There is renewed hope the three month strike in the platinum mining sector is nearing an end following a revised wage offer from mine owners.
Protests over the construction of a new Turkish embassy in the Senegalese capital Dakar have highlighted anger in the West African nation over a property boom that is swallowing the coastline and squeezing ordinary people's budgets.
- Martin Yeboah and Patrick Smith in Accra
After a series of delays and technical problems affecting the whole value chain, the state-owned petroleum company's new chief executive promises lift-off in July.
Analysts worry that Africa will become less attractive for exploration as states try to get more from the oil and gas sectors.
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