The Goma patient was described as a pastor who had been on a trip to another town, Butembo, one of the towns hardest hit by the outbreak.
Billionaire Mark Cuban calls Facebook’s digital coin Libra a ‘big mistake,’ saying it ‘could be dangerous’
Billionaire tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban criticized Facebook’s venture into cryptocurrency in a new CNBC interview.
[TechCrunch] French television company Canal+ has acquired the ROK film studio from VOD company IROKOtv for an undisclosed amount.
Africa: Govt Prepares to Pioneer Pre-Service and in-Service Courses in Disease Surveillance and the International Health Regulations in Africa
[WHO] Sierra Leone is on track to become a model in Africa to meet the challenge of health emergency response by preparing its health workforce to detect, prevent, control and effectively respond to public health emergencies in the country.
A David and Goliath battle is set in corporate South Africa and the ramifications of it are far reaching.
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Unemployment is estimated at over 90 percent and much everyday business has ground to a halt.
[Daily Trust] With a wobbling Gross Domestic Product of $1.8 trillion, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are on the cusp of economic transformation, with the imminent coming on-stream of the $12 billion Dangote refinery and petrochemicals complex.
[VOA] Two leading UN agencies report nearly 20 million children worldwide–more than one in 10–were not vaccinated against killer diseases, such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018.
The group treasurer of South Africa’s Eskom, Andre Pillay, will leave the power utility at the end of August, it said on Monday, the latest high-profile exit after its chief executive quit earlier this year.
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Gernot Rohr says there is ‘no hurry’ for him to decide on his future as Nigeria coach after the team’s defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -HUAWEI is to invest US$2 billion within the next five years to enhance software engineering capabilities towards tackling cyber security and privacy challenges.
[New Era] Windhoek -The United Nations called on the youth from around the world to apply to participate in the United Nations Youth Climate Summit.
While holding corrupt leaders accountable sends a powerful message, if Ramaphosa’s long-term strategy does not include investments in innovations that lead to prosperity creation, he’s effectively snipping the buds while the roots remain intact.
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Zuma sounded a little bitter as he hinted that he was going to retaliate and told of the pain suffered by his family.
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Former South African president Jacob Zuma finally took the stand today at the Zondo Conmission on State Capture in Johannesburg. His opening speech to the commission was the keynote of the day in which he claimed there was a campaign to vilify him and remove him from ANC structures. CNBC Africa’s Yolanda Mabanga filed this special report.
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The development of cities in Rwanda is very recent, and the urbanization rate currently stands at around 18.4 per cent and almost half of it is concentrated in Kigali. Despite the low urbanization rate, the annual growth rate of the urban population far exceeds the worldwide average of 1.8 per cent. It’s also above Africa’s urban growth rate of 3.2 per cent. Inhee Chung, Country Director...
Urban populations are growing at a rate much faster than can be absorbed and managed, causing demands on services and infrastructure that massively outstrip supply. In Kenya, a new Ksh12 billion residential housing project that seeks to address the shortage of middle income housing in the country was introduced. Chris Coulson, Chief Executive Officer at Mi Vida Homes joins CNBC Africa for...