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Nana Akufo-Addo wins Ghana's presidential election

Nana Akufo-Addo wins Ghana's presidential election

President Mahama concedes defeat to former foreign minister Akufo-Addo, who was making his third bid for the top job.

GE Venture to Build World’s Largest LPG Power Plant in Ghana

GE Venture to Build World’s Largest LPG Power Plant in Ghana

General Electric Co., Endeavor Energy Resources LP and Sage Petroleum Ltd. won approval from Ghanaian lawmakers for the construction of the world’s largest liquefied petroleum gas fired power plant.

Flight attendants serve beverages aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner on a flight to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Intra-African travel is about to become easier, safer and more open

Intra-African travel — which is critical to unlocking the region’s tourism potential — is set to become easier, safer and more open.

Two Rivers - Kenya

Check out these four mega mall developments soon to be launched in Africa (Photos & Videos)

It’s one of the clearest expressions of the growing middle class in many African countries — a burgeoning demand for shopping malls, each more lavish than the one before.

John Dramani Mahama, President of Ghana

Ghana's ruling party NDC votes massively for Mahama's second term bid

Ghana’s ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) voted massively to affirm President John Mahama as its candidate for elections next year, setting the stage for a tight race between him and his main 2012 rival.

Charlotte Osei, newly appointed Chairperson of Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC)

Ghana's President names top woman lawyer Charlotte Osei to head electoral body

Ghana President John Dramani Mahama has appointed a corporate lawyer, Charlotte Osei, as head of the West African country’s Electoral Commission (EC), the presidency said in a statement late on Thursday.

The GCX buildout will be led by Eleni Gabre-Madhin, the CEO of Nairobi-based Eleni Exchanges.

Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) to be fully operational by June 2016

Smallholder farmers and other participants along Ghana’s agriculture value chain look set to rake in more returns on their investments following the launch of the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX).

Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana

Ghana, a place for African-Americans to resettle

After passing the “Right of Abode” law, which grants African Americans an indefinite “right to stay,” Ghana became the first to open its doors to people of African descent to settle in the country.

Chinua Achebe. Image credit: newafricanmagazine.com

2 years later: Remembering Chinua Achebe, Nigeria's world-renowned literary icon

It has been two years since the passing of the world-renowned Nigerian literary icon and social critic, Chinua Achebe. The man of letters passed on January 21st, 2013 in a Boston hospital after a brief illness, leaving many Nigerians in shock and rattling the literary world.

The Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS) 2014

Global African Investment Summit ends with record number of 36 bankable projects worth $246B presented to international investors

The Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS) closed yesterday after two days of high level panels and roundtables to explore investment opportunities in Africa.

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, urges investors to consider social impact when putting money into Africa.

Nigeria's former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, urges investors to focus on inclusive growth

Nigeria’s former president warned investors at an African business summit in London they should focus on promoting “inclusive growth” if they want to avoid triggering social strife.

Konza Techno City, Kenya

Billion dollar tech cities - Ghana's Hope and Kenya's Konza Techno: Boon or bane to Africa's tech movement?

The governments of Ghana and Kenya are committing billions of dollars to building tech capitals Hope and Konza in the hopes of positioning themselves as ICT hubs in the region.