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Uganda: State House, Police Arrest Labour Exporters

Kampala -Police, in collaboration with State House Anti-Corruption Unit, has arrested two senior officials of Middle East Consultants Ltd, a labour export company, for...

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Uganda: Government Doubles Pay for Judges, Magistrates

There is excitement in the Judiciary following government's fulfillment to increase the salary of judges and magistrates in the new financial year that started...

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South Africa: Union Marches Against Mbalula’s Plans for North West Bus Service

About 300 employees of North West Transport Investment (NTI), a provincial government owned transport service, marched to the Department of Transport in central Pretoria...

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Mozambique: Elephant Population Now Said to Be Stable

Maputo -The elephant population in Mozambique is now about 10,800, according to the elephant census carried out in...

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South Africa: Water and Sanitation On Gauteng Dams Levels

The levels of Gauteng dams have this week notched up to new highs as the province braces itself for summer rainfalls that...

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Mozambique: Nine More ‘Hidden Debts’ Suspects Detained

Maputo -The Maputo City Court on Monday ordered the preventive detention of a further nine of the 20 suspects in the scandal of Mozambique's...

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Africa: Factbox – From Airports to Schools to Hotels – the Spaces Scanning Faces

London -Computers have become adept at identifying people by matching a scan of their facial features against a photograph, but critics say...

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South Africa: Team SA Primed for Sprint World Champs

Durban -As the South African contingent of eleven paddlers prepare for the biggest sprint regatta of the year, this year's ICF Canoe Sprint World...

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South Africa: The ‘Make South Africa Work Again’ Manifesto

We need a broad consensus on what needs to be done to rescue the country from failure as a modern state. Accountability Now...

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South Africa: Budding Entrepreneurs – Business Schools Must Pinpoint the Few Who Will Succeed

There can be no doubt that start-ups can regenerate economies and create jobs, but it must also be conceded that not every would-be...

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Cameroon: 2019 Interpools – Regional Champions Are All Known

The round robin tournament will take place in Bertoua in the East Region from August 24 to 31,...

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Sudan: Engineers Association Urges Sudanese to Support Floods-Affected People

Khartoum -The Engineers Association urged all Sudanese to provide support to people affected by floods and rains which hit northern areas of Khartoum and...

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Nigeria: Group Carpets Palm Oil Firm Over Damage to Environment

Friends of the Earth Africa groups have described the convergence of oil palm plantation companies under the aegis of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil...

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Rwanda beer company Kroll says sorry for sexist jokes

The jokes on Kroll's beer bottles in Rwanda provoke an outcry including from the gender...

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Seychelles: Seychelles, EU Open Talks On Fisheries Deal Currently Worth €30 Million

Seychelles and the European Union (EU) on Monday started the first round of negotiations for a new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement and...

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Africa: Afropunk Joburg Lineup Just Got Even Hotter – Who is Ready?

Cape Town -Afropunk Joburg has announced the official stellar lineup for the 2019 festival. It boasts both local and international artists. U.S. singers Solange...

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Kenya: De’Mathew Urged Unity, Political Tolerance Just Before He Died

The late Kikuyu Benga musician John Mwangi Ng'ang'a, popularly known as John DeMathew left a message to Mt Kenya region and to the upcoming...

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South Africa: World Rugby’s No 1 Ranking Beckons for Ireland

Cape Town -Ireland will jump to the top of the World Rugby rankings if they beat England in their Rugby World Cup warm-up clash...

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Zimbabwe: Tobacco Deliveries to Break Record

Tobacco deliveries are set to surpass last season's record-breaking delivery of 252 million kilogrammes as deliveries continue at the auction and contract...

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South Africa: Coetzee Ruled Out of Rwc As 4 Boks Released for Currie Cup

Cape Town -Springbok management has confirmed that looseforward Marcell Coetzee will undergo surgery to an injured ankle and will miss the Rugby World Cup...

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South Africa: Oosthuizen Makes Tour Championship Cut

Cape Town -SA's top ranked golfer Louis Oosthuizen will be the country's sole competitor in the PGA Tour's finale - the Tour Championship...

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Zimbabwe: Central Bank in Market With Second TBs

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday returned to the capital market with Treasury Bills (TBs) for the second time this month to...

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Nigeria: TCN Boss Risks Jail for Flouting Court Order

Abuja -A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has ordered the managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Gur...

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Nigeria: Recapitalisation – NAICOM Vows to Checkmate Injection of Illicit Funds

The National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has said that it will not allow insurance companies to recapitalise with illicit funds in their bid to meet...

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Southern Africa: SADC’s Anti-Sanctions Stance Opens New Frontier

For more than two decades, Zimbabwe has sustained its call for the removal of illegal sanctions imposed by a few Western countries, United...

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South Africa: AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open Boost for SA Pros

Cape Town -The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will celebrate its fifth anniversary as one of world golf's leading tri-sanctioned tournaments by offering South African...

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Ghana: UN Agency Urges African Countries to Unite During Climate Action Summit

The United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Sunday urged African countries to voice the continent's united position during the upcoming...

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Ghana: UWR Roads to Be Given Facelift

Wechiau -A number of roads in the Upper West Region are to be given facelift, either through the application of bitumen or upgrading,...

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Zimbabwe: Six Goals in Just 4 Games

Tino Kadewere'S red-hot streak, in a dream start to the 2019-2020 French Ligue 1 season, shows no signs of slowing down with the...

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Ghana: Lower Pra Rural Bank Pays Dividend to Shareholders

Shama -The Lower Pra Rural Bank Limited at Shama in the Shama District of the Western Region recorded a profit before tax of...

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