Africa - News Headlines

White House drops plan to cut Ebola funding
June 5th, 2018  4:35 PM

The White House has dropped a proposal to cut $252 million in leftover funding to fight Ebola in Africa as it tries to revive a $15 billion package of spending cuts that has stalled on Capitol Hill

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Tech, social media companies lagging in hiring blacks
May 4th, 2018  12:11 AM

The National Urban League is using its State of Black America report to highlight the gap in employment for African Americans in the technology and social media industry

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Miners in South Africa settle with firms over lung diseases
May 3rd, 2018  9:57 AM

Lawyers for gold miners in South Africa who got lung diseases while working underground over many decades reach a compensation agreement in their class action lawsuit against mining companies

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French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe
April 24th, 2018  8:32 AM

French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption in lucrative port deals in Africa

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Advocacy group: Exxon knew of corruption in oil deal
March 29th, 2018  6:39 PM

An anti-corruption group says Exxon Mobil struck a deal to drill off the coast of West Africa despite concerns about possible corruption

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African nations sign largest free trade agreement since WTO
March 21st, 2018  11:51 AM

African leaders sign largest free trade agreement since creation of World Trade Organization

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African leaders sign largest free trade agreement since creation of World Trade Organization
March 21st, 2018  8:41 AM

African leaders sign largest free trade agreement since creation of World Trade Organization

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Trophy hunters pack Trump wildlife protection board
March 16th, 2018  1:42 AM

A new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump's family

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Trump wildlife protection board stuffed with trophy hunters
March 15th, 2018  10:19 PM

A new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump's family

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DP World profits reach $1.2 billion as port operator expands
March 15th, 2018  8:35 AM

DP World's profits rose to nearly $1.2 billion in 2017 as port operator expands in India, Brazil, Horn of Africa

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China floods Africa with needed dollars, stoking US concern
March 9th, 2018  4:12 PM

The United States is sounding the alarm that the Chinese money flooding Africa comes with significant strings attached

China floods Africa with needed dollars, stoking US concern
China builds ambitiously in Africa, and US sounds the alarm
March 9th, 2018  12:44 AM

The United States is sounding the alarm that the Chinese money flooding Africa comes with major strings attached

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Trump administration once again lifts elephant trophy ban
March 6th, 2018  1:07 PM

The Trump administration has quietly decided once again to allow Americans to import the body parts of African elephants shot for sport, despite presidential tweets decrying the practice as a "horror show."

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South Africa's leader says 'no smash and grab' land reform
March 1st, 2018  9:54 AM

South Africa's new leader says land reform will be 'no smash and grab' and won't hurt economy

South Africa's leader says 'no smash and grab' land reform
Djibouti seizes control of DP World's container terminal
February 23rd, 2018  2:27 AM

Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal run by Dubai-based port operator DP World, the latest move in a long-running legal dispute in the East African nation over the facility

Djibouti seizes control of DP World's container terminal
Djibouti seizes control of DP World's container terminal
February 23rd, 2018  12:38 AM

Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal run by Dubai-based port operator DP World, the latest move in a long-running legal dispute in the East African nation over the facility

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South Africa's FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffle
February 21st, 2018  9:58 AM

South Africa's finance minister under scrutiny ahead of new president's Cabinet reshuffle

South Africa's FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffle
APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo
February 20th, 2018  7:10 PM

APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.

APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo
APNewsBreak: NY touts economy boom with South African photo
February 20th, 2018  6:00 PM

APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.

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Uber pulls out of Morocco amid tensions
February 20th, 2018  2:52 PM

Uber is pulling out of Morocco _ a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country's failure to reform its strict transport rules

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