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Mozambique:Workers March On May Day
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 13:07

[AIM] Maputo -Thousands of workers marched through the streets of central Maputo on Tuesday, in the traditional May Day parade, demanding higher wages...

Nigeria:U.S. Needs Nigeria to Make Africa Great Again - Governor Bello
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 10:22

[Vanguard] Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has hailed the renewed interest of the United States in the greatness of Nigeria, saying Nigeria's e...

Tanzania:Young Multi-Talented Innovator Providing Light to Many
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 08:40

[Citizen] Gibson Kawago, a 23 year-old tech savvy was ecstatic about showing his grandmother footage of his sister's wedding, he was however met with ...

South Africa's Sandile Mantsoe guilty of Karabo Mokoena murder
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 04:37

The murder sparked outrage among women who used the hashtag #MenAreTrash in their protest. BBC News - Africa

Africa:Report Ranks Zimbabweans As Continent's Poorest Citizens
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 02:28

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabweans have been found to be the poorest citizens in Africa in a report that features a damning account of former President Robert...

Zimbabwe opposition MDC 'will expel Chinese investors'
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 22:23

The MDC leader says China is "asset-stripping" resources and vows to cancel deals if he wins elections. BBC News - Africa

CONGO-K : Glencore tries to reassure Kamoto workers
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 20:30

Africa Mining Intelligence

Malawi:Malawi Pushes New Biometric Voter Registration, Despite Doubts
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 18:46

[VOA] Malawi has always relied on paper registration for voters, but electoral authorities say that hasn't worked so well. AllAfrica News: Economy, B...

CONGO-K : Somico revived through artisanal mining
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 16:27

Africa Mining Intelligence

RWANDA : Blockchain technology at the service of tungsten certification
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 14:23

Africa Mining Intelligence

Uganda mudslides: Why do villagers move back?
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 12:24

Villages buried, relatives killed, the area declared unsafe, and yet residents don't leave. Why? BBC News - Africa

Kenya:Employers Warn Against Rise in Wages
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 11:46

[Nation] Kenyan employers have warned against another Labour Day minimum wage increase, arguing that such a move will hurt an economy that is just beg...

Ethiopia hit by power cut as dam's circuit breaks
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 08:32

The blackout is caused by a technical fault at a massive hydroelectric dam mired in controversy. BBC News - Africa

CAR: At least 15 killed in Bangui church attack
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 06:41

Gunmen armed with grenades attacked the church on Tuesday morning, killing worshippers and a priest. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria:Trump-Buhari State Meeting - A Chance to Mend the U.S.-Nigeria Relationship?
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 04:35

[Deutsche Welle] The meeting comes shorty after Trump's unflattering comments concerning the African nation. It's likely the US will attempt to rebuil...

Referee attacked by Ethiopian footballers for goal decision
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 02:20

The authorities suspend all premier league games after a referee is punched BBC News - Africa

East Africa:How an Unrecognised State's Port Deal Could Shift Dynamics Across the Horn
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 22:34

[African Arguments] Despite Somalia's protestations, DP World and Somaliland are set to expand Berbera port. Some in the neighbourhood are excited. Ot...

Southern Africa:The Best Anthem for Workers' Day? 'Stimela' - A Tale About Apartheid's Migrant Labour System
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 20:45

[The Conversation Africa] What is the ultimate song to celebrate Workers' Day? Many will suggest "The Internationale" which had its roots as a poem wr...

Nigeria's cough syrup problem: Emzor suspends distribution
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 18:28

The move follows a BBC investigation into a cough syrup addiction epidemic sweeping Nigeria. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:How Crooks Steal From Your Phone
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 16:33

[Nation] Geoffrey Karanja, a Makuyu mechanic, was full of joy last Friday after receiving a call from a man who said he wanted to contract him to fabr...

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