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  • Sun, 26 Jan 2020 12:14

    South Africa's Eskom new CEO warns against hasty unbundling of firm

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The new chief executive of South Africa’s power utility Eskom said on Sunday that a plan to split the loss-making company should not be rushed, because risks associated with the process need to be assessed and managed properly.

  • Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:23

    Sudan signs initial political and security deal with rebel group

    JUBA (Reuters) - Sudan and one rebel group signed a preliminary deal on political and security arrangements on Friday, paving the way for eventual reconciliation through ongoing talks.

  • Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:16

    South African parliament starts process to remove watchdog head

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s parliament on Friday backed a request from the main opposition party to begin proceedings that could lead to the removal of the country’s top anti-corruption official amid criticism of her record in office.

  • Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:13

    African style makes debut at Paris Haute Couture week

    PARIS (Reuters) - Cameroonian designer Imane Ayissi blended European style with African flair for a catwalk collection that marked the first time a designer from sub-Saharan Africa had joined the Paris haute couture fashion week.

  • Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:04

    South Africa mine deaths fall to record low in 2019

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa saw the lowest number of mine deaths on record last year, with 51 people killed compared to 81 the previous year, the mines ministry said on Friday.

  • Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:55

    Mass evictions prompt protests as Nigerian housing crisis mounts

    LAGOS (Reuters) - The men in naval uniforms charged into the Nigerian waterfront village of Okun Glass in the morning, chased out the residents, then called in the bulldozers.

  • Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:55

    Tanzanian court jails 8 fishermen for 3 years over illegal fishing

    DAR ES SALAAM -- A Tanzanian court on Thursday jailed eight fishermen for three years each after it had convicted them of involvement in illegal fishing in a national park northwest of the country.

  • Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:46

    Uganda on high alert as locusts approach common border with Kenya

    KAMPALA-- Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda on Wednesday said the country is on high alert as locusts draw close to the common border with Kenya.

  • Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:20

    Two-day national mourning declared after terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso

    OUAGADOUGOU-- Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore declared on Tuesday a 48-hour national mourning on Wednesday and Thursday in memory of the 36 civilians killed in Monday's terrorist attacks.