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Why lifting Tanzania’s opposition ban suits President Samia

How democracy is faring as President Samia dismantles some of her predecessor's dictatorial...

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Tanzania: Tanzania’s Eviction of Maasai Pastoralists Continues

In June 2022, residents of Loliondo division in northern Tanzania's Ngorongoro district protested what they said was a government move to evict them from...

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Uganda murder charges after fight between Arsenal and Manchester City fans

Two people have been killed in separate incidents involving Arsenal fans arguing with their...

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Hosts Algeria and Senegal will face each other in the African Nations Championship final

Hosts Algeria will face Senegal in Sunday's final of the African Nations Championship after victories on Tuesday...

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Sudan: Finance Minister Criticised for Lack of Clarity in New Sudan Budget

Khartoum / Omdurman -- As Sudan witnessed protests demanding improvements in health and education, Economist Haisam Mohamed Fathi told Radio Dabanga that the 2023...

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Nigeria Elections 2023: PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar interview

Atiku Abubakar, one of Nigeria's presidential candidate has told the BBC that he is confident this...

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Uganda: Dearth of Wild Mushrooms Becomes an Opportunity for Farmers

Bushenyi, Uganda -- To meet the need, Uganda trains farmers to grow the nutrient-rich fungi. Many beneficiaries are women seeking financial...

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Benin: Angelique Kidjo – the Diva From Benin Could Win a Record Sixth Grammy Award

Angelique Kidjo, the energetic singer-songwriter and activist from the Republic of Benin, represents a rare African...

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Why are global powers ‘scrambling’ for Africa?

Top officials from the US, China, Russia and Turkey have visited 14 African countries in January...

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Zambia: Direct Support to Small Scale Farmers Reduces Poverty – What Zambia Is Doing Right

Over half of Zambia's population lived below the national poverty line in 2015. In rural areas, where 89% of households are engaged...

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Mozambique: Rwanda Expands Its Protection of Mozambique’s Natural Resources

After securing its gas enterprises, Rwandan security forces now guard Cabo Delgado's lucrative graphite and ruby...

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Nigeria: Petrol Sells At N700 Per Litre in Akure Black Market, Not Available At Filling Stations

With petrol unavailable at the filling stations, taxi and Okada riders in Ondo State have turned to the black market for the...

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Kenya: Kenya Prisons Service Wants Salaries Increased By 150%

Nairobi -- The Kenya Prisons Service wants the basic salary of their members increased by 150 percent in their recommendations to the ex-Chief...

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East Africa: Tanzania, DR Congo Trade Relations ‘Not Affected’ By Comesa Withdrawal

Dodoma -- EXISTING trade barriers between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have no relations with the country's withdrawal of its...

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Liberia: Weah Outlines Macroeconomic Successes

In the final year of his first six years term, ahead of elections in October, President George Manneh Weah has described macroeconomic performance...

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Ghana: Foreign Affairs Ministry Explains Why It Spent Millions on Project

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has justified its decision to spend GH¢ 7.9 million on a project expected to cost GH¢...

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Africa: Stop Choking Africa, Pope Says During DR Congo Service

Presiding over a Mass in the Congolese capital Kinshasa on Wednesday, Pope Francis urged the nation's people to forgive those who have harmed them...

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Uganda: Tarmac Roads Won’t Get You Out of Poverty – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of Luwero to engage in wealth creation activities such as commercial agriculture in order to fight...

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Somalia: Somalia Suspends Flights for Crucial Anti-Al-Shabab Forum

Somalia has suspended all flights both local and international to and from Mogadishu on...

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Russia in Africa: How disinformation operations target the continent

The man behind a new pro-Kremlin social media network tells the BBC he wants Africa to embrace...

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Tunisia: Dubai International Basketball Championship – Club Africain Defeated By Lebanon’s Al Riyadi 62-68

Tunis/Tunisia -- Club Africain conceded their first defeat at the Dubai International Basketball Championship, after losing to Lebanon's Al Riyadi 62-68 at...

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North Africa: CPI 2022 for Middle East & North Africa – Corruption Fuels Ongoing Conflict

The Middle East and North Africa average declined on the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) -- hitting a low of 38 out of 100...

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Ethiopia: Kidnapped Workers of Dangote Cement Released After Paying Ransom

Addis Abeba -- About 20 workers of Dangote cement factory who were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen were released on Monday 30 January after...

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Africa: CPI 2022 for Sub-Saharan Africa – Corruption Compounding Multiple Crises

A regional average score of 32 out of 100 marks another year of stagnation on the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for Sub-Saharan Africa. Forty-four...

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Pope Francis in DR Congo: A million celebrate Kinshasa Mass

This is said to be the second largest Mass Pope Francis has held, after one in the Philippines in...

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Pope in DR Congo: Dancing and huge crowds greet Pope Francis

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool joins worshippers on the streets as Pope Francis makes a long-awaited...

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Liberia: Liberia, World Bank Sign U.S.$96M Financing Agreement for 60MW Solar Energy

Freetown -- Liberia has signed a financing agreement with the International Development Association for the production of an additional 60MW of renewable energy geared...

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Tunisia: Moody’s Downgrades Four Tunisian Banks’ Ratings, Confirms One

Tunis/Tunisia -- Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday downgraded to Caa2 from Caa1 the long-term bank deposit ratings of Amen Bank, Banque de...

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West Africa: Accelerating Access to Renewable Energy in West Africa

Sierra Leone, Chad, Liberia, and Togo Kick Off Activities to Increase Grid-Connected Renewable Energy...

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Tanzania: Govt Subsidy Continues to Cushion Fuel Prices

THE government's subsidy on fuel has continued to bring relief to consumers as Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) has announced yet...

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