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Africa:Sublime Soul Diva Who Demanded Respect, Which Will be Forever Given

It is no coincidence that two of Aretha Franklin's celebrated contemporaries who travelled to Detroit to see the singer in the last...

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Africa:Tribute – Aretha Franklin’s Feminist Anthems

In her 1998 single 'A Rose is Still a Rose' the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin belted out: 'Darlin', you hold the...

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Kenya:Former Ingwe Defender ‘Paco’ Launches Music Career in the U.S.

A majority of Kenyan football fans will recall Jonas Nahimana for his exceptional skills on the pitch and his calm nature off...

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Dodgers find one cure for a bad bullpen in 11-1 victory over Mariners

As the ninth inning rolled around Friday, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts surveyed the sort of scene which had avoided his team for the previous week....

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Mavis Staples on her decades-long friendship with Aretha Franklin and their shared gospel roots

Soul-gospel singer Mavis Staples, a peer and longtime family friend of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, spoke to pop music writer Randy Lewis from her...

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Steven Gerrard: Rangers boss aims ‘keep Rangers heroes’ like Alfredo Morelos

Steven Gerrard says it is his "responsibility to keep heroes" at Rangers, reiterating he thinks Alfredo Morelos deserves a new...

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Gervinho: Parma sign Ivory Coast forward for Serie A return

Italian side Parma have signed Gervinho on a three-year contract after Hebei China Fortune agreed to release the former Arsenal...

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44 dead in Congo Ebola outbreak

There have been 78 cases of Ebola reported in the current outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo as...

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Kenya:Rugby – Namibians Stand Between Kenya Simbas and World Cup

Kenya Simbas will be looking to upset the form book when they face favourites Namibia at the Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium, Windhoek from 5pm...

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Africa:Rugby Cranes Take On the Zimbabwe Sables in Africa Gold Cup

When the Zimbabwe Sables face the Rugby Cranes on Saturday at the Kyadondo Rugby Club in the final Africa Gold Cup game, they will...

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Ethiopia:Informed Social Media Use-to the Youth

Unless the youths consciously use social media, the platform may end up being destructive. Particularly in times of such broad-based reform efforts our...

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Ethiopia:ERCA Implements New Customs Management System

Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA) introduced new electronic Customs Management System (CMS), which would help to comply with international custom...

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Ethiopia:Countering Rising Contents of Digital Hate Speech

With the expansion of social media and heated political debate on national issues, the contents of hate speech and tribalism/racism are arguably on...

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Zimbabwe:Safaricom Responds to Alipay and Wechat With New Messaging APP, Bonga

Safaricom has unveiled its much anticipated social communication app, Bonga which comes with an integrated Mpesa feature that allows users to request and...

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Tanzania:Mwanza RC to Grace Rock City Marathon

ROCK City Marathon tremor has begun to rock Lake Zone regions two weeks before the official registration begins countrywide on September 1. To...

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Tanzania:Tanzania Static in FIFA Rankings

DESPITE being out of action for couple of months, Tanzania has remained static in the latest FIFA rankings released in Zurich, Switzerland yesterday....

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Tanzania:Soccer – Five-Star Boys Reach Semis

NATIONAL Under-17 football team, Serengeti Boys whitewashed Sudan 5-0 in their yesterday's CECAFA Under-17 AFCON Zonal Qualifiers game at the National Stadium in...

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Nigerian girls win US contest for app that spots fake drugs

Five months ago Jessica Osita had never used a computer, sent an email or even browsed the internet, yet she is part of a team...

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Rwanda:Govt Seals Deal With Private Firm to Manage State Forests

Under the terms of the agreement, Sawmill East Africa will have rights to exploit the forests, produce furniture and other products as well...

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Malawi:Malawi Boxing Body Appeals for Chilemba Support

The Malawi Professional Boxing Control Board (MPBCB) has asked the boxing fraternity in the country to continue supporting South African based Malawian boxer...

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South Africa:Golf – Groenewald Grabs Maiden Igt Challenge Tour Win

Ruan Groenewald from Nelspruit has held off late charges from amateurs Aneurin Gounden and Gerhard Pepler to claim a maiden pro win in the...

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South Africa:Hockey – PHL Champions Cavemen Stunned By Gladiators

Thursday's CTM Premier Hockey League (PHL) saw the Maropeng Cavemen stunned by the Golden Gate Gladiators, with the Orange River Rafters putting on a...

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Nigeria:Four Matches to Watch This Weekend

Arsenal have not won at Stamford Bridge in their last seven visits and will seek to not start a season with two straight...

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Africa:Nigerian Teens Emerge World Tech Champions in the Us

Nigeria was jubilant recently when five Nigerian high-school girls were announced world champions at a tech competition in the US. Most importantly,...

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Ghana:AMA Launches Breathlife Campaign and Air Quality Management Plan

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), in collaboration with Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has launched the BreatheLife Accra Project and the Air Quality...

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Morocco World Cup youngster Hamza Mendyl joins Schalke

Young Morocco World Cup defender Hamza Mendyl joins German club Schalke from French side Lille on a five-year...

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South Africa:Kriel Out in the Springbok Cold, but Only for Now …

When the Springboks went down 25-10 to England in the third Test at Newlands back in June, it was a day to forget for...

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South Africa:Embrose Papier Ticks All Rassie’s Boxes

He may be a rookie at Test match level, but 21-year-old scrumhalf Embrose Papier is set for an extended run in the Springbok...

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Nigeria:Sale, Use of Pre-Registered SIM Cards Booms Despite Fines, Arrests

The unlawful sale and use of pre-registered of SIM cards has continued and is now hobbling the efforts to get the true identities of...

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Nigeria:Total Pledges Additional 200,000 BPD to Nigeria’s Oil Production By Fourth Quarter

Deputy Managing Director, Deep Water District, TOTAL, Mr. Ahmadu-Kida Musa, has promised a 200, 000 barrel per day increase to Nigeria's oil...

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