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Uganda: High Taxes On Micro Lenders Frustrating Financial Inclusion

Kampala -The high taxes instituted on Savings and Credit Corporative Associations and micro lenders continue to hinder financial inclusion, according to the Stromme Microfinance...

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Uganda: 6 Percent Growth Not Good Enough, Experts Say

Kampala -Analysts have questioned the authenticity of economic growth figures that the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija quoted while presenting the Budget Speech late...

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Nigeria: Afcon 2019 – Musa Prays for Injury Free Eagles

Super Eagles assistant captain Ahmed Musa is hopeful that none of the 23 players named to the team's Africa Cup of Nations squad will...

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Nigeria: Rising House Prices Trigger Drop in Young Homeowners

Prospect of young Nigerians owning houses is waning speedily following the harsh economic conditions, which have affected many...

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Nigeria: AfDB Restates Warning On Rising Debts Among African Nations

Despite the low international debt threshold of many African countries, Nigeria inclusive, a message from the African Development Bank (AfDB) the weekend was that...

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Nigeria: Nigeria Battles Hosts in Rennes for Survival

Nigeria will this afternoon face its biggest task at the on-going FIFA Women World Cup in France when it faces the hosts in its...

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Nigeria: Going Beyond N9tr Asset With Pencom’s Micro-Pension Plan

A significant growth in the pension industry's asset size beyond the current value of N9.03 trillion is a new target. But it is riding...

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Nigeria: NFF Sets Record Straight Over Afcon 2019 Budget

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed as misleading, statements at the weekend by former Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung that...

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Kenya: ‘Men in Black – International’ Premieres in Kenya

Men In Black: International is the fourth entry in the sci-fi saga and comes seven years after MIB 3 and a quarter of...

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Kenya/Congo-Kinshasa: Why Harambee Stars Played in ‘Unfamiliar’ White Kit Against DR Congo

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has blamed a European-based airline after the national football team donned an unfamiliar all-white gear during a high profile...

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Nigeria: Nigeria Is World’s 16th Least Peaceful Country – Report

Nigeria is the 16th least peaceful country in the world, according to the 2019 edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI). At 148 of...

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Nigeria: Super Eagles Midfielder Ndidi to Join Manchester United

Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi says he is 'flattered' by the transfer speculation linking him with a summer move to top English Premiership club,...

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Nigeria: IAAF Diamond League – Blessing Okagbare Wins in Rabat

Africa's Queen of the Tracks, Blessing Okagbare - Ighoteguonor, has secured her first victory in the 2019 IAAF Diamond League...

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Nigeria/Senegal: Super Eagles Lose to Senegal in Friendly

The Nigeria national team lost 1-0 to Senegal in their final preparatory game for the Africa Cup of Nations on...

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Kenya: Akothee Wishes She Could Pose Nude Like Supermodel Naomi Campbell

Kenyan singer Akothee is jealous of supermodel Naomi...

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Nigeria: MC Galaxy Discloses He Used to Dance At Burials and Market Square

Popular Nigerian singer, MC Galaxy in a recent interview has revealed that before he hit the limelight, he used to dance at burials and...

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Kenya: Sh1.5mn Stolen From Kitui Bank After Robbers Dig Tunnel

Nairobi -A gang of robbers on Saturday dug a tunnel to gain access into a Kitui bank, broke into the safe and stole...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Colleagues Sing Mose Fan Fan’s Songs At His Burial

Veteran Congolese guitarist and composer Mose Se Sengo Fan Fan, of the "Papa Lolo" hit song fame, posthumously played a major role in his...

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Kenya: Kenya to Host Continental High-Level National Book and Reading Workshop

Nairobi -Kenya is set to host a high-level workshop on national book and reading policies in Africa, in a move meant to support...

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Nigeria: Being Celebrity Is a Privilege, Somebody Out There Could Be Better – Regina Daniels

The first thing that strikes you about Regina Daniels is her voice. The voice is not merely soft, sincere, it is also considerate. It...

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Prescription drugs sold illegally in Uganda

The BBC has uncovered evidence that prescription drugs have been taken out of circulation by health workers and sold on...

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Letter from Africa: ‘Sudan’s revolutionaries offline but not silenced’

The internet has been shut down but pro-democracy protesters are finding ways to fight...

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Ousted Sudan leader Bashir makes first appearance since coup

Wearing a traditional white robe, Omar al-Bashir was taken from jail to the prosecutor's...

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South African teens attempt Cape-to-Cairo in homemade plane

It will take six weeks to cover the 12,000km route in a four-seater they assembled in three...

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Malawi: Countries Postpone Trade Fair Participation Due to Political Instability

Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has postponed the Malawi International Trade Fair after five countries pulled out due to...

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World Cup 2019: Nigeria on ‘changing mentality’ of women’s football in Africa

Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer's World...

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FIH Series Final: Egypt come from behind to beat Ireland 2-1

Ireland's bid to advance to the next stage of Olympic qualification falters with a 2-1 defeat by Egypt at the FIH International Series in...

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East Africa: East African States Count Losses Over Uganda, Rwanda Row

Kampala has lost more than $664 million's worth of exports to Rwanda while Kigali has lost $104 million during the three months the...

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Africa: African Hair At Berlin’s Fashion X Hair X Design

Black hair has always been a topic of cultural debate as to what defines world beauty...

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Mozambique: No Elephants Poached in a Year At Niassa Wildlife Park

Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to...

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