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Italian tourist jailed in Zimbabwe for stealing

A 25 year-old Italian tourist will spend the next two years in a Zimbabwean jail after he was convicted of stealing communication devices worth $20 000 from an American counterpart.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 October 2011 17:35

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African film industry's new lease of life in distribution

The struggle to find a foothold for Africa's film industry, especially Nigeria's Nollywood, the second largest film industry in the world according UNESCO, whilst containing piracy may have finally bore fruit as several African companies devise strategies to outsmart the distribution challenges facing the continent.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 September 2012 16:23

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Malawi: Cracks forming in civil society?

Photo/Travis Lupick

Merchants cried on the streets of Blantyre. On September 19, some gently asked passersby for charity while other simply buried their faces in their hands. Behind them, smoke still rose from the city's central market. Just hours earlier, much of it was destroyed in a fire set in the middle of the night.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 September 2011 17:08

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Zimbabwe threatens to sue EU over sanctions

Zimbabwe has given the European Union (EU) a two week ultimatum to explain its motive behind imposing sanctions on President Robert Mugabe and his inner circle or face litigation, state media said on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 15:41

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Zimbabwe threatens to sue EU over sanctions

Zimbabwe has given the European Union (EU) a two week ultimatum to explain its motive behind imposing sanctions on President Robert Mugabe and his inner circle or face litigation, state media said on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 15:42

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The Social Network war in Africa is on

As Google launches its new social network service « Google+ », now available to the public without invitations, facebook is trying to remain the leader by looking at emerging countries. With over 700 million regular users in the world, but barely 3 million in Nigeria, facebook knows it can now only grow where the internet is not yet easily accessible.

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