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South Africa:Hundreds Trapped Underground in Free State Mine

Hundreds of miners are trapped underground in a Sibanye Gold mine in the Free State following an electric cable outage after a storm on Wednesday night.Sibanye-Stillwater spokesperson James Wellsted said on Thursday afternoon that all the miners have b...

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Namibia:Army Too Broke to Feed Soldiers – Report

By Ndapewoshali ShapwanaleThousands of army personnel staying at the seven bases around the country will be forced to take leave with effect from next month.Those who are already on leave have been asked not to report for duty since the army can no lon...

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South Africa:Deadline for New Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Extended

By Tariro WashinyiraThe Department of Home Affairs has extended the closing date for applications for the new Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) to 15 February 2018, in order to accommodate Zimbabweans who are battling to get their new passports.The cut-o...

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Zimbabwe:New Electoral Commission Boss Sworn In

Photo: The Herald New Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba. By Farirai MachivenyikaNew Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairwoman Justice Prisca Chigumba was been sworn in ...

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Jibu Announces Completion of $7 Million Series B Financing

Funds raised through impact investments will accelerate Jibu’s growth and drive social and financial returns DENVER, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jibu, a social enterprise that has reinvented the traditional franchise model to equip emerging market entrepreneurs to build solutions that close infrastructure gaps and ensure access to basic human necessities, announces the completion of its […]

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XCMG Opens First Direct Spare Parts Center in Africa – Consolidating Local Support

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG opened its first direct regional spare parts center (“the Center”) on January 6 in Nairobi, Kenya to serve business in East Africa. The Center is a collaboration with TISCO Construction Ltd., and provides prompt services to clients in all the five countries in Eastern Africa. XCMG’s 4S […]

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