Akinwumi Adesina: Africa’s agriculture sector will be worth $1trn by 2030

Akinwumi Adesina: Africa’s agriculture sector will be worth $1trn by 2030

Africa’s agriculture market is expected to rise to a valuation of $1 trillion by 2030, says Akinwumi Adesina, president of African Development Bank (AfDB). Adesina said this on Thursday during a keynote The post Akinwumi Adesina: Africa’s agriculture sector will be worth...
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‘Africa’s investment opportunities untapped’

‘Africa’s investment opportunities untapped’

Africa still has great business and investment opportunities that are largely untapped, Goldmine Global Services, a Nigerian firm which facilitates inter-nations trade fairs,  has said. The company said the trade volume between Indonesia and Africa as at 2016...
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Death toll from listeriosis in South Africa jumps to 172

Listeriosis in South Africa has killed 172 people since the start of last year, officials said Thursday, as the country struggles to contain the world's largest reported outbreak of the disease. ...
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Boko Haram kills five civilians in Cameroon attack

Boko Haram kills five civilians in Cameroon attack

Boko Haram jihadists killed five civilians and wounded five others in northern Cameroon on Tuesday night after crossing the border from Nigeria, local sources said Thursday. ...
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South Africa hikes sales tax in ‘tough’ post-Zuma budget

South Africa braces for a tough budget speech Wednesday amid renewed optimism spurred by the country's new reformist president who has promised to drive the economy out of the doldrums. ...
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African migrants start hunger strike over Israel expulsion

African migrants start hunger strike over Israel expulsion

Hundreds of African migrants launched a hunger strike to protest Israel’s implementation of its controversial policy to expel or indefinitely imprison them, a spokesman for the group said Wednesday. Israel has resolved to expel thousands of Eritreans and...
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Mozambique president presses peace deal with opposition

Mozambique president presses peace deal with opposition

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi has met the leader of opposition Renamo as part of efforts to broker peace between the group and his ruling Frelimo party. ...
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Libya coastguard rescues 441 migrants from drifting boats

Libya coastguard rescues 441 migrants from drifting boats

Libya's coastguard rescued 441 migrants in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast, the navy and a doctor said on Tuesday. ...
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Malawi cholera outbreak kills nine

Malawi cholera outbreak kills nine

A cholera outbreak in Malawi described as "very difficult to contain" has claimed nine lives and affected a total of 541 people nationwide, health officials said on Tuesday. ...
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Cape Town now faces dry taps by July 9

Cape Town now faces dry taps by July 9

Residents of drought-stricken Cape Town received good news Tuesday when city officials said they now face losing piped water to their homes by July 9 -- a month later than last forecast. ...
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