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Obama address calls on US to sacrifice and innovate

Obama address calls on US to sacrifice and innovate

President Barack Obama has used his annual State of the Union address to outline his plan for growing U.S. jobs and making America more...
Ethiopian government reveals another ambitious economic plan

Ethiopian government reveals another ambitious economic plan

Ethiopia’s latest five year development strategy will see the laying of a 2,000 kilometer railway network as well as the construction of a huge...
Indian firm using stolen documents to claim Nigerian Steel?

Indian firm using stolen documents to claim Nigerian Steel?

The Indian firm, Global Infrastructure Holding Limited, in their effort to claim ownership of the disputed Ajaokuta Steel Company in Nigeria have used allegedly...
Zenawi: Ethiopia won’t slow down for their carelessness

Zenawi: Ethiopia won’t slow down for their carelessness

Ethiopia will not slowdown its efforts to industrialise for fear of worsening the state of the environment and increasing carbon pollution, but steps are...
Nigeria to consider coal amid gas production concerns

Nigeria to consider coal amid gas production concerns

Private investors licensed by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC), to backup power production in the country are in financial dire straits due to...
Trade Unions’ boycott : The last straw to break Mugabe’s back ?

Trade Unions’ boycott : The last straw to break Mugabe’s back ?

Trade unions in Zimbabwe’s neighbouring countries have agreed to ratchet up the pressure on Robert Mugabe’s regime by staging a one-week boycott of all...
Not everyone is happy about hosting FIFA 2010

Not everyone is happy about hosting FIFA 2010

At a time when Africa should be celebrating the hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa, one country is not in...
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Situation worsens in Nigeria’s Delta region

Nigeria's federal government may have dropped its plan to organise a summit of key stakeholders as part of efforts to resolve the crisis in...
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Deadly lead recycling industry cripples Dakar neighbourhood

In the Dakar suburb of Thiaroye/Mer earlier this year 22 children died from lead poisoning over a three month period and in June a...
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Zimbabwe’s economy is heading for a crash

Robert Mugabe is never short of strategies to appease suffering Zimbabweans. On Wednesday he launched a new "cheap food hampers" on comprising basic...
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Algeria : International garage spare parts and equipment show

The third edition of the international garage spare parts and equipment show, Equip'Auto Algeria 2008 opened on Monday in Algiers with thousands of automobile...
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Mining contracts under review

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo ( DRC) has set up a panel to review mining contracts, Mining Minister Martin Kabwelulu said...
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‘Unfair’ EAC common external tariffs worry Kenyan traders

Kenyan manufacturers are calling for a review of tariff regimes in the East African Community to protect its industries against harsh common external tariff...