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Nigeria: Afcon 2019 – Ighalo Wins Top Scorer Award, Makes Best Xi

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has emerged as top scorer at the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of...

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Nigeria: UK to Invest £5 Million in Plant Programme in Lagos

The United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, has announced that the UK Department for International Development (DFID) would invest five...

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Kenya: ‘The Lion King’ Premieres in Kenya

The much-anticipated photorealistic remake of Disney's 1994 The Lion King finally premiered in Kenya on...

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Kenya: Trip to Hell’s Gate – 10 Interesting Facts About the Lion King

In 1994, the American animated musical film The Lion King was produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney...

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Kenya: President Kenyatta Launches Africa’s Biggest Wind Power Plant in Loiyangalani

Loiyangalani -President Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) plant in Marsabit County, the largest wind farm in the...

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Nigeria: BBNaija Show Encourages Immorality – Cleric

Pastor Felix Ajide of King Jesus Praise land Assembly says that the ongoing Big Brother Naija season (4) show promotes immorality and is...

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Nigeria: Seyi, Mike, Frodd, Tuoyo, Tacha Face Eviction Tomorrow

On Monday, the housemates in Big Brother Naija 'Pepper Dem' took part in what may arguably go down as the most exciting and unexpected...

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Nigeria: Buhari Approves Recruitment of 5,000 Personnel for NDLEA

The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Abdallah (retd), says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved recruitment of 5,000 personnel for...

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Algeria: Afcon 2019 – Algeria Are Champions of Africa

The Algerian national team emerged African champions on Friday after defeating Senegal in the final...

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Zimbabwe: RwandAir Gives Zimbabwe Wings to UK

After puffing off the runway at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, the RwandAir plane slithered past silver-lined clouds, past boggy marshes and...

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Africa: Algeria Crowned Champions of Africa for the Second Time

Cairo -Baghdad Bounedjah's first minute deflected effort handed Algeria their second Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title after a 29-year wait with a 1-0...

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What’s behind Iran’s actions in the Strait of Hormuz?

Experts say what we've been witnessing is a game of tit-for-tat, in which Iran is flexing its muscles in the Strait of Hormuz in order...

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Iran detains two British tankers in Strait of Hormuz, raising new fears of military confrontation

Iran had vowed retaliation against Britain, which seized an Iranian tanker earlier this...

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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: How well do you remember this year’s tournament?

How well do you remember the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which has just...

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Kenya: President Commissions Africa’s Largest Wind Power Project

President Uhuru Kenyatta officially commissioned Africa's biggest wind power plant, a mammoth project in Marsabit County that now provides nearly a fifth of the...

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Nigerian man climbs plane as it prepares for take-off

A man who climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for take-off at the airport in Nigeria's Lagos city has been arrested,...

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South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa accused in corruption row

President Cyril Ramaphosa accused by watchdog of misleading parliament and potential money...

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War and peace are on the line in Ukrainian parliamentary vote Sunday

Ukrainians will go to the polls Sunday to elect a new...

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Tanzania: Three More New Aircraft Coming, Magufuli Reveals

Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday said the government will purchase three more aircraft for the national carrier Air Tanzania Company Limited...

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Can birds help connect North Korea to the world?

Amid missile tests and nuclear threats in recent years, longtime South Korea-based birder Nial Moores, who has made frequent trips to North Korea to...

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Imagine ‘Homeland,’ if all the heroes were Iranian. That’s ‘Gando,’ must-see TV in Iran

"Gando," a 30-episode paean to Iran's Revolutionary Guards, espouses a tough, no-negotiations...

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Tanzania: Govt Set to Issue E-Title Deeds

IN a bid to facilitate service delivery and the legalisation of informal settlements, the government will from next year start issuing electronic title...

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Tanzania: Bugando Plans Oxygen, Water Plants’ Expansion

BUGANDO Medical Centre (BMC), has started working on President John Magufuli's directives by preparing three business proposals for the expansion of oxygen plant,...

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Tanzania: Bugene Residents Rejoice As Primary School Gets Clean Water

HUNDREDS of Bugene Ward residents in Karagwe District could not hide their joy after Bugene primary school was supplied with clean and safe...

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Tanzania: Tira Urged to Address Insurance Sector Challenges

THE government has urged Tanzania Insurance Regulatory Authority (TIRA), to address insurance sector challenges and make services more accessible and...

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Nigeria: Govt to Sanction Oil Firms for Non-Submission of Daily Output

Lagos -The Federal Government, through the Department of Petroleum Resources, yesterday, said it will sanction any of the 48 crude oil producing companies...

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Zimbabwe: Power Blackouts Force Firms to Shut Down

Zimbabwe's economy could grind to a halt if power outages gripping the nation persist as production plunges, exports decline, companies lay off staff...

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Zimbabwe: Harare Cancels U.S.$134 Million Waste-to-Energy Project

Harare City Council (HCC) has terminated a memorandum of understanding (MoU) it signed with Dutch company Integrated Energy BV (IEBV) in May for...

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Nigeria: Wizkid’s Manager Denies Domestic Violence Post, Says Account Was Hacked

Jada Pollock, Wizkid's manager and third babymama, has denied a viral post on social media accusing the singer of domestic violence, claiming that...

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