Nigerian plan for rail link from mines to idle steel mill seen as a test for Buhari

Building a rail link to a steel plant that never got going will be a test of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s resolve to diversify the economy and cut ...

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Mozambique will not blink first as battle with bondholders heats up

Mozambican officials are unlikely to back down in a stand-off with investors, even though it may be the first African nation to default on dollar bonds since ...

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Nigerian air force strike on refugee camp ‘kills 52’

Medecins Sans Frontieres says at least 52 killed and 120 wounded as bombs intended for Boko Haram hit refugee camp

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Mozambique will miss bond repayment

The country says its ability to repay debt this year is ‘extremely limited’

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US should take us off its terrorism-sponsor list, says foreign minister

Sudan is striving for peace and stability through dialogue so it should be taken off the US list of terrorism sponsors, says Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour

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Africab books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

The new taxi app seeks to provide Ivory Coast’s emerging middle class with a locally-owned high-tech and reliable travel option

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