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Record-breaking $560m for African tech startups in 2017

Added: 23.02.2018 12:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

A report from Partech Ventures found that in 2017 venture funding in African tech startups increased by 53%.

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The politics of fear is dying out in Africa

Added: 22.02.2018 16:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lenin was once quoted as saying, "There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen." This could perfectly describe the past week in Africa. Across the continent, a number of game-changing political developments have followed each other in quick succession in one of the most tumultuous weeks of any decade.

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Zanzibar's $1,155-a-night Millionaire's Island

Added: 22.02.2018 1:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Often referred to as the "Spice Islands", the archipelago of Zanzibar is made up of a necklace of islands that bead their way down the shore of East Africa, off the coast of Tanzania.

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Cape Town's 'Day Zero' forecast pushed to July

Added: 20.02.2018 13:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The day that taps in drought-hit Cape Town are forecast to run dry has been pushed back another month to July 9, authorities in the South African city announced on Tuesday.

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A post-Brexit pivot to Africa? UK moves to increase trade with Nigeria

Added: 16.02.2018 15:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

In this new post-Brexit referendum reality, the UK is looking for new and creative ways to encourage trade around the world.

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Mandela's chosen one gets his turn in office

Added: 15.02.2018 12:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

It was the moment Cyril Ramaphosa wanted in 1999. The former anti-apartheid activist was Nelson Mandela's favorite to succeed him as leader of the African National Congress and South African president, but the party overlooked him in a crushing blow to his political ambitions.

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South Africa's parliament set to elect new President

Added: 15.02.2018 9:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

South Africa's parliament is expected to meet Thursday to elect a new President after Jacob Zuma's late night resignation ended a protracted campaign to push him from office.

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South Africa's Zuma resigns on eve of no-confidence vote

Added: 14.02.2018 21:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Jacob Zuma has quit as President of South Africa, finally succumbing to a slew of corruption scandals that have drained support from his ruling African National Congress party.

Zimbabwe's Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65

Added: 14.02.2018 21:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's longtime opposition leader and former Prime Minister, has died in a South African hospital at the age of 65, according to MDC party spokesman Nelson Chamisa.

Zuma: 'Unfair' to force me out

Added: 14.02.2018 21:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

South African police carried out raids on the residences of the Guptas, a group of businessmen with close ties to President Jacob Zuma.

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