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Cairo church bombing kills 25, raises fear among Christians

By Ahmed Mohammed Hassan and Ali Abdelaty CAIRO (Reuters) - A bombing at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49,...

Volkswagen plans integrated mobility concept in Rwanda

Volkswagen is taking a further step to develop market potentials in Africa. On Wednesday evening, Hon. Francis Gatare, Director of the Rwanda Development Board,...

Volkswagen inaugurates vehicle production facility in Kenya

Volkswagen is forging ahead with the regionalization of its worldwide automobile business and today inaugurated a vehicle production facility in Kenya. Together with the...

SA contributing to stability efforts in Africa

The International Cooperation, Trade and Security (ICTS) Cluster is forging ahead with their vision to “Create a better South Africa, contribute to a better...

Concerns as Zimbabwe introduces “Bond Notes”

By Ed Cropley HARARE (Reuters) - In Zimbabwe, where worthless $100 trillion (80.36 trillion pound) notes serve as reminders of the perils of hyperinflation, President...

MTN denies taking billions out of Nigeria

By Camillus Eboh ABUJA (Reuters) - South Africa's MTN <MTNJ.J> on Wednesday denied allegations it illegally repatriated $13.92 billion (£10.72 billion) from Nigeria, the latest...

Growth in SADC region holds opportunities for SA business

With the continued gloomy outlook in Eurozone countries and a slow down in growth in a number of developing economies, a rapidly growing Sub-Saharan...

SA reiterates call for peace in Mali

The South Africa government has reiterated its call for all role players in Mali to double their efforts to ensure that peace prevails in...

Dlamini Zuma: Great opportunities in Africa

Africa is a continent of great opportunities which must be capitalised on in order for it to succeed, says African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson...

Brics development bank underway?

The idea for a Brics development bank could hold great benefits for Africa by using South Africa as a gateway to the continent; but...

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