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Egypt's million man march to Tahrir Square

Protestors called for a “Million Man March” on Friday/Photo/ReutersThe frontline of the second phase of the Egyptian revolution, calling for the end of military rule and for a swift transition to a civilian government, ran along the barricades of Mohammed Mahmoud St in Cairo.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 December 2011 18:31

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Libya and AU: Renewing ties

Jean Ping, AU chairman, has since given the new Libyan cabinet his backing and committed to opening a new liaison office in Tripoli/Photo/ReutersThe African Union and the new Libyan government are en route to renewing formal ties after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, but it is not clear what role the union will be playing

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 12:17

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Addis Ababa: Africa prepares for Climate Change meet in Durban

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, the CAHOSCC coordinator, was re-elected as a spokesperson for Africa on climate issuesAfrica hopes to make significant gains from the forthcoming world climate change conference to be held in a few weeks' time in Durban, South Africa.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 17:30

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Automobiles: African Testing Grounds

The Dacia Logan in production in Morocco: Renault hopes to build 400,000 of the low-cost cars for the domestic market per year by 2015, to compete with Chinese imports/Photo/GILLES ROLLE/REASouth Africa may dominate car assembly and production, but North Africa is coming up fast as the continent becomes a battleground for the low-cost segment


Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2011 11:51

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Road Traffic Accidents Cost Africa US$10 billion

Road carnage imposes huge economic costs – constituting about 1-3 percent of GDP in most countries/ Photo/ reutersRoad traffic accidents cost Africa US$ 10 billion annually and remain the second leading cause of death for the 5-44 age-groups around Africa, a report revealed on Thursday.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2011 13:11

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An autumn of votes after the Arab Spring

Tunisians gather round a board displaying candidates on the island of Djerba as election season opened on 1 October/ NICOLAS FAUQUÉ FOR JAThe Arab Spring is facing its first electoral tests in Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 November 2011 18:22

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