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US-Africa Summit: Big opportunity or just another talk-shop?

US-Africa Summit: Big opportunity or just another talk-shop?By J. BROOKS SPECTOR The US-Africa Leaders Summit that may bring together as many as fifty African heads of government in Washington with Barack Obama is due to start in a few days. … Sigue leyendo

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4 investors eye sugar estates

FOUR foreign investors have expressed interest in setting up sugar plantations in Luapula province at an estimated cost of over US$1.2 billion to create over four thousands of jobs, provincial permanent secretary Chanda Kasolo has disclosed. Comparte

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Malawi: poll marred by ‘rigging’

Malawi poll marred by ‘rigging’- 22 May 2014 Last updated at 16:34 GMT Malawi’s elections were marred by “serious irregularities”, including computer-hacking, President Joyce Banda says, as one of her ministers kills himself. Read more and find photos: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-27515684   … Sigue leyendo

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Burundian women are banging the drums

For the first time in history, Burundian women have taken up playing traditional drums. While some Burundian men regard the phenomenon as a positive step towards gender equality, for others it is an insult to the country’s culture and history. … Sigue leyendo

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Hundreds of Zimbabweans caught daily trying to escape into South Africa

The economic meltdown is driving hundreds of Zimbabweans into South Africa every day, amid reports that authorities are struggling to police illegal crossing points.By Nomalanga Moyo, as published by our partner SW Radio Africa Immigration authorities at Beitbridge in the … Sigue leyendo

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Trouble in the Kivu’s

8 Feb Trouble in the Kivu’sAbout M23, ADF-Nalu, the FDLRAccording to some of my sources at the frontline in North-Kivu the FARDC is doing rather well for the moment in the battle against the ADF-Nalu, a militia of Ugandan rebels … Sigue leyendo

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Some thoughts and facts about the ongoing crisis in the DRC (Part 1) 7 Feb

Some thoughts and facts about the ongoing crisis in the DRC (Part 1) Trouble in Katanga ……………Nothing seems very logic in the DRC: the soft boiling Congolese kettle of small scale wars in the east and in the south of … Sigue leyendo

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It is By suspected that they were kidnapped and taken back to Rwanda where they are wanted for trial by the Kigali government.

Posted Saturday, February 8 2014 at 02:00In SummaryRISDEL KASASIRA &Fredrick MUSISI It is By suspected that they were kidnapped and taken back to Rwanda where they are wanted for trial by the Kigali government. Two Rwandan dissidents who had been … Sigue leyendo

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World Bank Indefinitely Postpones Inga 3 Project

World Bank Indefinitely Postpones Inga 3 ProjectInternational Rivers press releaseFebruary 5, 2014 The World Bank has just made a surprise decision to indefinitelypostpone the board discussion of its support for the huge Inga 3 Dam inthe Democratic Republic of Congo. … Sigue leyendo

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The challenges of boosting Tanzania’s rice production

BBC | 23 December 2013The challenges of boosting Tanzania’s rice productionBy Marie Keyworth Business reporter, BBC World Service, TanzaniaBy the end of this century there are set to be four times as many people to feed in Africa as there … Sigue leyendo

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