Africa - News Headlines

S African company pulling out of natural gas to liquid fuels
November 24th, 2017. 6:37 PM

A South African energy and chemical company says it's dropping plans for a $11 billion to $14 billion U.S. plant to convert natural gas to liquid fuels, and is pulling out of Canadian shale

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China's CEFC denies links to alleged Africa bribery plot
November 21st, 2017. 11:20 PM

Chinese energy company denies links to alleged bribery scheme in Africa

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French prime minister in Morocco to boost trade, cooperation
November 16th, 2017. 4:11 AM

France's prime minister is in Morocco to try to reinvigorate trade with the North African kingdom, as the former French protectorate increasingly positions itself as an economic pillar of Africa

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NAACP warns African-Americans against travel on American Air
October 25th, 2017. 5:40 PM

Citing a pattern of disturbing incidents, NAACP warns African-Americans about flying on American Airlines

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NAACP warns African-Americans against travel on American Air
October 25th, 2017. 9:16 AM

Citing a 'disturbing trend' of incidents, NAACP warns African-Americans about flying on American Airlines

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UK probes alleged money laundering link to South Africa
October 19th, 2017. 8:02 AM

UK authorities are investigating allegations that British banks inadvertently acted as conduits for money laundering linked to corruption in South Africa

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Exhibition explores African design as agent of change
October 12th, 2017. 9:59 AM

An exhibition opening in Atlanta encourages visitors to look at Africa through new eyes

Exhibition explores African design as agent of change
Russian prime minister strikes energy deals in Morocco
October 11th, 2017. 5:29 PM

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a string of energy, military and other deals with Morocco during a North Africa tour

Russian prime minister strikes energy deals in Morocco
DuVernay, LL Cool J to receive Harvard W.E.B. Du Bois medals
September 18th, 2017. 4:05 PM

"Selma" director Ava DuVernay and rapper LL Cool J are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African-American history and culture

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Uber says South Africa must do more to stop taxi violence
September 12th, 2017. 6:16 AM

Uber says South Africa must do more to stop taxi violence against its drivers

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Tunisian leader asks citizens to make 'shared sacrifices'
September 11th, 2017. 4:09 PM

Tunisia's prime minister has called on citizens to "join hands" to defeat not just terrorism but economic obstacles threatening the North African country's budding democracy

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Venezuelan president wraps up Algeria trip with talks on oil
September 11th, 2017. 3:38 PM

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said at the end of a two-day visit to Algeria Monday that his country and the North African nation were working to achieve "equitable" oil prices

Venezuelan president wraps up Algeria trip with talks on oil
Uber urges South Africa to curb taxi driver violence
September 8th, 2017. 5:09 AM

Uber urges South Africa to curb taxi driver violence after car set on fire in Johannesburg

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Amazon launches African-American video-on-demand service
September 5th, 2017. 1:06 PM

Amazon is launching Brown Sugar, a subscription video-on-demand service that features what it calls the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all time.

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Nigeria, South Africa say they are out of recession
September 5th, 2017. 12:06 PM

2 leading African economies, Nigeria and South Africa, say they have emerged from recession

Nigeria, South Africa say they are out of recession
Prominent PR firm Bell Pottinger thrown out of trade body
September 5th, 2017. 8:07 AM

Bell Pottinger has been thrown out of Britain's public relations trade body for a controversial campaign in South Africa

Prominent PR firm Bell Pottinger thrown out of trade body
Ethiopian Airlines says negotiating to take over Arik Air
August 30th, 2017. 9:32 AM

Africa's largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, says negotiating to take over Nigeria's Arik Air

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Qatar crisis shakes East Africa, a home to Gulf militaries
August 30th, 2017. 3:36 AM

Though far-removed from the Gulf, East Africa has been shaken by the Arab diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar

Qatar crisis shakes East Africa, a home to Gulf militaries
Few bidders in online sale of South African rhino horn
August 26th, 2017. 12:38 PM

Few bidders in online sale of South African rhino horn as debate over domestic trade continues

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British American Tobacco investigated for alleged bribes
August 1st, 2017. 7:55 AM

The British government is investigating British American Tobacco, the maker Dunhill and Lucky Strike cigarettes, for allegedly paying bribes in East Africa

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