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'It's a first': Oldest human footprints in Arabian peninsula point to route out of Africa

Added: 18.09.2020 16:48 | 9 views | 0 comments

The discovery gives strength to the idea that the Arabian Peninsula was a key route from Africa for early migrations of Homo sapiens.

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Odion Ighalo says his 'happiness will never change' at Man Utd

Added: 18.09.2020 15:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo tells Focus on Africa's Mimi Fawaz that his "energy, positivity and happiness never changes".


Archaeology bombshell: Shipwreck's 'chest of gold' find could solve 16th-century mystery

Added: 18.09.2020 12:19 | 14 views | 0 comments

ARCHAEOLOGISTS were called in when a worker stumbled across a number of strange artefacts in Africa, leading to what may be one of the most significant shipwrecks ever found.


Turkey and Iran are engaging in new operations in Africa - reports

Added: 18.09.2020 11:58 | 5 views | 0 comments

Call it a new 'Great Game' or war for hearts and minds, or just influence peddling, but Iran and Turkey are now engaged in greater efforts to expand their role in Africa. This comes as Russia and China are also extending networks on the continent. It is important to understand that this is in the context of the US generally reducing its global role and comes around 60 years after European colonialism was rolled back. The increasing footprint of Iran and Turkey have caused concern for other states that view their role as belligerent. That means that Gulf media is concerned that Turkey has a large...

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South Africa to reopen to international visitors in October

Added: 18.09.2020 9:49 | 10 views | 0 comments

South Africa is preparing to reopen its borders to travellers for the first time since March. In an address to the nation earlier, president Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed the process would begin in October.


How e-commerce is exploding in South Africa

Added: 18.09.2020 8:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

E-commerce has been one sector that has boomed in South Africa during the pandemic.

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Africa's week in pictures: 11 - 17 September 2020

Added: 18.09.2020 0:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

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Letter from Africa: Behind Ghana and Nigeria's love-hate affair

Added: 17.09.2020 23:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Why the current tensions over the closure of some Nigerian-owned shops in Ghana should come as no surprise.

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