Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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Ethiopia arrests 11000 Oromo protesters

Ethiopia arrests 11000 Oromo protesters

Ethiopian police have arrested more than 11 000 people since Ethiopia declared a state of emergency in early October amid violent Oromo protests, state TV said on Saturday. Ethiop ...

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Uganda negotiating with Russia over nuclear power development

Uganda negotiating with Russia over nuclear power development

The government of Uganda has started talks with the Russian Federation to forge a way forward that could see Uganda take the next steps towards nuclear power development. The coop ...

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Trump’s victory is bad – for Africa and for global stability

Trump’s victory is bad – for Africa and for global stability

The most forceful message being sent by a Donald Trump victory is that the American electorate has repudiated the policies and political practices of the past – at least – eight y ...

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Trump urged to increase trade relations with Africa

Trump urged to increase trade relations with Africa

The South African Government Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation says the United States’ President-elect, Donald Trump, should continue deepening aid an ...

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What Trump’s win means for the rest of the world

What Trump’s win means for the rest of the world

This was one of the most contentious elections in US history – and now it’s ended in a shocking upset: Donald Trump appears to have won a majority in the electoral college, which ...

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How Zuma has used the capture of South Africa’s state institutions to stay in power

How Zuma has used the capture of South Africa’s state institutions to stay in power

The withdrawal of charges against South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan by the country’s National Prosecuting Authority brings to mind events in 2008 when a judge quashed ...

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South Africa should be growing at about 3% – SBS

South Africa should be growing at about 3% – SBS

In a public statement released last week the Advisory Board of the University of Stellenbosch School (USB) expressed their concerns regarding the problems facing South Africa at p ...

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Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang to be investigated by the UN

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang to be investigated by the UN

Prosecutors in Switzerland have seized luxury cars belonging to the vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, who they are investigating for corruption. Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son ...

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Zuma and ANC run out of road as bad news piles up

Zuma and ANC run out of road as bad news piles up

Raymond Suttner, Rhodes University South African President Jacob Zuma is running out of options fast. A number of legal missiles are hurtling towards him, in what may have been on ...

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Extremists bomb Nigeria oil pipeline

Extremists bomb Nigeria oil pipeline

Extremists have bombed Nigeria’s state-owned Trans Forcados oil pipeline, just hours after President Muhammadu Buhari held talks with leaders from the oil-producing Niger Delta. T ...

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