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Kenya plastic bag ban: Three fruit sellers arrested in Nairobi

The men may face a jail sentence or fines of up to $40,000 under the country's strict...

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Locust swarms: South Sudan latest to be hit by invasion

The ravenous pests have devoured crops and pasture threatening a food crisis in East...

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Judge refuses to delay sentencing of Trump ally Roger Stone

The Federal Judges Assn.'s leader says the group 'could not wait' to discuss the actions of Trump and William Barr in Roger Stone's...

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South Africa look to host CAF competition finals

South Africa could host either the Champions League final or the Confederation Cup finals if they find a willing...

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South Africa: Honey Mamabolo New MD of SA Mint

Honey Mamabolo has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the South African Mint...

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Ethiopia: The United States and Ethiopia: Strengthening Our Partnership

Secretary Pompeo will travel to Ethiopia on February 18-19 to meet with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Sahle-Work Zewde and reiterate U.S....

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East Africa: EAC Partner States Directed to Enforce Laws Banning Plastic Carrier Bags

EAST African Community Partner States have been directed to enforce relevant laws to effectively ban the manufacture and use of plastic carrier bags...

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University of Ghana lecturers suspended after ‘sex-for-grades’ exposé

Undercover filming showed the Ghanaian academics breaching university policies on sexual...

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Malawi: Mulhakho ‘Fires’ Blantyre Water Board Procurement Boss Over Contracts

Blantyre Water Board (BWB) has fired its procurement manager for failing to provide business contracts to members of governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...

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South Africa: Special Official Funeral for Joseph Shabalala

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Official Funeral Category 2 in honour of Joseph Shabalala, the late founder of choral group Ladysmith Black...

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Africa: African Free Trade Area to Level Playing Field

The African Continental Free Trade Area will level the playing field for African businesses, says President Cyril...

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Namibia: HIV/Aids Activist Takes On Aquaponics

THE Immanuel Sheefeni AIDS Foundation is developing a fish farm at Outapi to produce shrimps, tilapia and a mix of vegetables for local and...

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South Africa: KZN Disaster Teams On High Alert Ahead of Heavy Rains

Disaster management teams in KwaZulu-Natal have been placed on standby as heavy rains are expected in the eThekwini Metro and other parts of the...

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Africa: Trees Are Life

Big, small, flourishing or stumbling, tree nurseries in Africa come in all shapes and forms, and with varying quality. Some are owned by governments,...

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South Africa: Kolisi Relentless in Efforts to Change SA With Springbok Message

Berlin -For well over four months now, Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has been traveling the globe and telling the story of what 2019's Rugby...

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Africa: Angola Has Potential to Supply Food Worldwide

Luanda -Angola has the potential to be a food exporter for a growing global population, as it has an area of almost 1.3 million...

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Namibia: 12,000 Receive Food Relief Assistance in Oshana

The U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson and Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila joined the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Oshana Region this week to...

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Zimbabwe: Lightning Kills 5 in Muzvezve

Kariba -Five family members were struck to death by lightning in the Muzvezve area of Sanyati...

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Botswana: Department Issues Elephant Warning

Gaborone -The public is advised to be vigilant and extra cautious following the spotting of five elephants roaming in the Southern District...

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Liberia: Vessel With Gasoline Finally Docks in Liberia to Alleviate Scarcity Crisis

Monrovia -Hafina Hope presence at the LPRC pier on Monday gave onlookers, especially the management of the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC) some hope...

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Liberia: Rep. Gray Hails Bi-Partisan Tourism Act, Says It Will Spur Economic Growth

Monrovia -Representative Acarous M. Gray (CDC, District #8, Montserrado County) says the draft Liberia National Tourism Authority act of 2020 will boost economic growth...

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Liberia: Central Bank of Liberia Executive Governor Becomes Chairman of West African Monetary Meetings

Freetown -At the end-of-year statutory meeting of the West African Institute of Financial & Economic Management (WAIFEM), the Executive Governor of the Central Bank...

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Liberia: Amid Gasoline Shortage, Govt Makes Move to Safeguard Supply of Rice

Monrovia -In the midst of a massive gasoline shortage crippling the Liberian economy, the George Weah-led government is said to be taking steps to...

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Liberia: LMHRA Employees Decry Challenges – Call for Logistical and Financial Supports

Monrovia -Three senior employees of the Liberia Medicines & Health Products Regulatory (LMHRA) have decried numerous challenges confronting the...

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Liberia: Investigation Shows 27K Gallons of Gasoline Went Missing Amid Probe Into Acute Shortage

Monrovia -In the wake of the ongoing gasoline crisis faced by the country, a FrontPageAfrica investigation has found that 27,000 gallons of gasoline were...

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Liberia: Pres. Weah Wants Cabinet ‘Recalibrated’ to Curb ‘Harsh Economy’

Monrovia -President George Mannah Weah has informed officials of his government attending Monday's Cabinet Retreat to reactivate plans that will address the "harsh economic...

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SARS killed hundreds and then disappeared. Could this coronavirus die out?

The containment of the 2003 SARS outbreak is considered one of the biggest public health victories in recent years. Stopping the new coronavirus, known as...

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Nigeria: Road Accident Claims Six Lives in Niger

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger has confirmed the death of six persons in a crash that occurred on Monday along...

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Kenya: Pascal Tokodi Ecstatic Over Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards Nomination

Kenyan actor Pascal Tokodi is over the moon after getting a nod in the 7th Africa Magic Viewers' Choice...

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