Monthly Archives: February 2018

Apple could be buying cobalt from mining companies directly

Cobalt is the new oil. Car companies and battery manufacturers are all rushing to secure multiyear contracts with mining companies for their lithium-ion batteries. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple is also participating in this game as the company wants to … read more »

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Zimbabwe opposition announces new leader after Tsvangirai’s death

ZIMBABWE / 15 FEBRUARY 2018, 8:38PM / Zimbabwe’s opposition spokesman Nelson Chamisa, left, of the Movement for Democratic Change speaks at a news conference. Picture: Reuters Harare – Nelson Chamisa will run as the opposition’s presidential candidate in Zimbabwe’s elections later this year, … read more »

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Ethiopian prime minister resigns following mass protests

AFRICA Thursday 15 February 2018 – 6:23pm Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn looks on during a joint press conference at the national palace of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa. Photo: Zacharias Abubeker / AFP Zacharias Abubeker ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian … read more »

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