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The AustralianUnis told to review staffing, courses as enrolments slideThe AustralianVictoria University and Federation University of Australia are losing students and facing questions about long-term sustainability from the Victorian Auditor-General. Andrew Greaves yesterday urged the universities to review staff numbers and the range ...Victoria University's Vice-chancellor makes the case for [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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ReliefWebSudan: Refugees Allege Chronic Corruption in UN Resettlement ProcessAllAfrica.comRefugees in Khartoum, interviewed by IRIN over a 10 month period, say that individuals working with the Sudanese branch of the UN agency responsible for resettlement engage in corrupt practices, and that life-changing decisions are often made based on ...UNHCR Ethiopia: Resettlement [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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ReliefWebSouth Sudan: Little Progress On Peace TalksAllAfrica.comAfter four days of closed-door negotiations at the high-level peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, a South Sudan government official said warring parties in South Sudan have made some progress on security issues but admits there has been ...South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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IndependentCameroon summons US ambassador: official sourcesIndependentYaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Cameroonian authorities summoned the US ambassador in the country on Wednesday, sources said, days after he accused government forces of abuses against separatists in English-speaking regions. Government and ...COUNTRY FOCUS, CAMEROON | In praise of mediocrityThe Africa ReportCameroon summon US [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Deutsche WelleAfrica: Conservationists Honored With German Africa AwardAllAfrica.comTanzania's Gerald Bigurube and Madagascar's Clovis Razafimalala have dedicated their lives to saving their countries' natural heritage. They are the recipients of this year's annual German Africa Award. Forty-four years. That's the amount of time ...Conservationists honored with German Africa AwardDeutsche Welleall 2 [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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East African Business WeekJanet flags off Huawei Seeds for the Future students to ChinaEast African Business WeekKAMPALA, UGANDA- Uganda's First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has flagged off ten Ugandan ICT Students to undergo a two-weeks hands on ICT training in China under Huawei's 'Seeds for [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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DevdiscourseOPINION: Regional economic communities vital lessons for ContineEast African Business WeekRECs Experience Provides Vital Lessons for Faster Implementation of the Continental FTA. By Francis Mangeni. LUSAKA, Zambia–The presidents of Africa will meet in Kigali Rwanda on 21 March 2018, hosted by President Paul Kagame, in an extra-ordinary ...Private sector holds [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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ReliefWebStorm in Somaliland kills dozens, wipes out farms, livestockReutersGAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) - More than 50 people have died in Somaliland, livestock has been wiped out and hundreds of farms destroyed by heavy rains and floods caused by a tropical cyclone that hit the Horn of Africa, officials and aid agencies [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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gulfnews.comStorm in Somaliland kills dozens, wipes out farms, livestockReuters IndiaGAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) - More than 50 people have died in Somaliland, livestock has been wiped out and hundreds of farms destroyed by heavy rains and floods caused by a tropical cyclone that hit the Horn of Africa, officials and aid [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Kenya Broadcasting CorporationPresident Kenyatta pledges support for Big Four investorsKenya Broadcasting CorporationPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has reaffirmed his government's support for local and international firms investing in local manufacturing as this will accelerate the Big Four Pillars for inclusive growth. The President said the private sector has a pivotal ...Kenyatta Dances [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Borneo Bulletin OnlineBurundi votes to allow President to extend time in powerBorneo Bulletin OnlineNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – A majority of Burundi's voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034, the country's electoral commission announced on Monday. More than [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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DevdiscourseAnnual Meetings of African Development Bank GroupDevdiscourseThese projects include the African Commodities Strategy, the Free Movement of People, the Continental Free Trade Area, and the Single African Air Transport Market. Press Release 23 May 2018, 09:12 AM Rwanda. The African Union has also agreed to ...Private sector holds the key [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Kenya: Nairobi County Seeks Orders to Deport Foreign BeggarsAllAfrica.comNairobi — The Nairobi County is now seeking court orders to repatriate foreign beggars arrested within Central Business District during the ongoing crackdown. According to Nairobi CEC Gender, Education and Youth Janet Ouko, majority of beggars are ...and more [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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IndependentUN asks oil traders to shore up sanctions on North KoreaIndependentUnited Nations, United States | AFP | UN sanctions experts are asking global commodity trading firms and oil companies to spell out what measures they are taking to prevent illegal oil shipments from reaching North Korea, the panel's coordinator said [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Capital FM KenyaKenya: Nairobi County Set Aside Sh1 Billion for Upgrading of Five StadiaAllAfrica.comNairobi — The Nairobi County Government has set aside Sh1 billion for the upgrading of five stadia that have been in deplorable conditions, excluding the City Stadium. Speaking while launching the uplifting of Dandora Stadium on Tuesday, [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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IndependentKidnappers demand bitcoin ransom for S.African teenIndependentJohannesburg, South Africa | AFP | A gang who kidnapped a South African teenager from a playground at the weekend have demanded a ransom in bitcoin cryptocurrency worth about $123,000, police said Tuesday. The 13-year-old boy was taken in the ...South Africa kidnappers make [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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East African Business WeekFree ICT education to girls a catalyst to bridge ICT gender gapEast African Business WeekKampala, Uganda–Every fourth Thursday in April is International Girls in ICT day. This initiative by the International Telecommunication Union started in 2011 with over 300,000 girls and young women have taken part in [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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SunatimesEthiopia counts more than 1600000 DisplacedSunatimesAt least 1.613 436 people are considered internally displaced in Ethiopia, according to the report released today by the news. According to The Ethiopian Herald, climatic, conflict factors and of other types contribute in that sense in 950 places ...UAE Continues Distribution of Aid to [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Oxfam AmericaCooler heads must prevail in S. SudanEast African Business WeekKenya and Uganda have been prominent in seeking for a solution to the South Sudan crisis and it is very understandable why. Among the five East African Community countries (EAC), the two have the most to lose if things go [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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Earlier
K24 TVKRA querried on 'lost' containersThe Star, KenyaThe Parliamentary Investment Committee has instructed the Auditor-General Edward Ouko to conduct a special audit on unaccounted 4,202 containers destined for Uganda and Rwanda. Members said Kenya Revenue Authority needs to explain the ...House team wants 'missing' containers probedK24 TVMPs order audit into [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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