Africa

The youngest African female founder of an international college will give $1m to 120 African students

Caroline Esinam Adzogble, a 26-year-old Ghanaian entrepreneur, is receiving all the praise for not only being the youngest African and Ghanaian woman to run and own an accredited college but also for her decision to sponsor 120 African needy but brilliant students with a full scholarship to study in some international universities. The founder of […]

International

US overtakes Russia and Saudi Arabia for the first time in 45 years to becomes the world’s largest oil producer

The United States has risen to the top the list of oil-producing countries for the first time in almost 45 years. The US overtook Saudi Arabia for monthly crude oil production back in February and likely surpassed Russia some time in June or August, new data shows which comes after the development of fracking led to a […]

Politics & Policy

Main candidates in Cameroon’s 2018 presidential polls

Cameroon will head to the polls on October 7, to decide who will captain the country for another 7 years. According to an official list published by Elections Cameroon, 28 candidacy files were received by the commission that was charged with receiving files at the ELECAM headquarters and in Regional Delegations. The elections governing body, ELECAM, on August […]

Business & Economy

IMF lauds Kenya’s strong foreign exchange reserves as standby deal expires

The International Monetary Fund considers that Kenya’s external position is strong, its representative in Nairobi said on Friday, adding that the Fund would continue to support its reform efforts even though a stand-by loan deal has expired. Kenya had secured a six-month extension in March of the $989.8 million arrangement. However, the IMF set conditions for a […]

Sport

Kenyan athlete, Joseph Kiptum hit by a car during Medellin half marathon in Colombia

Kenyan runner Joseph Kiprono Kiptum was hit by a car as he was leading a half marathon in Colombia. Kiprono, 30, was nearing the finish line in Medellin when he was struck by a vehicle which had apparently ignored a street closure. The athlete was treated at the roadside and taken to hospital with cuts […]

Success Stories

This 48-year-old businesswoman is bringing the biggest solar farm to Ghana in 2019

Salma Okonkwo is building Ghana’s largest solar farm Ghana will from next year have one of the biggest solar farms from the African continent, thanks to a project funded and constructed by Salma Okonkwo, a reputable Ghanaian entrepreneur and the CEO and founder of UBI Group. The almost-completed project, the Blue Power Energy,  is located […]