‘Say no to China’: Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing’s presence

"China equals Hitler" said the sign held up in the Zambian capital Lusaka by a protester opposed to Beijing's tightening grip on the economy of the southern African nation. The demonstrator, James Lukuku, who leads a small political party, was picked up by police and spent several hours in a ...
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Liberia $104m cash scandal: Sirleaf’s son, officials banned from travelling.

Liberia is a country on the West African Coast, with capital Monrovia which is its biggest city. Liberia suffered her first civil war in 1989-96 which has greatly hampered her economy till date. It Presidency has an interesting background with a Lady Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at its helm as President ...
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Nigeria floods kill more than 100

More than 100 people have died in floods after Nigeria's two major rivers burst their banks, authorities say. The National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) says heavy rains caused the Niger River and Benue River to overflow. It has resulted in a series of floods across the country over two weeks, ...
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Nairobi ranked sixth wealthiest Africa city

Nairobi is East Africa’s wealthiest city and the sixth in Africa after Durban, Cape Town, Cairo, Lagos and Johannesburg, a new report says. The study by New World Wealth and AfrAsia Bank from Mauritius estimated Nairobi’s privately held wealth at Sh5.4 trillion with its growth driven by financial services, retail, ...
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Cholera death toll climbs to 28 in Zimbabwe

The cholera outbreak prompted the government to declare an emergency in the city after at least 3,000 cases were reported. The death toll in Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak has risen to 28, state media said Sunday, as the health minister announced new antibiotics were being used after the disease strain was ...
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Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria minister resigns over forged certificate

Ms Adeosun said she thought the certificate was genuine  Nigeria's finance minister has resigned over allegations she used a forged certificate to avoid the country's mandatory one-year youth service scheme. Kemi Adeosun, who lived in the UK until she was 34, said she had been told she was exempt because ...
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