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How Angola ‘princess’ lost her oil crown

On Oct. 6, with the dust still settling on Angola’s first change of power in 38 years, new President João Lourenço sat down with...

Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe: sources

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part...

Moving to cities has lifted over 300,000 South Africans out of...

Ivan Turok and Justin Visagie | Human Sciences Research Council Migration to cities has helped many South Africans to escape extreme poverty, even in tumultuous times. This is...

South Africa’s NUM union signs three-year wage deal in coal sector

South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has agreed a three-year wage agreement with coal producers, averting a sector-wide strike that could have impacted...

South Africa to stabilise debt in next year’s budget: Gigaba

South Africa will implement spending cuts of 25 billion rand ($1.8 billion) and raise revenue by 15 billion rand in next year’s budget to...

Gold mining firms set aside $360MN for S.Africa silicosis law suit

Six gold mining firms, including Anglo American, have made a 5 billion rand ($361 million) provision to settle a class action law suit with...
Facebook to launch satellite to expand Internet access in Africa

Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive

Facebook will open a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday marking a new era for a country dominated by Robert...

Africans must move beyond aid and not be ‘beggars of the...

Africa should move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth and prosperity and move to an era of mutual respect with Western...

South African Millennials Stand for Globalism and Want to Shape the...

Hikmet Ersek | The Western Union Company South African millennials are amongst those from 15 countries who are united by a belief in globalisation; want the...

China says it respects Mugabe’s decision to resign

China said on Wednesday that it respects Robert Mugabe’s decision to resign as Zimbabwe’s president, a week after the African country’s army and Mugabe’s...

Op-Ed: Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests,...

Enock C. Mudzamiri | University of South Africa November 2017 will go down in the history of Zimbabwe as the beginning of the end of...
Diamond industry still buoyant for Rockwell Diamonds

De Beers orders $142 million Namibian diamond mining ship

Anglo American’s diamond unit De Beers has ordered a new $142 million diamond mining ship as part of its strategy to grow its offshore...
S.Africa's Harmony Gold swings into quarterly profit

Mali says gold mining revenues increased 14% in 2016

Gold mining revenues in Mali increased by 14 percent in 2016 to 280 billion CFA francs ($505 million), Mines Minister Tiemoko Sangare said on...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to return home today – ZANU-PF official

Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home...

All eyes on the ‘Crocodile’ as Zimbabwe’s Mugabe resigns

When Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president in front of 12,000 baying party members in 2014, Emmerson Mnangagwa sat quietly in the...
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Coal mines could have a role to play in the transition...

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Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe resigns: Speaker of Parliament

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, shortly after parliament began an impeachment process to end his nearly four decades of rule. Wild jubilation...

Zimbabwe’s parliament starts impeachment process against Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s parliament began an impeachment process against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday that looks set to bring his domination of a country he has...
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