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Sudan PM survives assassination attempt + Other political news across Africa

Sudan’s prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok Monday survived an assassination attempt after an explosion went off near his convoy in Khartoum.

The cost of loss in bereavement + Other best reads of the week

Each week, we round up the best writings from across online platforms. These rise above regular reportage, highlighting current issues, the people...

Political instability didn’t stop Ethiopia from adding 4 new official languages

The landlocked country in the Horn of Africa has approved a policy to introduce four new languages; taking the country's official languages...

Payments just got better with the Paga-Flutterwave partnership

All businesses that make use of the FlutterWave payment gateway now have the option of accepting payment from the almost 14 million...

Malawi army ‘betrays’ unwritten code of African autocrats

Malawi army was seen protecting protesters calling for electoral justice, after a fraud-marred election in 2019 that returned President Peter Mutharika to...

How China’s coronavirus is affecting business in Africa

Chief China Economist at Standard Bank in Beijing, Jeremy Stevens asks everyone to 'Buckle up' as coronavirus continues to spread.