Tag Archives: Geography of Africa

26Apr/15

U.S. returns smuggled artifacts to Egypt

Egypt receives a collection of 123 ancient Egyptian antiquities that were smuggled to the United States.

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20Apr/15

Peace and security will be consolidated in South Africa, foreign minister says

South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says peace and security will be consolidated after a wave of anti-immigrant violence, as she visits Indonesia for the Asian-African conference.

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20Apr/15

April 2015 worst month for loss of life in Mediterranean, UNHCR says

With the death toll from Sunday’s migrant boat disaster off the coast of Libya uncertain but likely to be the highest in modern times, the UNHCR says April 2015 is the worst month for loss of life in the Mediterranean.
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14Apr/15

South Africa anti-foreigner violence spreads to centre of Durban

Police fire rubber bullets as a wave of anti-foreigner violence that has killed four people in and around the South African city of Durban in recent days spreads to the town centre.
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19Mar/15

Tunisia attack: Gunmen kill 17 tourists at National Bardo Museum

(Next Media) – At least two assault rifle-wielding gunmen killed 17 foreign tourists visiting a museum in Tunisia on Wednesday, the worst terrorist attack in the African country since 2002.
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11Mar/15

Missing sprinter from Sierra Leone sleeping rough in London

A sprinter from Sierra Leone, who disappeared after competing in last year’s Commonwealth Games, talks about sleeping rough in London and how he has tried to take his own life.

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11Mar/15

Grape expectations: Castel eyes Africa

(Reuters Business Report) – The French.

Born with a nose for wine – and an uncanny ability to sniff out a vintage.

Even when they’re in Ethiopia.
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10Mar/15

Zambians express concern over president’s health

Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu will seek treatment abroad to correct a narrowing of the food pipe that caused him to fall ill on Sunday. Zambians, who lost former president Michael Sata when he died in October last year after an illness are especially concerned about Lungu’s health.
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08Mar/15

Female entrepreneur takes her Nigerian online fashion store to Africa’s top business lists

Ahead of World Women’s Day on March 8, we celebrate Africa’s women in business. Nigerian entrepreneur Honey Ogundeyi started Fashpa – an online shopping platform with one of the widest selections of fashionable clothes and accessories, just over a year ago. She was recently listed by Forbes among one of ten top emerging entrepreneurs in Africa for 2015.
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