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[Monitor] Kampala -Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa has been named in US court documents as having allegedly received a $500, 000 (about Shs1.8 billion) bribe help a Chinese company obtain business advantages including acquisition of a Ugandan bank. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[IPS] Bulawayo, Zimbabwe -Robert Mugabe - the world's oldest head of state - is dead, politically at least. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has directed all its officers and men to immediately commence the learning of the three major Nigerian languages. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -The State Department of Development and Planning has emphasised the need for population control in the country using the integrated Population, Health and Environment (PHE) system. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Nation] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that Kenya's rising debt levels need to be contained to cushion the economy from unplanned shocks. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended the people of Anambra State, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), election observers as well as security agencies and other stakeholders, on the peaceful conduct of last Saturday's governorship election in the state. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[This Day] Abuja -A new survey released by the United Nations Children and Education Fund (UNICEF) has identified poor education, violence against children and terrorism among the biggest concerns for children in Nigeria. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[This Day] Barely one year ago, Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), a human rights organisation, alerted the nation that about 300 Nigerians were on death row in prisons across Asian countries. During the World Day Against the Use of the Death Penalty last week, LEPAD once again drew the [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] Two PREMIUM TIMES journalists who were named overall winners of this year's edition of the Global Shining Light Award said they received the top investigative journalism prize with mixed feelings. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as "very cruel and dastardly." [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[This is Africa] Despite the work being done to raise awareness in society about sex workers as people worthy of respect, they are often still treated as lepers. Why is it that we only seem capable of an empathetic response once older women enter the 'world's oldest profession'? asks Lineo [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH Africa's opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has welcomed President Robert Mugabe's resignation, but immediately warned the nation not to dare give away their land to white people. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[Daily Trust] Lagos -At least seven in 10 people-many of them Nigerians-who arrived on Italian shores this year from Libya were victims of human trafficking, according to the Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), a German-based group campaigning against illegal migration. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] Western Cape police have launched an investigation into the deaths of a husband and wife who were police officers after they were both found shot dead on Tuesday morning. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[News24Wire] While Zimbabweans take to the street to celebrate the end of Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule and usher in a new era, questions still remain about how a new leader will be chosen and what will happen to Mugabe. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[allAfrica] Currently a political and social activist, Jay Naidoo was a pioneering trade unionist who fought apartheid in South Africa and went on after liberation to serve as a minister in Nelson Mandela's cabinet. He is also a member of the board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which this week [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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[VOA] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has stepped down, according to the speaker of the country's parliament. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
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[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe's political career bears a striking resemblance to that of the "Gang of Four" which consisted of China's former chairman Mao Tse Tung's fourth wife, Jiang Qing and her allies, known as the "Gang of Four". [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
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[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -THE military takeover of President Robert Mugabe's government by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) in the early hours of Wednesday morning is the culmination of prolonged intense factional battles triggered by the veteran nonagenarian leader's failure to put in place a proper succession plan. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
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[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -WHEN President Robert Mugabe exchanged nuptials with Grace Marufu amid pomp and fanfare in August 1996, few would have guessed that she would after two decades make such a dramatic impact on the country's political landscape. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
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