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Africa’s mobile phone penetration to rise to 79 per cent in 2020

Africa’s mobile phone penetration to rise to 79 per cent in 2020 Estimate project mobile phone connections to quadruple from 2012 numbers to reach 160 million in 2016, largely as a result of affordable smart phones and products designed specifically for the African market. These increases position the continent as the globe’s fastest growing region…

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Uganda confirms ID of LRA leader who surrendered

Uganda confirms ID of LRA leader who surrendered The identity of a surrendered Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander has been verified and negotiations are currently underway to determine if he will be tried at home or at the International Criminal Court headquarters at The Hague. The LRA has been active since the 1980s and is…

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Surveyor says Lake Malawi appears to have huge oil deposits

Surveyor says Lake Malawi appears to have huge oil deposits Surveyor data is currently being analyzed to assess the presence of oil deposits beneath Lake Malawi. Malawi has awarded exploration contracts to United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates-based companies.

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