Monday, 29 May 2017

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Macron’s first African trip set to be Mali

Macron’s first African trip set to be Mali

French President Emmanuel Macron will be undertaking his first African trip days after officially taking over at the Elysee Palace. According to AFP news agency, the 39-year-old’s ...

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Vodafone sells $2.6 billion Safaricom shares to South African unit

Vodafone sells $2.6 billion Safaricom shares to South African unit

Vodafone Group is simplifying its holdings in sub-Saharan Africa, selling a $2.6 billion stake in Kenya’s Safaricom Ltd. to its majority-owned Vodacom Group Ltd. The all-share dea ...

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Opera announces Victor Moses as brand ambassador in Africa

Opera announces Victor Moses as brand ambassador in Africa

Opera is kicking off a partnership with football professional Victor Moses, Chelsea player and Nigerian national team star player. Moses will be the brand ambassador of Opera Mini ...

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China commits $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

China commits $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday pledged $124 billion for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of ol ...

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Thousands of Tunisians walk against corruption

Thousands of Tunisians walk against corruption

Several thousand Tunisians marched through central Tunis on Saturday to protest against a bill that would grant amnesty to businessmen accused of corruption when autocrat Zine El- ...

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30 people killed in renewed militia attacks in Central African Republic

30 people killed in renewed militia attacks in Central African Republic

Militia fighters from Central African Republic’s (CAR) Christian minority attacked a U.N. base for the second consecutive night, a U.N. official said on Sunday. This happened afte ...

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Call for articles – Makamba Online

Call for articles – Makamba Online

Our work in the media industry in Africa and the world has a history of having specialised experiences in African business, entrepreneurship and lifestyle. Makamba Online strives ...

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South Africa’s constitutional court to decree on Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa’s constitutional court to decree on Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa's Constitutional Court is expected to rule on whether MPs being balloted on a no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma, can do so secretly. It comes amid growing di ...

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Chinese investment in Africa rises in first quarter of 2017

Chinese investment in Africa rises in first quarter of 2017

Trade between China and Africa has risen by a fifth in the first quarter of 2017, while China’s direct investment in Africa soared by 64 percent, the Chinese commerce ministry sai ...

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How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

This Thursday, the great and the good will descend on London to discuss Somalia, a country that has topped the Fragile States Index for eight of the past 10 years. The London Soma ...

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