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[VOA] Angola is gearing up for a historic vote, as longtime President Jose Eduardo dos Santos prepares to step down after 38 years in power. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[VOA] Nigerian activist, Rebecca Dali has won the prestigious Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation award for her work in re-integrating women and orphans abducted by Boko Haram militants into their home communities. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Daily News] Arusha -MINISTER for Natural Resources and Tourism Professor Jumanne Maghembe has ordered the immediate arrest of a tour company proprietor over allegedly conning Canadians of 12,000 US dollars (about 27m/-). [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is on an ambitious mission of becoming an industrial economy by 2025 and edible oil production is among the key areas that need a fresh impetus. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[This is Africa] Botswana President Ian Khama's response to China's intimidation has sparked a row between the two countries. The Dalai Lama was set to visit Botswana amidst calls from China not to grant entry to the Tibetan leader. Botswana's responded by saying it won't be dictated on who to [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Nation] Police are holding a suspect linked to the murder of a 26-year-old woman he met on Facebook. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[New Zimbabwe] DISPOSSESSED white commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative against President Robert Mugabe and his government "to seek justice and compensation" for the loss of their farms and livelihoods. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Deutsche Welle] Foreign logging companies have allegedly destroyed a vast area of rainforest in Cameroon. One result is that Baka children are losing out on schooling. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Bhekisisa] Fikile Mbabalula, Bathabile Dlamini, Mduduzi Manana. Until today, they served in one cabinet in a country where two ends of a vicious circle meet. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Deutsche Welle] Ghanaian experts are concerned about the rising number of tuberculosis. The Ghana Health Service said 14,632 people were diagnosed with TB and put on treatment. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] The five-year-old girl who was allegedly raped on Sunday, led police to her 49-year-old alleged rapist, the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) said in a statement. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Balancing Act] London -Recent data shows African Internet speeds that would have been unthinkable ten years ago. But with the arrival of video content, the bar for the speeds required just keeps slipping beyond reach. A slew of recent data highlights the challenges and the increasing volume of data that [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Deutsche Welle] Morocco is launching a charm offensive as the kingdom seeks to expand its influence in West Africa by joining the economic union ECOWAS. But Nigeria is reluctant to see Morocco join as it stands to lose power. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] The Film and Publication Board (FPB) plans to review its current classification guidelines, and look specifically at how the media affects gender-based violence, the regulatory body said on Monday. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Monitor] Kamuli -The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, last Thursday accused officials and bureaucrats of sabotaging government programmes, restraining service delivery and reducing her roles to supervising 'latrine projects'. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Monitor] The High Court on Monday acquitted the 14 Muslims of charges of murdering Sheikhs Mustafa Bahiga and Ibrahim Hassan Kirya and other Muslim leaders, about three years ago. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Nation] Debate on the succession of President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022 Monday played out in inauguration ceremonies of Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui and his Narok counterpart Samuel Tunai. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Senate of the Bayero University, Kano, has approved the expulsion of 17 students due to irregularities discovered in their entry qualifications. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari arriving Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Saturday (19/8/2017) 04387/19/8/2017/Callistus Ewelike/NAN [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has denied ever saying he would commit suicide if President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria arrive. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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