Daily Archives: September 1, 2019

Surfer Launches Dakar’s First Zero-Waste Restaurant

DAKAR, SENEGAL – Plastic bags, bottles, cigarette butts and other debris lap against the shore of Virage Beach in northwest Dakar, Senegal. Workers from beachside restaurants and surf shops rake the sand to try to capture the waste, but the garbage always returns.

A lack of infrastructure and education surrounding …

Digital Taxation Troubles Tech Businesses in African Countries

NAIROBI, KENYA – More and more African countries are taxing digital platforms and mobile money transfers to fund economic development.

Nigeria is the latest country to join the trend, with a new 5% tax on items bought online. It wants banks to deduct the tax from online transactions for the …

Japan invites president for official visit in 2020

Yokohama – The President of the Republic, JoAPound o Lourenco, was invited by the Japanese authorities for an official visit to that country in the first quarter of 2020.

The invitation was made by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzu Abe during a meeting between the two entities on the sidelines of …

Fisheries Fair business estimated at over AKZ 40 million

Luanda – An estimated 40 million Kwanzas is the amount reach by the three -day trade contacts made by exhibitors and businesspeople attending the 3rd edition of the Angolan International Fishing and Craft Fair (FIPEA) taking place in Luanda.

The event run by the Ministry of Fisheries to finish Sunday, …