Eye on Africa

South Africa budget: billions pledged to tackle energy crisis

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By: Georja Calvin-Smith Follow | Laura DI BIASIO
13 min

South Africa's budget announcement includes a pledge to spend billions on ailing state electricity company Eskom. Next, a funeral for Egypt's former leader Hosni Mubarak focuses on his military past rather than his political legacy. And finally refugees who have been living in Kenya's Kakuma camp return home to eastern Ethiopia, partly motivated by recent political and economic reforms in their country.