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How 'l'affaire Houcine Arfa' has gripped Madagascar and France
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:19

The extraordinary tale of Houcine Arfa and how he says he escaped from a prison in Madagascar to return to France. BBC News - Africa

Water shops cashing in on #DayZero panic warned over municipal water use - News24
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:22

Cape Town - Shops cashing in on Cape Town's water panic by selling filtered municipal water without a licence will be targeted in the coming days, a c...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal close to £60m deal for Borussia Dortmund striker
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:24

Arsenal are close to reaching an agreement to sign Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a fee in the region of £60m. BBC News - Africa

Meet South Africa's 'king of tombstone bling'
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:19

Lebohang W Khitsane creates unique tombstones for celebrities and public figures. BBC News - Africa

CHAN 2018: Libya beat Congo on penalties to reach semi-finals
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 06:27

Former champions Libya reach the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship by beating Congo on penalties. BBC News - Africa

CHAN 2018: Nigeria beat Angola in extra-time to reach semis
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 04:19

Nigeria come from behind to beat Angola 2-1 after extra-time to reach the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship. BBC News - Africa

Sudan victory over Zambia a 'miracle'
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 02:22

Sudan's coach Zdravko Logarusic - who only took over in December - praises his side's 1-0 victory over Zambia in the quarter-finals of the African Nat...

Cameroon 2019 AFCON preparations to be assessed
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:24

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) are to discuss Cameroon's ability to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday. BBC News - Africa

Uganda:Govt Throws Out Rift Valley Railways, Takes Over Assets
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 22:23

[Monitor] The ministry of Finance on Thursday threw out Rift Valley Railways (RVR) from management of the metre gauge railway line and instructed Ugan...

Zimbabwe:'Chivayo Sitting On U.S.$680 Million Energy Contracts'
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 20:21

[New Zimbabwe] Controversial Harare businessman, Wicknell Chivayo, is sitting on ZESA contracts worth about US$ 680 million, a trade union leader has...

Democratic Republic of Congo's 'vanishing' road
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 18:19

This road, in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is part of a decade-old deal between the government and Chinese investors. But many pro...

Oscars 2018: Mandera bus attack film Watu Wote nominated
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:28

Watu Wote is nominated for best short live action film at the Oscars. BBC News - Africa

Cocoa smuggling: 'We have no choice'
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 14:20

More and more cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast are smuggling their crop into Ghana. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria:Militants Give Oil Companies 3 Days to Vacate Oil Communities
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 08:31

[Leadership] A coalition of militant groups in Ondo State yesterday gave oil companies operating in the state three days to leave over non-enrollment ...

Nigeria:It's Too Early to Start Talking About 2019 - Osinbajo
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 02:21

[Leadership] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during a media chat at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland said 2019 is not a priority for him no...

Zimbabwe:Govt Slashes Diamond Ground Rental Fees
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 22:22

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The government has drastically reduced annual ground rental fees for diamonds from 3,000 U.S. dollars to 225 dollars as it seek...

Nigeria:'Niger Delta Militants' Protest in Ondo
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 20:20

[Premium Times] A large number of youth claiming to be former armed militants in the Niger Delta area of Ondo State on Friday protested in Akure, the ...

Sugar shortage: 'Rations are 5kg a month'
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 18:23

Ethiopia is facing a chronic sugar shortage which has led to violent and lethal protests on the streets. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe:South African Tycoon Scouting for Investment Opportunities
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 16:19

[The Herald] South African multi-millionaire Mr Robert Gumede, who is currently scouting for local investment opportunities, is expected to be back in...

Zimbabwe:'Companies Act Set to Be Revamped Within 100 Days'
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 14:22

[Zimbabwe Independent] Government is in the process of revamping the Companies, Deeds and Intellectual Property Department as well as amending the "op...

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