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Africa's week in pictures: 10-16 August 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
[BBC News Africa]

African Champions League: Wydad, Al Ahly aim to progress
Title-holders Wydad Casablanca and eight-time winners Al Ahly are among the teams who can advance to the last eight of the Champions League.
[BBC News Africa]

Fifa world rankings: Senegal join Tunisia as top in Africa
Senegal move up three places in the latest Fifa's world rankings as Tunisia fall three spots with the two nations joint 24th globally.
[BBC News Africa]

Polluted lives: The cost of South Africa's gold rush
After decades of gold mining, large swathes of Johannesburg's population are thought to be exposed to toxic and radioactive waste.
[BBC News Africa]

Farouk Chothia on the 'paedophile' minister and a mysterious death
South Africa is gripped by the mysterious death of an ex-policeman who exposed an alleged paedophile ring in the former regime.
[BBC News Africa]

Mbali Sikhosana: How a domestic worker took on her abusive boss
Domestic workers are a key part of many South African homes, but many face abuse and extremely low wages.
[BBC News Africa]

Teaching children to surf Liberia's wild waves
An African country which has seen civil war and Ebola could be the next surfing hotspot.
[BBC News Africa]

Is South Africa’s land reform an election gimmick?
President Cyril Ramaphosa is backing a plan to allow land to be taken by the state without compensation.
[BBC News Africa]

Africa's week in pictures: 3-9 August 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
[BBC News Africa]

How South Africa built one of the world's most advanced telescopes
Read full story for latest details.
[CNN Money]

This South African company bet on Tencent in 2001. It paid off massively
Founded over a century ago in South Africa, the media, tech and investment firm Naspers paid $32 million in 2001 for a major stake in Tencent.
[CNN Money]

1st half 2018 financial results
The 1st half confirmed the acceleration in revenue and adjusted EBITDA growth compared to the 1st half of 2017, on a comparable basis. - - - • Revenues from all operating segments [1] grew with a particularly strong contribution from Africa & Middle East, which rose 5.7%, and France, which (...)
[WebWire Mobile communications]

TomTom & Nuon Solar Team Join Forces to Create Intelligent Solar Car
TomTom ( TOM2 ) today announced its continued support of the Nuon Solar Team, a group of students from the Delft University of Technology preparing for the 2018 Sasol Solar Challenge in South Africa. This year the race runs from 22 - 30 September with the Nuon team aiming to cover the largest (...)
[WebWire Computer software]

Google's Loon brings internet-by-balloon to Kenya
Google's sister-company Loon has announced its first commercial deal: partnering with Telkom Kenya to deliver connectivity to the region. The firm's antennae-dangling fleet will ride the wind high above parts of the African country. Sometimes, crazy ideas do seem to (...)

In pictures: The Durban July in South Africa
The theme of this year's Durban July was "It Is Time" - and race-goers did not disappoint.
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