malawi’s leading presidential aspirants have welcomed the enactment of a new law that will ban politicians who use cash payments and other incentives to buy support ahead of key polls due in May …