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Africa: Taliban Anniversary, Gaza Flare-Up, and a Telling Defeat for Al-Shabab – the Cheat Sheet

Geneva -- Taliban anniversary, Gaza flare-up, and a telling defeat for...

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Nigeria: NFF Sets 2022 Season in Disarray With Controversial Decision

Any hope for a hitch-free 2022 football season in Nigeria is fast disappearing following the raging crisis that has ensued over the recent...

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Nigeria: Oshoala, 19 Others Nominated for 2022 Ballon d’Or

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has earned a nomination for the 2022 Ballon d'Or...

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Nigeria: How Female Athletes Are Driving Nigeria to Global Successes

Millions of Nigerian sports enthusiasts are presently in a joyous mood following the historic outing of Team Nigeria at the just concluded 2022...

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Africa: The Hunger Factory (II) – the Modern Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Madrid -- While often too quickly attributing -quasi exclusively- the world unprecedented hunger tragedy to the current proxy war in Ukraine, other major causes...

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Africa: Conversational AI: Africans Disproportionally Disadvantaged

Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters...

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Africa: More Than 150 Vultures Poisoned to Death, Seemingly for ‘Muti’

The VulPro conservationist group in South Africa on Friday reported the deaths of more than 150 critically endangered vultures in two separate incidents in...

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Africa: African Countries Seek to Revive Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline Dream

The Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline (TSGP) as the trilateral project with a decadeslong history is officially called recently saw a fresh attempt at a revival...

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Kenya: Wealthy Citizens Saved Over U.S.$17 Million Daily Before Polls

As per data provided by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), the total value of foreign currency bank deposits in Kenya reached a...

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Nigeria: Insecurity Stretching Resources – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the security challenges confronting the nation tend to stretch the deployment of security agencies, resources and national security...

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Nigeria: Tinubu Hails Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday hailed singers Davido, Burna Boy and Wizkid for taking...

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In pictures: Defying Mozambican jihadists to go to school

Riding motorbike taxis has become a lifeline for young men fleeing Mozambique's Islamist...

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What is a fatwa? Salman Rushdie’s backstory moves center stage after attack

A fatwa was issued against Salman Rushdie in 1989 over his book 'The Satanic Verses.' But what is a fatwa and how has it affected...

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FBI removed classified documents from Mar-a-Lago, is investigating possible Espionage Act violations

The FBI obtained in Monday's search of Trump's home several types of classified and top secret...

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Sierra Leone: Protests was ‘terrorism at the highest’ says President Maada Bio

Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio spoke to in depth to BBC Focus...

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Kenya elections 2022: Live result updates

The latest results from the presidential and parliamentary...

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Kenya elections 2022: Live result updates

The latest results from the presidential and parliamentary...

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Africa Super League will give smaller clubs ‘fighting chance’ of glory

The financial gains on offer in the Africa Super League will boost smaller clubs' hopes in continental competitions, say Tanzania's Simba...

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Omicron is considered a milder coronavirus, but scientists aren’t so sure

The conventional wisdom is that Omicron is less likely to cause serious illness, but that might have more to do with better immunity and treatments,...

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Casinos flood, roads turn into rivers as second flash storm strikes Las Vegas

A second flash flood within two weeks inundates Las Vegas, making 2022 the city's wettest monsoon season in a decade....

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Zimbabwe hails gold coin success and wants to issue more

Another gold coin is to be rolled out as currency, this time worth $180, the central bank...

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South Africa: Recycling is About So Much More Than Waste #AfricaClimateCrisis

Millions of waste pickers and reclaimers around the world search through disposed of goods in dumpsites, and landfills for valuable recyclable materials that many consider...

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Nigeria: AIB-N Boss Commends Improved Safety in Nigeria’s Airspace

The Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), Mr. Akin Olateru, has said Nigeria had the best aviation safety record in the world in...

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Nigeria: Time to Rethink and Reset Aviation

Anthony Kila proffers solution to the problems facing the nation's aviation sector which has resulted in the grounding of two local...

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Nigeria: Enhancing Aeronautical Services in Nigeria’s Airspace

There is no doubt that the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has contributed immensely in safe flight operation in...

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Nigeria: Enhancing Aeronautical Services in Nigeria’s Airspace

There is no doubt that the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has contributed immensely in safe flight operation in...

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South Africa: DA Welcomes SA-EU Agreement On Citrus Imports

The DA welcomes the agreement between the South African government and the European Commission regarding the possible destruction of citrus that had been underway...

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Malawi: Malawi Still Not Doing Well in Combating Child Labour

Malawi is still not doing well in combating child labour in spite of the various interventions government and non-state actors have undertaken to...

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Rwanda: Senators Seek Increased Pension Benefits Amid Rising Cost of Living

Over 50 per cent of pensioners get less than Rwf30,000 monthly benefits, which is lower than the least required amount for a retiree...

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Rwanda: Senators Seek Increased Pension Benefits Amid Rising Cost of Living

Over 50 per cent of pensioners get less than Rwf30,000 monthly benefits, which is lower than the least required amount for a retiree...

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