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Zimbabwe mining minister invites De Beers, Vast Resources to return

HARARE/LONDON - De Beers and Vast Resources will be allowed to explore for diamonds in Zimbabwe, which would make them the first listed companies...

Airbus staff error led to fatal Mali copter crash – German official

BERLIN - The fatal crash of a German armed forces helicopter in Mali last year was caused by the failure of mechanics from manufacturer...

Kenya releases new look currency

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – Kenya has released new banknotes and coins with their public circulation to begin on Wednesday. The new currency also sports...

Nigerian opposition candidate absent from election accord ceremony

ABUJA - Nigeria's main opposition candidate did not attend an event on Tuesday to sign an election agreement stating a commitment to hold a...

Zim’s chief prosecutor in hot water over Biti trial message

HARARE, 11 December 2018 - Zimbabwe’s chief prosecutor Michael Reza – forced to recuse himself from the ongoing trial of MDC Alliance MP Tendai...

Mnangagwa says outcome of Motlanthe report into post-election shootings is a public matter

HARARE, December 10 - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to make public the report by the former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of...

MDC Alliance’s Biti pleads not guilty in Harare court

HARARE, December 10 - The trial of Zimbabwe's opposition party the MDC Alliance's deputy national chairperson Tendai Biti commenced on Monday with the 53-year-old...

Egypt aims to kickstart African trade as it takes AU chair

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - Egypt is promoting itself as a linchpin for intra-African trade and a model of economic reform as it prepares to...

Kenyan finance minister welcomes NIC Bank, CBA merger talks

NAIROBI - Merger talks between NIC Bank and Commercial Bank of Africa were welcome because a deal would help strengthen the financial sector, Kenya's...

Somali blast kills two generals and seven guards

MOGADISHU - Nine Somali soldiers including two generals were killed on Thursday by a blast just outside the capital Mogadishu, militants and an army...


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