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Op-Ed: Turning Mozambique’s ‘scandal’ into progress

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IN the so-called ‘Mozambique tuna scandal’ and $2bn debt...

America’s victimisation of a Lebanese ship merchant

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‘DID a Lebanese business executive harm anyone when he...

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Back to the 1980s General: Nigerian newspaper strips Buhari of ‘president’...

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A MAJOR news outlet in Nigeria says Muhammadu Buhari did not deserve the title of president, choosing to refer to him as General Muhammadu...

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Experts meet to validate African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Business Index

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PAN-AFRICAN trade experts are meeting December 10-11 to validate the methodology to produce the African...

Nigeria files fraud allegations in bid to overturn $9bn P&ID award

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LAWYERS for the Nigerian government on Friday filed ‘new and substantive’ allegations of fraud with...

South Africa moves step closer to land expropriation without payments

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PROPOSED changes to South Africa’s constitution to allow land to be expropriated without payment will...

Rwanda says partnership with PSG to boost tourism potential

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THE newly announced partnership between Rwanda and French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) will play...

Between a rock and a hard place: Africa struggles to distance itself from its colonial past

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SITTING in a bank of small countries on the west coast of Africa, Sierra Leone...

Ethiopia joins Alibaba trade platform

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ALIBABA, the Chinese e-commerce conglomerate, has extended its international trade platform to a second African...

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UN expert urges Ethiopia to stop internet shutdowns, revise hate speech...

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A SENIOR United Nations official urged Ethiopia on Monday to stop shutting off the internet without legal basis and revise a draft law meant...

Zimbabwe court appoints Mugabe daughter to identify his assets

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A COURT in Zimbabwe on Thursday appointed Robert Mugabe’s daughter to identify assets left by the late former leader so they can be distributed...

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UK judge dismisses charges against Charles Taylor’s ex-wife

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A BRITISH judge has dismissed a series of charges against Agnes Reeves Taylor, the former wife of jailed ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor. Reeves Taylor, 54, had been...

Gabon says Bongo’s son ‘competent’ for top presidential post

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THE Gabonese presidency has defended the recent appointment of the president’s son as a top presidential aide stressing that it was more for his...

Ethiopia PM ‘shuns’ media at upcoming Nobel Prize event, organisers worried

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THE director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute has called it ‘highly problematic’ that the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner won’t attend any event next...

Nairobi governor Mike Sonko arrested over graft

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KENYA detectives on Friday arrested Nairobi governor Mike Sonko over a series of economic crimes that include corruption and conflict of interest during his...

Nigerian senator jailed for 12 years for fraud totalling $21m

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A MEMBER of the Nigerian senate was on Thursday sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for a multi-billion naira fraud he committed while serving as...

Gabon shuffles cabinet amid corruption purge

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THE Gabonese cabinet has been reshuffled with allegations of corruption levelled at some of those now removed, including Noël Mboumba, who had held the...

Rape, murder and torture: Commission exposes Gambia ex-president’s alleged crimes

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A GAMBIAN truth commission has heard testimony that former president Yahya Jammeh was responsible for numerous grave crimes during his 22 years in office,...

Two ex-ministers, four others in Namibia’s fishrot scandal to spend Christmas in custody

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TWO former ministers and four others implicated in large-scale corruption in Namibia's fishing industry are expected to remain in police custody after abandoning a...

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe left behind $10 million, properties – state media

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ZIMBABWE’S late former leader Robert Mugabe left behind $10 million in the bank and some properties in the capital, but there is no will...

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