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 ...

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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Gambia probes human rights abuses of Jammeh’s regime

Gambia probes human rights abuses of Jammeh’s regime

The Gambia has launched a truth and reconciliation commission to shed light on human rights violations and abuses carried out during the reign of former president Yahya Jammeh, in ...

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Currency traders are a security threat – Zimbabwe

Currency traders are a security threat – Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President, Emerson Mnangagwa, has described parallel market currency dealers as a national security threat. He warned that his administration will take drastic measures ...

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Ethiopia’s PM appoints women to half of cabinet posts

Ethiopia’s PM appoints women to half of cabinet posts

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed the country's first female defence minister in a new cabinet in which half the posts are taken up by women. Aisha Mohammed, from ...

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Theresa May wants cabinet unity ahead of EU summit – Brexit

Theresa May wants cabinet unity ahead of EU summit – Brexit

Theresa May is attempting to get her top team to unite behind her as Brexit talks enter a crucial phase. The prime minister briefed the cabinet earlier on her efforts to unblock t ...

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Commercial bank of Ethiopia woos diaspora with mortgage loans

Commercial bank of Ethiopia woos diaspora with mortgage loans

The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, CBE, has announced plans to woo nationals in the diaspora with mortgage loans. The bank in a statement issued on Friday said, the persons targeted ...

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Germany sees biggest wine harvest since 1999

Germany sees biggest wine harvest since 1999

An industry group says German winemakers are on track for their biggest grape harvest in nearly 20 years after a long, hot summer that shriveled many other farmers' crops. The Ger ...

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