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Kony 2012 and a lot of angry Ugandans

Warlord Joseph Kony and his LRA rebels have been reduced from 2000 to 200 men/ Photo/ReutersEver since Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) escaped Uganda in 2006 the country has been on a road to recovery from its dark past.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 12:31

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$14 million cocoa project for four African states



Farmers from four cocoa producing countries in West and Central Africa are set to benefit from a $14 million project by the World Cocoa Foundation(WCF) and the  African Cocoa Initiative (ACI) aimed at increasing productivity, incomes and achieving food security.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 12:33

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Cameroon: Electricity for all by 2020?

Basile Atangana Kouna, Cameroonian minister of Energy and WaterDespite a strong potential for producing hydroelectric power Cameroon has never really managed to reduce its energy deficit. Now, the new minister in charge of the energy sector is determined to find a solution.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 11:43

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Six African states among top 2011 MDGs performers

The 2011 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report placed six African countries among the top ranking performers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 12:31

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Tweeting all over Africa

Twitter came of age in Africa in 2011, according to a study by Portland Communications and Tweetminster of geo-located tweets from the continent.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 March 2012 13:14

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Gabon: Foreign banks rush in

UCB, Morocco's Attijariwafa Bank's subsidiary has started opening new bank offices and ATMs in Gabon/Photo/ReutersForeign banking groups are honing their strategies to expand market shares. New offices are being opened, new offers are being presented, as an interest-rate war wages. In the meantime, local actors are being forced to adjust accordingly.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 March 2012 01:20

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