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Africa Agrees to Giant Trade Bloc, but Nigeria, South Africa Sit It Out

KIGALI - African leaders agreed on Wednesday to form a $3 trillion (2.1 trillion) continental free-trade zone encompassing 1.2 billion people, but its two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, did not sign up, diminishing its impact. The African Union started talks in 2015 to establish a 55-n

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-21 21:54:43

Poachers Just Tried To Kill This Rhino - But Rescuers Refused To Let Her Die

Micaela is a wild southern white rhino living in South Africa - and she just barely got her life back. RELATED: Micaela had been shot in an apparent poaching attempt last week. The bullet hit her in the upper part of her back. Rescuers from Saving the Survivors, a group that saves injured wild

THE DODO - 2018-03-21 21:34:51

Most of Africa's Leaders Sign On to Continent-Wide Free Trade Pact

More than 40 African countries signed a free trade pact on Wednesday that the nations hope will fulfill a long-held dream of greater economic integration on the continent. But among the holdouts are two of Africa's biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, raising concerns about whether the agree

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-21 21:10:11

As Commodities Roar, Africa Wants Bigger Slice of the Mining Pie

One by one, the biggest names in African mining are getting squeezed. The tactics might be blunt, but the message is clear: the countries where they operate want a bigger share of the proceeds. The collapse in commodities through 2015 hobbled some of Africa's biggest resource economies, stunting gro

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-21 20:52:47

This jet-setting millionaire preacher claims he can cure cancer

A jet-setting preacher who boasts he can walk on air, summon angels and cure cancer calls his incredible $150 million fortune "miracle money." Malawi-born Shepherd Bushiri packs massive venues across the world thanks to his hundreds of thousands of devoted followers. Entrance to next month's 'Enligh

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 18:08:20

Zimbabwe's president releases thousands from prison

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's new president is commuting death sentences for some prisoners and releasing thousands of people from prison, including most women and everyone under age 18. President Emmerson Mnangagwa's announcement Wednesday is an effort to ease overcrowded prisons. He has said

AP - 2018-03-21 17:57:03

Every Five Days, Murderers Kill a White Farmer in South Africa

Every five days, a white farmer is murdered in South Africa and authorities are doing nothing about it. Authorities are giving tacit approval and police are turning a blind eye according to activists. There have been 109 murders this year, 15 farm murders. In other words, one farmer is murdered ever

INFOWARS - 2018-03-21 17:37:02

"It's like sci-fi": Wasp paralyses spider with poison then lays eggs so larvae can eat it alive

The sinister creature will pull the spider into a burrow or hole where its eggs can mature and hatch safely The horrifying moment a spider hunting wasp lay its eggs inside a paralysed spider has been shared by a woman who likened it to "sci-fi". A poisoning its prey, the sinister creature drag s

MIRROR - 2018-03-21 17:42:45

CroisiEurope Launches its First-Ever Africa Product

CroisiEurope's new Africa land and cruise trips include three nights on board the RV African Dream. (Photo by Alexandre Sattler/Courtesy CroisiEurope) WHY IT RATES: New reservations on this exciting Africa land and cruise offering will receive $572 off on select fall and early winter trips.-Mia Tayl

TRAVELPULSE - 2018-03-21 17:29:00

South Africa may become the next big promoter of terrorism and piracy

The South Africa of Mandela is over, and the country is increasingly signaling that it will decline into Zimbabwe version 2.0. (Halden Krog/AP) When the late anti-Apartheid activist Nelson Mandela emerged from prison and became South Africa's first black president, he carefully steered the count

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-03-21 17:05:25

What underlies the MAGA appeal? An aggressive form of whiteness

Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902) was an English mining magnate and fervent believer in the British Empire's historical destiny in Africa. He was born into and lived in a society that viewed Western culture and civilization in general and the English, in particular, through its racial history. He believed th

RAW STORY - 2018-03-21 16:27:40

Downtown South African Spot Springbok Gets A Major Revamp

The Springbok/Yelp The South African bar and restaurant formerly known as Springbok has undergone a major revamp. It's now called Bird Dog Saint, and South African cuisine is no longer on the menu. Posts to Instagram reveal that the bar has been quietly testing out its new name and menu for the last

EATER - 2018-03-21 16:02:58

Airfare of the Day: Singapore Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Manila (MNL), Philippines to Johannesburg (JNB)/Cape Town (CPT), south Africa from $1883 Round Trip

Today's Airfare of the Day goes to Singapore Airlines and their business class restricted round trip fares between the Philippines and South Africa. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your 'good fare' findings or questions about an airfare. This f

LOYALTYLOBBY.COM - 2018-03-21 15:23:29

South Africa 1-1 Angola (6-5) pens: Bafana Bafana edge out Palancas Negras on penalties

Bafana Bafana progressed into Saturday's final of the four-nation tournament held in Zambia after beating Angola on penalties on Wednesday afternoon. The South Africa senior men's team returned to action as they took on Angola.Ahead of the clash much was said about Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter's

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-21 15:16:43

Zimbabwe's President Orders Sweeping Amnesty for Prisoners

Emmerson MnangagwaPhotographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa ordered a sweeping amnesty for prisoners including women who're not serving life sentences, juveniles and the terminally ill, the prisons service said. Prisoners sentenced to 36 months or less will also be

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-21 15:17:11

How businesses in Cape Town keep the taps from running dry

(CNN)Drastic cuts in water usage has become the new normal for businesses across Cape Town, as the city remains gripped by severe drought. The Theewaterskloof dam, supplier of around half the city's municipal water, now has capacity below 15%. Five years ago it was full. "Day Zero," the point at wh

CNN - 2018-03-21 14:04:39

Africa Signs Free-Trade Deal to Replace Existing Agreements

African leaders signed accords setting up a continental free-trade area that's expected to boost commerce within the 55-member African Union and eventually supplant a patchwork of existing agreements. More than 40 nations signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement, or AfCFTA, which com

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-21 12:57:01

South Africa Still Unsure Over Two Selections Ahead of Third Test

CAPE TOWN - South Africa are still unsure over two selections ahead of the crucial third test against Australia at Newlands on Thursday as captain Faf du Plessis hailed the "fair" process that made fast bowler Kagiso Rabada available for the game. Du Plessis revealed on Wednesday that all-rounder Ch

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-21 12:24:44

Australia won't bait Rabada in third test - Smith

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Australia captain Steve Smith says his team will not be baiting South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada in the third test at Newlands on Thursday and adds that criticism of his role in the incident between the pair only spurs him on. Cricket - South Africa vs Australia - Second

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 12:31:44

'Black Panther' fans can find glimpses of Wakanda in Africa

JOHANNESBURG - Want to go to Wakanda? The blockbuster success of "Black Panther" has created a new, compelling vision of Africa as a continent of smart, technologically savvy people with cool clothes living in a futuristic city amid stunning landscapes. The hidden, high-tech kingdom is fictional, of

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-21 12:22:00