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Kweku Adoboli Guilty of Causing the Largest Trading Loss In British...

Ghanaian-born ex-UBS bank trader Kweku Adoboli has been found guilty of two counts of fraud and sentenced to seven years imprisonment bringing to an...

Romney Blames Loss on Obama’s ‘Gifts’ to Minorities and Young Voters

Saying that he and his team still felt “troubled” by his loss to President Obama, Mitt Romney on Wednesday attributed his defeat in part...

Haiti After Sandy: Food Dwindles and Cholera Spikes

As if the mud, misery, loss of life and homelessness in Hurricane Sandy’s wake weren’t bad enough, the worst may yet be to come...

Nigeria’s Stolen Oil

Nigeria is the world capital of oil theft, at least according to The Economist. However, because the government does not know how many barrels...

Somali’s al Shabaab Crumbling Says African Union Commander

Somalia's al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab fighters are close to collapse, with large numbers fleeing the war-torn country headed for Yemen, the commander of the AU forces...

The New Land Grab in Africa – An Alarming Scramble for...

Multinational corporations are buying enormous tracts of land in Africa to the detriment of local communities. Agazit Abate warns that the land grab puts countries on the path to increased food insecurity, environmental degradation, increased reliance on aid and marginalisation of farming and pastoralist communities.