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Uneducated Girl Population is Impoverishing Africa

Quality education is crucial for realising the SDGs According to a report released by ONE this week, African countries are losing billions of dollars for not addressing the gender gap in

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South Africa weighs reimposing corruption charges on Zuma

In 2016, Zuma was ordered to repay $24m to the public purse for upgrades to his personal residence that judges said showed he had disrespected the constitution A South African court will rule

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Africa's pay-TV subscriptions hit 23.7m

Related Shittu puts ICT sector investment at $60bn 2 hours ago  Telecoms Seandovi decries companies’ slow pace to cyber defence 2 hours ago  Technology Data centre services boom

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The future of Africa is trade

Business CorrespondentSUB-SAHARAN Africa is, today, the second fastest growing region in the world – and home to some of the most exciting emerging markets on the planet, according to

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South Africa Budget Target a Tough Task, Finance Minister Says

South Africa’s Treasury has a lot of work to do to maintain the nation’s budget and spending framework, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said. “In the period in which we are,

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Fall Armyworm Arrives in Africa on the Heels of Climate Change

Tobias Okwara is a farmer in Kayoro Parish in southeastern Uganda. In the midst of a long drought that began in May 2016, he and his neighbors got together to discuss what to do. Food was

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5 Nigerians hospitalised after attack by South Africa police

Adetola Olubajo The Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA) says it has protested the alleged beating of five Nigerians, a day after the killing of 25-year-old Olamilekan Badmus, by Police in

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Africa's Indian Retail King Plans To Open 40 New Supermarkets

I chronicle Africa’s success stories and track its richest people Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Choppies Enterprises, a budget retailer founded by Motswana

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Again 5 Nigerians hospitalised after attack by S/Africa police

The Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA) says it has protested alleged beating of five Nigerians, a day after the killing of Mr Olamilekan Badmus, 25-year-old native of Ogun, by Police in South

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Starbucks South Africa Rollout Plan Curbed by Funding Needs

South Africa’s first Starbucks store, in Johannesburg. Starbucks Corp. South Africa operator Taste Holdings Ltd. plans to finalize a way to free up cash over the next four weeks as the

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Nigerians in South Africa protest over cruel treatment

Xenophobia-Attacks The Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA) says it has protested alleged beating of five Nigerians, a day after the killing of Mr Olamilekan Badmus, 25-year-old native of Ogun, by

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Africa: Mbalula Reveals 14.5 Percent Increase in Child Murders in South Africa

press releaseBy Dianne Kohler Barnard MP Please find attached English soundbite by the DA Deputy Shadow Minister of Police, Dianne Kohler Barnard MP. Also attached, is a Zulu soundbite. It has

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Africa's political elites have built the same wealth plundering structures as the colonialists

The story of corruption in Africa is not new: tens of millions of dollars missing from Kenya’s ministry of health; billions in mining exports never reaching government coffers in the DR

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Votes pouring in for our Mrs Africa hopeful

Becoming a wife and mother has not stopped Yonela Jindela from becoming an influential beauty queen. CHARITY FOCUS: Wife and mother Yonela Jindela believes that serving others is a way of life.

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South Africa: Gambari tasks NASS on solution to killing of Nigerians

National Assembly Abuja Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has urged the National Assembly to seek aggressive measures in addressing the

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'Toughest places for girls to get an education': Africa gets 9 slots in top 10

A development campaign group, ONE, has disclosed that countries in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a ranking of places unfavourable for the girl child to get an education. The One report released on

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World Travel Awards Africa winners revealed

KIGALI, RWANDA – Rwanda has taken the top title at the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017. On a night of high drama in host city, Kigali, the Land of a Thousand Hills was

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Western Cape hotel named as South Africa's top Wine Country Hotel

Image Credits: Supplied The World Travel Awards are voted for by consumers and the tourism sector. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, congratulated Leeu Estates on being

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