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Chinese firm to set up smartphone factory in Uganda

The Government of Uganda has endorsed a Chinese firm, Xinlan Group in establishing a smartphones factory in Uganda. Bemanya Twebaze, the chief executive officer Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) said on Tuesday, a delegation from Xinlan Group is expected in Uganda next month to officially ink the 10 million U.S. dollars deal. The development comes […]

Top 5 breathtaking castles in Africa

Top 5 breathtaking castles in Africa

Since the dawn of time, Africans have remained uniquely creative especially in their cultural and social ways of life. This singularity is also manifest in the African architectural traditions particularly those used in the construction of ancient homes and important structures such as the kings’ castles. While some people might assume that Europe is the […]

Chinese firm to set up smartphone factory in Uganda

7 African teachers shortlisted for $1 million Global Teacher Prize

A teacher uses a tablet from the INS kit to teach students. © UNHCR/Catherine Wachiaya Seven teachers from five African countries have been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize 2018, with an award of $1million, the largest prize of its kind. Ayodele Odeogbola, and Ogun, Itodo Anthony, from […]

Chinese firm to set up smartphone factory in Uganda

Nigeria commits $1billion to fight against resurgent Boko Haram

Nigeria’s re-energised fight against terror group Boko Haram has received a big boost today as the country’s state governors approved the release of $1bn to help the government win the war against the militant Islamist group, now in its ninth year. The money will come from what is known as the excess crude account, which […]

Chinese firm to set up smartphone factory in Uganda

South Africa: President Zuma case ‘abuse of judicial process’

President Jacob Zuma denies all allegations of corruption South African President Jacob Zuma has been ordered to personally pay court costs following his failed attempt to block the so-called state capture report – a bid derided by a judge as “clear abuse of the judicial process”. The ANC leader tried to stop the release of […]

Chinese firm to set up smartphone factory in Uganda

Nigeria dominates New African mag’s ‘100 Most Influential Africans of 2017’

The New African magazine has published its 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017. The list gives a fine blend of Africans who are making an impact on the continent and people of African descent who are also excelling in their respective fields. The end of year compilation which the magazine started five years ago pools […]

Chinese firm to set up smartphone factory in Uganda

Zuma condemns Libyan slave auctions, wants justice for victims

South African President Jacob Zuma South African President Jacob Zuma has condemned the “scourge of modern day slavery” in Libya, and has called on world leaders to help the Libyan government end the tragedy. “We need to act decisively and support the Libyan Government of National Accord to address this human tragedy and eradicate the […]

Chinese firm to set up smartphone factory in Uganda