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Family of H&M child model moved house 'for security'
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:21

The mother of a child model caught up in an H&M racism row says her family has had to move house. BBC News - Africa

UGANDA : Yoweri Museveni shifts into top gear in fight against Mubende diggers
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:19

Africa Mining Intelligence

South Africa:Anti-Corruption Unit Hopes to Seize $4 Billion in 'State Capture' Cases
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:19

[News24Wire] The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is hoping to seize at least R50bn in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to state capture, act...

BURKINA FASO : Focus on Inata gold mine's new owner, Balaji
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:24

Africa Mining Intelligence

Tunisia:Rulers Fail to Live Up to Arab Spring Promise
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:20

[RFI] Nearly one thousand people have been arrested in Tunisia in the biggest wave of social unrest since the revolution. Anger at new austerity measu...

South Africa:The Forgotten Mining Town Where Rape Is 'Normal'
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19

[GroundUp] Aneni* sits on a wooden armchair, staring out of her open front door, which lets a chink of sunlight into her dimly-lit lounge. Her three-y...

Africa:Ghana's Economy Will Top Africa in 2018
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:19

[Business Day] Ghana is tipped to lead Africa as the fastest growing economy in 2018 with a growth rate of eight per cent as a result of increased oil...

Kenya:Govt Chalks Up $4.2 Billion Debt in Four Months
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:25

[East African] Kenya has borrowed more than $ 4.2 billion in the first four months of the current financial year, with a huge chunk of it going into ...

Seven migrants found dead off shore of Lanzarote
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:24

The men were of North African origin, police said, and survivors are getting medical treatment. BBC News - Africa

Lesotho:Giant Diamond Found in Lesotho
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:19

[Deutsche Welle] One of the world's largest diamonds has been found in the Letseng mine in Lesotho, a small country surrounded by South Africa. The di...

Senegal:What Senegal Needs to Do to Close Its Energy Gap By 2030
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:20

[The Conversation Africa] Affordable and clean energy is the foundation for many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Modern energy, l...

Zimbabwe aide: I feared Robert Mugabe lynching
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:22

Robert Mugabe could have been killed like Muammar Gaddafi, his ex-spokesman says. BBC News - Africa

Uganda:MTN Licence Expires, Rivals Fight Renewal
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:19

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda's largest telecom company, MTN Uganda is caught up in a fight to secure the renewal of its licence which expir...

The boxer not wanted by Nigeria or UK
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:19

The UK plan to deport him. Nigeria does not want him. BBC Sport meets Bilal Fawaz, a talented amateur boxer who's fought for England but has been seek...

Africa:New Dams in Africa Could Add Risk to Power Supplies Down the Line
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:22

[The Conversation Africa] In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief hiatus there has bee...

Tanzania:Tanzania Announces New Licence Fees for Tour Operators
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:21

[East African] Tour operators in Tanzania have up to the end of January to pay new rates for licences following a review of fees by the Tourism minist...

New homes for low-paid Zimbabweans
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:19

Will Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa be able to deliver new homes to low income earners? BBC News - Africa

Where rare second-hand trainers can cost 2,000 US dollars
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 04:21

Streetwear lovers in South Africans are buying, selling and trading shoes at the Sneaker Exchange. It's the latest craze to hit Johannesburg, and the ...

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Liberia's president expelled from her party
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:21

The outgoing leader is accused of shunning her vice-president to support George Weah in the election. BBC News - Africa

Tunisia protests: Reforms announced amid new rallies
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:19

The government seeks to calm days of unrest, seven years after rallies launched the Arab Spring. BBC News - Africa

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