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Shock in South Africa over 6 year judgment for 'blade runner' Oscar Pistorius for girlfriend's murder

Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee who dazzled a universe by using in a 2012 Olympics on blade-like prosthetic legs, was condemned to 6 years in jail for a 2013 murder of his girlfriend, indication Reeva Steenkamp. Fifteen years is a smallest judgment for murder underneath South African law unless a decider finds mitigating resources justifying a […]

Africa Roundup: eBay expands, Ushahidi upgrades, Africa Internet Group rebrands

Africa Roundup: eBay expands, Ushahidi upgrades, Africa Internet Group rebrands

Africa’s e-commerce space saw another large marketplace pierce in June. eBay announced it will enhance on a continent by a partnership with online selling startup MallforAfrica.com. The arrangement will launch a new eBay Powered by MallforAfrica height that allows eBay U.S. users to sell in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. Other African countries will follow, both parties reliable in this […]

United States of Africa? African Union launches all-Africa passport

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Delusional White Woman Louise Linton Draws Ire of African Twitter for Egregious “Zambian Memoir”

Delusional White Woman Louise Linton Draws Ire of African Twitter for Egregious “Zambian Memoir”

On Friday, The Telegraph ran what has to be a dumbest, many gross square of writing on Africa of a 21st century. In an essay patrician “How my dream opening year in Africa incited into a nightmare,” Louise Linton, a white Scottish singer and approved delusional chairman now vital in Los Angeles, shares an abridged […]

Benjamin Netanyahu starts East Africa outing in Uganda

Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in Uganda during a start of a four-country outing to East Africa, apropos a initial Israeli primary apportion to revisit a continent in during slightest 30 years. Arriving during Uganda’s Entebbe’s airfield on Monday, Netanyahu pronounced Israel’s raid to finish a warrant predicament 40 years ago, in that his hermit was […]

South Africa doesn't have adequate developers to build a digital economy

South Africa wants to be a digital economy, though someone has to build it. In new years, South Africa has attempted to build a chronicle of Silicon Valley during a tip of Africa, formulating hubs in Cape Town and Johannesburg for startups and tech innovators. But, like Silicon Valley itself and some-more modernized economies, South […]

This $6 a month solar appetite devise could energy a million homes in Africa by 2017

This $6 a month solar appetite devise could energy a million homes in Africa by 2017

Courtesy Off-Grid Electric The biggest barrier to powering off-grid homes is infrastructure. The problem, privately in frugally populated areas, is a lack of appetite lines. Without lines going to a remote power grid, many communities miss a entrance they need to electricity. Entire villages can stay dark. But there are ways around that. A startup called Off-Grid Electric […]

Israel's Netanyahu seeks new allies in ancestral Africa trip

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Africa this week, where Israel has found much-needed partners in a conflict opposite Islamic militants and allies in tackling a rising Palestinian change during a United Nations. Netanyahu will also revisit a site where his hermit was killed in a 1976 troops raid on a hijacked airliner […]

Solar Power Brightens Residents' Prospects in East Africa

Solar Power Brightens Residents' Prospects in East Africa

Jacinta Auma shuffles solemnly into her dim, mud-walled house, sits down, kicks off her sandals and switches on a light and a tiny television—a tiny spectacle in this rural, deeply normal dilemma of western Kenya. An estimated two-thirds of sub-Saharan Africa’s race miss electricity, according to a International Energy Agency. To cope, many have prolonged […]

eBay Bets on Africa for Growth

Image source: Getty Images. eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) has recently announced that it will be expanding into Africa around a partnership with African online selling start-up MailforAfrica.com. The pierce will substantially have a medium financial impact in a brief term; however, eBay is origination a intelligent pierce by positioning a business to gain on earnest enlargement opportunities […]

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