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Covid-19: What do we know about the Omicron variant?

Professor Willem Hanekom says that the Omicron variant "is spreading extraordinarily fast in South...

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South Africa: PSL Remains Silent On Kaizer Chiefs’ Predicament After 31 Positive Covid Cases

Amakhosi's unplayed match against Cape Town City overshadowed the DStv Premiership action this weekend, with the Premier Soccer League yet to comment on...

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South Africa: Start of South African Netball Championships Clouded By Fatal Bus Accident

South Africa's netball community is in mourning following a tragic accident which claimed four lives on...

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Africa: Ramaphosa’s Tour – South Africa to Lift Visa Restrictions for Ghana, Kenya in Bid to Boost Trade

Tricky visa rules have come up frequently during President Cyril Ramaphosa's West Africa tour, along with gripes about South Africa's many regulations making...

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Africa: I Am Samuel – an African Love Story Against All Odds, Yet With Further Obstacles and Divisions to Navigate

Although banned in Kenya -- its country of origin -- queer documentary 'I Am Samual' aims to present new perspectives and understanding. Its...

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South Africa: Minister Patricia De Lille – Hermanus Harbour Infrastructure Upgrades Inspection

Speech by Minister Patricia De Lille at the Hermanus Harbour Infrastructure upgrades...

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South Africa: Northern Cape Sport, Arts, Culture Hosts National Youth Camp

National Youth Camp : Groblershoop 04 - 10 December...

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South Africa: Northern Cape Sport, Arts, Culture Hosts National Youth Camp

National Youth Camp : Groblershoop 04 - 10 December...

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South Africa: Northern Cape Sport, Arts, Culture Hosts National Youth Camp

National Youth Camp : Groblershoop 04 - 10 December...

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South Africa: Northern Cape Sport, Arts, Culture Hosts National Youth Camp

National Youth Camp : Groblershoop 04 - 10 December...

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Sylvester Oromoni: Nigerians demand justice over Dowen College death

The father of Sylvester Oromoni, 12, believes he was attacked for refusing to join a “cult...

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Africa: COP26 – a Mixed Bag for Africa #AfricaClimateCrisis

While COP26 didn't produce any rapid or large-scale commitments, it did provide some tools to improve the...

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Swaziland: Protest Artists in Eswatini Refuse to Be Erased

Creatives in different mediums, from filmmaking to fine art, are documenting and depicting their experiences in the beleaguered country for all the world...

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Tanzania: India Eyes Investing in Local Automotive Industry

INDIA said it is looking at the possibility of partnering with Tanzania on investing in the construction of the automotive...

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Tanzania: Tasac Wins Best Presented Financial Statement

TANZANIA Shipping Agencies Corporation (TASAC) has emerged the first winner in the best presented financial statement awards during the year 2020 in the...

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Tanzania: Samia Launches 4.3km Morocco – Mwenge Highway

President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Sunday inaugurated a 4.3 km section of new Bagamoyo Road, phase II between Morocco and Mwenge as part...

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Tanzania: The Water Factor in Tanzania’s Economy

The last part of 2021 was characterised by a relatively huge water shortage in Tanzania. This was caused by a number of factors, including...

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Tanzania: Use ‘World Soil Day’ to Preserve the Resource

Tomorrow, December 5, is "World Soil Day-2021" (WSD; #WorldSoilDay) - with its being "Halt soil salinisation; boost soil...

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Kenya: Uganda, Tanzania Currencies Ranked Top As Kenya Shilling, Rwanda Franc Lose Value

Uganda and Tanzania currencies are the best performing media of exchange in East Africa against the dollar, whereas Kenyan and Rwandan currencies continue to...

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Covid: UK red list criticised as ‘travel apartheid’ by Nigeria

Nigeria - which was added to the red list on Monday - describes the restrictions as...

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Tanzania: We’ll Reap More From Blue Economy-Mwinyi

ZANZIBAR President Dr Hussein Mwinyi has said that his government is committed to ensure that all islanders benefit from the Blue Economy aspirations...

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Rwanda: How Training Is Helping Women Farmers Grow #AfricaClimateCrisis

A rural women's initiative, backed by the World Food Programme and its partners, is empowering smallholder...

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Tanzania: Kudos for Tanzania Boosting Digital Economy

TANZANIA has become the first country in East Africa to manufacture optic fibre cables, realising its dream to build a digital economy. It...

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Tanzania: President Cautions Against Roads Infrastructure Vandalism

PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has cautioned the public against vandalising road infrastructure that cost billions of taxpayers' money to construct and rehabilitate...

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Rwanda: Niyigena, Ingabire Crowned Cogebanque Tennis Open Champions

ETIENNE NIYIGENA and Meghan Ingabire on Sunday, December 5, beat Bertin Karenzi and Joselyn Umulisa respectively to be crowned champions of the 2021...

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Tanzania: Tanzania Markets Tourist Attractions in Unwto Meeting

TANZANIA is capitalising on the ongoing 24th session of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) by marketing its tourist products to attract more...

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Tanzania: President Suluhu Hassan – Tanzania Hub of ICT

President Samia Suluhu Hassan has said Tanzania is now the hub of Information Communications Technology (ICT) as the country is keen to increase...

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Uganda: Logistics Has Largest Number of Skilled Workers – Study

A study has found that the logistics sector has the highest portion of skilled...

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Uganda: Ura Seeks to Identify 2,000 Rental Taxpayers in Next Three Months

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has said it will in the next three months seek to identify about 2,000 rental income...

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Uganda: Kotido Leaders to Stop Construction of Shs6.7b Govt Dam Over Shoddy Works

A section of leaders in Kotido District have vowed to stop the on-going construction of a multibillion water dam in Kanapidi-Kaoyaagor Village citing poor...

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