Monday, 21 May 2018

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela laid to rest

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela laid to rest

As Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is laid to rest, South Africans share how the anti-apartheid campaigner changed their lives - some in very personal ways.   Nolwazi Duma "Winnie ...

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Namibia cancels plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25% stake to blacks

Namibia cancels plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25% stake to blacks

Namibia has scrapped a clause in its economic empowerment framework that would have forced white businesses to sell a 25 percent stake to previously disadvantaged blacks, Presiden ...

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Africa infrastructure fund raises $385m in new capital

Africa infrastructure fund raises $385m in new capital

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) on Tuesday announced that it has successfully completed its latest fundraising round, raising U.S.$385 million in new long-term debt ...

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Nigerian population nears 200 million

Nigerian population nears 200 million

Observers warn Nigeria's infrastructure can't cope with the population growth. Nigeria's current population is nearing 200 million, according to the National Population Commission ...

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Telkom Kenya and Airtel plan merger to take on Safaricom

Telkom Kenya and Airtel plan merger to take on Safaricom

Telkom Kenya plans to merge operations with Indian-owned Bharti Airtel’s local unit as a first step to acquiring all of Airtel’s assets, sources said on Tuesday, creating a strong ...

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Death toll in Algerian plane crash rises to 257

Death toll in Algerian plane crash rises to 257

The number of people believed to have died in an Algerian military plane crash on Wednesday has risen to 257, according to state TV. The military transport plane crashed into a fi ...

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Barclays Africa to split into 4 units

Barclays Africa to split into 4 units

Barclays Africa Group Ltd., South Africa’s third-biggest bank, will split into four operating units as the lender outlines its growth strategy after the sale by its U.K. parent. T ...

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President Buhari to seek 2019 re-election

President Buhari to seek 2019 re-election

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will seek a second term in February 2019 elections, the presidency announced on Twitter on Monday. The governor of Kaduna state had earlier tw ...

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South Africa ex-President Jacob Zuma charged with corruption

South Africa ex-President Jacob Zuma charged with corruption

South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has been charged with corruption linked to a 1990s arms deal. After the 75-year-old's 15-minute appearance at the High Court in Durban, ...

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Botswana President visits Zimbabwe today

Botswana President visits Zimbabwe today

Botswana’s new President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi is in Harare today on a one-day working visit and talks with his Zimbabwean counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Zimbabwe become ...

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