Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt early on Monday, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo, but several of the putschists were arrested within hours, the government said.
Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt early on Monday, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo, who is recovering from a stroke in Morocco.
Africa’s next steps on the path to engaging in and benefitting from e-commerce were outlined on Friday, December 14, by the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) in its Nairobi Manifesto on the Digital Economy and Inclusive Development in Africa, issued at the conclusion of the first Africa eCommerce Week in Nairobi, Kenya.
Mr. Albert Muchanga, the Trade Commissioner of African Union (AU) has said the continent was set to initiate integrated market starting from January. No fewer than 50 African countries have signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Italy’s PM expects Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to join a two-day conference starting in Palermo on Monday to push forward a new U.N. plan to stabilize Libya.
Most central banks around the world are state-owned. But markets have been worried about moves to bring the privately-held South African Reserve Bank into government control – particularly after the past administration was accused of meddling in appointments and decisions.
No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.