Saturday, 28th November 2020


Police reopen cases of post-2007 polls violence

Kenya on Monday announced the reopening of cases surrounding violence in the wake of the 2007 general elections in light of victims claiming new threats to their lives.

During the violence, over 1,000 people were killed in ethnic clashes and over half a million internally displaced.

Speaking in the capital Nairobi, George Kinoti Kinoti, head of the…

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Trafigura enters artisanal cobalt offtake with DRC government body

Commodities trader Trafigura and local government body Entreprise Générale du Cobalt (EGC) have penned an offtake agreement specifically for the supply of artisanal cobalt in a deal designed to concurrently formalize the sector.

This could make artisanally mined cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a more attractive prospect to…

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Africa needs more than G20 offers to address looming debt crisis

African countries face another debt crisis and will need more long-term help than the latest G20 debt plan offers them to ward off trouble and keep much-needed investments coming in, according to policymakers, analysts and investors.

Approximately 40 percent of sub-Saharan African countries were in or at risk of debt distress even before this…

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Botswana to Reopen Borders to Public Transport

Botswana will relax public cross-border transport operations starting next week Tuesday, says the country’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Thulaganyo Segokgo.

Segokgo announced Sunday that this was being done ahead of the busy festive season.

Segokgo said the routes to be serviced include South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


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White farmers returning to once-seized land

Zimbabwe’s dispossessed white farmers are trickling back to their land, this time as tenants to Black farmers, officials from the country’s governing and opposition parties claimed Monday.

In an interview with Anadolu Agency, George Makombe, a top official of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party and liberation…

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