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Malawi: MPs Pass Bill to Legalise Marijuana for Medical Use

Malawi's legislators have passed a bill to legalize cannabis, the plant that produces hemp and marijuana for medical use, as the country looks...

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Zimbabwe: Chemical Shortages Hit Harare City Council

A parliamentary joint thematic committee fact finding visit to Morton Jaffray water treatment plant in Harare today revealed that the city council is...

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Zimbabwe: Govt Retain 2,5% Civil Servants Wage to Set Up Loan Scheme

Government will with effect from March establish the Government Employees Mutual Savings Fund (GEMS) which will see Government deducting 2,5% of total remuneration being...

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Joe Biden’s South Carolina firewall is holding, new poll indicates

A new poll shows Joe Biden holding a strong lead in South Carolina ahead of its Democratic presidential primary, with black voters sticking with...

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Ethiopia: New Bill Introduces Tourism Fund

Tourism Ethiopia drafted a new regulation that will enable the tourism industry to generate and administer its own...

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Nigeria: Pantami Receives Broadband Committee Report

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has received the draft report of the National Broadband Plan Committee...

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Nigeria: Global ICT Companies Count Losses to Covid-19

Apart from financial losses by global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies that cannot be ascertained presently due to the cancellation of the...

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Sudan: Agriculture Minister At Ethiopian Oromo Region Stands On CTC Group Efforts for Transferring Agricultural Technology

Khartoum -The Minister of Agriculture at the Oromo Region of Ethiopia Engineer Daba Debli has been acquainted with the efforts of the Central Trade...

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Africa: Why Ethiopia’s Decision to Skip the Ever Complicating GERD Talks in Washington Is Right

In an unexpected turn of events, Ethiopia's Ministry of Water, Irrigation & Electricity said today that Ethiopia will not take part in the...

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Nigeria: Researchers Develop App to Address Communal Clashes

Nigerian researchers have developed software application solution for cattle rustling, designed to address the frequent deadly clashes between herders and host communities in...

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Nigeria: House Pledges to Pass PIGB in June

Abuja -House of Representatives wednesday said it would pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) before the end of...

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Sudan: Media and Experts Delegation From the Nile Basin States Visits Sinnar Dam

Khartoum -A group of media and experts from four Nile Basin states on Thursday paid a field to the Sinnar Dam in Sinnar...

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Ethiopia: Battling Locusts On the Frontlines of Ethiopia

East Africa continues to battle a locust invasion with Uganda scrambling to respond to the latest arrivals. In nearby Ethiopia, one of the frontline...

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Zamalek say Egyptian FA sanctions for Al Ahly no-show are ‘illegal’

Zamalek president Mortada Mansour says sanctions imposed by the Egyptian Football Association, for failing to honour its league fixture against Al Ahly, are...

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Nigeria: DISCOs – We Have Received No Subsidies Since 2013 Privatisation

Abuja -The electricity distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria's power sector have denied receiving financial subsidies from the federal government since 2013 when the...

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Africa: Towards Advancing Green Business and Circular Economy in Africa

Policy makers and stakeholders across Africa are meeting to chart green economy opportunities in the agriculture sector under the lead of the Switch Africa...

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Cameroon: Climate – the Heat Is Unbearable…

Citizens in Yaounde and elsewhere can barely cope with the recent high heat of the day and the...

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Cameroon: Enam- FCFA 1.5 Billion for Construction, Rehabilitation

The contract between the State of Cameroon and the National School of Administration and Magistracy (ENAM) was presented on February 26,...

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Zimbabwe: Meikles Hotel Take-Over Deal Sealed

The sale of the iconic Meikles hotel to ASB Hospitality Zimbabwe, a company of Albwardy Investment LLC of Dubai has been completed with the...

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Nigeria: Boosting Business With Hybrid Cloud

Emma Okonji writes about a recent collaboration between MainOne, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard Enterprises and how it will enhance productivity in...

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Nigeria: ‘How MTN Is Empowering Startups to Reduce Unemployment’

MTN, the largest telecoms operator in Nigeria is empowering startups and providing employment for them, in order to address the challenges of Nigerian...

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Nigeria: Nwosu – Digitalisation Will Enhance Transformation

The Chief Executive Officer, Secured Records Management Solutions, Dr. Sam Nwosu, in this interview spoke about the importance of digitalisation to organisations....

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Nigeria: Experts See Technology As Financial Inclusion Enabler

Experts who gathered at the ongoing Social Media Week Forum that is holding in Lagos, have highlighted the importance of technology in achieving...

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The Ethiopians returning home to start businesses

The Ethiopian government is asking citizens living abroad to return home and help expand its...

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Zimbabwe: Daggers Drawn Against Cartels As Economy Falls Apart

Zimbabweans across the political divide have raised the red flag against 'cartels' believed to be bleeding the economy and are demanding law enforcement agents...

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Angola: Public Transport Operators Receive Buses

Luena -Ten new public transport buses, with capacity for 62 passengers each, were delivered today, Tuesday, in the city of Luena, province of Moxico,...

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Were you on this bus with a coronavirus patient? South Korea is on the hunt for infections

Through smartphone push alerts, blog posts and regular briefings streamed live on YouTube, South Korean authorities are publicizing the whereabouts and movements of the more...

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Kenya: Safaricom to Accelerate Cloud Adoption in Kenya With Amazon Web Services

Nairobi -Safaricom has announced an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will see the Telco become a reseller of AWS...

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Kenya: Kenya Power Reports Worst Performance in 16 Years

Kenya Power has reported its worst profit in 16 years, turning the spotlight on the push by the utility firm to raise retail tariffs...

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Zimbabwe: Auxillia Mnangagwa Cautions Speeding Zupco Driver

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa Tuesday cautioned a speeding ZUPCO bus driver on her way from Harare to Bulawayo and has since urged passengers...

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