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Nigeria: Pity Nigerian Labour and ASUU On Minimum Wage

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU have my sympathies - even as they amuse me. When the President...

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Kenya: Kipchumba Wins Amsterdam Marathon Title

Amsterdam, Netherlands -Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba raced away from the leading pack in the final kilometer of the race to clinch the Amsterdam Marathon...

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Kenya: Raila Urges Kenyans to Support BBI During Mashujaa Day Fete

Mombasa -ODM leader Raila Odinga has urged Kenyans to support the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) which, he said, will usher in unity transformation...

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Kenya: Uhuru Honours Eliud Kipchoge With Prestigious EGH Award

Mombasa -President Uhuru Kenyatta has honoured marathoner Eliud Kipchoge with Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart (EGH) for his outstanding...

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Kenya: Kipchoge Awarded Prestigious State Honour

Eliud Kipchoge was on Sunday celebrated by being awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (E.G.H.) by President...

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Kenya: Gor Mahia’s Joash Onyango ‘Too Broke’ to Attend Training Sessions

Gor Mahia assistant captain Joash Onyango has reportedly told his close friends that he is too broke to attend the club's training...

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Kenya: Dam Projects Costing Govt More Than They Should – Report

A parliamentary committee has warned that the government risks not getting value for the Sh120 billion invested in the construction of eight dams across...

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Kenya: Gor Mahia Edge Sharks to Return Top

Record Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia left it late to celebrate Mashujaa Day with a 1-0 win over stubborn Kariobangi Sharks in a...

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Kenya: Morans Stun South Africa to Lift Safari 7s Title

Kenya's second string side Morans Sunday stunned three-time World Rugby Seven Series champions South Africa Blitzebokke 19-14 to lift this year's Safari Sevens title...

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Kenya: Willy Paul Serves Nudity As He Goes Fully Secular

The upcoming music video to Singer Willy Paul latest song promises to be both scandalous and explicit if a post on his Instagram...

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Nigeria: 275 Persons Killed, 1,561 Injured in Accidents in North-East, Says FRSC

Bauchi -No fewer than 275 people have died and 1,561 people sustained varying degrees of injuries in various road crashes that occurred in...

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Nigeria: Minimum Wage – We Want Workers to Boost Productivity, Says Fayemi

The Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor,Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that the Nigerian governors do not want...

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Kenya: World Champions Feted During Bomet Mashujaa Day Celebrations

Bomet County feted three athletes during Mashujaa Day celebrations held at Mogogosiek Baraza Park in Konoin Constituency on...

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Kenya: President Kenyatta Honours Eliud Kipchoge With Top State Award

President Uhuru Kenyatta has awarded Eliud Kipchoge the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (E.G.H.) award during the national Mashujaa...

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Nigeria: Investments My Strategy to Create Jobs, Alleviate Poverty – Dangote

Africa's richest man and Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has promised to continue to do all within his power to...

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Nigeria: Govt Sets Aside $1.61bn to Boost Power Supply, Says TCN

The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Alhaji Usman Gur has restated that the federal government in collaboration with international...

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Nigeria: World Bank Approves $3 Billion Loan For Country’s Power Sector

The World Bank has approved Nigeria's request for a $3billion loan for the expansion of the transmission and distribution networks in the power...

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Nigeria: Govt Secures $3bn World Bank Loan for Power Sector – Minister

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has revealed that the Federal Government has successfully secured the loan of $3 billion for the power...

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Nigeria: Govt Close to Securing World Bank’s $3bn Power Sector Loan – Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said on Sunday the Federal Government's request for a World Bank loan to finance...

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Nigeria: Wizkid Rocks N2.3m Louis Vuitton Jacket for O2 Concert

Wizkid is one of the few celebrities in Africa who spend huge amount of money on fashion...

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Nigeria: It’s a Boy! Davido Announces Son’s Birth in UK

Singer Davido has announced finally the news he kept his fans waiting for since last night-the birth of his son with...

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Nigeria: Moroccan Aircraft Makes Emergency Return to Lagos Airport

A Royal Air Maroc flight with registration number CN-RNQ returned to the Lagos airport Sunday morning after the pilot discovered that the cargo...

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Nigeria: Gas Shortage Reduces Nigeria’s Electricity Generation By 20%

Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said that they could not generate 1,631.5 megawatts of electricity on Saturday due to...

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Nigeria: Lion Captured After Escape From Kano Zoo Cage

After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been...

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Kenya: Lupita Wades Into Melanism in Debut Book, Sulwe

Popular Kenyan-Mexican Actress, Lupita Nyong'o, has released her debut children's book, Sulwe, which tackles the issue of skin pigmentation and its acceptance among...

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Nigeria: Govt Orders MTN to Suspend Planned Charges for Bank Services

The Federal Government has directed the telecom firm, MTN, to suspend its plan to impose a new charge on customers who use its...

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Nigeria: 2020 Budget – NFF to Purchase Trucks With N18million

The Nigeria Football Federation has proposed to spend N1, 077,610,395 in the 2020 fiscal...

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Kenya: The Kipchoge Mix – Humility and Confidence Lead to Success

Why was Eliud Kipchoge's INEOS challenge so inspiring? First, the world stood at attention to watch a black man do the...

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Africa: Tricky Diplomatic Foray For Moscow in Nile Water Mediation

In picking to mediate between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latest row over the filling up of the latter's $4 billion Grand Ethiopian...

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South Africa: Rugby World Cup – Will Body Mass Play Role in Taking Victors Over the Line?

Rugby is a physically intense contact sport which requires player to gain field territory to score points. Players can use physical contact,...

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