Tuesday, 20 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 ...

  • Pioneer Foods revenue up three percent

    Pioneer Foods revenue up three percent

    Packaged goods company Pioneer Foods on Monday reported a three percent increase to R20.2 billion in revenue for the year ended September 30, while volumes were up four percent, in ...

  • 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 ...

Madagascar presidential elections: What you need to know

Madagascar presidential elections: What you need to know

The Malagasy people will head to the polls on Wednesday November 7th to vote for a president, who they hope can end the political turmoil that has rocked the island nation in rece ...

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Zimbabwe announces discovery of oil and gas deposits

Zimbabwe announces discovery of oil and gas deposits

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the discovery of potential oil and gas deposits in the north of the country. Australian mining firm Invictus Energy, in partn ...

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Zimbabwe prophet claims he discovered cure for HIV/AIDS

Zimbabwe prophet claims he discovered cure for HIV/AIDS

Walter Magaya, a Zimbabwean prophet, claims that he has found a cure for HIV/AIDS – and that his cure is scientifically proven. Magaya, from the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance ...

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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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Richard Branson steps down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop

Richard Branson steps down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop

Richard Branson is quitting as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, saying the company, that plans to build a supersonic transport system in the United Arab Emirates and other countr ...

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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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