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South Africa: ANC Takes Early Lead with Over 60%

South Africa's ruling African National Congress looks likely to hold onto its 60 per cent majority. That's after the country went to the polls...

Chinese Premier: Trade with Africa will Double by 2020

  Trade volume with Africa will double by 2020, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told the African Union at the start of his week-long visit to...

DRC Soldiers Sentenced for Rape and Murder

A military court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has sentenced two soldiers to life in prison for rape and murder. At least 97...

Rival Parties Making Inroad in ANC Stronghold

One city that's going to be a focus in these elections is Port Elizabeth, on South Africa's south-east coast. It's long-been a stronghold for...

China Brings Jobs to Ethiopia

Ethiopia has been a major beneficiary of Chinese investment. Thousands of jobs have been created in the manufacturing sector. And shoe-making is one of...

Global Protesters Call for Release of Nigerian Girls

More than 220 Nigerian school girls were  kidnapped in the middle of the night by a suspected Islamic terrorist organization. Some of the girls...

South Africa Has Between 2 and 3 Million Licensed Firearms

Pistorius's ongoing trial has raised many wider societal issues - one of which is gun ownership. South Africa has between 2 and 3 million...

Zuma Shrugs off Nkandla Corruption Reports

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has been defending himself against corruption allegations.The country goes to the polls on Wednesday and some analysts predict the...

Land-Locked Ethiopia Gets First Expressway

As a land-locked country, Ethiopia depends heavily on its domestic road transportation. And, with the help of China, it now has its first expressway....
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