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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Jean-Pierre Bemba’s acquitted by the ICC

Jean-Pierre Bemba’s acquitted by the ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the interim release "under specific conditions" of Jean-Pierre Bemba, the ex-vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Co ...

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ECOWAS leaders agree to fast-track common currency plan

ECOWAS leaders agree to fast-track common currency plan

ECOWAS leaders have devoted to fast-track measures leading to the creation and use of a single currency for the economic bloc by 2020. At the Fourth Meeting of the Presidential Ta ...

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Cause for mass killings in Congo is mystery, but anguish is clear

Cause for mass killings in Congo is mystery, but anguish is clear

The resource-rich but deeply troubled Democratic Republic of Congo is the site of some of Africa’s longest-running conflicts — and the world’s largest peacekeeping mission. About ...

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Egyptian lawmakers criticise Sisi’s economic reforms

Egyptian lawmakers criticise Sisi’s economic reforms

A group of Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday criticized recent fiscal reforms enacted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government, especially subsidy cuts to fuel and electricity. T ...

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Zimbabwean president considers tax incentives to entice investors 

Zimbabwean president considers tax incentives to entice investors 

President Mnangagwa has asked Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa to consider tax incentives and tax holidays for foreign investors to encourage investment an ...

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South Africa plans 5% black ownership in mining

South Africa plans 5% black ownership in mining

South Africa plans to raise black ownership at permit-holding mining companies to 30 percent from 26 percent within five years, the latest draft of a hotly-contested new industry ...

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Explosion kills 31 people in northeast Nigerian state of Borno

Explosion kills 31 people in northeast Nigerian state of Borno

The residents, who were among those who counted the dead, said the explosions happened in the Damboa local government area in the south of the state, on Saturday around 8:30 p.m. ...

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UAE to give Ethiopia $3 billion to ease foreign currency shortage

UAE to give Ethiopia $3 billion to ease foreign currency shortage

The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major show of support for the new Prime Minister ...

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa marks Youth Day

South Africa’s Ramaphosa marks Youth Day

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the 42nd anniversary of the Youth Day Commemoration in Soweto, Johannesburg on Saturday under the theme “Live the Legacy: Towards a socio-econo ...

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Egypt, Morocco lose – World Cup

Egypt, Morocco lose – World Cup

Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez notched an 89th minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a poi ...

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