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  • Monday 22 September 2014

    Africa: Increased Internet Access Expected to Generate More Consumer over the Next Five Years

    South Africa’s entertainment and media market is expected to grow by 10.2% compounded annually (CAGR) from 2014 – 2018
  • Monday 22 September 2014

    Kenya: Fresh Wounds Of Westgate Mall Attack One Year Later

    As construction work to restore the building that at midday on Saturday 21 September, 2013, was the scene of unimaginable horror when four armed men from Al Shaabab militant group stormed the mall, spraying bullets at anyone randomly goes on, victims, survivors and the entire nation are still sorting for answers to a series of events that are still unclear as to why it took Kenyan security forces four days to declare the mall free and clear.
  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    Kenya: Nairobi Meeting to Discuss Food Security Challenges

    The meeting preceding World Day on October 16, will debate why Kenya, like many African countries, are dependent on food imports, unable to feed its people on domestic production alone. This is despite Africa’s abundant land and resources.
  • Friday 5 September 2014

    CAR Congo: Prime Minister Calls For Reconciliation Dialogue By End Of Year

    Civil war in CAR broke out on Dec 10, 2012 between Seleka a Muslim rebel group and government forces, ousting the then President Bozize in March 2013, with the rebel's leader Djotodia declaring himself president, leading to a bloody authoritarian rule over citizens of Christian inclination for ten months before anti-Balaka a Christian outfit was formed to counter the brutality of Seleka forcing them out of power and Muslims to flee into the neighbouring Chad.
  • Friday 5 September 2014

    Nigeria: Boko Haram Now Targeting Men

    When it first launched attacks in 2009, Boko Haram mainly targeted Christians under the pretext of wanting to establish an Islamic state, but since mid-2013, the group has focused its attacks on government security agents as well as on civilians of both Christian and Muslim faiths in their homes, markets, hospitals and schools, killing more than 3 000 people in the north of the country this year alone.

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