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2012-02-28 13:20:38 Kenaf-Based Building Material Shows Promise [SciDev.Net] Ouagadougou - Researchers from Burkina Faso and France have developed a low-cost construction material made of clay and sand mixed with fibres from the kenaf plant.

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Wednesday, 10-07-15, 12:48Happy Birthday Desmond Tutu![News24Wire] South Africans have taken to social media to wish Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu a happy birthday.
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 12:48Investigative Journalism Inevitable[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Media in Botswana has been commended for going an extra mile in keeping the nation informed and holding people accountable.
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 12:45Govt Blocks Nigerian Prophet Who Said Mugabe Would Die[News24Wire] Security agents in Zimbabwe allegedly detained two Nigerian pastors and blocked their leader, Chris Okafor - who last year prophesied President Robert Mugabe's death - from entering the country, reports said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 12:40Fastjet Secures Licence[News24Wire] Africa-focused budget airline fastjet has secured an airline operator licence in Zimbabwe, with the country's civil aviation authority giving it the nod for domestic and international flights into and out of the country.
Wednesday, 10-07-15, 12:39Zimbabwean Hawkers Convicted of Illegal Trading[New Era] Four Zimbabweans arrested by the Namibian Police (NamPol) at Walvis Bay for illegally selling goods were convicted of illegal trading when they appeared in the Walvis Bay Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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