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Namibia tops African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

Namibia tops African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

The Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index of 85 countries ranks Singapore as the best environment for entrepreneurs Of the African nations, Namibia scores highest and com ...

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Rings and things … other ways to prevent HIV are on the cards

Rings and things … other ways to prevent HIV are on the cards

Linda-Gail Bekker, University of Cape Town The rate of HIV infection remains greater than the number of people initiating treatment. This imbalance will stop the eradication of HI ...

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Tunisia government calls for investors

Tunisia government calls for investors

According to Fadhel Abdelkefi, Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation, “in presenting to international investors major infrastructure projects, this wil ...

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SA rand stronger after decisions by rating agents

SA rand stronger after decisions by rating agents

South Africa's rand firmed to near three-week highs against the dollar and yields on government bonds fell on Monday after rating agencies Fitch and Moody's affirmed the country's ...

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Gambia brace up for elections

Gambia brace up for elections

Gambia’s president Yahya Jammeh has warned that he will harshly deal with anyone involved in unrest or violence in the upcoming presidential elections. While addressing his suppor ...

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30 Hutus killed in DRC

30 Hutus killed in DRC

An ethnic Nande militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed about 30 civilians, mostly Hutus, Sunday morning morning, local sources said. There is an increase of deadly ...

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Cuba mourns Fidel Castro, tributes pour in

Cuba mourns Fidel Castro, tributes pour in

Cuba mourned its revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Sunday, as the island prepared to bid farewell to the towering giant of its modern history with memorials and a four-day fune ...

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African Exchanges should focus on smaller businesses

African Exchanges should focus on smaller businesses

The African growth story is no longer a fairy tale. Over the past decade multinational companies, private equity funds and infrastructure development programmes have channeled cap ...

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New research improves the lives of Ghanaian cocoa farmers

New research improves the lives of Ghanaian cocoa farmers

Margaret Owusu grew up in the rural areas around the city of Tema, approx. 25 km from Accra, with hardworking parents and a strong passion for education. Today, her research is im ...

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African proverb of the day 28/11/2016

African proverb of the day 28/11/2016

By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree. African proverb ...

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