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South Africa: ‘Be Kind’ Artwork Outside Sandton City Aims to Create Positive Perception of Joburg

The bustling city of Johannesburg, while often regarded as vibrant, struggles to shake off images of a city struggling to overcome crime, filth and...

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Kenya: Veteran Coach Morris Decries Poor State of Kenyan Boxing

Veteran boxing coach Peter Morris Mukhaya has decried the rot in Kenyan boxing even as the date for Boxing Association of Kenya (BAK) elections...

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Kenya: Kenya Women’s Skipper Wairimu Back in Training

Kenya women's cricket team's all-rounder, Daisy Wairimu, who broke both legs in a grisly road accident near Naivasha town on February 2017 has fully...

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East Africa: Why Coffee Is in Danger of Extinction

Ethiopian, Kenyan and Ugandan coffee farmers are suffering from low coffee prices hence they cannot make ends...

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Israel’s PM Netanyahu signs deals with Chad’s President Deby

Israel and Chad renew diplomatic ties in Israel's latest move to strengthen links with...

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Malawi: South African Airways Suspends Blantyre Route Due to Concerns of Chileka Airport

South African Airways (SAA) has shut down its Blantyre operations in Malawi effective from Saturday, January 19 2019 after the Civil Aviation Authority...

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Gambia: President Adama Barrow to Inaugurate Transgambia Bridge On Monday

State House, Banjul, 17th January, 2019 - The Public is hereby informed that His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia,...

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Ngozi Ebere: Nigerian ready for ‘new challenge’ in Norway

Nigeria Women’s defender Ngozi Ebere joins Norwegian club Arna Bjomar on a one-year deal from Cypriot team Barcelona...

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African Confederation Cup: Zamalek and Zesco United reach group phase

Egyptian giants Zamalek book their place in the group phase of the African Confederation Cup after a 3-1 victory over Morocco's Ittihad Tanger in the...

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Zimbabwe protests: Crackdown is just a ‘taste of things to come’

At least 12 people reportedly died in protests sparked by a sharp rise in fuel...

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In pictures: Ethiopians celebrate the festival of Timket

Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrate Timket, or Epiphany, marking the baptism of...

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Tunisia: General Strike – Youssef Chahed to Address Tunisians Wednesday Night

Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister Youssef Chahed will address the Tunisians in the 8:00 pm newscast on Wataniya 1 TV...

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Tunisia: ‘Administrative Committee to Take Measures Up to Tunisian Workers’ Expectations’ (Ugtt’s Tabboubi)

Tunis/Tunisia -"The administrative committee of the Tunisian General labour Union (UGTT) will convene on January 19 and will make decisions up to...

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Nigeria: Govt to Get $100m Concessional Loan From India for Broadband

The federal government has said it is working with the Indian Government to access $100 million concessional loan to develop the country's rural...

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Algeria: Hydrocarbons – Algeria Still Has Large Production Capacity

Illizi (Algeria) -The chief executive officer of Sonatrach Group, Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour, said Monday that Algeria still has a large capacity to...

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Sierra Leone: Parliament Ratifies Conventions On Safety of Overseas Workers

Members of Parliament yesterday ratified five Conventions that are geared towards the protection of people, who travel out of Sierra Leone to seek greener...

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Africa: Get Those Young Digital Natives in the Room When Talking Wildlife

African Wildlife Foundation chief executive says that without stopping the pace of development, African governments can still make better choices to ensure wildlife...

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Could Kenya have prevented the hotel siege?

Tuesday's attack in Kenya raises questions about whether lessons have been learned from past...

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DR Congo election: African leaders congratulate Tshisekedi

The presidents of South Africa and Kenya congratulate Felix Tshisekedi after last month's disputed...

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‘About 170 migrants dead’ in Mediterranean shipwrecks

The UNHCR fears about 170 migrants have died in two separate shipwrecks in the...

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African Champions League: Sundowns beat Wydad as Mazembe lose in Algeria

Mamelodi Sundowns beat Wydad Casablanca 2-1 as TP Mazembe suffer a shock 3-0 defeat at CS Constantine in the latest African Champions League group...

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Kalidou Koulibaly: Napoli star to miss Sunday game after red card appeal fails

Senegal's Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly will miss the Lazio game on Sunday after their appeal against his red card at Inter Milan is...

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Uganda: Another Top Chess Player From Katwe

Gloria Nansubuga, 16, will forever be grateful for the opportunity to join the Sports Outreach Ministry (SOM) Chess Academy and Mentoring Centre in...

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Cherno Samba: The football prodigy who made it in a video game

Championship Manager legend Cherno Samba now hopes to become a manager...

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Alhaji Kamara: Sierra Leonean has ‘more to give’ after defying heart diagnosis

Sierra Leone international striker Alhaji Kamara, who defied a heart defect diagnosis to continue playing, says he still has 'more to give to the...

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Burkina Faso: Prime Minister and cabinet resign from office

Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba and his cabinet step down, as pressure mounts over...

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Zimbabwe: Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry Denies Quitting Her Job

KIRSTY Coventry has dismissed social media claims she has stepped down as the country's sports minister following the Zanu PF led government's brutal...

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Zimbabwe: Ex-VP Mphoko Quits Choppies Supermarket

FORMER state Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko and family have finally quit Choppies Supermarkets Zimbabwe, bringing to an end a protracted battle for control...

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Africa: Why We Should Care About Vulnerable Coastal Communities

Rome -According to UN statistics, approximately 40 per cent of the world's population lives within 100 kilometers of the coast, and overall the world's...

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Africa: Is Love an Embarrassment?

Stockholm / Rome -I do not understand a word of Persian and cannot determine whether these lines, taken from a German translation, are a...

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