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On a free trade mission in Africa

Treasure Maphanga is one of Africa’s most important women, with arguably the continent’s toughest job on her hands.

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Pohamba’s $5m prize criticised

Namibian and other commentators have differed sharply over the Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s awarding to President Hifikepunye Pohamba.

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Boko Haram driven out of Nigeria town

Chadian troops have driven Boko Haram militants out of the north-east Nigerian town of Dikwa, an army spokesman said.

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On a free trade mission in Africa
March 3 2015 at 11:27

Treasure Maphanga is one of Africa’s most important women, with arguably the continent’s toughest job on her hands.

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Pohamba’s $5m prize criticised
March 3 2015 at 11:17

Namibian and other commentators have differed sharply over the Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s awarding to President Hifikepunye Pohamba.

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Boko Haram driven out of Nigeria town
March 3 2015 at 11:12

Chadian troops have driven Boko Haram militants out of the north-east Nigerian town of Dikwa, an army spokesman said.

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Mrs Mugabe’s chocolate, ice-cream venture
March 3 2015 at 11:12

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is to start making chocolate and ice-cream at her state-of-the-art dairy, a report said.

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Cairo courthouse rocked by blast
March 3 2015 at 04:21

Two people were killed and nine others were wounded when a bomb exploded near a top court building in Cairo.

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Pohamba wins lucrative African award
March 2 2015 at 19:53

Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba became the first African leader deemed worthy of Ibrahim Prize since 2011.

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Rockets kills two in Libya’s Benghazi
March 2 2015 at 19:52

At least two people were killed and more than 30 others wounded when rockets hit residential areas in Benghazi as fighting over the city continues.

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Opposition slams Mugabe ‘racism’
March 2 2015 at 19:52

MDC criticises President Robert Mugabe's “crude and racist remarks” against white farmers, made at his 91st birthday bash

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SADC declares Lesotho elections fair
March 2 2015 at 16:58

The elections in Lesotho were transparent and fair, the Southern African Development Community Electoral Observation Mission said.

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Bulawayo stray dog cull lamented
March 2 2015 at 16:10

Animal rights activists in Zimbabwe condemned a decision by the city council of Bulawayo to shoot stray dogs to curb rabies.

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