Oil prices surge before Opec indaba
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Oil prices surge before Opec indaba

OIL prices edged higher for a second consecutive session last Friday on hopes that non-OPEC…

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Tackling climate change the African way
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Tackling climate change the African way

Aly Abou-Sabaa — FROM  making jam with cactus fruit, to reviving traditional underground canals to…

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Kaspersky introduces  software for SMEs
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Kaspersky introduces software for SMEs

Business Reporter RUSSIA-based firm Kaspersky Lab has come up with new software to provide multi-layered…

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Chinese yuan joins  IMF’s basket
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Chinese yuan joins IMF’s basket

China’s yuan joins the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies on Saturday in a…

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Fresh divisions over gay unions in Anglican church
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Fresh divisions over gay unions in Anglican church

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa on Friday rejected a proposal to allow “prayers of…

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Desmond Tutu in hospital
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Desmond Tutu in hospital

Desmond Tutu is re-admitted to hospital as a precaution after his surgical wound began showing…

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Nigeria fights Boko Haram
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Nigeria fights Boko Haram

Soldiers from Niger and Chad have killed 38 Boko Haram fighters during operations that followed…

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Russia cancels space launch
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Russia cancels space launch

Russia yesterday cancelled a planned manned space launch expected in one week due to “technical…

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Congo’s elections in limbo
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Congo’s elections in limbo

Democratic Republic of Congo’s elections commission on Saturday petitioned the Constitutional Court for a postponement…

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LATEST: Zambians vote in tight poll between Lungu and Hichilema
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LATEST: Zambians vote in tight poll between Lungu and Hichilema

Zambians began voting for a new president and legislators on Thursday in what is expected to largely…

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ANC leads in SA polls
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ANC leads in SA polls

RESIDENTS of the City of Johannesburg will be the last to know who will govern…

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Why China rejects maritime dispute ruling
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Why China rejects maritime dispute ruling

The following are remarks by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the Award of the…

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Brewers: More foam, less beer
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Brewers: More foam, less beer

LAST October the world’s largest beer group, AB InBev, announced it was going to make…

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EgyptAir flight MS804 to Cairo disappears from radar
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EgyptAir flight MS804 to Cairo disappears from radar

EgyptAir flight 804 travelling from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 56 passengers…

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Egypt becomes continent’s second biggest economy
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Egypt becomes continent’s second biggest economy

SOUTH AFRICA, thought to be the continent’s biggest economy until early 2014 when Nigeria re-based…

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