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Latest News from Africa – May 14, 2024

1. South Africa Building Collapse Tragedy In a tragic incident in George, South Africa, the death toll from a building collapse has risen to 32....

Africa News Today: 25th November, 2023

Today's news from Africa covers a wide range of topics, showcasing the diversity and complexity of the continent's current affairs. Here's a summary of...

Oscar Pistorius Granted Parole for January 2024 Release, as South Africa and Colombia Lead Global Push Against Drugmaker Monopolies for TB and HIV Treatments

Oscar Pistorius' Release from Prison Background: Oscar Pistorius, a former Paralympic and Olympic runner from South Africa, known as the "Blade Runner" for his carbon-fiber...

Exploring the Root Causes of Poverty in Somalia

Poverty and instability have shattered the lives of many in Somalia since the collapse of the country’s government in 1991. However, despite its impoverished...

A Brief Account of Gold Mining in Africa

Africa is a hotspot for gold mining, but it can be a challenging and risky business. To make the most of it, you need...

Why Are Some Nations in Africa Still Poor?

Despite a plethora of development indicators, some African nations remain poor. Insurgencies in Mozambique, the lack of economic growth in Niger, and the dictatorship...

The Worrying Problem of Poverty in South Africa

In 2016, more than 17 million people in South Africa were reliant on social grants. While the number of people receiving social grants has...

Somalia’s intelligence agency warns of al Shabaab threat against top leaders

The al Shabaab group linked to al Qaeda plans to target Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, the country's...

Fuel drives Nigeria inflation, Ukraine war seen raising food prices

Nigeria's inflation rose by 0.1 percentage points to 15.70% in February, the statistics office said, after fuel shortages increased transport and other costs, while...

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