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Gay marriage: Un-African? Non-issue?

By www.catchnews.com

Same-sex couples should get married if they so wish and people should be treated equally before the law. So says a certain Barack Obama, the world’s most powerful man. “When you start treating people differently not because of any harm […]

 
 

Illegal Financial Flows From Africa on The Rise

Illegal Financial Flows From Africa on The Rise

Sub-Saharan Africa lost $52bn in illicit financial flows in 2011, mostly through commercial transactions by multinational companies, representing the highest levels of illegal capital flight relative to economic output of any region in the world, new data from Global Financial […]

 
 

Mbeki: The Relationship Between Africa And Its Ex-Colonizers Is Illegal

Mbeki: The Relationship Between Africa And Its Ex-Colonizers Is Illegal

Charity begins at home, and Africans need to take the first bold steps to deal with problems affecting them instead of depending on the west. Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki’s message was met with a resounding applause at the […]

 
 

CLIMATE Change To Cost Africa’s Economies

CLIMATE Change To Cost Africa’s Economies

Adapting to climate change could cost the African continent around USD 7-15 billion per year by 2020, says the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Policy makers are gripped by global warming and climate change issues that they believe threatens coastal […]

 
 

Angola’s National Currency Now Traded in Portugal and France

Angola’s National Currency Now Traded in Portugal and France

The kwanza, Angola’s national currency, since 11 November, can be traded in both France and Portugal, according to a statement from Portuguese foreign exchange company NovaCâmbios. In Mozambique and Namibia, where the company has branches, “we are waiting for authorisation […]