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Zambia: Legacy of a no-show president

Sata on view at the opening of parliament. Photo©AFPPresident Michael Sata's death and the ineligibility of interim president Guy Scott to run for office in the next presidential election is fuelling speculation about the succession.

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South Africa: We need a person who will arrest Jacob Zuma - Julius Malema

Julius Malema, Commander-in-chief, Economic Freedom Fighters. Photo©Daniel Boshoff for TARTo judge by the reaction of the ruling African National Congress, the militant tactics of Julius Malema and the EFF are hitting their targets. In this exclusive interview, Malema explains why he is pressing President Jacob Zuma to repay state funds spent on his Nkandla homestead.

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South Africa: Harmony halts Kusasalethu mine to remove illegal miners

Photo©ReutersIn a bid to remove illegal, trespassing miners believed to be starting fires, South Africa's Harmony Gold on Friday announced that it was enforcing a two-week stop to production at its Kusasalethu mine.

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Mozambique: Asian buyers line up to import natural gas

Photos@ReutersMozambiqueMaputoCountries across Asia are quietly reaching deals to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Mozambique, which could transform its economy and give it a front-row seat in tapping rising global gas demand.

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Harnessing the potential of pension fund capital

Many pension funds invest in low-yield, safe state bonds rather than infrastructure and farming projects. Photo©Jacob Silberberg/Panos-REAGetting pension funds, foreign exchange reserves and other large pools of African capital into local economies is critical.

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French firm to help with import standards as Zimbabwe battles with cheap imports

The Zimbabwe government has hired a French based firm, Bureau Veritas, to enforce import standards, while it works on enacting consumer protection and standards laws.

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