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Nigerian workers march against electricity price rise
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Nigerian workers march against electricity price rise

Thousands of Nigerian workers took to the streets on Monday to protest against a 45-percent…

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Scarcity of drinking water presents a business opportunity for locals
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Scarcity of drinking water presents a business opportunity for locals

Residents of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, have developed an appetite for bottled water as a scorching…

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President Zuma meets business leaders & ministers
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President Zuma meets business leaders & ministers

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma met with Captains of Industry – including over a hundred…

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Kenya has signed DTAs with Mauritius, Qatar, UAE
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Kenya has signed DTAs with Mauritius, Qatar, UAE

It’s not often that stories about taxes make the headlines in sub-Saharan Africa; but over…

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Somalia authorities mulls at printing new currency
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Somalia authorities mulls at printing new currency

Authorities in Somalia are seeking to stabilize the country’s economy, and are convinced that printing…

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Confirmed deaths  from Taiwan quake rise to 41
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Confirmed deaths from Taiwan quake rise to 41

Rescue continues in Taiwan after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocked the southern part of the…

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Tennis champion-turned weightlifting coach defies traditions in Cairo
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Tennis champion-turned weightlifting coach defies traditions in Cairo

A former tennis and swimming champion in Egypt is defying convention after she put aside…

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Zuma’s lawyers: public protector report was binding
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Zuma’s lawyers: public protector report was binding

Lawyers for South Africa’s President Zuma have told the court that he accepts he must…

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Kenyan health officials brace for possible cases of Zika virus
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Kenyan health officials brace for possible cases of Zika virus

The Zika outbreak is rapidly moving up the agenda in East Africa. Health officials in…

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