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  • S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings
    Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
  • Ghana impounds 'faulty condoms'
    More than 110 million Chinese-made condoms are seized in Ghana after laboratory tests revealed they had holes and burst easily. More
  • Nigeria tycoon 'plans $8bn refinery'
    Africa's wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote, says he aims to invest up to $8bn in a major new oil refinery that would double Nigeria's current oil output. More
  • Mubarak ordered back to prison
    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
  • African growth 'to outpace world'
    Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
  • Bell, Tennell go 1-2 at Skate America short program
    As expected, Mariah Bell and Bradie Tennell finished on top of the women's short program at Skate America on Friday night. Kicking off an already truncated figure skating season in the first event of ...
    10/23/2020 - 2:31 pm | View Link
  • Africa: The U.S Government Makes its Big Push for Investment in Africa
    Buoyed by bipartisan commitment and a new government agency, the United States has taken new and significant steps to help drive investment in Africa, strengthen the region’s dynamic economies, create ...
    10/22/2020 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • APPLY: entreprenuers leveraging on technology needed for Women in Tech 2020
    Strathmore University in Partnership with Standard Chartered Bank Kenya is excited to Launch the Entertainment, celeb news and fact checks ...
    10/20/2020 - 11:46 pm | View Link
  • The Latest: New Mexico sets another one-day COVID-19 record
    New Mexico health officials on Friday confirmed the state set another single-day record with 819 COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 35,770 since the pandemic began. New rules to limit ...
    10/17/2020 - 10:15 am | View Link
  • Killing of White Farmer Becomes a Flash Point in South Africa
    Outside a court hearing for two Black suspects in a murder case, white Afrikaners nostalgic for the apartheid era and Black protesters angry that whites still own most farmland squared off.
    10/16/2020 - 12:49 pm | View Link
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