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Zambia university apologises for 'half-naked' poster
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 06:21

A university library in Zambia has removed a notice telling female students to dress "modestly". BBC News - Africa

Africa:African Countries Need to Push Climate Smart Agriculture
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 04:28

[The Aspen Institute] The World Bank recently launched one of its largest climate smart agriculture initiatives in India. Through this $ 420 million ...

Ebola: DR Congo confirms new outbreak in country's north-west
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 02:20

There are two confirmed cases and 17 deaths where the virus is suspected in Bikoro, officials say. BBC News - Africa

Africa:Ethiopia Has the Potential to be the China of Africa
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 00:25

[Ethiopian Herald] The Growth and Transformation Plans Ethiopia designed to push its economy into lower middle income status by 2025 bear in them a tr...

Rwanda landslides after heavy rain bring 2018 death toll to 200
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 22:22

The government says more than 200 people have been killed by mudslides since January. BBC News - Africa

Nigerian authorities shut three cough syrup manufacturers
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 20:19

A BBC investigation showed employees illegally selling addictive cough syrup containing codeine. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe:Teachers Reject Govt's 10% Pay Hike Offer
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 16:36

[New Zimbabwe] Teachers have rejected a 10 percent pay hike offered by the government during negotiations Monday as the administration scrambled to st...

Kenya:World Bank Raises Red Flag Over Kenya's High Power Bills
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 12:23

[Nation] High costs of electricity could derail efforts geared towards achieving universal electrification, a report by the World Bank shows. AllAfri...

MOROCCO : David Lenigas homes in on Kingdom's cobalt
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 10:21

Africa Mining Intelligence

BOTSWANA : Indian diamond magnate Lalit Adani gains foothold in country
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 08:42

Africa Mining Intelligence

MOZAMBIQUE : Troubled in Zimbabwe, MacDonald Chapfika switches country
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 06:20

Africa Mining Intelligence

Zambia library warns 'half-naked' female students
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 04:37

A university tells female students to dress more modestly to stop distracting their male counterparts. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:Kenya to Launch Its First Locally Made Satellite Into Space
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 02:20

[Nation] Kenya is set to make history this Friday if all goes as planned to deploy its first locally made satellite into space. AllAfrica News: Econo...

MOZAMBIQUE : Mining engineer D'Clay Mario Eva Juta sets up shop
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 00:51

Africa Mining Intelligence

South Sudan:Child Soldier Turned Businessman
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 22:48

[East African] While South Sudan is predominantly known for war and human suffering, one 35-year-old former child soldier turned entrepreneur and phil...

USM Alger big winners as Confed Cup group phase kicks off
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 20:20

USM Alger of Algeria beat Young Africans of Tanzania 4-0 as the group phase of this season's African Confederation Cup kicks off. BBC News - Africa

Marylove Edwards: The 13-year-old 'Nigerian Serena'
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 18:39

At just 13, Nigerian tennis player Marylove Edwards is being tipped for future international success. BBC News - Africa

Vanilla price rise proves chilling for ice-cream makers
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 16:26

The higher cost of vanilla is proving chilling for an industry that relies on the exotic spice. BBC News - Africa

Uganda:Museveni Looks for New Central Bank Governor
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 14:59

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -President Yoweri Museveni is looking to replace his long-serving Bank of Uganda Governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime ...

IVORY COAST : World Bank mining expert Brigitte Bocoum flies solo
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 12:21

Africa Mining Intelligence

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