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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 17:31
Global nickel prices have soared since deadly violence erupted in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia last week.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 17:28
Facing mass expulsions and a stagnating economy in Pakistan, Afghans also dread the realities of life in their home country.
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 17:08
Significant results achieved in transport and energy and access to drinking water midway through the implementation of the African Development Bank’s Country Strategy Paper 2022-26 for Rwanda. KIGALI, Rwanda, 22 […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 17:06
"There are many practical barriers to energy efficiency, and of course the barrier of the need for investment up front," ...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 17:01
“It happened at the hospital. I realized I was leaking urine,” fistula survivor Kadiatou Bah told UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.  Ms. Bah first fell pregnant […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 17:00

Course in Burkina Faso uses just 200 to 300 litres a day, while US peers suck up millions

On the outskirts of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, there is an unusual golf club with no greenery.

Golf Club Naba Gninbolbo was constructed and conceived in 1975 by the village chief...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:55
Nearly 28 million South Africans will head to the polls on May 29 for a much-anticipated general election. These are the main contenders to watch.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:54
The victims were working in the recording studio owned by one of the victims identified as Akpos Reuben Braokubo, when the tragic incident happened on Tuesday morning, May 21.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:50
Some 140 countries have already recognized a Palestinian state — more than two-thirds of United Nations members — but none of the major Western powers have done so
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:50
Logistics inefficiencies in South Africa are the single-biggest reason why junior mining companies are likely to fail, said midtier coal producer Ndalamo Resources. Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo participated in a junior coal mining panel at Joburg Indaba, which was held on May 21 and 22, highlighting...
The latest mining world news and project information from Africa. providing updates on the progress of future, new and existing projects. Developments in mining legislation, policies, investments and infrastructure will be highlighted
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:35
An employee was killed in a blasting incident at Harmony Gold Mining's Phakisa mine on Tuesday afternoon. All blasting operations have been temporarily suspended. The relevant authorities have been informed and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, labour representatives and mine...
The latest mining world news and project information from Africa. providing updates on the progress of future, new and existing projects. Developments in mining legislation, policies, investments and infrastructure will be highlighted
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:34
A plan to marry off 100 Nigerian girls and young women in a state-sponsored mass wedding has sparked a heated debate about child marriage and female education, with last-ditch efforts under way to ban the ceremony.
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:33
A United States spokesperson has revealed that the US government did not fund Kenyan President Ruto’s trip to the country. Ruto, who began his four-day trip to the US on […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:33
KCB Group has posted a 69 percent growth in net profit to Sh16.06 billion for the first quarter ended March 2024.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:33
The huge opportunity that South Africa has to add value to its rich endowment of manganese through local processing was reiterated during the second day of Wednesday’s Junior Indaba. “Specific to manganese, we’re certainly very bullish,” Manganese Metal Co (MMC) CEO Louis Nel said in response to...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:32
In 2022, Zleke, an Ethiopian fixer, was abducted by armed men, taken to a remote prison, and held for six weeks. His captors demanded 30,000 birr ($535) for his release. […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:31
In 2021, Shell announced plans to explore for fossil fuels off South Africa’s Wild Coast, sparking immediate legal action from Indigenous communities. They successfully secured an interim interdict and had […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:29
More than 1,000 people in Mozambique have died due to a health workers’ strike, according to union leader Anselmo Muchave. The strike, involving 50,000 members demanding better working conditions, began […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:28
Nigeria’s federal government has successfully raised approximately $3 billion (N4.5 trillion) out of its $4 billion (N6 trillion) domestic borrowing target for 2024, according to the Director General of Debt […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 16:26
On Tuesday, Nigeria’s central bank announced it has increased its benchmark lending rate by 150 basis points to 26.25%, up from 24.75%. This marks the third rate hike in 2024, […]
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