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NBA notes: Kawhi Leonard says he’s focusing on present, not future

Kawhi Leonard knows that people want to know his future plans. He's more focused on the here and now. Leonard spoke out as a member...

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Africa:IPDEV 2 reaches its final closing and accelerates the launch of 10 impacts funds in Sub-Saharan Africa

The investment company I&P Développement 2 (IPDEV 2), managed by Investisseurs & Partenaires, an experienced fund manager dedicated to African SMEs, reached its final...

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Kenyan governor charged in murder of pregnant student

A Kenyan governor has been charged with aiding and abetting the murder of a pregnant student with whom, prosecutors say, he was in an "intimate...

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Nigeria launches search and rescue mission for kidnapped crew

Nigeria's Navy said Monday it was working with Interpol to trace and rescue 12 crew members abducted from a Swiss cargo ship sailing on the...

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Demba Ba: Senegal no longer in my thoughts

Striker Demba Ba says that playing international football for Senegal again is no longer in his...

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Africa:Fourth Industrial Revolution – Sorting Out the Real From the Unreal

The phrase "fourth industrial revolution" has become ubiquitous. It's meant to denote a huge shift in the socioeconomic fabric of society, driven...

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Africa:’Plant Blindess’ Is a Real Thing – Why It’s a Real Problem Too

If you lived in London at the height of William Shakespeare's fame, in the 15th century, you probably knew a fair amount...

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Kenya:Why Fewer Kenyan Women Are Choosing or Completing STEM Courses

Globally, the percentage of women pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is small. In Africa, the numbers are even...

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Africa:Cars or Livestock – Which Contribute More to Climate Change?

What we choose to eat, how we move around and how these activities contribute to climate change is receiving a lot of...

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Africa:Explainer – Why Lithium Ion Batteries Could Be a Game Changer in Africa

Renewable energy resources - such as wind, water or solar solutions - hold great promise. They could provide energy while overcoming Africa's...

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Namibia:Namibia Sits On N$125 Million Worth of Ivory

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism disclosed in an exclusive interview with New Era on Thursday that the current size of Namibia's ivory...

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Liberia:Post and Telecom, UL and USAID Discuss Educational Research Network

Monrovia -The Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications, UL, Digital-Liberia and USAID have held discussion for the possibility of establishing a National Research Educational Net...

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Madagascar:Education Can Help Protect Sawfishes in Mozambique and Madagascar

Of all sharks and rays worldwide, sawfishes - related to stingrays and manta rays - are considered to be the family at...

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Namibia:Public Libraries Target 100 Percent Access to ICT By 2022

The Directorate of Namibia Library and Archives Service in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, targets for all public libraries to have...

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Kenya:Four MPs to Answer Bribery Claims Over Sugar Report

Four MPs have been summoned by the National Assembly's Powers and Privileges Committee over the shooting down of the contraband sugar...

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Kenya:Rift Farmers to Sue in Effort to Save 932-Acre Tea Plantation

Staring at possible losses running into hundreds of millions of shillings, 19,000 shareholders of Sinendet Multipurpose Cooperative Society will Tuesday move to court to...

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Botswana:Kopong Independence Cup On Cards

Kopong -Independence tournament will be hosted at Kopong United FC grounds on September...

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Botswana:Mogorosi Hat-Trick Sinks Sankoyo

Gaborone -Joel Mogorosi scored a hat-trick as Township Rollers thrashed Sankoyo Bush Bucks 4-1 in an entertaining BTC Premiership encounter played at...

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Botswana:Thapong Launches Sponsorship

Gaborone -Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) Limited, through its BTC Foundation has signed a partnership with Thapong Visual Arts Centre worth P1.7 million...

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Botswana:Masisi Woos Florida Businesses

Orlando -President Mokgweetsi Masisi has called on the public and private businesses in Florida to explore investment opportunities and parneships with...

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Botswana:Highlanders Coach Sees Progress

Gaborone -BR Highlanders caretaker coach Kabo Dintwa says his team is moving in the right direction though they are still winless after...

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Botswana:Mochudi Rovers Unveil P300 000 Sponsorship

Mochudi -Debswana First Division South outfit, Mochudi Rovers unveiled sponsorship recently at Ntefo Conference Centre in...

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Kenya:Rafiki, the Kenyan LGBTQI+ Film With the Law On Its Side

Rafiki, the first Kenyan film to premiere at Cannes and the recipient of an international commendation, was banned in its country of...

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Swaziland:Swaziland Court Forces Teachers to Postpone Strike, Bans Public Servants’ Action

The Swaziland Industrial Court has forced teachers to postpone a strike planned to start on Tuesday and banned outright one by public service...

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Liberia:LEC Formulates Taskforce to Disconnect ‘Illegal’ Customers

Authorities of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) have constituted a new task force with the aim to reduce losses on the corporation's...

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Zimbabwe:Hillside Park Under Threat, Residents Petition Council Over Wetlands Vandalism

Hillside residents are up in arms against a land developer who has allegedly been given authorization by the City of Harare to build a...

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Seychelles:Seychelles Fishing Authority Reduces Length of Sea Cucumber Season to 8 Months

The Seychelles Fishing Authority is reducing the length of sea cucumber season to eight months as a drop in the number of...

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Rwanda:President Kagame Co-Chairs Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

President Kagame today co-chaired the annual meeting of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development alongside co-chair Carlos Slim, vice co-chair and ITU Secretary-General...

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Malawi:DPP Unveils Rapper Tay Grin As Candidate in MP Bisnowaty’s Lilongwe City Central

The government Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General Gresder Jeffrey wa Jeffery on Sunday unveiled rapper Limbani Kalilani (otherwise known as Tay Grin)...

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Tanzania:Zari’s One Word Reply to Diamond Platnumz’s Message On Her Birthday

Tanzanian singer Diamond Platinumz on Saturday wished his baby mama Zari Hassan a happy...

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