Monday, 19 February 2018

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  • Sudan frees political prisoners

    Sudan frees political prisoners

    Sudan's government has released more than 80 political prisoners, following a directive from President Omar al-Bashir. The detainees, among them women, students and journalists, we ...

  • Isuzu Motors officially launches Isuzu East Africa

    Isuzu Motors officially launches Isuzu East Africa

    Leading multinational automaker Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan has officially launched Isuzu East Africa (Isuzu EA) in Kenya. This follows the buyout of General Motor’s 57.7% majority ...

  • President George Weah orders review of Liberia’s concession agreements

    President George Weah orders review of Liberia’s concession agreements

    Liberia’s new President George Weah has ordered a review of concessions entered into by previous administrations, the presidency said in a statement on Wednesday. The statement sai ...

  • Who is Cyril Ramaphosa?

    Who is Cyril Ramaphosa?

    South Africa has a new president – Cyril Ramaphosa. Do we know him? Ramaphosa cuts a decent figure to stabilise the economy, and secure the constitutional architecture that he help ...

Liberia’s Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim prize

Liberia’s Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim prize

Liberia's ex-president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has won the $5m (£3.6m) Mo Ibrahim prize for African Leadership. Mrs Sirleaf, who stepped down last month, became Africa's first ele ...

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South Africa to issue banknotes to celebrate Tata Nelson Mandela

South Africa to issue banknotes to celebrate Tata Nelson Mandela

The SA Reserve Bank will issue new commemorative notes to mark former president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's centenary, it said on Monday. ''These notes will cover all denomination ...

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Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe increases gold facility to $150 million 

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe increases gold facility to $150 million 

Buoyed by sterling performance of the gold sector last year, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased the gold support facility to $150 million from $74 million that had b ...

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De Beers targets Zimbabwe and DRC after gaining SA permits

De Beers targets Zimbabwe and DRC after gaining SA permits

De Beers may follow its resumption of exploration for diamonds in South Africa’s Northern Cape by looking in the longer term at opportunities in countries like Zimbabwe and the De ...

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Goodwell Investments raises $24 million for African investment

Goodwell Investments raises $24 million for African investment

On Wednesday 7 February 2018, Impact investing firm Goodwell Investments announced that it has raised US $24.8 million. The firm raised the money from over 30 investors and will b ...

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The Gambia re-joins the Commonwealth after 2013 exit

The Gambia re-joins the Commonwealth after 2013 exit

The Commonwealth has confirmed the successful readmission of Gambia into the global bloc. The West African country becomes the 53rd nation but fourth to re-join. The Gambia referr ...

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MultiChoice invites bidders for 24-hour news channel

MultiChoice invites bidders for 24-hour news channel

MultiChoice is moving quickly to commission a new 24-hour news channel on DStv, on Thursday asking interested parties to register their intention to bid. This comes just a week af ...

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Somali judge elected President of International Court of Justice

Somali judge elected President of International Court of Justice

Congratulatory messages from Somali and other parts of the world are being shared on social media following the election of Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf as president of the Interna ...

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Sierra Leone kick start campaigns ahead of March 7 general elections

Sierra Leone kick start campaigns ahead of March 7 general elections

Campaigns have started across Sierra Leone as politicians seek to flatter voters in the upcoming general elections. Voters will cast their ballots for a president and lawmakers on ...

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Zambia to increase copper output

Zambia to increase copper output

Zambia expects to increase its annual copper output to 1.5million tonnes, boosted mainly by improved electricity supply, mines minister Christopher Yaluma said yesterday. “The out ...

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