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South African Faces Death Penalty in South Sudan Espionage Case

| February 16, 2018

A South African man is facing a possible death sentence in South Sudan, after none of the key defense witnesses showed up at his trial on espionage charges and conspiracy to overthrow the government.

William John Endley was a security …

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Smartphones Help Latin American Farmers Fight Climate Change

| February 12, 2018

Armed with smartphones, thousands of smallholder farmers across Latin America are set to benefit from a technology boost that will help them deal better with the effects of climate change.

A three-year agreement will see farmers receive vital information such …

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GLOBAL MINING INDUSTRY TO CONTINUE SHEDDING JOBS

| February 8, 2018

CAPE TOWN-- Participants of the 2018 African Mining Indaba taking place here this week have been told that the global mining industry is expected to continue shedding jobs as more and more mines become deeper and the minerals become more …

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Kenya Deports Opposition Lawyer After Treason Charge

| February 7, 2018

A member of Kenya's political opposition has been deported to Canada for taking part in last week's mock presidential swearing-in ceremony for Raila Odinga.

Kenyan authorities forced Miguna Miguna onto a late-night KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight traveling from Nairobi …

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Deloitte: After Cape Town, More African Cities Face Water Crisis

| February 6, 2018

African cities need to better plan and invest in water infrastructure, global accounting firm Deloitte said on Tuesday, as Cape Town counts down to dry taps due to severe drought.

Officials predict taps in the South African city will run …

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