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Swaziland Wants Land From South Africa And Mozambique

Swaziland Wants Land From South Africa And Mozambique

Swaziland wants to annexe large parts of South Africa and Mozambique on behalf of the kingdom’s autocratic ruler, King Mswati III. The territory it seeks includes the administrative capital Pretoria. The Border Determination Special Committee (BDSC) said Friday (24 March 2017) large areas of South Africa belonged to the Swazi nation and had been taken […]

Solar Boreholes, Irrigated Crops Throw Lifeline to Kenyan Herders

Solar Boreholes, Irrigated Crops Throw Lifeline to Kenyan Herders

Many Kenyan livestock keepers are losing their animals to drought – but some are staying afloat by using solar-powered pumps and growing vegetables. At the only borehole with water for miles around, the troughs are under siege in Saretho village as hundreds of camels, cattle, sheep and goats await their turn. On the other side […]

South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea Begin ‘Deep and Lasting Collaboration’ on Oil and Gas

South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea Begin ‘Deep and Lasting Collaboration’ on Oil and Gas

South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea announced an historic partnership today in Juba, setting out the terms for a strong bilateral relationship between the African oil and gas producers. The Memorandum of Cooperation was signed by Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima and South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum H.E. Ezekiel […]

Nigerian Government commends Dangote Cement self-sufficiency feat

Nigerian Government commends Dangote Cement self-sufficiency feat

The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity, ascribing the feat to Dangote Cement which spare headed the backward integration policy introduced by the government. Minister for Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi who leads a team of the […]

10 Killed in Battle over Grazing Land in Kenya

10 Killed in Battle over Grazing Land in Kenya

Ten people were killed in Kom, Isiolo County in eastern Kenya after a fight between armed herders over grazing land. the fight pitted herders from Isiolo against those from Samburu. Local police boss Charles Ontita confirmed the incident. According to Merti Deputy County Commissioner Julius Maiyo, speaking earlier, several people might have have been injured […]

Threatened by famine sweeping across Kenya, pastoralists have turned to violence

Threatened by famine sweeping across Kenya, pastoralists have turned to violence

Sitting on the edge of Kenya’s highest mountain, its spectacular dun-coloured vistas stretching out into the endless distance, Laikipia is one of the most beautiful corners of east Africa. The region received a rush of publicity in 2010 when Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton at a log cabin there. Tens of thousands of tourists […]

Brahman breeder believes in Zambia’s potential

Brahman breeder believes in Zambia’s potential

Besides the Brahman stud, Neville aslo runs a commercial herd of about 150 cows which he has bred up from Brahman/Angus and Brahman/Hereford crosses. Neville Pinkney is well known and respected for his prime Brahman genetics and runs a successful farm near Mazabuka. Farming with his parents, he has a commercial cattle herd, breeds goats […]

Illegal exploitation of Western Sahara resources: MEPs voice concern

Illegal exploitation of Western Sahara resources: MEPs voice concern

The illegal exploitation of natural resources in western Sahara after the European Union Court of Justice (EUCJ) ruled on the matter has sparked concerns among the members of the EU Parliament (MEPs). The MEPs called on the European Commission to publish the “consultative guidelines” for the attention of companies about the legal risks of disregarding […]

Kenya Says Laikipia Tourists Are Safe Following Rancher Killing

Kenya Says Laikipia Tourists Are Safe Following Rancher Killing

The gun violence in Laikipia, which has claimed some lives and left other people injured, is now attracting the attention of the international media. Among the casualties is the Laikipia West police chief shot and injured last month and now the co-owner of Sosian Ranch, Tristan Voorspuy, who was killed at the weekend. The county […]

South Africa On The Brink Of A Race War

South Africa On The Brink Of A Race War

South Africa is teetering on the brink of a race war after President Jacob Zuma called on parliament to pass a law allowing white-owned land to be “confiscated” by blacks without any form of compensation.  The president’s comments caused outrage among white landowners, with the chairman of a national group for Afrikaans speaking farmers warning the new […]

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