Thursday, 23 November 2017

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Angola president on elimination mode

Angola president on elimination mode

A purge of high-level officials in Angola by new President Joao Lourenco has been hailed as a victory by those campaigning for change in the country. His sacking this week of the ...

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Nigeria suicide bombing kills 50 in Adamawa state

Nigeria suicide bombing kills 50 in Adamawa state

At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern Nigerian state of Adamawa, police say. A bomber struck inside a mosque packed with worshippers during morni ...

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Kenya court upholds President Kenyatta’s election victory

Kenya court upholds President Kenyatta’s election victory

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in a contentious repeat vote that was boycotted by the opposition. In a unanimous decision, the court ...

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Isabel Dos Santos sacked from Angola state oil firm

Isabel Dos Santos sacked from Angola state oil firm

Isabel Dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of former President José Eduardo dos Santos, is Africa's rishest woman. She has been removed as head of Sonangol. The country is under ...

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11 tourists killed in light airplane crash in Tanzania

11 tourists killed in light airplane crash in Tanzania

At least 11 people were killed in northern Tanzania on Wednesday when a light aircraft flying to the Serengeti National Park, a popular tourist destination, crashed, the flight op ...

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Africa has the prospect to become a trend setter

Africa has the prospect to become a trend setter

The future African consumer is Africa, South African creative agency Andpeople said during its presentation at the World’s Global Style Network (WGSN) Futures Summit last Thursday ...

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UAE trade with Africa rockets

UAE trade with Africa rockets

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has always had strong ties with Africa. Given that about 65% of all Arabs are also Africans, it is no surprise that there is a close relationship be ...

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Fly Africa invests $7.2 million to revive firm

Fly Africa invests $7.2 million to revive firm

Low-cost airline – Fly Africa Zimbabwe – says it has invested $7.2 million out of a planned $9 million towards the revival of the airline after it resumed operations recently post ...

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Creative craftsmen set to build boat out of plastic waste – Kenya

Creative craftsmen set to build boat out of plastic waste – Kenya

The beaches of Kenya’s idyllic Lamu island are dotted with traditional Swahili stone and coral houses, mansions built by European royalty, the odd donkey and, increasingly, tidal ...

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Kenyan government adds $400m into Kenya Airways

Kenyan government adds $400m into Kenya Airways

Kenya's national carrier could be saved by the government as it moves to pump $400 million into its operations. Kenya’s government converted some loans to Kenya Airways into equit ...

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