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Africa Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017 - 9:09:47 AM


Africa
Heated words as EU tries to limit Africa migration
Mogherini said deportees from Libya freely "chose" to go home

Jun 20, 2017 - 12:39:04 PM

Africa
The dangerous rise of Jacob Zuma's private army
The most chilling threat was the statement that it was ‘“mobilising” its members, who would be “combat ready”

Jun 20, 2017 - 12:33:20 PM

Africa
Zambia slides towards authoritarianism as IMF props up government
The speaker of the Zambian National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, has suspended 48 opposition legislators for 30 days as a punishment for unauthorised absence from the parliament. Their offence? To have been missing for President Edgar Lungu’s state of the nation address in March.

Jun 19, 2017 - 9:57:25 AM

Africa
France seeks support for African anti-terror force despite US veto threat
Will the UN Security Council succeed in passing a resolution to create a joint counter-terrorism force by five countries in Africa’s Sahel region? The project, in large part conceived and supported by France, faces steep resistance from Washington.

Jun 19, 2017 - 9:41:22 AM

Africa
Nigeria: Wheat imports soar 54% to $201mln in Q1 2017
Nigeria’s annual wheat imports rose by 54% to $201 million in the first quarter of this year against the $130.9 million the same period last year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows. This result, among others, is due to the lack of High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF), a composite which is mixed with wheat by flour millers for flour production.

Jun 17, 2017 - 11:23:12 AM



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