Africa - News Headlines

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

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Zinc-air batteries provide power in remote areas
September 26th, 2018  5:26 PM

Remote villages in Africa and Asia are receiving electricity using a little-known type of technology: zinc-air batteries

Zinc-air batteries provide power in remote areas
South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence
September 13th, 2018  6:04 AM

South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence; 'in crossfire on a daily basis'

South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence
'Relax': South African leader makes the case for land reform
September 11th, 2018  2:42 PM

'Relax': South Africa's leader makes the case for land reform, which inspired a Trump tweet

'Relax': South African leader makes the case for land reform
South Africa to probe state dealings with German firm SAP
September 6th, 2018  8:05 AM

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa authorizes investigations of alleged wrongdoing in the national water department's dealings with German software firm SAP

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China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa
September 3rd, 2018  7:39 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping is pledging $60 billion in loans, grants and investment for projects in Africa

China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa
China-Africa trade deficit prominent at conference
September 2nd, 2018  2:07 AM

African banker: Continent's leaders likely to press Beijing over trade deficit at conference this week

Nana Akufo-Addo, Xi Jinping
Air safety warnings around key African hub during strike
September 1st, 2018  5:31 PM

Air safety warnings around Ethiopia's capital, key African hub, as controllers strike

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Merkel wraps up Africa visit in Nigeria; a focus on migrants
August 31st, 2018  10:12 AM

Merkel wraps up Africa visit in Nigeria; continents' top economies talk migrants, investment

Merkel wraps up Africa visit in Nigeria; a focus on migrants
Merkel's Africa tour arrives in Ghana as migration a concern
August 30th, 2018  1:01 PM

Merkel's Africa tour arrives in Ghana as migration toward Europe remains a concern

Merkel's Africa tour arrives in Ghana as migration a concern
Merkel arrives for West Africa visit on business, migrants
August 29th, 2018  5:27 PM

Merkel arrives for 3-nation West Africa visit on economic development, migration

Merkel arrives for West Africa visit on business, migrants
Romanian president blasts gov't over swine fever response
August 29th, 2018  12:10 PM

Romania's president has blasted the government over the spread of African swine fever saying the outbreak was costing millions of euros and threatening thousands of jobs

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