• Full span

    Full span

    Africa’s fifth largest bridge, located in Uganda, has opened for traffic. Dubbed ‘Source of the Nile’, the 525m-long cable-stayed overpass will ‘last for 120 years’, according to Ugandan president Yoweri… Read more

    Stronger connections

    Stronger connections

    An oil pipeline deal is expected to strengthen economic ties between Angola and Zambia. At an estimated cost of US$5 billion, the Angola Zambia Oil Pipeline (AZOP) will facilitate the… Read more

    Branching out

    Branching out

    Automaker Nissan is expanding its business in West Africa. According to a Reuters report, the company plans to build a car assembly plant in Ghana, which it intends to grow… Read more

    A brighter future

    A brighter future

    Fewer African schoolchildren will be left in the dark, thanks to solar innovation gaining traction across the continent. A backpack with an installed solar component that can connect to an… Read more

    Precious find

    Precious find

    A massive emerald weighing more than 1.1 kg has been discovered in Zambia. The 5 665-carat stone was unearthed at Kagem mine – the world’s largest producer of emeralds, and which is… Read more