Latest Articles by Stephanie Osaji Contributor BBC shuts down its office in Burundi. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has made public its decision to permanently stop operations in Burundi. Contributor Speculation over who will replace Lagarde at the IMF. Following the nomination of Christine Lagarde to head the European Central Bank (ECB), the international leader has announced her resignation as the Director-General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) come September 12. Contributor AgDevCo looks to boost Tanzania’s avocado industry with Africado investment. Social impact agricultural group, AgDevCo has announced plans to expand into Tanzania by proffering financial benefits to Africado, an avocado manufacturing company based in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Contributor MTN, Orange in debt crisis with Cameroon government. The Corruption Board of Cameroon has revealed that South African mobile operator, MTN and French telecoms company, Orange Group are indebted to the Cameroonian government. Contributor South Africa grants visa-free status to Ghana and São Tomé. South African government has announced that Ghana and São Tomé citizens have been granted visa-free entry into the country. Contributor Tanzania’s Magufuli should reconsider his stand on reproduction and economic growth. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has often outrightly stated that a large population is equivalent to economic prosperity. Contributor Kenya’s Safaricom slashes data prices to get ahead of the competition. Leading mobile network operator, Safaricom has cut down its data prices in what is regarded as a response to the increasing competition in the telecommunications sector in Kenya.