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Zimbabwe: Lighting up a new relationship

 

Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAChinese investment and demand for tobacco have contributed to a boom in small-scale farming in the Zimbabwe countryside, but can the good times last?

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British fund Gemcorp extends $250 million loan to Zimbabwe -CEO

APLondon-based emerging market fund Gemcorp Group said on Monday it had extended a $250 million loan to Zimbabwe to help the country import essential goods like fuel and medicine, the company's CEO said.

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Anglo American asks Angola for permission to explore for metals

The President of Angola, Joao Lourenco, addresses the media during a joint press conference after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP/SIPAAnglo American, one of the world's largest commodities miners, has asked Angola for permission to explore for base metals, the country's ministry for mines said on Friday.

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Travel South Africa: The great white

 

Harry StoneAs adrenalin-packed leisure pursuits go, cage-diving with sharks could be the biggest challenge of them all. But these predators are also a wonder to behold

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ITV: Paul Mashatile, Treasurer general, African National Congress, South Africa

 

J. Hoffmann/foto24/gallo images/getty imagesOne of the ANC’s top officials, Mashatile talks to The Africa Report about the need to eliminate the rot in government and corruption in the party ahead of elections planned for next year

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South Africa | Work, rest and play

SATORI AFRICA
Overberg literally means “over the mountain”, and heading to the Overberg Highlands for a yoga retreat certainly felt like a mental leap, leaving city stresses behind in the 90-minute drive from Cape Town. But, tranquil and isolated though it is, the Drift Farm Homestead is no ashram. It’s a working organic farm and winery, making it the perfect location for one of Satori Africa’s wellbeing breaks, which combine restorative practice with the good things in life – even wine, in moderation.

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