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Eritrea's Asmara city hit by rare student protest
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 06:26

Reports of gunfire were received from several parts of the capital, the US embassy in Eritrea says. BBC News - Africa

CONGO-K : Banro ordered to retain sites for small-scale diggers
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 04:19

Africa Mining Intelligence

SA football boss Danny Jordaan denies raping Jennifer Ferguson
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 02:30

South Africa's Danny Jordaan says allegation must be "ventilated in a court of law". BBC News - Africa

IVORY COAST : Gold panning sites flushed out
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:21

Africa Mining Intelligence

Ghana:'Most Business-Friendly' Investment Destination Is Our Goal – Trade & Industry's Kyerematen
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 22:19

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Ghana received welcome news last week from the IMF: real GDP growth for the country is projected to reach 5.9 percent in 2...

Liberia presidential vote halted by country's Supreme Court
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 20:27

Ex-footballer George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai were scheduled for a 7 November run-off. BBC News - Africa

BURKINA FASO : Oumarou Idani's struggle to find a future for Inata gold
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:19

Africa Mining Intelligence

Mogadishu bombings: Daytime ban on trucks to stop attacks
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:29

The ban comes after the Somali capital was rocked by two deadly attacks in a fortnight. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe:Mugabe Family Are Shareholders in New Airline - Report
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:27

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe and his family are shareholders in a new airline to be called Zimbabwe Airways, a private newspaper has claimed. ...

Africa:Africa Rising's Faulty Logic - How to Fix It
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:00

[The Conversation Africa] Until a couple of years ago, all financial institutions and investment banks were celebrating 'Africa Rising', in a symphony...

Russia to build nuclear power plants in Nigeria
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:21

Nigeria is just one of the African countries the state-owned Rosatom is hoping to do deals with. BBC News - Africa

Kenya election: Raila Odinga rejects 'sham' repeat vote
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 06:21

The Kenyan opposition leader though made no mention a legal challenge to the outcome. BBC News - Africa

Africa:Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 05:22

[allAfrica] Addis Ababa -African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained growth that trickles down to all its peoples, an offi...

South Africa:Finance Minister Okays Cape Town's Deviation From Municipal Act
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:25

[News24Wire] Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has approved the City of Cape Town's request to deviate from Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) re...

Malawi:'Social Media, Economic Stress At Root of 'Vampire' Attacks - Psychologist
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 22:23

[RFI] Economic woes and unhappiness with Malawi's healthcare have contributed to the panic in the southern part of the country, says a leading clinica...

Nigeria:AfDB Denies 'Calling Off' Loans to Nigeria
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 20:27

[Guardian] The African Development Bank Tuesday said it has not "called off loans to Nigeria", noting that it is in consultations with the Nigerian go...

Benghazi attack: US captures man in Libya over 2012 raid
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 18:19

Mustafa al-Imam is accused of taking part in the attack that killed four US citizens at a compound. BBC News - Africa

Southern Africa:SADC States Agree to Standardise Road Networks
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:20

[Daily News] Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed to standardise their national road networks to accommodate motorists ...

Nigeria:Emir Sanusi Launches First Islamic Insurance in Nigeria
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:25

[Vanguard] The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi 11, on Monday in Kano, launched the first Islamic insurance in Nigeria, tagged 'Jaiz Takaful Insura...

Zimbabwe:Minister Chimene Threatens Asian Business Community
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:20

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Manicaland provincial minister Mandi Chimene has warned Asian businesses refusing to install Point of Sales (POS) machines in t...

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