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Kenya:Telecoms in Kenya – The Strange Case of the Dog That Didn’t Bark

London -One of Africa's most interesting regulatory cases is the dominant market power study being conducted by Kenya's regulator, CAK. This week Russell...

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North Korean envoy, in a rare visit to the South, opens door to U.S. talks

The diplomatic thaw created on the Korean peninsula by the Winter Olympics showed vague signs Sunday that it could extend past the Games — and...

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Coastal road trip in Western Australia is a dream come true

Rainbow lorikeets and bright pink galah cockatoos flitted between eucalyptus trees and banksia blossoms that resembled giant yellow and orange candles. We were in the...

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Sailor dies after being hit by spinning helicopter blade at Camp Pendleton

A sailor who was seriously injured by a spinning helicopter blade at Camp Pendleton on Wednesday has died, the Marine Corps reported Saturday. The sailor,...

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Zimbabwe:Grace Mugabe Fumes, Dares Workers

Former first lady Grace Mugabe allegedly told her farm workers that she was untouchable and no one will force her to pay their...

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Zimbabwe:Chiyangwa Accused of Bribery, Blackmail

Former Zifa accountant Fabian Venganayi has accused under-fire Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa of attempting to bribe and blackmail him in a desperate bid...

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Rwanda:Kigali Jazz Junction Pays Tribute to Masekela, Mowzey Radio

Kigali Jazz Junction marks three years in June this year. During this time, the signature monthly jazz gathering has trotted the breadth and...

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South Africa:Banyana Banyana Arrive Safely in Cyprus, Get Down to Business

The Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana have safely arrived at their hotel in Cyprus, and wasted no time by having a training session late in the...

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Kenya:Two Die, 32 in Hospital in Murang’a Diarrhoea Outbreak

Two people have died and 32 others are admitted at Thika Level Five Hospital following a diarrhoea outbreak at Kiunyu in Murang'a...

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Ethiopia:Pioneering Handmade Silk Garment in Ethiopia

Kathy Marshall, a Canadian by birth but a twenty-year veteran of Ethiopia, founded an original silk garment processing company in 2004 which she...

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Tanzania:Magufuli, Kenyatta Tout Smooth Trade

President John Magufuli and his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta, yesterday instructed their ministers to resolve issues that emerge in the course of conducting...

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Kenya:Dickson Chumba Wins 2018 Tokyo Marathon

Kenya's Dickson Chumba cruised to victory in the 2018 Tokyo Marathon cutting the tape in a time of 2:05.30 to win the men's race in...

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Zimbabwe:’Axed’ 4000 Green Bombers Still at Work

Marondera -Over 3 700 civil servants who were controversial employed as youth officers continue to report for work despite being informed last December...

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South Africa:How Western Cape Farmers Are Being Hit By the Drought

Much has been written about the ongoing drought and critical water shortages in the city of Cape Town. Residents are bracing themselves...

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GDP, the yardstick of economic success, is choking us and the planet

Some years ago, the Onion ran a satirical piece about a Chinese worker churning out plastic tat for American consumers. Chen Hsien is unimpressed with...

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There’s no firm rule for punishing a California lawmaker’s bad behavior

The California Legislature has a 49-page set of rules that govern all kinds of activity under the state Capitol dome: when to introduce bills, whether...

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Kings drop heartbreaker as late goal is waved off

First, there was elation. Then it turned into doubt. Finally, disbelief. The Kings’ bench might as well have been equipped with a sway bar to...

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s 34 points lift Lakers over Kings

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope didn’t know how close he was to breaking some three-point records and joining elite company. He just knew that it felt so good...

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North Hollywood High wins LADWP’s 25th Anniversary Science Bowl

North Hollywood High School bested the competition Saturday in the Los Angeles Department of Water's 25th Annual Power Science Bowl regional competition. The San Fernando...

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Rwanda:Liliane Iradukunda Crowned Miss Rwanda 2018

Liliane Iradukunda has replaced Elsa Iradukunda as Miss...

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Rwanda:Rwf1.7 Billion Rubavu Market Will Empower Informal Cross Border Traders – Official

The Rubavu Cross Border Market complex worth $2 million (approximately Rwf1.7 billion) which will be inaugurated early April is set to significantly empower...

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Rwanda:Expect More Sudanese Investors in Rwanda – Envoy

For over two decades, Sudan's investors were limited to explore the possibility of other markets due to a trade embargo by the US....

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East Africa:Rwanda Supports Regional Textile Production – Musoni

Regional leaders met in Kampala on Friday to devise means of increasing East Africa's trade competitiveness through, among other means, creating a competitive...

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Nigeria:EU’s Data Regulation – What Nigerians Should Know

When the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) alerted Nigerians on new European Union's data regulation last week not a few a Nigerian...

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NFL notes: Jaguars sign Blake Bortles to three-year, $54-million deal

Blake Bortles might not be the long-term answer in Jacksonville but he is the short-term starter at quarterback after the Jaguars signed him to a...

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Police say more deputies waited outside school during the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High

Instead of rushing in, several Broward County sheriff’s deputies waited outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while a killer gunned down schoolchildren, according to other...

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Los Amigos girls’ water polo falls in Division 7 final

When the members of the Los Amigos High girls’ water polo team came into the program as freshmen, fifth-year coach Chris Roman said many of...

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Lack of NHL players became great equalizer, but most everyone wants them back at Olympics

The NHL’s refusal to allow players to represent their homelands in the Pyeongchang Winter Games turned out to be a vast equalizer in the men’s...

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Golf roundup: Luke List takes one-shot lead at Honda Classic

Luke List can understand why he might be overlooked in the Honda Classic, even with a shot at his first PGA Tour victory. He felt...

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‘It’s been a long journey’ for new Kings backup goalie Jack Campbell

The lows are easy to pinpoint for Jack Campbell. There were those days when he would head home to Cedar Park, Texas, wondering where his...

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