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Zimbabwe: Zim diamonds shake market

Takunda Maodza  Senior Reporter The Herald – Zimbabwe MARANGE diamonds have brought stiff competition on the international market, causing prices to fall sharply, especially in India. This has left traditional giants like De-beers in a quandary. Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation … Continue reading

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China pledges to support Africa’s ‘just position’

From Munyaradzi Huni in ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The Herald CHINA has pledged to support the “just position” of African countries in various international forums saying it was opposed to the “big, strong and rich countries bullying the small, weak … Continue reading

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Succession, Transition and a New Era: What’s ahead for North Korea’s New Leader

By Moon J. Pack – The 4Th Media North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; DPRK) has its political system based on so-called Juche ideology.  The ideology combines a story of the nation’s history and the traditional Confucian beliefs in social … Continue reading

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Africa’s billion citizens should help her develop

One of the major highlights of 2011 was Africa’s population growth. Despite many challenges that the continent faces, it seems as though it did not affect population growth because Africa recorded its billionth citizen this year. This means population-wise, the … Continue reading

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