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South Africa: Five Killed in Limpopo After Truck Tries to Overtake Two Vehicles

[News24Wire] Five people have died after a truck tried to overtake two vehicles on the R33 near Doringfontein on the Vaalwater road on Thursday, Arrive Alive said in a statement. Continue reading

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South Africa: Matshela Koko Was Chief Gupta Enabler At Eskom, Alleges Treasury Report

[Daily Maverick] Former Acting CEO of Eskom Matshela Koko comes up on 78 of the 194 page-Treasury report into how Eskom was captured. Continue reading

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Cameroon: One Project, Multiple Potential Impacts

[Cameroon Tribune] During the construction of the dam and upon its completion, the project is going to positively touch on almost all fabrics of national life. Continue reading

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Cameroon: Putting Things On Fast Track

[Cameroon Tribune] News of the signing of the agreement ushering in the disbursement of funds to kick start the construction of the Nachtigal Hydroelectric Dam by the end of December this year was certainly received with thunderous applause by many a C… Continue reading

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Cameroon: Nachtigal Hydroelectricity Dam -

[Cameroon Tribune] Partners To Finance FCFA 786 Billion Project Continue reading

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Kenya: Finding Fakes – Mobile Phones Help Detect Counterfeit Seeds in Kenya

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Ntulele -Besides more unpredictable weather and changing crop diseases, Kenyan farmers face another worry: counterfeit seed. Continue reading

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Zimbabwe: Audit Exposes Rot in State Entities

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) and National Oil Infrastructure Company of Zimbabwe (NOIC) officials were using personal bank accounts for employees outside Harare to administer cash transactions for their entities, ther… Continue reading

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Zimbabwe: Daunting Task for Zimra to Recover State’s U.S.$4,5 Billion

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) faces an uphill task of collecting about US$4,5 billion owed to Treasury by the private sector, Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has disclosed. Continue reading

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South Africa: Book On Steinhoff’s Demise Shows Danger of ‘Big Men’ Business Leaders

[The Conversation Africa] The collapse of Steinhoff International, the multi-billion dollar global business group, has been rightly described as the biggest corporate scandal in South African history. Continue reading

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Zimbabwe: Austerity Measures Set to Hit Hard Civil Servants

[Zimbabwe Independent] A raft of austerity measures government is mulling, which will, among other outcomes, lead to massive retrenchment, will hit civil servants hard and is contrary to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s electoral campaign promise to crea… Continue reading

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