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Mail & Guardian Africa

    Nigeria's Adesina wins battle for AfDB presidency
    Nigeria's Adesina wins battle for AfDB presidency
    Nigeria's Akinwumi Adesina was Thursday elected new president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in a thrilling vote that saw major heavyweights from North Africa and southern Africa stripped away early in the opening rounds....
    SA businesses in Africa could feel 'heat' of xenophobic attacks
    SA businesses in Africa could feel 'heat' of xenophobic attacks
    South Africa’s cabinet warned on Friday that companies operating in the rest of Africa may be targeted, just as Johannesburg-based Sasol Ltd....
    China does not support rogue African states, it creates them - report
    China does not support rogue African states, it creates them - report
    With China’s flagship event showcasing how its influence has grown in Africa set for the continent this year, the focus will inevitably be on the...
    African presidents spend millions to spruce up their dented images
    African presidents spend millions to spruce up their dented images
    A row over a law banning homosexuality in Uganda has been reignited after it emerged that the government paid a US public relations firm to offset...
    10 things you didn't know about 'Mandela's' Robben Island
    10 things you didn't know about 'Mandela's' Robben Island
    Last week, South African president Jacob Zuma re-iterated his controversial position that 
    So you think your African university fees are expensive? Try America
    So you think your African university fees are expensive? Try America
    Students at Makerere University, Uganda’s oldest and most prestigious, have this week been on strike, protesting a demand by administrators that...
    SA 2nd on list of African countries with most female MPs
    SA 2nd on list of African countries with most female MPs
    Cape Verde has the highest number of women occupying ministerial positions in Africa with nearly half of its 17 ministers being female, a new survey...
    13 facts about slavery in Africa
    13 facts about slavery in Africa
    Using a new approach to DNA analysis, the 17th century bones of three African slaves have been traced to their countries of origin for the first...