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Mali Ballot Boxes Stolen

By Correspondent , 24 , Nov 2013


Bamako (AFP) - Ballot boxes were stolen in north Mali's Timbuktu region on Sunday, including one by armed men and several by a politician, officials told AFP, in the first .. Read More →

Research And Development Critical To Africa`s Economic Transformation

By Lazarus Sauti , 24 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti Shem Arungu-Olende, director of the African Academy of Sciences, believes adequate science and technological activities, including research and development are pillars for Africa’s economic transformation. Arungu-Olende said .. Read More →

Soil Fertility Key To African Green Revolution

By Islam Sabulino , 24 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti Pedro A. Sánchez, director of the Earth Institute’s Tropical Agriculture and Rural Environment Program and a senior research scholar believes that fertile soils are critical to boosting .. Read More →

Nigerian Poet Publishes Three Books

By Correspondent , 24 , Nov 2013


There are three books in this content. They are, “The Disgrace of Marriage”, "Through the Crucible", and "The Many Wrong Doings of Madam Do-Good". “The Disgrace of Marriage” discusses issues .. Read More →

UN Climate Talks Consensus Reached

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 24 , Nov 2013


UN Climate Talks negotiators reached a consensus on some cornerstones of pact to be signed in 2015 which is aimed at slowing global warming breaking the deadlock. Developed countries and .. Read More →

Three Women Rescued From "Slavery" After 30 Years In London

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 23 , Nov 2013


News of The South can now reveal that three women were rescued in south London were they were kept as slaves at a house for more than 30 years. An .. Read More →

Czech Businessman Man Arrested By South African Police

By Correspondent , 23 , Nov 2013


Johannesburg (AFP) - South African police said Friday they have arrested a Czech fugitive who is the controversial owner of a Johannesburg area shop where an explosion last week killed .. Read More →

Mali shooting Suspect Hates white Investigators

By Correspondent , 23 , Nov 2013


Bamako (AFP) - A Malian arrested after a French police officer was shot at in Bamako "hates white people" and has a history of violence, sources close to the investigation .. Read More →

Opposition Boycott Fail To Halt Mauritania Elections

By Correspondent , 23 , Nov 2013


Nouakchott (AFP) - Mauritanians voted on Saturday in nationwide elections overshadowed by a boycott of the "radical" opposition -- apart from an Islamist party calling its participation a struggle against .. Read More →

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