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South Africa’s President Zuma ‘sacks’ finance minister

By at March 30, 2017 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

South Africa’s President Zuma ‘sacks’ finance minister

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after days of speculation that rocked the country's markets, reports say. Local media report that several other ministers have been fired in what is seen as a major cabinet reshuffle. Earlier this week, President Zuma recalled Mr Gordhan from planned events in the UK and US. Mr Zuma is more...

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Africa Headline News

By at March 30, 2017 | 10:22 pm | 0 Comment

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 World/Africa: Lack of clean water poses extra threat to millions facing famine: UN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Nearly 27 million people in countries facing famine - Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen - do not have access to safe water, which can be as deadly to severely malnourished children as a lack of food, the U.N. children's more...

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Mohammed Anas: Ghana’s viral footballer denies having girlfriend

By at March 21, 2017 | 10:36 pm | 0 Comment

Mohammed Anas: Ghana’s viral footballer denies having girlfriend

A footballer whose post-match interview went viral after he thanked his wife and girlfriend has denied being unfaithful. Ghanaian Mohammed Anas, of South Africa's Free State Stars, told the BBC he was referring to his daughter. "My family knows that I call my daughter my girlfriend. That's what I was talking about. I don't have a girlfriend," he said. Anas said he was more...

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France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen visits Chad

By at March 21, 2017 | 10:21 pm | 0 Comment

France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen visits Chad

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right Front National (FN) party, is making a rare visit to Africa, a party official said. She is in Chad to meet French soldiers based there as part of the Barkhane anti-terrorism force. Chadian opposition parties say she should have been banned from visiting describing her as a champion of "fascist" more...

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Libya force accused of killing Benghazi captives

By at March 21, 2017 | 10:15 pm | 0 Comment

Libya force accused of killing Benghazi captives

Libya's eastern-based self-styled army says it is investigating abuses allegedly committed by its fighters in the city of Benghazi. It comes after several videos were posted online showing its men killing captured fighters. The Libyan National Army (LNA) took over Benghazi's south-western district of Ghanfouda on Sunday following weeks of fighting. The graphic videos more...

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