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South Sudan “coup” quelled as ethnic tensions rise

An “attempted coup” has been put down but ethnic tensions are rising within the government

Nelson Mandela.
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South Africa grieves as Nelson Mandela passes away

Nelson Mandela, the founding president of democratic South Africa, has died aged 95

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Gabon raises $1.5bn from second eurobond issue

The central African oil producer joins the rush to tap international markets before costs increase

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Eskom chief resigns as South African energy supply flounders

The CEO of Africa's biggest electricity company resigns as blackouts loom for South Africa in 2014

HIV a growing challenge.
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HIV a growing challenge among adolescents in Africa

UNAIDS’s regional director for east and southern Africa discusses how to confront the growing burden of HIV/Aids among young people

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Ghana passes new local content rules

The new oil producer legislates on local content

South Africa property.
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South Africa property groups boost regional exposure

Two prominent real estate funds up their Africa exposure through Reit buy out

CAR Meltdown.
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Central African Republic: Africa's next civil war?

Conflict at risk of escalating into war

Euro Notes.
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Morocco to issue €1bn sovereign eurobond

The North African kingdom is the latest in a long list of African issuers

Robert Mugabe.
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Zimbabwe: Foreign firms face January arrest

Government gives month ultimatum for foreign traders

GSK's new Africa strategy: Volume for impact

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's vice president for East Africa, Allan Pamba, talks to This Is Africa about the company's outlook on the continent's shifting healthcare needs.

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