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Zambia to ration electricity for domestic customers

Zambia will start rationing electricity supply to domestic consumers from Dec. 15 following a big drop in water levels in lake Kariba, threatening hydropower...

Banana salvages World Cup draw for Cameroon

JOHANNESBURG: Yaya Banana scored in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw for Cameroon in Zambia Saturday at the end of a disappointing World...

Arsenal’s Iwobi sends Nigeria to 2018 World Cup

ABUJA: Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi sent Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup finals with the winning goal in a 1-0 African qualifying victory over...

China announces $60 billion ‘funding support’ for Africa

JOHANNESBURG: Chinese President Xi Jinping announced $60 billion of assistance and loans for Africa at a summit in Johannesburg on Friday, signalling China's commitment to the continent despite a recent fall in investment.

Africa mining stumbles, raising fears of job loss chaos

JOHANNESBURG: As mining companies in resource-rich Africa bleed jobs due to plunging commodity prices, the ripple effect of redundancies has raised concern about social unrest amid declining economic growth.

Five countries in battle to be named African Nations Cup hosts

ADDIS ABABA: The hosts of the 2019 and 2021 African Nations Cup finals will be decided on Saturday with Algeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Zambia all competing to stage the biennial tournament.