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Chinese investment in Africa rises in first quarter of 2017

Chinese investment in Africa rises in first quarter of 2017

Trade between China and Africa has risen by a fifth in the first quarter of 2017, while China’s direct investment in Africa soared by 64 percent, the Chinese commerce ministry sai ...

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Nigeria meningitis death toll hits 1000

Nigeria meningitis death toll hits 1000

Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control says the meningitis death toll in the country has climbed to 1,069 in 23 states. The centre said in a statement on Thursday that 13,420 suspec ...

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How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

This Thursday, the great and the good will descend on London to discuss Somalia, a country that has topped the Fragile States Index for eight of the past 10 years. The London Soma ...

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Chinese Vice President visits Burundi

Chinese Vice President visits Burundi

The Vice-President of the Republic of China, Li Younchao, is in Burundi for a two-day visit. At his arrival to the International Airport of Bujumbura late on Wednesday evening, Li ...

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Zambia to get IMF loan

Zambia to get IMF loan

Zambia will settle a deal with the International Monetary Fund for as much as $1.6 billion by the end of June, Finance Minister Felix Mutati said. “We will conclude by the end of ...

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Safaricom posts 20% earnings increase – Kenya

Safaricom posts 20% earnings increase – Kenya

Kenya’s biggest telecoms operator, Safaricom posted a 20.7 percent jump in its earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) to 100.3 billion shilling ...

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David Beckham stars in ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’

David Beckham stars in ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’

Beckham was joined by a number of the cast members, including Poppy Delevingne and Charlie Hunnam, who stars in the leading role in the movie. Speaking at the premiere, Charlie, 3 ...

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Technology to drive innovation and skills into Africa

Technology to drive innovation and skills into Africa

With a focus on encouraging intra-Africa business and the need to fast-track growth and development, there is no doubt that focus on key areas that form the cornerstone of all eco ...

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African Proverb of the Day 12/05/2017

African Proverb of the Day 12/05/2017

African Proverb of the Day Today's African Proverb: ...

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