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Jacob Zuma and South Africa's 'spy tapes' explained
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:44

Why corruption charges against South Africa's leader were dropped in 2009. BBC News - Africa

South Africa's Zanzibaris fight for land
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 04:20

The minority community in South Africa's Durban fighting locals over a housing development project. BBC News - Africa

Yannick Bolasie rap battles 10-year-old school girl Goodness
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 02:21

Everton winger and rap fan Yannick Bolasie takes on 10-year-old schoolgirl Goodness in a battle of their lyrical skills as part of the Premier League'...

YouTube lifts Swazi bare-breasted dancer restrictions
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:21

YouTube denies accusations of racism, saying it wanted to be culturally sensitive about uploads. BBC News - Africa

SA President Zuma must face corruption charges, court rules
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 22:36

The ruling clears the way for South Africa's president to be prosecuted over a 1990s arms deal. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria: Senate Refers Govt's U.S.$5.5 Billion Loan Request to Committee
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:20

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate has referred President Muhammadu Buhari's request for approval of external loans of $ 5.5 billion to its Committee on Lo...

CONGO-K : Environmentalists fear for Epulu wildlife reserve
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:20

Africa Mining Intelligence

Namibia's reparations and Germany's first genocide
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:22

The Nama and Herero people are suing Germany over its "forgotten genocide". BBC News - Africa

Kenya bans street protests amid election row
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:23

The opposition has called for daily demonstrations to demand electoral reforms. BBC News - Africa

Liberia election: Ex-football star George Weah takes early lead
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:20

Partial results put George Weah ahead in the race to choose a successor to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria: Govt Set to Enforce No Work, No Pay Law During Strikes
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:22

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government wednesday said it was prepared to enforce a provision in Trade Union Act which stipulates that workers should...

Zimbabwe: 1 000kg of Gold Lost to Smuggling
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:19

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is losing an estimated 1 000kg of gold annually through side marketing and illicit flows. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) financi...

Mozambique: Will Govt Afford to Increase Old Persons Grants?
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:20

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Substantial increases in cash transfers for poor people are included in the plan and budget just sent to parli...

Kenya: Kisii Building Collapse - Rescue Operation Called Off
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:36

[Nation] One person remains unaccounted for as emergency teams called off rescue operations in Kisii where a building collapsed killing seven people. ...

Nigeria: Vice President Osinbajo Admits to Approving Oil Contracts
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:20

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has taken responsibility for granting authorisation to the NNPC for two oil contracts worth N640 billion....

Trans Angolan popstar Titica shakes her way to success
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:19

Titica has become a big star among young Angolans and an icon for anti-LGBT discrimination. BBC News - Africa

Kenya: Death Toll in Kisii Building Collapse Rises to 7
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:30

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A total of seven bodies were recovered Wednesday evening as rescues continued to search through the rubbles of a collapsed three...

Ethiopia: Central Bank Issues Directives to Harmonize Devaluation
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:19

[Addis Fortune] The nation's commercial banks are told to transfer 30pc of their foreign currency earnings to the central bank, part of a series measu...

Nigeria: President Seeks Nod for New U.S.$5.5 Billion Loan
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:27

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the National Assembly to approve two external loans worth $ 5.5 billion. But the terms and con...

Nigeria: Govt Rules Out Possibility of Building New Refineries
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:30

[Guardian] The Federal Government has ruled out the possibility of building new refineries to compliment the four existing ones in Nigeria.The Ministe...

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