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Mitsubishi Pajeros recalled in SA over airbag problem

Share the post “Mitsubishi Pajeros recalled in SA over airbag problem” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Mitsubishi Motors is recalling more than 7,000 Pajero vehicles in South Africa, built between 2007 and 2016. The company said the move was part of a global preventative recall over driver airbags manufactured by Takata Corporation. Mitsubishi is one of several vehicle manufacturers […]

Share the post “Nigeria charges oil giants with corruption” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency has filed new charges in the case against the oil giants Royal Dutch Shell and ENI. The corruption allegations relate to the $1.3bn (£1bn) purchase of a Nigerian oil block in 2011. These are the latest charges in a complex investigation spanning […]

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Share the post “SOMALIA RIDES THE UPS AND DOWNS OF A GLOBAL OIL CRISIS” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Mogadishu, Somalia – Drivers in the morning rush hour in Mogadishu jostle for space to fill their tanks in one of the newly opened petrol stations in the city. An attendant shouts at the drivers, directing them: “Come forward a bit, a […]

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Share the post “Senegal, Where The Reality of Modern Day Slavery is Taking Place. By Ndiawar Diop” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Life is full of challenges and suspens; and that the most developed countries know it. It’s probably why they go beyond limits to explore other horizons. I, sometimes in my moment of day dreaming, wonder deeply inside […]

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Share the post “Unsung heroes: Africa’s rangers are the guardians of the continent’s precious natural assets” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Conservation needs to work with unlikely bedfellows – the hunters, the miners and loggers. Given Africa’s need for economic growth and employments these activities that are so often adjacent, to and sometimes in, protected areas will never be […]

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Share the post “Joseph Stiglitz: ‘If the West won’t help, they should at least do no harm’” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Joseph Stiglitz is the Nobel Prize-winning economist who has never been afraid to tell it like it is. On the side lines of the Financing for Development conference, he speaks to SIMON ALLISON about tax evasion, Greece, […]

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Share the post “The most powerful African you’ve never heard of” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail As world leaders gather in Addis Ababa to discuss the future of development, and who’s going to pay for it, the Gates Foundation can only look on with impatience. When it comes to financing for development, the Foundation is doing it by itself, […]

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Share the post “SA’s genetically modified maize: Here’s what you should know about it” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Between 70% and 80% of maize consumed in South Africa is genetically modified, and ours is the only country in the world whose staple is primarily GMO. So what? Three decades after its adoption, GM maize remains contentious. ANDREA TEAGLE […]

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Share the post “Eskom’s energy saving sarcasm” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail In the midst of a gripping electricity shortage, South Africa’s power utility appears at a loss on how to handle the crisis. The company’s utopian view of South African society, which is glaringly obvious in its media communications, comes at the expense of the very people it […]

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Share the post “Zimbabwe: With Chinese Cash, Zimbabwe to Boost Use of Fossil Fuels” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Harare — Zimbabwe’s efforts to ease a long-running energy crisis got a big boost this month with the signing of a billion dollar deal being touted as a long-term solution to light up the country and the economy. But the […]

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