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New Innovation To Help African Farmers Access USD 1 Trillion Agribusiness

Against the background of an increasing and youthful African population where food demand is expected to grow by 50 per cent in the next...
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Top 5 Things: 2 February

5 important stories you might have missed in this week's news. A tragedy in Vanderbijlpark, a prison escape in Gauteng, the Zondo commission, Mokgoro enquiry & PIC, Shamila Batohi, and #PleaseCallMe vs. Vodacom. Plus a few extras.

How Africa Is Leading The Drone Industry

Drones have become more than just cool-looking flying objects. They are now one of the world’s most publicized and intriguing technologies. Described as unmanned aerial vehicles...
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Why The Most Important Person In Africa Is The Storyteller

Zain Verjee tells us the powerful and inspiring story of African creative and cultural entrepreneurs, who are setting a new agenda for the continent...
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Zuma Takes to Twitter to Share His View on Land Reform

Former president Jacob Zuma has been making the most of his social media account, this time with a video post detailing his opinion on...
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Are Smartphones The Key To Africa’s Digital Revolution?

In this Capital Connection episode CNBC Africa’s Godfrey Mutizwa is joined by Arthur Goldstuck, MD of World Wide Worx and editor-in-chief of Gadget; in...
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Could Africa Be The Next Frontier For Cryptocurrencies?

Interest in cryptocurrency, a form of digital currency, is growing steadily in Africa. Some economists say it is a disruptive innovation that will blossom...
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Merkel Pledges Billion-Euro Fund for Investments in Africa

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday pledged a billion euros to incite businesses to invest in Africa, as she urged the private sector to take...
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Solar Power Lights up the World’s Fastest-Growing Refugee Camp

Solar energy has long powered homes, businesses and portable electronics. Now, it’s powering a field hospital in the middle of the world’s fastest-growing refugee...
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Africa Remains Resolute Heading to COP 24

In December 2015, nations of the world took a giant step to combat climate change through the landmark Paris Agreement. But African experts who...
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IMF Warns Africa Of Rising Debt Which May Increase Poverty

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday warned African countries that their increasing indebtedness and failure to service their public debts was creating poverty...
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US First Lady Starts Africa Tour in Ghana

U.S. first lady Melania Trump is in Ghana at the start of a tour of Africa — her first major solo international trip since...

China Offers Pledge of R890bn to Africa, Denies ‘Debt Trap’ Diplomacy

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered another $60 billion (about R890 billion) in financing for Africa on Monday and said Chinese companies will be encouraged...
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What Now for Zimbabwe as Constitutional Court Receives Petition Against Election...

Many in Zimbabwe are questioning whether the country can break with its horrid past or embrace a new future after a watershed election that...
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Africans Have No Culture, We Must Kick Them Out – Israeli...

An Israeli member of Israel’s Knesset or parliament (MP), Oren Hazan from the ruling Likud party, has said Africans have no culture and that...

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