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Daily Archives: January 15, 2016

Alarming new patterns of violations emerging in Burundi

Alarming new patterns of violations emerging in Burundi

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein warned Friday that deeply worrying new trends are emerging in Burundi, including cases of sexual violence by security f ...

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Video interview: Africa’s wine industry

Video interview: Africa’s wine industry

Following on from the story published earlier this week on Makamba Online, on the 'The business of wine in Africa', we sat down with Ronald Mkize of Graham Beck Wines, who explain ...

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Barclays Africa to shut down Nairobi office

Barclays Africa to shut down Nairobi office

The office was established in 2010 to offer Barclays subsidiaries in Africa technical support is said to have lost relevance in light of merging of operations with Absa to form Ba ...

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MK Online’s Weekly Entertainment Wrap

MK Online’s Weekly Entertainment Wrap

We round up the major entertainment stories from Africa and around the globe. Adele’s hit 'Hello' to reach 100 cover version songs The song has been redone by numerous artists in ...

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New Ebola case surfaces in Sierra Leone

New Ebola case surfaces in Sierra Leone

Health officials in Sierra Leone have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the West Africa outbreak over, as previously reported by Mak ...

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Why real estate is a great investment in 2016

Why real estate is a great investment in 2016

Real estate recorded a 29 percent growth in Africa in 2015, and is set for a major property boom in the coming years, market experts believe. Based on population growth alone, the ...

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UK-Egypt partnership on terrorism

UK-Egypt partnership on terrorism

On 12-13 January, the UK and Egypt held the 10th round of regular military-to-military staff talks in Cairo. The talks focused on deepening military cooperation between the two co ...

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Chinese imports from Africa drop

Chinese imports from Africa drop

China's imports from Africa fell nearly 40% last year, Chinese officials have said, as low commodity prices and slowing growth in the Asian impact on its trade. Imports from the c ...

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Nigerian parents cry for missing Chibok daughters

Nigerian parents cry for missing Chibok daughters

It has been almost two years since the abduction of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram. Hundreds of parents of the girls kidnapped from their school in the north-eastern Nigerian town o ...

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