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Mark John

Mark John

    Work on 'taming' monopolies wins economics Nobel
    Work on 'taming' monopolies wins economics Nobel
    French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize for economics for work that has shed light on how governments can "tame" the big businesses...
    ICC looks to reel in Saif al-Islam
    ICC looks to reel in Saif al-Islam
    The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Sunday he has "substantial evidence" that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, now on the run,...
    'New era of hope' in Côte d'Ivoire
    'New era of hope' in Côte d'Ivoire
    Côte d'Ivoire's internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara called for peace after his rival was arrested with the help of French...
    Côte d'Ivoire's Ouattara seeks recovery despite stand-off
    Côte d'Ivoire's Ouattara seeks recovery despite stand-off
    Côte d'Ivoire presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara has called for an end to sanctions and sought to return the war-torn country to normal,...
    Ouattara forces begin Abidjan assault
    Ouattara forces begin Abidjan assault
    Forces backing Côte d'Ivoire presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara began a fresh assault to remove Laurent Gbagbo from his last stronghold...
    Ouattara forces await Côte d'Ivoire end game
    Ouattara forces await Côte d'Ivoire end game
    Armed and ready, hundreds of troops loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara are waiting to launch what they say will be the final assault on...
    Africans see economic gains, democracy losses
    Africans see economic gains, democracy losses
    Many Africans are enjoying greater access to economic opportunity but are seeing their political rights undermined, according to an index of...
    World wakes to African hunger
    World wakes to African hunger
    In a slow-motion disaster predicted months ago by aid agencies, Africa's Sahel region is lurching towards a food crisis which the world has only...
    Guinea struggles to break strongman curse
    Guinea struggles to break strongman curse
    International action may be needed to prevent the tensions behind this week's lethal crackdown on anti-government protests in Guinea from igniting...
    Court opens way for new Zuma charges
    Court opens way for new Zuma charges
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    Court upholds NDPP appeal in Zuma case
    Court upholds NDPP appeal in Zuma case
    The Supreme Court of Appeal on Monday upheld an appeal by the National Director of Public Prosecutions against a high court ruling that halted the...
    Judgement day for Zuma
    Judgement day for Zuma
    The National Prosecuting Authority is no longer set on prosecuting African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma, a media report said on Monday.