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South Africa's parliament approves land expropriation bill | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s parliament on Thursday approved a bill allowing state expropriations of land to redress racial disparities in land ownership, an emotive issue two decades after the end of apartheid.<p>Most of South Africa’s land remains in white hands and many commercial and …

Burkina Faso attack demonstrates al Qaeda revival in Africa

<b>(CNN) —</b> Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, often seen as a fractured and undisciplined group, apparently has carried out its second major terror attack in two months -- claiming more than 20 lives in the assault on a luxury hotel and two other targets in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.<p>The …

Ghanaians own more than 35 million mobile phones | West Africa

Ghana's mobile subscription figure has soared astronomically, with more than 35 million people in the West African country now owning mobile phones, …

What Happens When Water for 30 Million People Disappears?

There's a new humanitarian crisis brewing in Africa.<p>Believe it or not, there are actual concerns in the world that do not depend on what 1,000 people in Iowa, called at random, think of the trustworthiness of a guy who gets policy advice from Alex Jones.<p>There is, for example, the Lake Chad Basin in …

MAINA: It’s high time KDF rethinks the Somalia mission

In Summary<p>The KDF’s mission as the military described it when it blitzed into Somalia on October 16, 2011 was to cripple Al-Shabaab’s capacity to …