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  • Samsung to build TV plant in S. Africa

    Asia News Network - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Beleaguered by the challenges posed by its Chinese rivals coupled with worsening profits, Samsung Electronics is making efforts to cut costs by expanding its overseas production lines. According to ...

  • The Gambia Activists mark 20 years of iron-fisted repression

    Amnesty International - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Gambian government must abolish the laws and iron fisted practices that have resulted in two decades of widespread human rights violations, Amnesty International said as it joined forces with ...

  • 9-year-old boy remarries woman 62 in South Africa

    Times of India - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A couple in South Africa have taken the May-December relationship paradigm to the extreme by wedding for a second time - despite the 53-year age gap separating them. But the union between Saneie ...

  • Superstar “LAGBAJA” Taking African Music To A New Height By Dr. Wumi Akintide

    Sahara Reporters - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Lagbaja's name in real life is Bisade Ologunde. The young man born and raised in Lagos began his music career in 1991. He is one hell of a Yoruba man whose real picture posted on the Internet ...

  • Seven killed in clashes in Libya’s Benghazi

    Irish Times - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Islamist militants attacked an army base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi yesterday, triggering fierce clashes involving helicopters and jets that killed at least seven people and wounded 40 ...

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  • Emaciated children suggest looming famine in South Sudan

    Irish Times - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A surge in the number of emaciated children arriving at a feeding centre in Leer, a muddy rebel-held town in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity State, is fuelling fears that the world's newest ...

  • South Sudan on the brink of famine as fighting rages on

    CBC News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A surge in the number of emaciated children arriving at a feeding centre in Leer, a muddy rebel-held town in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity State, is fuelling fears that the world's newest ...

  • Clashes in Libya’s Benghazi kill 16 injure 81

    Infowars Ireland - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Fighting broke out on Monday, when militants attacked an army base and clashed with government troops and forces loyal to retired General Khalifa Haftar. Haftar launched a military offensive in the ...

  • Australia grants permanent protection visa to teenager who fled Ethiopia

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The immigration minister has issued a permanent protection visa to an unaccompanied minor who fled Ethiopia and arrived in Australia by boat, in a major backflip that could have ramifications for ...

  • Cameroon Villagers Live in Terror of Nigerias Boko Haram

    NDTV - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Yaounde: In the villages that line the border with Nigeria, even those charged with protecting Cameroonians from Boko Haram fighters fear the fall of darkness."When night falls, we tremble. We ...

  • Rwanda International Trade fair attracts record number of exhibitors

    eTN - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Organized by the Private Sector Federation of Rwanda, the 17th edition of the Rwanda International Trade Show gets underway tomorrow in Kigali's Gikondo Expo Grounds. From July 23 until the ...

  • Rwandans expelled from Tanzania get new promise of life back home

    eTN - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    KIGALI, Rwanda - Ms Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave ...

  • Sudan no new churches allowed

    Catholic Culture - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The government of Sudan will not permit the construction of new Christian churches, the Fides news service reports. Government minister Shalil Abdallah told el Jareeda daily that the number of ...

  • 496 Rhino poached in South Africa this year

    eTB News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    With rhino poaching at an all-time high in Africa, one of these magnificent beasts is killed every nine hours. Working together with industry partners, &Beyond is bringing a message of hope ...

  • Ethiopia Latest Dreamliner of Ethiopian Named Taj Mahal

    All Africa - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Ethiopian Airlines has named its eighth 787 Dreamliner after the Taj Mahal, India's most famous monument. It is the first time that the airline has named an aircraft of its Dreamliner fleet ...

  • Ethiopia Ethiopias Loan Reimbursement Capacity Is Growing

    All Africa - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia, Mr. Guang Z. Chen says the reimbursement capacity of Ethiopia is continuing to improve. The Debt Sustainability Analysis of the World Bank has indicated ...

  • Kenya Gun Attack Claims Two More Lives in Mombasa 48 Hours After Likoni Shooting

    All Africa - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Two people have been confirmed dead and two others injured following a shooting incident in Sega bar, Majengo area of Mombasa county. The attackers are said to have been masked and walked into the ...

  • Uganda Uganda to Review Mining Laws

    All Africa - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has started the process of revising some clauses in the mining laws to attract the highly mobile capital and finance needed to establish a modern and ...

  • Ghana Ghana Workers Protest State of Economy

    All Africa - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Accra - MORE than 500 members of the Tema regional office of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) have staged a protest over the rising cost of living in Ghana. They said the ...

  • Uganda Hariss International Takes Over Sidels Production Lines

    All Africa - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Hariss International Limited, the African producer of mineral water and soft drinks has added two new complete PET lines from Sidel, a global provider of liquid packaging solutions. The company ...

  • Africa Experts Project U.S.$80 Billion FDI As U.S. Africa Forum Holds Aug 5

    AllAfrica.com - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies, will on August 5, 2014, hold the U.S.-Africa Business Forum to create a new platform for trade, accelerate job growth, and encourage ...

  • Congo M23 Down but Not Out

    World Press Review - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    When the M23 (March 23 Movement) marched into Goma, the regional capital of North Kivu, in November 2012, it marked perhaps the lowest point in the 15-year U.N. peacekeeping operation in the ...

  • Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying Review Lesotho Congo Benin take first-leg leads

    soccerway - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Lesotho, Congo and Benin will all take leads into the second legs of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying ties after wins on Sunday.Bushy Moletsane's goal midway through the second half was ...

  • As Africa considers war crimes court leaders want immunity

    Christian Science Monitor - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Only Botswana protested when African heads of state voted themselves free from prosecution for genocide and crimes against humanity in a proposed new 'Africa ...

  • Rival militias clashes in Libya kill 47

    The Statesman - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Associated Press Cairo, 21 July Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of the international airport in the capital, Tripoli, have killed 47 people over the last week, ...

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