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The US lifts sanctions against Ivory Coast

The US lifts sanctions against Ivory Coast

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday lifted decade-old sanctions against Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest cocoa producer. The reasons for the lifting of sanctions are a successful presidential elect ...

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Thousands take part in pro-Bongo protests, AU to deploy observers

Thousands take part in pro-Bongo protests, AU to deploy observers

Thousands of pro-Ali Bongo supporters marched in Gabon’s capital Libreville on Wednesday, as a show of solidarity with the president after his re-election in the August 27th polls was disputed by the ...

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IMF chief Lagarde to face the jury in France

IMF chief Lagarde to face the jury in France

IMF chief Christine Lagarde will go on trial in France in December over a massive state pay-out to tycoon Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister, the court hearing the case announced Monday. Laga ...

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Guinness Nigeria to export beer to South Africa

Guinness Nigeria to export beer to South Africa

Guinness Nigeria plans to increase exports to improve sales and generate more foreign exchange as the country’s second-largest brewer battles to overcome an economic slump in its home market. The unit ...

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Sale of Botswana diamond mine flops

Sale of Botswana diamond mine flops

The sale of Firestone Diamonds' operations in Botswana collapsed after the proposed buyer, Tango Mining, failed to meet the conditions of the sale agreement by the deadline date. The company's Botswan ...

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Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as president

Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as president

Edgar Lungu has been sworn in Tuesday as the 6th President of Zambia. Zambia has been lauded as a democratic nation regardless of political disputes that marred the elections. President Edgar Lungu to ...

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User demand for tablets continues to go down

User demand for tablets continues to go down

Sluggish demand from consumers across much of Africa saw the region’s tablet market shrink 13.3% year on year in Q2 2016. This is according to the latest ‘Middle East and Africa Quarterly Tablet Track ...

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Samsung announces Gear S3 smartwatch

Samsung announces Gear S3 smartwatch

Samsung Electronics South Africa has unveiled the Gear S3. The new Gear S3 combines timeless traditional design with the latest in mobile technology, including IP68 water resistance as well as built-i ...

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Premier League roundup: Liverpool beat Leicester; Manchester City, Tottenham register big wins

Premier League roundup: Liverpool beat Leicester; Manchester City, Tottenham register big wins

A brilliant advertisement for the excitement of the Premier League, the match was niggly, intense, sublime and bewildering all at the same time. For once in recent times, a Manchester Derby lived up t ...

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Uganda housing company targets 5,000 more units

Uganda housing company targets 5,000 more units

Uganda National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC) is adding 5,000 housing units to its existing stock by 2020. Uganda is said to have a housing deficit of about 1.6 million housing units ...

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