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Kenyan father tried to smuggle baby from hospital due to unpaid bills

Boniface Murage's baby daughter was being held in a Kenyan hospital over unpaid medical...

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South Africa: Increased Allocations in Grants, Education and Health

The National Treasury will in the 2019/20 financial year set aside R567 billion for social grant payments, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced during the...

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South Africa: Tax-Free Threshold for Personal Income Tax Adjusted

National Treasury has announced that the tax-free threshold for personal income tax will be adjusted slightly upwards to R79...

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Tanzania: Yanga Should Turn Simba Defeat Into Opportunity

SIMBA finally edged out their arch soccer rivals, Young Africans by one goal to nil when they played their second return leg league...

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Kenya coach Sebastien Migne: ‘Door is not shut on Dennis Oliech’

Kenya coach Sebastien Migne says he has not 'shut the door' on a possible return for the Harambee Stars' all-time record goal-scorer, Dennis...

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Poet accused of insulting government ‘must be freed’

Rights group Amnesty demands the release of a poet detained for insulting the Somaliland...

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South Africa: State Capture Inquiry Shines Spotlight On Eskom

The Zondo commission's legal team, led by advocate Vincent Maleka, on Wednesday set the scene about the alleged state capture of state-owned entities (SOE's)...

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Tanzania: 25 Giraffe Slaughtered in Loliondo, Says Probe Report

Dar es Salaam -Twenty-five giraffe were killed by poachers in Loliondo District in the past two years, a special committee that investigated reports of...

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The ‘farmhacker’ digitizing how bees are monitored

There is a particular sound a queen bee makes when she is preparing to summon her troops into a swarm and head out for new...

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Tanzania: Acacia Market Cap Climbs By Sh240bn On Share Price Rise

Dar es Salaam -Acacia Mining's market capitalisation increased by Sh246.05 billion on...

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Tanzania: Gritty Simba March On As Azam, Kagera Held

Arusha -Buoyant Simba maintained their smooth run in the Mainland Premier League with a 3-0 win against African Lyon...

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Tanzania: Tanzania’s Mwakinyo Drops in World Rankings

Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's highly-rated professional boxer, Hassan Mwakinyo, has dropped three places in the world...

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Tanzania: ‘Ivory Queen’, Accomplices Handed 15-Year Prison Terms

Dar es Salaam -Chinese national Yang Feng Glan, alias Ivory Queen, was yesterday sentenced to 15 years in jail for trafficking in...

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Tanzania: Wounded Yanga Wary of Buoyant Mbao

Dar es Salaam -The Mainland Tanzania Premier League continues today with five matches on the menu at different venues across the...

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Kenya: Kenya Coffee Earnings Fall 13pc

Nairobi -Kenya's earnings from coffee dropped 13 per cent in four months to April compared with the same period last year, on account of...

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Tanzania: Government Directs Taxman to Clear DRC-Bound Cargo

Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) to immediately clear all transit cargo to the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Tanzania: Germany to Help Create More Jobs

Arusha -The jobless people must smiling broadly following Germany's interest in encouraging more private sector investments in the East African Community (EAC) bloc, it...

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2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt choose six venues for finals

Egypt choose six venues across five cities to host this year's Africa Cup of Nations including the Cairo International Stadium and the Port Said...

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Zimbabwe: Govt Avails U.S.$30 Million For Matabeleland South Roads

Gwanda -Government has availed $30 million for various roads in Matabeleland South province under the road development programme that will see maintenance of...

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Kenya: MoH, Governors Agree to Employ Nurses On Contract to Mitigate Nurses’ Strike

Nairobi -The Ministry of Health and Council of Governor's have decided to employ nurses on contract basis, in a bid to mitigate the...

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Kenya: Controller of Budget Warns Mombasa to Stop Paying Nurses More Perks

Nairobi -The Office of the Controller of Budget now wants the Mombasa County Government to stop paying enhanced nurses' allowances until the approval...

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Kenya: Matasi Wins Over Migne as Stars’ First Choice Keeper at 2019 Afcon

Harambee Stars coach Sebastian Migne has announced that Patrick Matasi will be his first choice goalkeeper at the 2019 Africa Cup of...

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South Africa: Lloyd Harris Marches On in Florida

Cape Town -South Africa's Lloyd Harris has advanced to the round of 16 at the Delray Beach Open in Florida after beating Darian King...

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Nigeria: Super Sand Eagles’ Assistant Coach Is Dead

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have confirmed that the Assistant Coach of the country's Beach Soccer National team, the Super Sand Eagles, Chukwuma...

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Southern Africa: Malawi Hosts SADC Harmonised Seed Regulations Workshop

Over 40 seed experts from 21 countries on Monday gathered in Lilongwe to share their experience implementing national and regional seed regulations and...

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South Africa: Semenya Vs IAAF Case Continues

South Africans and the international community have been urged to continue supporting the naturally superior Caster Semenya, as she continues to fight for her...

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