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China’s manufacturing sector shows strong recovery – survey

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China’s manufacturing activity expanded in July at the fastest pace in almost a decade, according to a private survey released on Monday, though employment continued...
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Security forces head off anti-government protests in Zimbabwe

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Streets were deserted and businesses shut in Zimbabwe’s two main cities on Friday after security forces were deployed to prevent anti-government marches called by activists...
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Dangote Cement mulls open tender for share buyback

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Nigeria’s biggest listed company Dangote Cement is considering an open tender for a share buyback to return cash to shareholders and is deciding on the...
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Deposed Central African Republic leader announces presidential bid

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Deposed former Central African Republic President Francois Bozize announced on Saturday his candidacy for the December presidential vote despite being under U.N. sanctions and subject...
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DR Congo’s Joseph Kabila prowls the political sidelines

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Officially, he stepped down in January 2019, retiring after 18 years at the helm of the biggest country in sub-Saharan Africa. But nearly 18 months...
Business

South Africa’s retail sales plunge in April and May after hard lockdown

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South Africa’s retail sales plunged by a record 50.4% in April and 12% in May, data showed on Wednesday in the latest evidence of the...
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Nigeria burns N281 billion in 6 months, as oil firms flare 228.8bscf of gas

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Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images Nigeria lost $779.9 million in six months, as oil and gas companies operating in the country flared 222.8 billion standard cubic...
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Iran: Ukrainian airliner black boxes sent to France

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Iran has sent to France the black boxes of a Ukrainian passenger plane its forces mistakenly shot down in January, a foreign ministry official said...