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The popular South African city expects to see more than 4 million international overnight visit...
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A look at Mugabe and the lavish lifestyles of the continent's long-time leaders.
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A new exhibition in London's Gallery of African Art features a retrospective on the amazing tex...
Want to visit Tanzania, but you do not want to take the regular tourist routes? Check out Mafia...
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Intellectual Property - What Can Be Learnt From South Africa's "Please Call Me" Case[The Conversation Africa] Throughout history intellectual property has been a contested terrain. Recent legal disputes involving big companies such as Apple and Samsung have brought the subject down to an everyday conversation. read more...
Race, Poverty and Inequality - Black First Land First Claims Fact-Checked[Africa Check] Former member of parliament, Andile Mngxitama, made several claims about race, poverty and inequality in South Africa in a recent article on behalf of the Black First Land First movement. Africa Check found three to be in the right ballpark, while two were incorrect. read more...
Survivors Fight for Air On 'Boat of Death' Off Libya[UNHCR] Palermo -Abdel pushed his face up to the cracks between the wooden floorboards, gasping for air. read more...
Journalist Assassinated in Maputo[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican journalist Paulo Machava, the editor of the daily electronic newssheet "Diario de Noticias", was shot dead by unknown assailants on Friday morning in central Maputo, on the corner of Vladimir Lenin and Agostinho Neto Avenues. read more...
Diamonds Lose Their Bling in Zimbabwe[Zimbabwe Independent] THE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much as 56% between 2013 and 2014 to US$238,6 million as the country's precious stone seems to be losing its shine. read more...
Jumia Launches the "Home Week" in CĂ´te d'Ivoire[AMA] Abijan -The biggest online sale of home appliances read more...
Fair Enough but ...[The Point] The Independent Electoral Commission's re-demarcation of big electoral constituencies is fair enough, as proper demarcation of the electoral constituencies not only guarantees fair elections, but would also ensure proper representation of the people. read more...



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