Special Report


Social media could deal your brand a blow

Some employers take time to investigate the accounts of potential employees

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When a 'mysterious disease' broke outBy MWENDA wa MICHENI and Agencies | Friday, June 26  2015 at  12:11

A hygienist demonstrates how to protect oneself against the Ebola virus. Sierra Leone has reported a new case of the disease in Freetown. Some 31 health workers who came into contact with the patient have been isolated June 25, 2015. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

The Ebola Timeline

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Here are Africa’s happiest and not so happy citizensBy MWENDA wa MICHENI and Agencies | Wednesday, June 24  2015 at  16:36

Mauritania's incumbent President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. The country has been names Africa's happiest. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

African countries score poorly with the best at 32 out of the 145 surveyed

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What next after Rwandan General’s arrest in UK?By EDMUND KAGIRE in Kigali | Wednesday, June 24  2015 at  15:03

Rwanda's intelligence chief Karenzi Karake, who is wanted in Spain for war crimes. PHOTO | BBC |

Kigali and Western powers on a collision course

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Mozambique, Angola mark 40 years of independence from LisbonBy ADRIEN BARBIER and ESTELLE MAUSSION in Luanda | Wednesday, June 24  2015 at  11:11

Isabel dos Santos, daughter of Angolan president Eduardo dos Santos, is ranked the richest woman in Africa. She has invested millions in Portugal in what critics call "reverse colonialism." |

As Portugal's economy falters, the ex-colonies are riding a resource boom

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