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Oceana's Lucky Star canned fish is one of the most loved brands in South Africa.

Oceana of South Africa to buy US fishery Daybrook in $382M deal

Oceana Group Ltd., South Africa’s largest fishing company, said it plans to buy Daybrook Fisheries, the U.S.’s second-biggest processor of Gulf menhaden fish, for $382 million.

HRM Alayeluwa Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi III, the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, 2013. Credit: George Osodi/neh.gov

Life-sized portraits of the kings and queens of Nigeria: A photo exhibit at the Newark Museum (Photos)

The images are large and lush, startling in their near life-sized appearances. You feel as if you are in the same rooms as these elegantly dressed and somewhat mysterious men and women. Just who are these regal figures from what we know as the modern African nation of Nigeria?

The Redeemed Christian Church of God annual convention campground near Mowe, on the outskirts of Lagos. Credit: proof.nationalgeographic.com

Church business goes digital in Africa

Mania for Africa-produced mobile apps has spread to the continent’s churches. Almost half of sub-Saharan Africans will be mobile phone users by 2020, according to research by industry body GSMA. Half of those will be smartphone users.

Bani Haddad, Vice President, Middle East & Africa, Wyndham

Days Inn and Ramada Hotels owner Wyndham to open hotel in Ethiopian capital in first half of 2015: Bani Haddad, Vice President, Middle East & Africa, Wyndham

Wyndham Hotel Group, the owner of the Days Inn and Ramada chains, will open its first hotel in Ethiopia in the first half of next year as it expands the business across the continent.

Kunmi Otitoju, Founder, Minku

Meet The Nigerian Fashion Designer Building Africa's Hermès: Kunmi Otitoju, Founder, Minku

Kunmi Otitoju, a 30-year-old Nigerian fashion designer and entrepreneur, holds two Computer Science degrees – a Bachelor of Science degree with first-class honors from Howard University and a Master of Science degree from Virginia Tech.