Africa - News Headlines

South Africa's president says mining key to reviving economy
February 5th, 2019  11:12 AM

South Africa's president says mining key to reviving economy; opposition wants nationalization

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Poles protest govt plan for mass slaughter of wild boars
January 9th, 2019  1:00 PM

Thousands of Poles are protesting a government plan to hold a massive slaughter of wild boars as a way to stop the spread of the deadly African swine fever among farm pigs

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Wanted by US, former Mozambican official appears in SA court
January 8th, 2019  8:36 AM

Wanted by US, former Mozambican official in South African court over $2B loan scandal

Wanted by US, former Mozambican official appears in SA court
Tunisian police, protesters clash again over unemployment
December 27th, 2018  11:45 AM

Protesters have clashed with police forces for a third consecutive night in several parts of Tunisia after a journalist set himself on fire to denounce the deep economic problems engulfing the North African nations

Tunisian police, protesters clash again over unemployment
Police, protesters clash again in Tunisia over unemployment
December 27th, 2018  7:43 AM

Protesters have clashed with police forces for a third consecutive night in several parts of Tunisia after a journalist set himself on fire to denounce the deep economic problems engulfing the North African nations

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EU officials, firms meet African leaders to talk investment
December 18th, 2018  3:38 AM

European officials and companies are meeting in Vienna with African leaders for talks on increasing investment in the continent

EU officials, firms meet African leaders to talk investment
South Africa power cuts hurt economy even as recession ends
December 4th, 2018  7:47 AM

South Africa's latest power cuts hurt economy, even as months-long recession ends

South Africa power cuts hurt economy even as recession ends
AP names Johnson all-formats news director in Europe, Africa
November 29th, 2018  11:05 AM

The Associated Press has named Anna Johnson as its next news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists who has experience reporting from around the world to lead its coverage of two continents

AP names Johnson all-formats news director in Europe, Africa
South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector
November 23rd, 2018  3:10 PM

South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector as Juba tries to end civil war

Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth
Swine fever adds to China's economic headaches
November 23rd, 2018  6:13 AM

African swine fever adds to China's challenges amid trade fight with Trump

Swine fever adds to China's economic headaches
First African-American top network executive exiting ABC
November 16th, 2018  8:08 PM

Channing Dungey, the first African-American executive to lead a broadcast network, is stepping down

Channing Dungey
Morocco unveils Africa's first ever high speed train line
November 15th, 2018  11:40 AM

French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI are inaugurating his country's first high-speed rail line in Morocco, the first ever high speed train in in the African continent

Morocco unveils Africa's first ever high speed train line
Main suspect in Danish fraud case arrested in South Africa
November 5th, 2018  3:25 AM

A Danish woman considered the main suspect in a fraud case that caused a Danish government welfare agency to lose at least 111 million kroner ($17 million) has been arrested in South Africa

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Man arrested in South Africa in Denmark fraud case
November 1st, 2018  10:17 AM

Denmark's top prosecution authority says a Danish man has been arrested in South Africa, suspected of having played a key role in a fraud case involving least 111 million-kroner ($17 million) that targeted a Danish government welfare agency

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African leaders meet in Germany at development summit
October 30th, 2018  1:51 PM

Chancellor Angela Merkel met with a group of African leaders, international organizations and corporate heads to promote a program launched under the German Group of 20 presidency last year designed to encourage private investment in Africa

African leaders meet in Germany at development summit
Africa not creating enough jobs for booming youth population
October 29th, 2018  8:56 PM

African nations not creating enough jobs for booming youth population even as economies grow, report says

Africa not creating enough jobs for booming youth population
In Africa, praise for Saudi Arabia reveals diplomatic dance
October 24th, 2018  6:35 AM

In Africa, praise for Saudi Arabia reveals a diplomatic dance; 'confident in Saudi justice'

Mohammed bin Salman, Abdullah II, Demeke Mekonnen
US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs
October 16th, 2018  10:38 AM

President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum are jeopardizing an export deal with South Africa worth millions of dollars to American chicken farmers

US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs
South Africa's president urged to testify in graft probe
October 10th, 2018  5:16 AM

South Africa's president urged to testify in corruption probe as economy wobbles

South Africa's president urged to testify in graft probe
South African finance minister resigns after graft testimony
October 9th, 2018  11:54 AM

South Africa's finance minister resigns after testifying in corruption inquiry

Nhlanhla Nene

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