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Africa's GDP to grow by 4.8 percent
Addis Ababa, Sep 27 (IANS) Africa's GDP is expected to grow by 4.8 percent in 2013 and 5.3 percent in 2014, according to the African Economic Outlook (AEO).

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:30:04 PM

Ghana to double cocoa consumption
Accra, Sep 27 (IANS) The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Thursday said the country plans to double domestic consumption by the end of 2015.

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:26:08 PM

29 killed in Sudan protests
Khartoum, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 29 people have been killed during the past three days in anti-government protests over fuel subsidies in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and Medani city, Sudanese police said Thursday.

Friday, September 27, 2013 7:14:03 AM

S. Africa to erect Mandela's statue at presidency
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) The South African government Thursday announced that it is building a nine-meter bronze-coated statue of Nelson Mandela to be erected at the presidency in Pretoria in December.

Friday, September 27, 2013 12:48:03 AM

Terrorists warn of more attacks in Kenya
Mogadishu, Sep 26 (IANS/EFE) The leader of the Somali Islamist militant group Al Shabaab has warned that Kenya will be hit with more deadly attacks like the Nairobi mall massacre if it does not withdraw its troops from southern Somalia.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 9:56:11 PM

Nairobi attacker's passport illegal: South Africa
Johannesburg, Sep 26 (IANS) A South African passport belonging to the British woman dubbed the "White Widow", allegedly connected to the Kenyan mall terror attack, was fraudulently acquired, the South African government said Thursday.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 9:44:03 PM

Ethnic Indians heroes in Nairobi aftermath (Roundup)
Nairobi, Sep 26 (IANS) Members of Kenya's Indian community are emerging as heroes of last Saturday's terrorist attack at a Nairobi mall they frequent in large numbers, with their institutions and individuals providing critical emergency assistance at one of the darkest moments in the east African nation's history.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 9:24:03 PM

Security up in northern Kenya after blasts
Mandera (Kenya), Sep 26 (IANS) Kenya's security forces Thursday heightened security along the country's border with Somalia after twin blasts killed three people, including two police officers.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 7:28:05 PM

India's Tech Mahindra expands African footprint
Accra, Sep 26 (IANS) Seven years after India's leading global IT systems integration provider Tech Mahindra entered Botswana, the company has expanded its footprint across nine African countries to share in the continent's growth story and also create jobs.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:24:03 PM

Two killed in attack on police station in Kenya
Nairobi, Sep 26 (IANS) Two police officers were killed and three others were injured in an attack on a police station in Kenya Thursday, said the authorities.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:36:07 PM

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