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Nigeria:Nigeria Women Miners Seek Space in N8 Trillion Industry

[Premium Times] Nigerian women miners are setting their gaze at leadership roles in the country’s neglected mining and minerals sector currently worth N8 trillion annually according to government records. Continue reading

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Nigeria:Nigeria Women Miners Seek Space in N8 Trillion Industry

[Premium Times] Nigerian women miners are setting their gaze at leadership roles in the country’s neglected mining and minerals sector currently worth N8 trillion annually according to government records. Continue reading

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WHO emergency committee to meet on Congo’s Ebola outbreak

GENEVA, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization
(WHO) will convene an emergency committee on Wednesday to decide
whether Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak
constitutes a public health emergency of international concern,
the global h… Continue reading

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Sierra Leone:Parliament Ratifies $10m Agro-Business Financing Agreement

[Concord] Members of Parliament have yesterday approved a $10million financing agreement (Sierra Leone agro-processing competitiveness project) between the government of Sierra Leone and the International Development Association. Continue reading

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Ethiopia:Agriculture – Great Expectations From Ethiopia’s Wheat Initiative. but What Happens When Results Don’t Meet Expectations?

[Addis Standard] Small-holder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa often experience lower yields, and efforts to increase them have sprouted throughout Africa. Many farmers fail to adopt modern inputs or farming techniques that would increase productivity due… Continue reading

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Sierra Leone:Finance Minister Negotiates Reactivation of $45m Projects On Water, Agriculture

[Concord] Minister of Finance, Jacob Jusu Saffa, has met with senior officials of Indian Government, Indian EXIM Bank and many other CEOs of Indian companies on October 8-9 in the prestigious Sheraton Hotel in Abuja. Continue reading

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South Africa:VBS Scandal – VhaVenda King to Pay Back Money ‘From Tainted Sources’

[News24Wire] VhaVenda King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana will pay back the money he received from VBS Mutual Bank as “tainted gifts”, his spokesperson said. Continue reading

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South Africa:Meeting On Gas and Oil Exploration Descends Into Chaos

[GroundUp] Plans to prospect for gas and oil off KwaZulu-Natal’s coast came under fire at public hearings last week. In Durban it got rowdy with people chanting, “Go back to Italy” and “No Oil or Gas”. People who wanted to discuss the draft environment… Continue reading

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South Africa:Court Challenge to Coal Mine

[GroundUp] While much of her work was widely admired and supported, the legacy of the late Edna Molewa, who was Environmental Affairs minister, is not uncontested. And perhaps nowhere more so than in her decision to allow a new coal mine to be develope… Continue reading

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Tanzania:Crackdown for Crooks in Offing

[Daily News] THIS week, the Dodoma City Council will embark on a crackdown on those engaged in illegal mining activities in areas the authority had designated off-limits due to land degradation. Continue reading

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