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5 years ago | June 29, 2014

Where are Nigeria’s missing girls?

The licence plates on our police escorts’ Land Cruisers read “Borno State, Home of Peace.” Many of those we meet during ...

5 years ago | June 25, 2014

President arrives in E.Guinea for AU Summit

EQUATORIAL GUINEA – President Robert Mugabe is in Equatorial Guinea to attend the 23rd Ordinary Heads of State and ...

5 years ago | June 24, 2014

South Africa: PLATINUM WAGE AGREEMENTS SIGNED

JOHANNESBURG – THE long-awaited wage agreements between platinum producers Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), ...

5 years ago | June 22, 2014

West Africa Ebola ‘out of control’

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is “totally out of control,’’ a senior official for Doctors without Borders has said. ...

Uganda dismisses US sanctions for anti-gay law

Uganda’s government has said US sanctions slapped on the country for tough anti-gay law would have little impact and ...

More than 400 US drones crash

While unmanned drones have become a popular weapon of choice during the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a ...

5 years ago | June 20, 2014

African Economic Conference slated for November

STAKEHOLDERS are currently preparing for the ninth edition of the Annual Economic Conference (AEC) that is slated for ...

5 Kenyan Coastal Attack suspects shot dead

KENYA – Kenya’s security forces shot dead five people suspected of involvement in attacks on the coast this ...

5 years ago | June 19, 2014

Zambia to Review Mining Taxes

ZAMBIA, Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, wants to review mining taxes.

5 years ago | June 18, 2014

AU ends the suspension of Egypt & Guinea Bissau

The African Union (AU) ended the suspension of Egypt and Guinea Bissau from the grouping on Tuesday after the two ...

Child Pornography ‘hub’ Japan Passes Tough Law

Japan has made the possession of child pornography a criminal offense. In a bill passed on Wednesday, people found with ...

5 years ago | June 15, 2014

Foreign Donors cut aid to Mozambique

Foreign donors have cut aid to Mozambique’s government by 11 percent compared to last year amid concerns over ...

President of Malawi to marry long-term partner

Malawi’s newly-elected President Peter Mutharika is to marry his long-term partner, a former lawmaker, his office said ...

The ICC to try Ivory Coast’s former President Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court (ICC) said it will try Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo for crimes against ...