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Nigeria:”The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives” to Hit London Theatre

Lola Shoneyin's bestselling novel, The Secret Lives Of Baba Segi's Wives, will be taking over London theatre from June 7 to July...

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Ethiopia:Midroc Gold Demands Speedy Investigation Into Alleged Environment Pollution

Following the controversy over alleged environment pollution near the Legadembi gold mine, MIDROC Gold requested the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas to...

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Ethiopia:House Steps Closer to Ratify World Bank Loans, Grant

The House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday held the first step discussions on two draft bills of a loan agreement and a grant...

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Djibouti:16 Die After Cyclone Sagar Landfall in Somaliland And Djibouti-UN

On 19 May, the tropical cyclone Sagar, which had formed in the Gulf of Aden - between Yemen and Somalia made landfall in...

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Somalia:Death As Heavy Rains Pound Mogadishu

At least one person was killed after a house collapsed early Sunday in the Somalia capital Mogadishu following heavy rains, Radio...

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Somalia:Somalia Halts National Exams After Heavy Rains

Somalia's Education Ministry was on Sunday forced to postpone the ongoing National Secondary Examination after heavy rains pounded the capital Mogadishu and other...

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South Africa:MultiChoice CEO Promises ‘Appropriate Action’ in Willemse Drama

MultiChoice CEO Calvo Mawela has promised "appropriate action" after an investigation into the Ashwin Willemse SuperSport walkout drama is...

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Tanzania:Soccer – Magufuli Hands Simba VPL Cup

Dar es Salaam -Simba Sports Club was yesterday handed the Mainland Premier League trophy by President John Magufuli despite losing 1-0 to Kagera Sugar...

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Tanzania:Tanzania’s Huge Cattle Herds – Boon or Bane

The director general of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr Albina Chuwa, told a press conference in Dodoma on Wednesday that Tanzania boasts the...

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South Africa:Your Cellphone Records and the Law – the Legal Loophole That Lets State Spying Run Rampant

There are laws in place preventing intelligence services from intercepting communications unless a specially designated judge scrutinises each case. But, on estimate, 95%...

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Sudan:Security Forces Tighten Grip On Fuel, Goods

Delling / El Gedaref / El Fasher -Security forces in Delling, South Kordofan, have tightened the control on goods taken out of the...

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Kenya:Gor Capable of Being Peerless in Africa

Last week, one club captured the attention of the entire nation- Gor...

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Kenya:Hiring Policy at Leopards Highly Suspect

The Kenyan football mid-season transfer window opens next week and teams will no doubt be active in identifying or signing new players to strengthen...

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Mozambique:Maize Producers Complain of Malawian Prices

Maputo -Maize producers in Milange district, in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, are being swindled by traders from neighbouring Malawi, who offer rock...

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Kenya:Sofapaka Rally to Hold Gor in Six-Goal Thriller

Sofapaka came back from 2-0 down at halftime to draw 3-3 with champions Gor Mahia 3-3 in a SportPesa Premier League match at the...

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Kenya:Amianda Strike Sends Ushuru Second in NSL

Former Tusker striker Benson Amianda's priceless goal at the stroke of halftime is all visiting Ushuru needed to edge Bidco United 1-0 and move...

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Kenya:Nakumatt Shock Tusker in Machakos

Bottom side Nakumatt FC gallantly defeated 11-time champions Tusker 2-1 Sunday in a SportPesa Premier League match played under chilly conditions at the Kenyatta...

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South Africa:What It’s Like Curating Ancient Fossils – a Palaeontologist Shares Her Story

Not many people can say their working days involve living in the past - but as a museum curator, that's a big...

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Angola:TAAG Clarifies Request to Government for Capitalization

Luanda -Angolan Airlines (TAAG) announced Friday that the $ 900 million requested from the government for its capitalization represents the total amount of liabilities...

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Angola:Minister of Energy Recommends Celerity in Power Connection

Luanda -Angola's energy and water minister, João Baptista Borges, recommended speeding up the project of home connections and setting up prepaid meters in the...

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Africa:Report Warns Africa on Perils of Deals With Tech Behemoths

Kenya's decision to pull out of a new free trade pact with China after it decided the deal was too one-sided last week, is...

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Nigeria:Countdown (24) FIFA WC – NFF Secures Eagles’ $2.8m World Cup Allowance

The Nigeria Football Federation officials have confirmed that they are ready with every money agreed with the Super Eagles going into the World Cup....

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Uganda:Flavia Namulindwa Dances Through Mother’s Day

Uganda celebrated mother's day on May 13, and Bukedde TV presenter Flavia Namulindwa used the occasion to organize a lively show with cultural diversity...

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Uganda:Double Shot for Jazz and Soul Lovers

To mark the eleventh edition of the newly-branded Jonnie Walker Jazz and Soul Safari, organisers have decided to throw not one show like has...

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Egypt/Uganda:How Halftime Talk Made KCCA FC Beat Egypt’s Al-Ahly

It is not usual that the KCCA FC manager Mike Mutebi conducts the halftime team talk. It is the work of his...

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Uganda:British Council Trains Fashion Entrepreneurs

Twenty-five budding fashion entrepreneurs were passed out last Thursday following intense training under British Council...

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California is the first state to require solar panels on new homes. Here’s why Big Brother is on to something

When a state regulatory body decrees that all new homes must have rooftop solar starting in 2020, my temperature rises. Big Brother is intruding too...

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