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Female rally champion Tuta Mionki on driving change

Kenyan rally navigator Tuta Mionki is making history with her success in a male-dominated...

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Cycling heaven: The African capital with ‘no traffic’

How Asmara in Eritrea unintentionally became a cycling...

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Where is the Islamic State group still active around the world?

Iraq and Syria continue to see the most IS attacks, but the group is active in many other...

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African migration: Five things we’ve learnt

Many young people want to leave but often for other African countries, a new survey...

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Algeria army urges removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria army chief calls for President Bouteflika to be declared unfit to rule after weeks of...

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Ethiopia: Contentious Waste Power Plant to Resume Operations

Partially settling a seven-month-long dispute with contractors, the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) is planning to restart operations of Reppie Waste-to-Energy power plant in...

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Ethiopia: Metec to Sell Non-Performing Assets

The management of the state-owned military-industrial conglomerate Metals & Engineering Corporation (MetEC) is planning to auction off five hotels and guesthouses hoping to...

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Liberia: New ‘Timing’ Reform Agreed At Freeport

The National Port Authority (NPA), APM Terminals, Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Ministry of Commerce (MoC), and the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) will now...

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Ethiopia: Auditor General Dresses Down Foreign Ministry for Financial Gaps

The Office of the Auditor General found nearly 290 million Br in financial gaps in the budget...

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Namibia: Govt Entities Cash in On Fuel Hikes

MOTORISTS and other fuel consumers have paid more than N$6,4 billion in taxes to government agencies over the past three...

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Namibia: Trade Deficit Shrinks to N$17,38 Billion in 2018

NAMIBIA'S trade deficit has improved by 31% compared to 2017, says statistician general Alex...

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Tanzania: Stars Heroes, Legends Decorated

GOVERNMENT has rewarded Taifa Stars players plots of land in Dodoma as a motivation following the team's qualification in Africa Cup of Nations...

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Tanzania: Cecafa Zone Soccer Sees New Dawn

FOR the first time ever, the East African region will have four nations at the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)....

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Tanzania: TAA Finalises Installation of Security System in Terminal III

THE Minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Engineer Isack Kamwelwe, has said the Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA) is finalising installation of security system...

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Tanzania: Financial Crisis Hurts U-21 Volleyball Team

WHILE all eyes are on the national football team that grabbed AFCON finals ticket, Tanzania Amateur Volleyball Association (TAVA) is struggling to send...

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Tanzania: JPM Boosts Serengeti Boys Campaign

AS Tanzania readies to host U-17 Africa Cup of Nations to begin on April 14th to 28th, the country's representatives Serengeti Boys have...

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East Africa: East Africa, ‘Horn’ Weather Hostile

MANY parts of the East African Community (EAC) and Horn of Africa countries are fated to experience less rainfall the rest of the...

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Tanzania: Poor Roads Let Down Booming Gypsum Mining in Kilwa

A vibrant construction sector has stimulated gypsum mining in Lindi Region with local start-up firms and major firms scouring for the mineral used...

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Tanzania: Mwakyembe – Lindi a Hidden Treasure That Hosts Untapped Resources

THE Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe says Lindi Region is "a hidden treasure" due to availability of unexploited...

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East Africa: EAC to Raise Power Generation By 2022 President Maguful

EAST African Community (EAC) partner states are set to generate 7,480megawatts of electricity come 2022. The increase from the 1,083 megawatts that was...

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Tanzania: Kagera Sugar FC Lose Another Key Player

AS Tanzanians celebrate qualification of Taifa Stars to AFCON 2019 hundreds of Kagera soccer fans are mourning the death of midfielder Behewa Sembwana,...

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Africa: Africa CEO Forum – Rwanda’s Kagame, Nigeria’s Disu Call for Collaboration On Digitalization of Africa

Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, and Globacom's Executive Vice Chairman, Bella Disu, believe that the digitalization of Africa will play a crucial role in...

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South Africa: Structure and Culture – a Building That Divided People Even Before Apartheid Laws Were Enforced

When the original Rex Trueform building was erected in 1938 in Salt River as one of the leading manufacturing factories in Cape Town,...

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Namibia: City Residents Fail to Curb Water Use

WINDHOEK residents have failed to reduce their use of water since January this year, adding to fears that the city's taps could run...

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Nigeria: Duped Through Dating Apps – Queer Love in the Time of Homophobia

In Nigeria, the LGBTQ community is vulnerable to extortion, making dating an often dangerous...

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Kenya: One Computer, 58 Children to 1 Teacher and a Poor Internet Connection

Dubai -A maths and physical science teacher from an impoverished school in Kenya's Rift Valley, Peter Tabichi, has won the one million dollar Global...

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Nigeria: New Gas Commercialisation Plan Seeks to End Flaring in Three Years

The new framework - the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP), initiated by the federal government to monetise the volume of gas flared...

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South Africa: Uber, Taxify Score Poorly in Oxford University Study On South African Digital Platform Working Conditions

Oxford University academics, through the Fairwork Foundation, have published the world's first rating system for working conditions in the digital economy. The report...

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Sudan: Al-Boqaa International Theatre Festival to Be Launched Wednesday

Khartoum -The National Council for Culture and Arts(NCCA) will launch Wednesday the 20th session of the Boqaa International Theatre Festival which will be attended...

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