Category Archives: Business

Why US Is Suspending Ethiopia, Mali, Guinea From Free-Trade Deal

In response to human rights violations, the United States announced this week that it plans to suspend Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from duty-free access to American markets as of January 1.U.S. President Joe Biden said in a statement to Congress, release…

Why US Is Suspending Ethiopia, Mali, Guinea From Free-Trade Deal

In response to human rights violations, the United States announced this week that it plans to suspend Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from duty-free access to American markets as of January 1.U.S. President Joe Biden said in a statement to Congress, release…

Africa Warming More, Faster Than Other World Regions

Authors of a new report on Africa’s climate warn the continent is heating up more and faster than other regions in the world, and they said Africa needs immediate financial and technological assistance to adapt to the warming environment.The African co…

Indictment Accuses US Congressman of Lying to FBI

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted U.S. Representative Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, accusing him of lying to the FBI and concealing information from federal agents who were investigating campaign contributions funneled to him from a Nigerian bil…

Botswana’s Alcohol Industry Cautious as Night Spots Prepare to Open

Botswana is set to emerge this week from an 18-month state of emergency that will remove the president’s emergency powers and end pandemic restrictions on trade and gatherings. While many shops, bars, and restaurants want to get back to normal, some in…

Benin Named Fastest Place to Start Business Online – Thanks to COVID ?

COTONOU, BENIN – Benin set up a service early in the COVID-19 pandemic to allow people to register their business online, and now the West African country is the world’s fastest place to start a business, according to a U.N. agency. Sandra Idossou, own…