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Sharpening our knowledge of prehistory on East Africa’s bone harpoons

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A project exploring the role of East Africa in the evolution of modern humans has amassed the largest and most diverse collection of prehistoric bone harpoons ever assembled from the area. The collection offers clues about the behaviour and technology of prehistoric hunter-gatherers.

From: www.heritagedaily.com

Losses narrow at South African construction group Aveng

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JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 (Reuters) - South African construction firm Aveng on Monday said its losses narrowed in the six months to end December, citing an improved performance at its Grinaker-LTA business and the sale of its steel unit.

UPDATE 1-Shoprite, Steinhoff lift South African stocks after merger plans collapse

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* Rand recovers early losses, down 0.1 pct (Adds latest prices, analyst comment)

UPDATE 1-South African watchdog fines Citi $5 mln to settle currency rigging probe

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JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 (Reuters) - South Africa's Competition Commission has fined the local arm of Citigroup 69.5 million rand ($5.3 million) for its role in a foreign currency trading cartel, the regulator said on Monday.

Citi to improve internal systems after pays fine for South Africa forex collusion

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JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Citibank, N.A. South Africa said on Monday it aimed to improve its internal systems and monitoring processes after it agreed to pay a 69.5 million rand ($5 million) penalty for its role in a forex trading cartel.

Basking sharks seek out winter sun

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The winter habits of Britain's basking sharks have been revealed for the first time. Scientists have discovered some spend their winters off Portugal and North Africa, some head to the Bay of Biscay and others choose a staycation around the UK and Ireland.

South Africa watchdog settles with Citi over currency rigging

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JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 (Reuters) - South Africa's Competition Commission has reached an agreement with Citibank N.A. for its role in a forex trading cartel, the anti-trust watchdog said on Monday.

Pumza Fihlani: The mentally ill patients killed in care homes

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The silent deaths of 94 mentally ill patients in South Africa is symptomatic of their place in society, but their families want explanations, writes the BBC's Pumza Fihlani.

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria's art of flowery language

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In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art of Nigerian verbosity.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Cameroon and Nations Cup star Bassogog moves to China

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Cameroon midfielder Christian Bassogog, named the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations' best player, joins Chinese Super League side Henan Jianye from Aab Fodbold in Denmark.

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