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Business and economy: Top news headlines from across Africa on November 05, 2016

Egypt: Hungry for dollars after the central bank floated the pound on Thursday, Egyptian banks are offering market rates for the greenback…

Business and economy: Top news headlines from across Africa on November 02, 2016

Kenya’s National Treasury intends to raise an additional Sh59 billion from the domestic market this fiscal year, pushing the target amount…

African School on Internet Governance 2016: A multidimensional, mind-stretching and enriching experience

31 October 2016
(Olga Tsafack-Koloko for APCNews)

This year’s AfriSIG took place on 11-15 October 2016 in Durban and produced a total

Video: Time to pay attention

You shouldn’t need anyone to tell you that there were refugees long before the Syrian crisis brought their horror further into the public consciousness.
There was famine before recent announcements of severe food shortages in Yemen, Malawi and Nigeria, too. And, today, with over fifty countries run by dictatorships, oppression isn’t in short supply, either.

Farming or scratching? An innovation dilemma.

A basketball referee almost gets lynched at a match in Brazil when his pea whistle breaks at a crucial point in a game. A real estate agent drops hot coffee over himself after the serviette wrapped around the cup by the barista slips off while he’s driving.

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