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[News24Wire] National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says an external service provider has been appointed to look into the feasibility of moving Parliament to Pretoria. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[News24Wire] Mozart composed his first symphony when he was 9 years old and Picasso was 7 when he picked up his first paintbrush. But closer to home, Traigh Pathon from Athlone played his first round of golf at the tender age of 4. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[New Times] Rwanda is Arsenal's first-ever tourism partner. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[RDB] Rwanda is to become the official tourism partner of Arsenal and the Premier League football club's first ever shirt sleeve partner. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[VOA] South Africa's investigation into the influential Gupta family has cut a wide swath through the country.The family, which fled South Africa earlier this year, stands accused of high-level corruption going up all the way to the office of former President Jacob Zuma. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[VOA] The shadow of the Burundian government's 2015 crackdown on political unrest lingers over the capital. Amid tightened security, residents must keep log books in their homes to track visitors. Security services dropping by can demand to see them and failure to produce them can result in arrest. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[The Herald] Former Zanu-PF national political commissar and G40 kingpin Mr Saviour Kasukuwere returned home yesterday after spending six months and six days in self-imposed exile. He fled the country last November alongside other G40 cabalists, Professor Jonathan Moyo and Mr Patrick Zhuwao, who remain in exile. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Nation] Hundreds of people have been displaced as heavy rains continue to pound parts of the country. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Bhekisisa] Everyone knows about KZN's cancer crisis but no one is talking about the other provinces that operate on just one radiation oncologist -- or less. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Monitor] Gulu -Survivors of the Lukodi massacre in Bungatira Sub-county, Gulu District, where 69 lives were lost to suspected Lord Resistance Army (LRA) rebels, have hit out at the Rtd Bishop of Northern Uganda Diocese. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Nation] A suspected member of the Al-Shabaab terror group has been charged in Nairobi with planning to attack the Milimani Law Courts among other government buildings. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] The Catholic Dioceses of Abeokuta and Ibadan located in Ogun and Oyo states respectively on Tuesday embarked on a protest over the killings by suspected herdsmen across the nation. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga returns home on Wednesday after a week-long trip to London, but he will be welcomed, not by the amity he left behind, but growing political animosity that is putting his unity pact with President Uhuru Kenyatta to the test. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Nation] The woman who was shot dead by police over the weekend left her home in the wee hours of the night before arriving at City Park at 8am. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Citizen] Dodoma -The deputy minister in the Vice President's Office responsible for union and environment Mr Kangi Lugola said in Parliament on Tuesday that a paper prepared by Prof Raphael Mwalyosi from the University of Dar es Salaam's Institute of Resource Assessment in 2009 would be used as the environmental [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[This Day] Lawyers for the Bodo community in Ogoniland of Rivers State, which was devastated by two major oil spills in 2008, went to court in London yesterday to fend off what they said was an attempt by Shell to kill off their litigation. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Leadership] A boat with 27 migrants from West Africa was rescued off the coast of northern Brazil, officials from the state of Maranhão said on Sunday. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[New Times] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) on Tuesday announced it had started enforcing the new Income Tax law, which was enacted last month. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[New Times] The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) yesterday awarded Rwanda with a certificate in recognition of the country's improved competencies in overseeing and managing safety and security in the aviation sector. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe's political pet-project has all but gone up in smoke if leaked recordings are anything to go by. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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