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Thu,23Nov2017

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Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive

Nigerians surrounded by warning signs about sending fraudulent e-mail wait to use the Internet in an Internet cafe in Lagos, Nigeria, July 17, 2005. Photo: SUNDAY ALAMBA/AP/SIPAFacebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa.

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South Africa eyes BRICS partners to build new $10 billion refinery

An oil refinery is seen with Table Mountain in the background, Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012. Photo: Schalk van Zuydam/AP/SIPASouth Africa wants the national oil companies of its BRICS partners to help build a new 400,000 barrel per day refinery that will be structured by senior debt and equity, energy minister David Mahlobo said on Tuesday.

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Republic of Congo: Gunvor, the Kremlin, oil and corruption

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Swiss courts are investigating a series of opaque business deals linking members of the Brazzaville elite and a major commodities trader

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Kenya's Mombasa port traffic up 10 pct in Jan-Sept

A port police patrol boat and a Kenya Ports Authority tug boat escort the Singapore registered MV York on its arrival at the port of Mombasa, Kenya, March 13, 2011. Photo: AP/SIPAKenya's main port, Mombasa, handled 10.6 percent more cargo in the first nine months of this year, helped by an expansion of its handling capacity and a new railway system, the port’s management said on Monday.

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Kenya Airways narrows pretax loss, plans U.S. flights next year

Kenya Airways is part-owned by Air France KLM, who's logo is seen here, in Paris, July 26, 2013. Photo: AP Photo/Jacques BrinonKenya Airways reduced first-half losses by 20 percent, helped by cost cuts, and will start flights to New York next year, its new chief executive said on Friday as the company presses ahead with its turnaround.

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Kenya Airways narrows pretax loss, plans U.S. flights next year

Kenya Airways is part-owned by Air France KLM, who's logo is seen here, in Paris, July 26, 2013. Photo: AP Photo/Jacques BrinonKenya Airways reduced first-half losses by 20 percent, helped by cost cuts, and will start flights to New York next year, its new chief executive said on Friday as the company presses ahead with its turnaround.

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China will not change friendly policy toward Zimbabwe: FM spokesman

 A military vehicle is seen on a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Photo: AP/SIPAA Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Thursday that China will not change its friendly policy toward Zimbabwe.

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