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2012-02-27 08:21:26 Nation Attracts U.S. $3 Billion in Oil Investments [East African] Uganda's "oil rush" has attracted an estimated $3 billion in exploration investments since 2006, with companies channelling funds towards prospecting for more recoverable oil deposits as the country seeks to prolong the life span of its commercially viable deposits, currently estimated to last from 20-40 years.

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Wednesday, 09-02-15, 15:41Cameroon's Media Landscape Is Bereaved[Cameroon Tribune] Sylvanus Ezieh, a journalist with the Guardian Post was found dead in his bedroom last Monday."RIP", "Oops too bad, what is life?" "Spoke with you last Friday, we joked as usual, and now they say you have gone. Where to Sylvanus Ezieh?", "The sun has set at noon! I am told Sylvanus Ezieh is no more. I remained speechless and motionless since I got news of his demise. I was with him in Buea last Thursday. Rest in Peace my brother." These are some of the timeline messages written on the facebook page of Sylv
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 14:45Culture Minister Donates Musical Instruments to Novatos DA Ilha Band[ANGOP] Luanda -Culture minister Rosa Cruz e Silva is donating this Wednesday several musical instruments to the Novatos da Ilha band.
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 14:44Water Shortage Hits Princess Marina[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Low or unavailability of water has forced Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) to prioritise patients requiring operations, thus giving priority to emergency patients as well as urgent cases.
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 14:40Security for KZN Reed Dance Women Stepped Up[News24Wire] Safety concerns ahead of the annual Reed Dance in KwaZulu-Natal have been highlighted following the death of 65 young women on their way to the annual Swazi Reed Dance at the weekend.
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 14:39Statement of the Spokersperson On the Sentencing of the Al Jazeerah Journalists in Egypt[PR Newswire] Brussels -Today's sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed represents a setback for freedom of expression in Egypt.

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