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Liberia:Weah Withdraws Ellen's Bills
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 06:20

[NEWS] President George Weah has withdrawn five investment incentives and concessions agreements that were submitted by former President Ellen Johnson...

Kenya:'Rape Taboo' Spurs Women in Slums to Report Attacks Via SMS
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 04:21

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Hundreds of women and girls in Kenya are using SMS to report cases of rape through a toll-free messaging service...

Africa:Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 00:19

[Economic Commission for Africa] The fifty-first session of the Economic Commission for Africa and the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Pla...

DR Congo: Foreign Office probes reports Britons kidnapped
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 22:22

A female wildlife ranger is said to have been killed in the incident in the Virunga National Park. BBC News - Africa

DR Congo's Kasai crisis: 400,000 children face starvation
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 20:22

Thousands of families have fled to the bush, where they stayed for months, short of food and water. BBC News - Africa

Kenya Patel dam burst: Dozens still missing in Solai
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 18:21

Almost half the 44 people confirmed dead so far are children, and there are fears the toll may rise. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:Twitter Finally Recognises Swahili as Official Language
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 14:20

[Nairobi News] Social networking site Twitter no longer identifies Swahili as Indonesian, and a team that markets Kenya abroad is elated about it. Al...

Ethiopia:Govt Agrees to Suspend MIDROC Gold Mining After Protests
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 10:26

[VOA] Pressured by more than a week of sometimes deadly demonstrations, Ethiopia's mining ministry agreed late Wednesday to suspend the gold-mining op...

Zimbabwe:Coal Miner Plans to Sell Town Over U.S.$300 Million Debt
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 06:19

[New Zimbabwe] A struggling local mining company has come up with a novel way to pay for its increasing debt and the salaries of employees dating back...

Africa:Africa's Alternative Path to Development
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 04:22

[The Source] Recent projections indicate that several Sub-Saharan African countries will experience robust economic growth over the next five years. B...

Could Sierra Leone's landslide in Freetown have been prevented?
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 02:21

A new film looks into the causes of the landslides that hit Sierra Leone in 2017. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:Kenya to Launch First Locally Made Satellite into Space
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 00:31

[This is Africa] The first ever Kenyan-made nanosatellite, a creation of the University of Nairobi and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, will be dep...

Barcelona confirm South Africa trip
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 22:27

Barcelona confirm they will travel to play a friendly against South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns on 16 May. BBC News - Africa

Crocodile attack bride: 'Every day I wake up happy'
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 20:24

Zanele got married to her partner Jamie days after losing an arm in a crocodile attack in Zimbabwe. BBC News - Africa

Salt-mining in Uganda: ‘We use superglue to cover our wounds’
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 18:21

In south-western Uganda people use a centuries-old technique to mine salt, but it comes at a cost. BBC News - Africa

Somali woman 'with 11 husbands' stoned to death by al-Shabab
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 12:33

She was buried neck-deep and pelted to death with stones by al-Shabab fighters. BBC News - Africa

Djibouti:Govt, Djibouti Sign Four Rade, Bilateral Pacts
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 10:29

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya and Djibouti today signed four agreements aimed at boosting trade and deepening bilateral links. AllAfrica News: Economy,...

BOTSWANA : Kgori financiers see treasure in coal
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 08:27

Africa Mining Intelligence

IVORY COAST : Pressure mounting for Endeavour at Ity
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 06:24

Africa Mining Intelligence

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