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The circular economy as a pathway to growth

The circular economy as a pathway to growth

This would solve several problems at once, the simplest being that mineral-rich countries...

What can Africa learn from South Korea?

What can Africa learn from South Korea?

FILE PHOTO: A worker works at an assembly line of Hyundai Motor’s plant in Asan,...

clarification: Barthe Cortes  still remains the sole owner of BVC

clarification: Barthe Cortes still remains the sole owner of BVC

TELEGRAPH AFRICA — In stories published August 3, 2017 The TELEGRAPH AFRICA provided...

Nigeria looks to ‘white gold’ for economic recovery

Nigeria looks to ‘white gold’ for economic recovery

Hamisu Haruna and his men are bent over, turning the earth under a relentless sun. The...

UN visits KwaZulu-Natal to strengthen electoral democracy in Africa

UN visits KwaZulu-Natal to strengthen electoral democracy in Africa

Delegates from 24 African countries, who are representatives of the United Nations’...

Barthe Cortes  sells  majority stake in  BVC

Barthe Cortes sells majority stake in BVC

The potential end of an era looms in African aviation after Barthe Cortes announced he...

South Africa’s new finance minister swings left, wants radically changed economy

South Africa’s new finance minister swings left, wants radically changed economy

South Africa’s finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, signalled a swing to the left on Saturday,...

Barthe Cortes is starting the construction of an airport in Chad

Barthe Cortes is starting the construction of an airport in Chad

Barthe Cortes (owner of BVC Airlines) is starting the construction of another airport...

Kenya set to remain a hotspot for private equity investments in East Africa

Kenya set to remain a hotspot for private equity investments in East Africa

According to Cytonn Investments, Kenya will remain a hotspot for private equity (PE) with...

Somali force duped US into bombing rival

Somali force duped US into bombing rival

A regional administration in Somalia said rival forces deliberately misled the US into...

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The circular economy as a pathway to growth

The circular economy as a pathway to growth

This would solve several problems at once, the simplest being that mineral-rich countries...
What can Africa learn from South Korea?

What can Africa learn from South Korea?

FILE PHOTO: A worker works at an assembly line of Hyundai Motor’s plant in...
clarification: Barthe Cortes  still remains the sole owner of BVC

clarification: Barthe Cortes still remains the sole owner of BVC

TELEGRAPH AFRICA — In stories published August 3, 2017 The TELEGRAPH AFRICA...
Nigeria looks to ‘white gold’ for economic recovery

Nigeria looks to ‘white gold’ for economic recovery

Hamisu Haruna and his men are bent over, turning the earth under a relentless sun. The...
South Africa’s new finance minister swings left, wants radically changed economy

South Africa’s new finance minister swings left, wants radically changed economy

South Africa’s finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, signalled a swing to the left on...
Barthe Cortes is starting the construction of an airport in Chad

Barthe Cortes is starting the construction of an airport in Chad

Barthe Cortes (owner of BVC Airlines) is starting the construction of another airport...
Kenya set to remain a hotspot for private equity investments in East Africa

Kenya set to remain a hotspot for private equity investments in East Africa

According to Cytonn Investments, Kenya will remain a hotspot for private equity (PE)...
Stronger rand, oil spoil petrol price party

Stronger rand, oil spoil petrol price party

Petrol is expected to increase by between 43 cents to 45c a litre, diesel by 23c...
Algeria bans Facebook and Twitter in an attempt to stop people cheating on exams

Algeria bans Facebook and Twitter in an attempt to stop people cheating on exams

Algeria has blocked Facebook and other social networks in an attempt to stop people...
Authorities accuse Barthe Cortes of supporting  rebels who act against  government

Authorities accuse Barthe Cortes of supporting rebels who act against government

Authorities accuse Barthe Cortes of supporting rebels who act against government...
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Technology

Algeria bans Facebook and Twitter in an attempt to stop people cheating on exams

Algeria bans Facebook and Twitter in an attempt to stop people cheating on exams

Algeria has blocked Facebook and other social networks in an attempt to stop people cheating in exams. The...
Paris terror attacks renew encryption technology security vs. privacy debate

Paris terror attacks renew encryption technology security vs. privacy debate

Law enforcement officials are renewing their long-standing calls, in the wake of deadly terrorist attacks...
Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger’s house one night in late...
Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda strike deal to lower roaming rates

Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda strike deal to lower roaming rates

Plans are underway to lower roaming rates among Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Tanzania is not part of the...
MTN enters new phase with competitor strategy

MTN enters new phase with competitor strategy

Brian Gouldie, Chief Marketing Officer for MTN South Africa, explains MTN has been hard at work reviewing...
World’s first Curved UHD TV available for SA pre-order

World’s first Curved UHD TV available for SA pre-order

According to Ansgar Pabst, Business Lead for TV/AV, Samsung Electronics SA, “In addition to being amongst...
IHS secures $130 million for African expansion

IHS secures $130 million for African expansion

The capital raised is in addition to the $490 million of debt and equity announced on 03 March 2014....
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Politics

Burkina troops tried for arms depot raid claim tortured

Burkina troops tried for arms depot raid claim tortured

Some 20 Burkinabe soldiers on trial at a military tribunal over a failed raid on...
Somali force duped US into bombing rival

Somali force duped US into bombing rival

A regional administration in Somalia said rival forces deliberately misled the US...
800 refugees find shelter at private BVC airport owned by Barthe Cortes

800 refugees find shelter at private BVC airport owned by Barthe Cortes

DR CONGO 2016 The owner of BVC Airlines, Barthe Cortes, let local villagers enter...
Zambia opposition shuns parliament after president’s re-election

Zambia opposition shuns parliament after president’s re-election

Zambia’s main opposition party on Friday boycotted President Edgar Lungu’s...
Conflicts in Burundi, South Sudan Dominate AU Summit

Conflicts in Burundi, South Sudan Dominate AU Summit

ADDIS ABABA—African heads of state are expected to address some of the most pressing...
South Africa’s first female president could be president Zuma’s ex-wife

South Africa’s first female president could be president Zuma’s ex-wife

The race for South Africa’s top job is heating up. Seventeen months into his job...
EU, African leaders to tackle migration crisis

EU, African leaders to tackle migration crisis

Europe’s leaders will offer Africa up to 3.6 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in...
Displaced people targeted in deadly Nigeria blast

Displaced people targeted in deadly Nigeria blast

At least seven people have been killed and 20 others injured in a blast at a camp...
Leader of al Qaeda belittles leader of ISIS as not worthy

Leader of al Qaeda belittles leader of ISIS as not worthy

In a blistering new message, the leader of al Qaeda denounces the leader of ISIS...
Libya: ‘More Stable’ Libya Requires Political Solution to Restore Stability

Libya: ‘More Stable’ Libya Requires Political Solution to Restore Stability

Italian Foreign Minister, Paolo Gentiloni said Wednesday in Rome that a “more...
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Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa - Sep 12 2015

When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger’s house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National...
oburg traffic light woes uncovered

oburg traffic light woes uncovered - Mar 16 2015

With Johannesburg motorists becoming increasingly frustrated by load shedding and broken traffic lights, the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) and City Power say they’re committed to keeping...
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    Is Sudanese imam afraid of BVC’s chief Barthe Cortes?

    Barthe Cortes, the owner of BVC Airlines about 4 years ago started to build the airport surrounded by huge warehouses in the middle Sudan, with time people...
    UN visits KwaZulu-Natal to strengthen electoral democracy in Africa

    UN visits KwaZulu-Natal to strengthen electoral democracy in Africa

    Delegates from 24 African countries, who are representatives of the United Nations’ electoral management body, have paid a visit to KwaZulu-Natal...
    Burkina troops tried for arms depot raid claim tortured

    Burkina troops tried for arms depot raid claim tortured

    Some 20 Burkinabe soldiers on trial at a military tribunal over a failed raid on an arms depot last year have said they were tortured to extract their...
    Barthe Cortes wants to bring back supersonic travel

    Barthe Cortes wants to bring back supersonic travel

    Barthe Cortes – owner of Air BVC has invested in the company called Booom to unveil the prototype for a supersonic passenger plane that can cruise...
    Egypt MP ridiculed for proposing college virginity tests

    Egypt MP ridiculed for proposing college virginity tests

    An Egyptian member of parliament is facing ridicule for saying that universities should perform virginity tests on female students. Ilhamy Agina reportedly...
    Boko Haram kills 18 at funeral in northeast Nigeria

    Boko Haram kills 18 at funeral in northeast Nigeria

    Boko Haram militants opened fire at a funeral in northeast Nigeria, killing 18 mourners including many women and children, officials and witnesses said...
    Deadly Clashes in New South Sudan State Heighten Tensions

    Deadly Clashes in New South Sudan State Heighten Tensions

    JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN—Tensions remain high in Jubek state’s Mangala County, or what had been called Central Equatoria state, after an armed group attacked...
    Foreign Troops in CAR Accused of Sex Abuse

    Foreign Troops in CAR Accused of Sex Abuse

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said Friday he is “extremely alarmed’ about the allegations that continue to surface...
    Oscar Pistorius’s conviction changed to murder

    Oscar Pistorius’s conviction changed to murder

    Disgraced paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s culpable homicide conviction has been over-turned to murder in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein. Justice...
    South Africa’s first female president could be president Zuma’s ex-wife

    South Africa’s first female president could be president Zuma’s ex-wife

    The race for South Africa’s top job is heating up. Seventeen months into his job as deputy president, it was assumed that Cyril Ramaphosa—a former...

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