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If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now

If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now

Monday marks the seven-year anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day – the moment a programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz spent 10,000 bitcoin on two Papa John’s pizzas. More important than the episode being widely recognized as the first transaction using the cryptocurrency is what it tells us about the bitcoin rally that saw it break through the […]

Gambia’s Former President Yahya Jammeh Stole $50 Million Before Leaving For Exile

Gambia’s Former President Yahya Jammeh Stole $50 Million Before Leaving For Exile

The Gambia’s former ruler Yahya Jammeh stole at least $50m from the state, the country’s justice minister said on Monday, in the first major anti-corruption…

South African hunter Theunis Botha crushed to death by elephant after it is fatally shot in Zimbabwe

South African hunter Theunis Botha crushed to death by elephant after it is fatally shot in Zimbabwe

A well-known South African hunter has died after he was crushed to death by an elephant which was shot by another member of his group. Theunis Botha, 51,…

UN report exposes human rights violations against civilians in Yei, South Sudan

UN report exposes human rights violations against civilians in Yei, South Sudan

A United Nations report has documented human rights violations and abuses against civilians that may amount to war crimes or crimes against humanity, in what…

Rebel Schism Drives Alarming Upsurge of Violence in Central African Republic

Rebel Schism Drives Alarming Upsurge of Violence in Central African Republic

On both sides of the rutted, 200-kilometre dirt road that runs from Bria to Bambari in Central African Republic, villages lie empty and desolate. Cramped…

New partnership to impact 84,000 children in Ethiopia

New partnership to impact 84,000 children in Ethiopia

Reach for Change and the IKEA Foundation announced a new partnership that will help 120 outstanding entrepreneurs in…

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who’s the Wealthiest?

NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius’ AfrAsia Bank…

Africa Has Vast Agricultural Potential – So Why Are We Due to Import U.S.$110 Billion Worth of Food Annually By 2025?

Africa Has Vast Agricultural Potential – So Why Are We Due to Import U.S.$110 Billion Worth of Food Annually By 2025?

The African continent has the potential to feed itself and even have surplus food to export to other…

Contradictions of Africa’s Development Agenda

Contradictions of Africa’s Development Agenda

This story starts at a golf club in Nigeria. My former schoolmate and sometimes golf buddy started it.…

Freda Rebecca under fire as Zimbabwe gold ore is shipped to China

Freda Rebecca under fire as Zimbabwe gold ore is shipped to China

THE new owners of Freda Rebecca Mine — led by Mr Yat Hoi Ning, the group CEO and…

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