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Kenyan doctors’ strike enters third month

Kenya’s poorest and frailest are most affected by the public sector doctors’ strike, which is entering its third month.

Arik Air goes into receivership

Arik Airline has been in a precarious situation largely attributable to its heavy financial debt burden

Forced evictions fuel African land disputes & hit investments

Pushing people off their land drives more conflict over land rights on the continent than any other factor.

Kumba sells loss-making iron ore mine to ArcelorMittal SA

Operations at the mine in northern South Africa ceased in September 2016 after a combination of factors, including high operating costs.

South Africa introduces $260 a month national minimum wage

Supporters of a minimum wage say it can stimulate growth as workers can spend more, as well as reducing inequality.

Madonna introduces newly adopted twin girls from Malawi

The singer, 58, was granted permission by Malawi's High Court this week to adopt the twin girls.

Regional force's mission in Gambia extended by three months

Barrow won a Dec. 1 election but Jammeh, who had ruled since seizing power in a coup in 1994, refused to step down.

Former PM Farmajo wins Somalia's presidential vote

Celebratory gunfire erupted across the city at his victory.