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The Gang War Ravaging the Cape Flats Communities on the Cape Flats in the city of Cape Town say police have lost control of gang violence. Dozens of people have been killed in turf battles since the start of the year and the government is now preparing to deploy the army to clamp down on …

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Spies and other Files as Zuma Appears at the Zondo Commission Former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corruption allegations that he is the victim of a plot by foreign intelligence agencies to seek his downfall. Speaking on the first day of five days of testimony, Zuma denied he had presided over …

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Beyonce Enlists African Artists and Producers for ‘The Lion King: The Gift’ Album     In connection with the release of Disney’s much-anticipated ‘Lion King’ film, Beyonce has curated an album heavily influenced by the sounds of Africa and including numerous African artists. Spirit, is part of The Lion King: The Gift album produced by the …

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[OPINION] Do Advertisers and Brands Get ROI at Afcon? At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of  almost empty stadiums is a powerful narrative. Official broadcast camera crews have done a creative job minimizing the visual gaps of empty seats. But wide camera angles reveal the obvious … a lack …

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Cautious Optimism for Ebola Vaccine Two experimental Ebola drugs have been found to be effective in treating the strain of the deadly virus responsible for the deaths of more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to new research published on Tuesday. Laura McMullan, a microbiologist at the US Centers for Disease …

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The French Connection in the Libyan Crisis France has denied breaching a UN arms embargo after four of its anti-tank missiles were found on a base loyal to a rogue Libyan general. The country’s defence ministry says the “unusable” US-made Javelin missiles were never intended to be passed to any group, and were due to …

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Egypt Goes after Christie’s for Auction of Its Relic The country has instructed a law firm in the UK to file a civil suit over the sale last week of a Tutankhamun bust. The sculpture of the pharaoh was bought for $6m at Christie’s auction house in London, despite Egypt warning it was probably stolen …

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Top 10 Countries To Invest In Africa Painting Africa with the same economic brush is always a mistake; the Africa Rising narrative has cooled down since growth lost momentum in some countries and investors have become more strategic with chasing investment deals. Egypt remains the most appealing for investors, according to RMB’s Where to Invest …

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The WAV 2019: 10 Artists Shaping the Future of South African Music     Take a listen to the South African artists who are reshaping the local music scene with their innovative approaches and genre-bending styles. Artists such as Sjava, Anatii and Mashayabhuqe KaMamba, among many others have managed to make contemporary sounding music infused with …

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Africa.com Interviews Grey Jabesi on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain In Africa Grey Jabesi is a 24-year-old African entrepreneur, blockchain enthusiast, cryptocurrency evangelist, analyst and investor. He an autodidact who maintains the company of some of the best minds in business and tech, he takes a practical approach to knowledge and experience building, always with a focus …

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