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Mon,15Oct2018

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'If democracy were a poison, many are excited to see America swallow it': The view from Kenya

altThe election that pits Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump is not only dirty, it is perverse and pregnant with uncanny irony. Opinion is divided on what it means for Africa – A warlike Clinton government? A racist Trump regime? – but there is a consensus that it has exposed the rotten underbelly of American society. Like Britons who voted Brexit largely because of prejudice against the ‘other’, Americans too are mainstreaming hate and prejudice as an ideology of power.

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Zain to pay Bharti Airtel $129m in Africa business sale settlement

A woman walks past a Zain customer care shop in Kenya's capital Nairobi. Photo: Thomas Mukoya/ReutersZain, Kuwait's biggest telecom operator by subscribers, on Thursday said it will pay $129m to Bharti Airtel over a settlement related to the sale of Zain's Africa operations to the Indian firm in 2010.

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Manuel Valls: We cannot repair slavery but we can prepare the future

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. Photo: Paul Chiasson AP/SIPAFrance's prime minister Manuel Valls writes for The Africa Report from Ghana, where he is proposing to create a Euro-African university exchange programme.

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For Africa's millennial generation, the rules of engagement have changed

Boitumelo 'Tumi' Mmakoi, 25, is a radio producer based in Cape Town. Millennials make up more than a third of Africa's population. The impact they are having on politics and business across the continent is just beginning to be felt.

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Emirates says may cut Africa flights because of economic challenges

Emirates Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dubai International Airport. Photo: Ashraf Mohammad/ReutersEmirates airline could reduce the frequency of its flights to African cities or cut routes completely if current economic and financial challenges on the continent continue, President Tim Clark told reporters on Tuesday.

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Africa could be significant LNG importer by 2025, Total says

A motorist drives past a Total gas station in Kenya's capital Nairobi. Photo: Thomas Mukoya/ReutersAfrica could become a significant global market for imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2025, with Egypt the main driver, as more countries eye gas-to-power projects, a senior official at Total said on Tuesday.

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