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Kenya: AirBnB – Kenyans Turn Homes Into Hotels, Reap Sh500 Million

Over the past year, Ms Naserian Sitelu has had business travellers from Nairobi, a group of Nigerians, tourists from China and across Europe lodge...

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Kenya: Unga Prices Set to Rise As Bag of Maize Hits Sh3,400

Maize prices have hit Sh3,400 per 90-kilogramme bag with millers warning of record flour prices as the grain shortage...

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Nigeria: Olam International Offers U.S.$362 Million for Dangote Flour Mill

Olam International Limited, a Singaporean agro-allied company, on Tuesday offered to acquire Dangote Flour Mill (DFM) Plc in a bid worth N130...

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Liberia: Post & Telecommunications Celebrates Girls in ICT in Bomi County

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications is expected to celebrate the International Girls in Information Communications Technology (ICT) Day in Tubmanburg, Bomi County...

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Nigeria: High Demand Triggers Increase in Air Fares

Increasing number of passengers, limited number of operational aircraft and high cost of operations have led to a hike in the cost of...

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Africa: France’s Richest Man Invests in Botswana

The spirited campaign by some conservationists against the Government of Botswana regarding the proposed lifting of the hunting ban seems to be bearing...

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Tanzania: Zari Cheated On Me With P-Square Brother and Gym Trainer – Diamond

Bongo musician Diamond Platnumz has ignited an online feud with his baby mama and ex-partner Zari Hassan after he claimed she was a...

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Botswana: Rarest Diamond Yet Finally Unveiled

A 20.46 carat blue diamond discovered at the Debswana Orapa Mine late in 2018, which was initially a rough 41.11 carat stone, has...

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Tanzania: Arusha Artists Form Union, Cautioned Against Lewd Lyrics

Arusha -Recording artists and singers in the region have been cautioned against composing and belting out tunes with lewd lyrics or songs that...

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Uganda: Uganda Tops CNN’s List of Beautiful Places Worldwide

Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has been ranked by CNN as the world's beautiful place. It is located in south-western Uganda in the Kanungu District...

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Africa: Marriott Leads Africa Hotel Chain Development

The big chains,Marriott and Accor, are leading the way in African hotel development which overall has more than 75,000 rooms in 401 hotels...

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Africa: U17 Afcon – Nigeria, Guinea Faceoff in Semis

The first semifinal of the Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations Tanzania 2019 between Nigeria and Guinea will take place on Wednesday, with either...

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Africa: Startups Weekly – Lessons From a Failed Founder

I sat down with Menlo Ventures partner Shawn Carolan this week to talk about his early investment in Uber. Menlo, if you remember, led...

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South Africa: School Sport Holds the Key to Transformation – Sports Minister

Cape Town -Sports minister Tokozile Xasa believes that schools hold the key to successful transformation in South African...

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South Africa: Devil’s in the Detail As Government Toys With Regulating AirBnB

Echoing calls to regulate ride-share platform Uber in South Africa, which has disrupted the taxi industry worldwide, has spilt over into the local...

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Liberia: Liberia, Others to Benefit From World Bank $200 Million Electricity Package

The Board of the World Bank Group approved on April 17, 2019 the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP), which includes $150 million in...

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South Africa floods: Death toll after heavy rains rises to 51

Officials fear the death toll in the port city of Durban may rise further after heavy...

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Africa: U17 Afcon – Kabakama Leading the Path for Women Referees

The decision to have women referees for the Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations underway in Tanzania may be for pilot reasons; however looks...

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Morocco: We Have Already Started Preparing for 2021 – Sellami

Morocco failed to go past the group stage at the ongoing Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations Tanzania 2019, but head coach Jamal Sellami...

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Namibia: Stars Breathing Down Black Africa’s Neck

THE MTC Namibia Premier League title race is delicately poised after African Stars reduced the deficit to Black Africa to only two points over...

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Namibia: Mans Sets New West Coast Challenge Record

GERHARD Mans Junior gave a great performance to win the West Coast Mountain Bike Challenge at Swakopmund over the...

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Zimbabwe: Young Warriors Invited to Europe

Young Warriors coach Tonderai Ndiraya and his team have been invited for a rare European tour to assist them to prepare for the...

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Zimbabwe: Netball Association to Co-Opt New Fixtures Secretary

ZIMBABWE Netball Association president Lettia Chipandu says they are ready to co-opt another fixtures secretary following the resignation of Agnes Chiroodza last week...

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Zimbabwe: Statistics Would’ve Knocked Mablanyo Out of the Job

THERE is a myth that Lloyd Chigowe scripted a successful story when he was plucked from obscurity to shepherd Dynamos' battle to try...

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Zimbabwe: Mbeu for Another South Africa Concert

The heavens seem to be smiling on rising afro-fusion artiste Ashton "Mbeu" Nyahora and his band the Mhodzi Tribe as they travel to...

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South Africa: How to Lose the Social Media Battle in One Easy Lesson

Globally, social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter are becoming more persuasive than traditional media in influencing public opinion - especially when they...

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South Africa: Working Under Fire – Seasonal Firefighters Thanked After Gruelling Cape Fire Season

The first time pint-sized teenager Amiena Pillay drove in a fire truck, she knew she would one day fulfil her dream of battling infernos...

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Etoile du Sahel progress in Confederation Cup

Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel progress to the Confederation Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win over Sudan's Al Hilal in their quarter-final second...

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Zimbabwe: https://www.voanews.com/a/an-al-shabab-leader-defects-surrenders-to-somali-government/4887940.html

An animal orphanage in Zimbabwe is one of the organizations leading efforts to ensure poaching and development do not wipe out the wildlife of...

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Kenya: Coffee – It Is Wrong for Leaders to Keep Raising False Optimism

I read the article titled "lack of cash dashes hopes of reviving coffee sector" by Gitonga Marete and Elijah Mwangi with a lot of...

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