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Central African Republic: Ex-militia leader wins top football post
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 06:26

A former warlord accused of atrocities is elected to the board of African football's governing body. BBC News - Africa

Allister Coetzee leaves post as Springboks coach
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 04:25

Springboks coach Allister Coetzee leaves the job after less than two years following a falling-out with SA Rugby. BBC News - Africa

GUINEA : Evens Saint Clair has a blast in gold
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 02:23

Africa Mining Intelligence

South Sudan: US bans arms sales and urges others to follow
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 00:20

It is a largely symbolic move after the US expressed frustration over a seemingly unending civil war. BBC News - Africa

GUINEA : Boubacar Labbo Sow, from GAC's bauxite to gemstones
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 20:29

Africa Mining Intelligence

South Africa:Trapped Miners 'Safely Returned to Surface'
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:24

[Sibanye-Stillwater] Sibanye-Stillwater is pleased to advise that all underground employees at its Beatrix operations in the Free State, have safely r...

Namibia:Govt Facing Financial Ruin
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:25

[Deutsche Welle] A perfect storm of external events and domestic mismanagement has brought Namibia to its knees. The government cannot even afford to ...

Nigeria:Nigeria, Niger Republic to Build Oil Refinery
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:27

[Premium Times] The Federal government on Thursday announced plan to build an oil refinery by Nigeria and neighbouring Niger Republic. AllAfrica News...

IVORY COAST : Manganese, future spearhead for Ivorian mines
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:25

Africa Mining Intelligence

Rwanda:Tax Authority Targets Over U.S.$1 Billion By June
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:21

[New Times] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) is aiming at collecting about Rwf1.22 trillion in tax revenues by June this year. AllAfrica News: Economy,...

South Africa:Low Bank Fees for Grant Beneficiaries May Be on Cards
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 06:25

[GroundUp] The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has proposed subsidising a special low-cost bank account for social grant beneficiaries. ...

South Africa:5 Facts That Prove Nation's Nuclear Power Plan Should Die
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 04:23

[The Conversation Africa] Under the presidency of Jacob Zuma, South Africa has been trying to implement a massive new nuclear programme. The initiativ...

Africa:Protecting Cassava From Disease? There's an App for That
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 02:20

[The Conversation Africa] Cassava is one of the developing world's most important crops. Its starchy roots and leaves are a staple food for more than ...

Namibia:Army Too Broke to Feed Soldiers - Report
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:25

[Namibian] Thousands of army personnel staying at the seven bases around the country will be forced to take leave with effect from next month. AllAfr...

South Africa:Hundreds Trapped Underground in Free State Mine
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 22:20

[News24Wire] Hundreds of miners are trapped underground in a Sibanye Gold mine in the Free State following an electric cable outage after a storm on W...

Nigeria:Nigeria Ranked Low On Budget Transparency Index
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:24

[This Day] Nigeria slipped into 90th place behind Zimbabwe and Afghanistan in the global Open Budget index released on Thursday. AllAfrica News: Econ...

IVORY COAST : Altus snaps up first permit
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:29

Africa Mining Intelligence

Croatia national shot dead on South Africa lion hunt
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:21

Pero Jelinic was hit by a bullet in unclear circumstances while hunting lions with friends. BBC News - Africa

Arsenal sign Gabon star Aubameyang
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 08:21

Arsenal sign Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund for a club record £56m. BBC News - Africa

Zuma meets NPA deadline regarding criminal charges - Eyewitness News
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 06:34

JOHANNESBURG - The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma has made his representations to National Prosecuting Authori...

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