Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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  • Madagascar election result to be challenged

    Madagascar election result to be challenged

    Madagascar’s presidential election result is likely to face stiff legal challenges, following accusations of electoral fraud and corruption against the electoral body. AFP says app ...

  • Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam difference

    Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam difference

    Egypt said on Sunday it would hold talks with Ethiopia in the next two weeks to iron out differences over an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile that Cairo sees as a threat to its wate ...

  • One year after the fall of Robert Mugabe

    One year after the fall of Robert Mugabe

    As Zimbabwe marks a year since the dramatic events which led to the departure of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, Makamba Online looks at the key events and changes in the post Muga ...

  • Eritrea step forward as UN sanctions lifted

    Eritrea step forward as UN sanctions lifted

    The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims Er ...

Mnangagwa makes move to jump start economy

Mnangagwa makes move to jump start economy

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa this week moved to lift restrictions on imports, curbing exports and railing in new laws to arrest currency traders under Temporary Preside ...

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Ethiopia appoints first female president

Ethiopia appoints first female president

Ethiopia's parliament has approved senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president, proceedings on state television showed. Sahle-Work is at present UN un ...

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Zimbabwe, Zambia sign four MoUs

Zimbabwe, Zambia sign four MoUs

Zimbabwe and Zambia yesterday signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) as the two sister republics moved to elevate and deepen their historical and economic relations. Pres ...

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Zambia turns 54

Zambia turns 54

Zambia is celebrating 54 years of independence, and various events are currently being held in parts of the country, to commemorate the day. The theme for this year’s Independence ...

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Ivory Coast hopes to increase rubber production to 2 million tonnes

Ivory Coast hopes to increase rubber production to 2 million tonnes

Ivory Coast, Africa’s largest rubber producer is hoping to double production to two million tonnes in the next five years despite a hit by world prices on raw materials. Sector Mi ...

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World’s longest sea crossing bridge opens

World’s longest sea crossing bridge opens

Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after construction first began. Including its access roads, the bridge spans ...

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Cameroon’s President Paul Biya wins seventh term, opposition boycotts announcement

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya wins seventh term, opposition boycotts announcement

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has won a seventh term in office in polls marred by low turnout and voter intimidation. Mr Biya, at 85 sub-Saharan Africa's oldest leader, took 71.3 ...

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Transnet CEO fired – SA

Transnet CEO fired – SA

Siyabonga Gama has been fired as group chief executive officer of Transnet, the state-owned (South African) freight and rail company confirmed on Sunday. Transnet board member Edw ...

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Raila Odinga named AU envoy

Raila Odinga named AU envoy

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga was on Saturday appointed High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. In a communique by the Commission’s chairperson Mouss ...

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Idols twins receive death threats #OmotosoTrial

Idols twins receive death threats #OmotosoTrial

Former Idols SA contestants Anele and Neliswa Mxakaza, who won the hearts of South Africans during the 2013 season of the competition, have been receiving death threats after publ ...

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