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Nigeria:20 Percent Debt to GDP Not Toxic to Our Economy – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that at 20 per cent Debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Nigeria's foreign debt level...

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Nigeria:Health Workers Strike – We Are Unmoved By Govt’s ‘No Work No Pay’ Threat – Johesu

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have called a bluff of the federal government's threat to invoke the 'no work no pay rule'...

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South Africa:DJ Black Coffee Shares his Last Conversation with Avicii

28-year-old musician and EDM superstar Avicii was found dead on...

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Africa:The Commonwealth – Still Relevant for Africa Today?

Africa is well represented within the Commonwealth grouping of some 2.4 billion people who experienced British colonialism. To what extent does it...

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Nigeria:2019 – Buhari’s Second Term Bid Divides Nigerian Entertainers

When President Muhammadu Buhari declared his intention to contest in the 2019 presidential election, many Nigerians frowned at his decision because they expected him...

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Nigeria:N45M BBNaija Prize – Who Wins Tomorrow?

After 12 weeks of intense competition and intrigues, the stage is set again to crown the winner of Nigeria's biggest reality TV show, Big...

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Kenya:Illegal Structures Demolished As Govt Steps Up Efforts to Clean Nairobi River

A taskforce formed to spearhead the clean-up of Nairobi River on Friday oversaw the flattening of illegal structures put up on the river...

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Kenya:Unhappy DJ Pierra Explains Why She Left Ebru TV

Deejay Pierra Makena has explained the unhappiness that led to her leaving Ebru TV where she has been co-hosting a talk...

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Kenya:Alikiba to Fly Newly-Wed Wife to Exotic Honeymoon in Italy

After an awe-inspiring wedding in Mombasa, bongo flava artiste Alikiba and his wife Amina Khalef Rikesh will soon be travelling to Venice, Italy...

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Ethiopia:Ethiopian Reaching 112 Int’l Destinations, Serving Millions – CEOs

Ethiopian Airlines is currently flying to 112 international destinations, which is short of the target set for the year 2025 by only eight...

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Kenya:Nailantei’s Anti-FGM Advocacy Earns Her Place On Time’s 100 List

Nairobi -Anti- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) crusader Nice Nailantei Leng'ete has been named among the 100 most influential people of this year by...

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Zimbabwe:President Listed On ‘Time’ Mag’s 100 Most Influential People

Johannesburg -Two Africans who both stepped up to major tasks in their own rights - but in very different roles - have been...

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Sierra Leone:Rebuilding in a Sierra Leone Village, Three Years On

In the small village of Rogbasha in Bombali district, Sierra Leone, life has almost returned to normal, three-and-half years after the end of the...

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Nigeria:Nigerian Govt Begins Ogoni Clean-Up in August

The federal government is to begin the remediation phase of oil impacted sites in Ogoniland in August, Marvin Dekil, the Coordinator of the...

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Uganda:How Ugandan Arsenal Supporters Will Remember Wenger

Kampala -From Arsenal's 8:2 loss to local rivals Manchester United, to selling his star players like Robin Van Persie and Cesc Fabregas to other...

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Nigeria:Lagos Plans 57 Collection Centres to Reduce Plastic Pollution

The Lagos State Government says it will establish collection centres in 57 council areas to reduce plastic pollution across the...

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Zimbabwe:Lion Mukanya Ready to Roar

HE's old, they've said. Can he last the distance? sceptics have asked. Can he belt them out like in the days of old?...

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Zimbabwe:New Battle Over Mujuru Diamond Mine Erupts

THE Zimbabwe Diamond Consolidated Company (ZCDC) has made moves to acquire Limpopo Mining Resources also known as River Ranch Mine, previously linked to...

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Saturday’s TV highlights and weekend talk shows: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ and more

SERIES Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World The veteran journalist visits Shanghai, then Accra, to talk with locals about romance and related issues...

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Word about Shohei Ohtani’s frustrating stuff is getting around

He wouldn’t name names, but Andrelton Simmons admitted that at least two opponents have expressed exasperation over Shohei Ohtani. “A couple of them have told...

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Tanzania:Actress Agnes Masogange Passes Away After Short Illness

Dar es Salaam -Popular video queen Agnes Gerald, alias Masogange, is no...

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Tearful mourners line up in Houston to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former First Lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of a Houston church as hundreds of...

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LAPD officer arrested on 3 counts of murder in suspected DUI crash in Whittier

A Los Angeles police officer was arrested Friday and charged with three counts of murder in connection with a suspected DUI crash on the 605...

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UCLA spring showcase might provide glimpses of new coach Chip Kelly’s plans

It could be more of a jam session than a full-on rehearsal. Significant band members will be missing. The lyrics are still being mastered. The...

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Federal judge delays ruling in Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump and his personal lawyer

A federal judge postponed a ruling on a request by President Trump and his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who is now the subject of a...

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The best and the worst of OPS+

Welcome to a new weekly feature in which we use new-age baseball stats to take a look at baseball, either currently or historically. This week,...

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How one woman was shunned for having cancer but found a ‘new family’

This Kenyan woman was rejected by friends and family after being diagnosed with cervical...

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Africa:Why Delivering Social and Economic Value Is Good for Business

The rise in ethical consumerism is impacting the companies and brands that we have all come to rely...

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South Africa:Jean-Luc Du Plessis, Malherbe Return for WP

Western Province will kick off their SuperSport Rugby Challenge title defence against the EP Kings at Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth on...

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Africa:Rare Bee Offers Hope of Clean Alternative to Toxic Chemicals

New York -When Veronica Harwood-Stevenson gambled her life savings on research into a rare species of bee, she had no way of...

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