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Hereward Holland

Hereward Holland

    South Sudan sees no future in oil infrastructure
    South Sudan sees no future in oil infrastructure
    South Sudan's oil minister says they will continue to press for a new oil pipeline because they do not see a future in Sudan's oil infrastructure.
    Ghana's gold rush lures Chinese with illicit mines
    Ghana's gold rush lures Chinese with illicit mines
    An increasing number of small mines are owned by Ghanaians on paper but controlled illegally by Chinese entrepreneurs.
    World economic storm hits Uganda safari tourism
    World economic storm hits Uganda safari tourism
    As the sky begins to bruise, an indigo haze descends on Uganda's "mountains of the moon", and a solitary lioness limps through the savannah.
    IMF: Africa can survive global crisis
    IMF: Africa can survive global crisis
    African governments should continue their development spending plans and draw down foreign exchange reserves to bolster their economies, said the IMF.
    Congo rebel chief vows war if no talks with govt
    Congo rebel chief vows war if no talks with govt
    Congolese Tutsi rebel leader General Laurent Nkunda threatened war on Saturday unless DRC's government entered a new round of talks with him.
    No let-up in DRC rights violations
    No let-up in DRC rights violations
    Civilians on both sides of the frontlines in eastern DRC are being killed, raped and abducted, human rights campaigners said on Monday.
    Nkunda warns Africa not to send troops
    Nkunda warns Africa not to send troops
    Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda said on Monday he would fight African peacekeepers if they backed government troops against him.
    Kenya looks to geothermal power to fuel development
    Kenya looks to geothermal power to fuel development
    For Maasai tribesman Charles Kamami, Kenya's drive to boost its geothermal capacity spells environmental destruction.
    Kenya's nomads feel pain of food price rises
    Kenya's nomads feel pain of food price rises
    It is tempting to romanticise the lifestyle of nomads in Kenya's north-east -- a land peppered with vast termite mounds which burst from rust-coloured soil like fingers pointing to the cloudless sky. For centuries, Muslim pastoralist tribes have roamed the semi-arid wastelands, in perpetual pursuit of pasture and water.