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Zimbabwe needs immediate economic reforms, warns IMF
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:33

Government spending and foreign debt are too high and Zimbabwe needs structural reform, the IMF says. BBC News - Africa

Mnangagwa: We want to grow Zimbabwe economy
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:37

Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa tells supporters he wants to to boost the economy and create jobs. BBC News - Africa

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Wins 2017 UN Investment Award
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:47

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) wins the '2017 United Nations Award' for outstanding performance in targeted promotion, f...

The moment Zimbabwean MPs hear Mugabe has resigned
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:25

Zimbabwean MPs erupt with cheers as the speaker reads out Robert Mugabe's resignation letter. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe activist's tears of joy
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:22

Activist and political candidate Vimbaishe Musvaburi cries as she describes her emotions following Robert Mugabe's resignation. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe crisis: Looking for Grace Mugabe in her heartland
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:04

Meet the Zimbabweans who say that Grace Mugabe seized their land. BBC News - Africa

'Free': Zimbabwe's day of celebration
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:11

Celebrations continued into the night after Robert Mugabe's 37-year reign as president came to an end. BBC News - Africa

Africa:Governments Are Closing Down Space for Civil Society - Jay Naidoo
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:54

[allAfrica] Currently a political and social activist, Jay Naidoo was a pioneering trade unionist who fought apartheid in South Africa and went on aft...

Morgan Tsvangirai 'hopeful' after Robert Mugabe's resignation
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:24

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says he hopes the president's resignation will put Zimbabwe on a "new trajectory". BBC News - Africa

Robert Mugabe: From war hero to resignation as president
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:22

Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending a 37-year rule. BBC News - Africa

Angola purge 'hailed by rapper Luaty Beirao'
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:27

President Lourenco, known as "JLo", sacks his police boss, spy chief and Africa's richest woman. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:Cheaper Night Power Tariff Set for December
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:31

[Nation] Kenya will next month cut power tariffs by up to a third for large businesses and manufacturers that shift their operations to late night hou...

Suicide bombing kills 50 in Nigeria
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:21

At least 50 people are dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque in the north-eastern town of Mubi. BBC News - Africa

Kenya Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta poll win
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:27

The main opposition has rejected the ruling, saying it will not recognise the new government. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:Democracy's High Cost as Polls Hit Over U.S.$600 Million
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:31

[Nation] After spending more than Sh70 billion in this year's General Election and repeat presidential poll, Kenyans are waking up to the price they h...

Nigeria:NAFDAC Slashes By 50% Products Registration Fees Payable By SMEs
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:23

[Vanguard] Makurdi -The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has slashed by 50 percent all products' registration fee...

South Africa:Union Plans National Day of Action Against Dept of Higher Education
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:24

[COSATU] The National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] has been mobilising all its members in the Sector Education and Training Aut...

East Africa:How Magufuli and Museveni's U.S.$7 Billion Deals Reshape Region
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:46

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -How US$ 7bn deals are reshaping relations in the region AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

Africa:Warning Signs Flash As Governance Progress Slows
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:47

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Forty of Africa's 55 nations have improved their standards of governance in the past decade, while only 12 have seen a decline....

Africa:U.S., African Foreign Ministers Talk Trade, Good Governance, Security
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:24

[VOA] Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that the Trump administration wanted to refocus the U.S. relationship with Africa squarely on trade...

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