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Mogadishu truck bomber sentenced to death
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:26

At least 500 people died last October in the attack carried out at a busy junction in Somalia's capital. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai 'critically ill'
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:21

The main opposition leader, who is being treated for cancer, is reportedly suffering from exhaustion. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria:Malabu Scandal - ENI's Lawyer, Others Arrested for Allegedly Spying Into Public Prosecutor's Investigation
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:32

[Premium Times] A popular Italian lawyer working for oil giant Eni, Piero Amara, was arrested alongside 14 other people on Tuesday by Italian investig...

Mozambique:Project Linking Agriculture to Nutrition Launched
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:23

[AIM] Maputo -The governor of the western Mozambican province of Tete, Paulo Auade, on Monday launched the "Linking Agriculture to Nutrition" project,...

South Africa: ANC holds 'fruitful' talks with President Zuma
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 06:20

A key meeting about the South African president's future is delayed after "fruitful discussions". BBC News - Africa

CONGO-K : Kinsevere paralysed by battle of the service companies
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 04:26

Africa Mining Intelligence

TANZANIA : Lawyers ride on wave of anxiety caused by mining legislation
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 02:21

Africa Mining Intelligence

Malawi:Mchinji Projects 16 Percent Maize Yield Drop
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:19

[Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -Mchinji district has projected a 10 percent yield loss in maize in the 2017/18 farming season due to dry spells and fall...

Zimbabwe:Govt Strikes Lithium Mining Deal
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:22

[The Herald] State owned enterprise, the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) has struck a lithium mining deal with a "quoted company" and a...

GUINEA : Conakry sees itself as hot pick for African mining sanctuary
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:20

Africa Mining Intelligence

KENYA : Cortec and Nairobi ready to fight it out in Dubai
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:22

Africa Mining Intelligence

Pirates free 22 Indian crewmen in Gulf of Guinea
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:25

The vessel, the Marine Express, went missing in the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa last week. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria:Buhari Signs Bilateral Air Agreements With Five Countries
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:32

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has signed bilateral air service agreements with five countries. AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Fin...

Nigeria:Buhari Signs Executive Order to Prevent Foreigners From Getting Jobs Nigerians Can Do
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:27

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, en...

CONGO-K : South Kivu governor courts Chinese investors
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:30

Africa Mining Intelligence

Memories and beauty captured in Africa
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:20

Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital. BBC News - Africa

Alastair Leithead on the daring investigator who took on ivory poachers
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 04:23

Esmond Bradley Martin, who used data to tackle the illicit trade in ivory and rhino horns, was stabbed to death in Kenya. BBC News - Africa

Rohr full of praise for Nigeria despite defeat in CHAN final
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 02:19

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr praises the Nigeria B side despite a 4-0 defeat by hosts Morocco in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) final. B...

Mido 'proud' after Salah breaks his Premier League goals record
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:19

Former Tottenham striker Mido says he is 'proud' of fellow Egyptian Mohamed Salah who has overtaken his record of Premier League goals. BBC News - Af...

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