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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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[New Zimbabwe] Former cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere returned home this Tuesday afternoon amid speculation he will seek to take over as leader of opposition National Patriotic Front (NPF) leadership after the party's congress. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Vanguard] The Federal Government Tuesday described the petition written by the Civil Society for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, CISHAN and Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, NEPWHAN and 11 other Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, as an attempt to blackmail President Muhammadu Buhari led administration. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who mismanaged Nigeria's economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted $16billion on power projects without anything to show for it. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[News24Wire] Sports and Recreation Minister Tokozile Xasa stands by her strongly-worded statement on the controversial incident involving former Springbok winger Ashwin Willemse, after MultiCoice said it didn't find any racism in the event. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[WHO] A new WHO report launched today (May 16) shows that the world's poorest countries can gain US$350 billion by 2030 by scaling up investments in preventing and treating chronic diseases, like heart disease and cancer, that cost an additional US$1.27 per person annually. Such actions would save more than [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Earlier
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -The 'Crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo' panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on Capitol Hill last week was planned before the recent outbreak in DRC of Ebola, an infectious and often fatal disease. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[IPI] Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who has braved decades of harassment and prosecution to expose corruption and human rights abuses in his native Angola, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)'s 70th World Press Freedom Hero. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Legalbrief] A long, long time ago, in 1976 to be exact, John Muruge Mbogo joined the Kenya armed forces and was detailed to serve with the air force. In the next six years, before his life changed forever, he rose to the position of corporal. Then, in 1982, he was [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[SALC] Maseru -On Monday 21 May 2018, the Lesotho High Court (sitting as a Constitutional Court), in a unanimous judgment declared the offence of criminal defamation unconstitutional with retrospective effect. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Nation] After the sterling performances of Tunisia in 1978, Morocco in 1986 and Cameroon in 1990, O Rei (The King) Pele predicted that an African team was going to win the Fifa World Cup by the year 2000. This year will mark the 18th cycle since the deferment of that [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Guardian] According to UBS, an investment bank and financial services company, Nigeria are the 18th likeliest team to win the World Cup in Russia with a 0.3% chance. The Super Eagles, according to the report, stand the best chance of African team to win the World Cup with Senegal (21st, [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has allocated Sh1 billion to upgrade Handeni - Singida road through Chemba to the tarmac level. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Vanguard] Akure -A twist has been introduced to the death of the 19-year-old secondary school leaver, Chidebere Confidence Nwanma, who was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, as her parents, Mr. and Mrs Nwanma, insisted that her killer must marry her corpse before her burial. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Premium Times] MRS holdings Ltd, oil marketing company of Nigerian billionaire, Sayyu Dantata, and international oil giant, Chevron, are at the centre of a N360 billion [$1 billion] secretive oil deal that is raising fresh tax avoidance worries in Nigeria and across West Africa, new details from the Panama Papers [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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[Dalsan Radio] A powerful tropical cyclone with winds in excess of 120 km/per hour and an entire year's worth of rain in just a few days has left destruction and death in its wake in Somaliland, endangering the lives of thousands of children in the region. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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