David Pigott

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Ernest Dükü's 'Black Series' Is an Exploration of African Spiritual Symbols

<b>Ernest Dükü</b> walks gently into the courtyard of London's Somerset House. With his greying hair spiking from his head and wearing the uniform of the …

Investing in land in Ethiopia

The great land rush<p>Ethiopia: The billionaire’s farm<p>MARCH 1 2016<p><b>Across the globe, investors are betting billions on land.</b> <i>Tom Burgis</i> <b>reports from</b> …

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Inside the real-life Dracula's castle in Romania<p>Moscow has a beer problem during World Cup<p>Christo goes big with another art installation<p>Debate over …

Guinea ruling party wins parliamentary polls

Guinea's ruling party and its allies came have won the nation's first parliamentary elections in a decade, taking 60 of the 114 seats in the national assembly, according to electoral commission results.<p>The provisional results released late on Friday showed that Alpha Conde's Rally of the Guinean …

In Africa, China's political stability looks good compared to the US

Many Kenyans are horrified by the political game that just finished in Washington. Few can understand how, or why, the Tea Party would gamble with the financial stability of the US.<p>Kenyan business analyst Aly-Khan Satchu says the game being played in Washington is dangerous.<p>"This is playing with …

France mayors 'cannot block gay marriage' - top court

<b>France's highest court has ruled that mayors cannot refuse to hold same-sex marriage ceremonies on the grounds that it conflicts with their beliefs.</b><p>A group of mayors had challenged a law recognising same-sex marriage that took effect in May.<p>The Constitutional Council rejected their argument that …

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Uganda seizes huge ivory shipment worth millions

<b>Ugandan officials have seized some two tonnes (4,600lb) of ivory - one of the country's biggest such hauls for many years.</b><p>The Uganda Wildlife Association (UWA) has said the 832 pieces of ivory could be worth up to $6.7m but other estimates put the value lower.<p>Experts say some of the ivory is …

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Nairobi attack suspect 'was under surveillance several years ago'

Somali-born Norwegian immigrant identified as one of Westgate shopping mall suspects was on radar of police for years<p><b>Norwegian</b> police are facing questions over how they lost track of a Somalia-born immigrant identified as one of the Nairobi shopping mall suspects after it was claimed he had been …

Strong Third Quarter, But China Losing Momentum

For China, the third quarter might be as good as it gets, Barclays Capital said on Friday.<p>China’s third quarter GDP growth rebounded to 7.8%, as expected, making it the best quarterly performance year-to-date. Growth was 7.7% in the first and 7.5% in the second. The economy has been helped by the …

From bicycles to luxury cars

What a difference a decade can make. It seems that not too long ago the streets of Beijing were cluttered with bicycles. Now it's cars, cars, cars. And the luxury segment is seen as the next biggest boom for the global car makers. In fact, within the next seven years, McKinsey & Company expects …

No winner for $5m African leader prize, again

A foundation that offers a $5m prize to leaders of African countries who excel in office and then step down when they are supposed to has declined to give the award for the second straight year.<p>Salim Ahmed Salim, who chaired the prize committee for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, said the committee …