Tag: Africa

Exclusive: South Africa tries to recover over $23 million from SAP for ‘unlawful’ contracts

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African investigators are seeking to recover more than 400 million rand ($23 million) from German software firm SAP (SAPG.DE) for two government contracts they allege were entered...

Exclusive: BP poised to sell ‘stranded assets’ even if oil prices rally

LONDON (Reuters) - BP (BP.L) is preparing to sell a large chunk of its oil and gas assets even if crude prices bounce back from the COVID-19 crash because it wants...

Africa’s cases of COVID-19 top 1 million: Reuters tally

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 1 million, a Reuters tally showed on Thursday, as the disease began to spread rapidly through a continent whose relative isolation...

Ivory Coast President Ouattara says he will run for third term

FILE PHOTO; Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara attends the meeting of the political committee of Ivory Coast's ruling RHDP party to select their candidate for October's presidential election in Abidjan, Ivory...

Nigeria to reopen for international air travel in weeks

FILE PHOTO: A woman wears a protective face mask due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Murtala Mohammed International airport in Lagos, Nigeria March 19, 2020. Picture...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa sets up body to probe COVID-19 corruption

FILE PHOTO: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa waits to deliver his State of the Nation address at parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham/File PhotoJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -...

Guinea’s ruling party nominates President Conde for third term

FILE PHOTO: Guinea's President Alpha Conde laughs as he addresses participants of the "G20 Investment Summit - German Business and the CwA Countries 2019" on the sidelines of a Compact with...

South Africa’s funeral parlours turn to makeshift mortuaries as virus deaths rise

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Behind Monageng Legae’s funeral parlour in the South African township of Soweto sits a refrigerated shipping container made to store chilled goods. Now it stores bodies. An undertaker...
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Union Bank, partners Awarri to launch ‘Next Robotics Legend’ –

Union Bank   Union Bank, through its education platform Edu360, has announced its partnership with Awarri, a pan-African technology company, to launch The Next Robotics Legend initiative,...