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South Africa: Gelant Misses Chiefs Clash, Odendaal Returns for Bulls

Cape Town -The Bulls go into Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Chiefs at Loftus without Warrick Gelant , who misses out with a...

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Mozambique: 1000s Trapped on Roofs & in Trees Awaiting Rescue

Flooding is now the major crisis in Mozambique, with at least 400 sq km flooded according to European Union satellite...

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South Africa: MTN SA Invests Millions in Backup Systems

Johannesburg -MTN South Africa spent more than R400 million ($27.7 million) last year on investments in battery backup systems and...

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Nigeria: Nigerian Waters Are Safe for Merchant Shipping – Shippers’ Council Boss

The Executive Secretary/ Chief Executive, Nigerian Shippers 'Council, NSC, Hassan Bello, has said that the imposition of surcharges on Nigerian bound cargo due to...

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Africa: Insect Declines Are a Stark Warning to Humanity

Many people think of insects as a nuisance. They don't realize that without them we are...

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Africa: Asian Consumers, Criminal Gangs Drive Rhino Poaching in Africa

Highly sophisticated criminal gangs in Asia are making it more difficult for African authorities to combat rhino horn trafficking, with high demand in Vietnam...

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Nigeria: Salt, Frozen Fish Top Nigeria’s Import Chart

For the first time in many years, salt import topped the Nigerian Import Chart with of 13 million metric tonnes for March 2019, beating...

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Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe’s Musona Chases Afcon Qualifiers Golden Boot

Johannesburg -ZIMBABWEAN captain, Knowledge Musona, stands a chance to finish as the top goal scorer when curtain comes down for the Africa Cup...

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South Africa: Rock Band the 1975 to Headline Rocking the Daisies 2019

Cape Town -The organisers of Rocking the Daisies announced on Wednesday, that British pop rock band The 1975 are the first international headlining act...

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Liberia: Liberia Wins First Gold Medal At Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi

Ehiabom Salim Assaf (middle) finished first within 28.86 seconds in the 200-meter final at the Special Olympic World Games in Abu...

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Liberia: Boison De Souza “Disappointed” After Being Dropped From Lone Star Squad for DR Congo

Boison Wynney De Souza: "I am disappointed because I am at my best moment and I think that this was the time to be...

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Nigeria: Professionals Claim ERP Application Vital to Digital, Business Growth

The need for businesses to react appropriately in digital age, using the right solution to optimise rigorous internal processes and deliver greater value, was...

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Nigeria: Navy Tackles Rising Cases of Illegal Fishing, to Acquire Dedicated Vessels

Given the astronomical rise of cases of Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing in Nigeria's maritime domain, the Nigerian Navy (NN), yesterday said...

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Nigeria: Why Calabash Defies Extinction Despite Modernity

Despite the unwavering spate of modernity, calabash that is largely used as domestic utensils across communities in the northern part of the country,...

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Cote d’Ivoire: Meet Dana Mroueh, the Ivorian Eco-Friendly Chocolatier

Ivorian chocolate maker Dana Mroueh is making organic, eco-friendly chocolate in an industry that poses a threat to the environment because it...

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Nigeria: Chess Whizkid From Nigeria Aims to Be Youngest Chess Grandmaster Ever

Very few people set their sights on being a chess grandmaster at the age of eight. Tanitoluwa Adewumi from Nigeria has that...

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South Africa: Ekurhuleni Suspends Fines for National Library Week

The City of Ekurhuleni has given people amnesty to return overdue library books without paying...

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South Africa: Cyclone Idai Aftermath – Gift of Givers Intensifies Rescue Operations

Disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers says rescue operations in Malawi are going...

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Sierra Leone: Revealed! Colabo’s All Stars Received Le500m From Ministry of Youth

Former Accountant at the Ministry of Youth Affairs has testified at the Commissions of Inquiry presided over by Justice Biobele Georgewill that the All...

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Kenya: Tergat Calls on Kenyatta to Help Save Nock Plaza

National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) President Paul Tergat has appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to help his team rescue Nock's planned headquarters from...

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Kenya/Sudan: Kenya Play Sudan in U-23 Afcon Qualifiers

Kenyan defender Joseph Okumu has been ruled out of Wednesday night's Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Sudan in...

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Kenya: Govt Postpones KRU Elections

The government has postponed the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) chairmanship elections set for Wednesday at the RFUEA...

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Kenya: Govt Completes Police Digital Registration, 101,288 in Service

Kenya has 101,288 policemen and women, State House reported on Tuesday while announcing the completion of their biometric...

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Namibia: Poachers Hit With Heavy Sentences

TWO Zambian men were sentenced to three years in jail each for possession of a leopard skin, while a pensioner was fined N$30 000...

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Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso: Abducted Cameroonian coach released

The coach of Cameroonian top-flight side Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda, Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso, is released after being abducted by...

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South Africa: Cell C Starts Wi-Fi Rollout With Cape Launch

Cape Town -CELL C has begun the rollout of Wi-Fi hotspots countrywide to enable the South African public access to the internet...

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Nigeria: ‘States Should Support Fibre Expansion’

In this interview, MainOne's Chief Executive Officer, Funke Opeke, sheds light on the company's recent partnership with Facebook and its efforts to improve broadband...

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Nigeria: Nigeria Begins Quest for Tokyo 2020 Football Ticket Against Libya Today

Nigeria's U-23 national team will begin their quest to feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games when they meet Libya in the first leg...

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South Africa: A First Step Towards Justice for South African Pensioners

Between 2007 and 2013, more than 6,000 pension funds in South Africa were cancelled in a process littered with errors and oversights. Today,...

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Nigeria: Airtel Rolls Out 0901 New Number Plan

Telecom operator, Airtel Nigeria, has announced a new number range, 0901, saying it will create opportunity for more Nigerians to sign onto the network...

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