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Letter from Africa: How African generosity dried a crying teacher's tears

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Strangers helped a Nigerian teacher, left without money because of coronavirus, get back on his feet.

UN pledges to help Mali rebuild heritage sites damaged in conflict

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Parts of the life and culture of the country's Land of the Dogon have been destroyed in conflict.

A Home for Africa’s Rising Musicians

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In May, the iconic Def Jam Recordings music label, owned by Universal Music Group, expanded...

Nollywood Featuring Bollywood in a Cultural Tag Team

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Viewing centers — small pay-per-view locations — sprang up across the country in the early...

A Weather Monitoring Hub to Help Somalia Plan

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Khadar Sheikh Mohamed is the director of the new national disaster early warning centre designed...

Mozambique’s National Park is Thriving Post War

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In the middle of Mozambique, at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley,...

How to Bridge South Africa’s Skills Gap

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Higher education is usually seen as a way for individuals and families to improve their...

Kenya’s Biggest Tourist Event is Going Unnoticed

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The wildebeest migration – one of UNESCO’s Wonders of the World – attracts hundreds of...

Building New Solutions to Further Develop the African Economy

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Founders Factory Africa has launched Hatch, a network of African entrepreneurs, technologists and visionaries committed...

Africa: U.S. Agency Names Johnson Sirleaf & Royce to Advisory Council Headed by Mosbacher

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[DFC] Washington, DC -- Agency names former OPIC President and CEO Robert Mosbacher, Jr. as council chair The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Board of Directors has approved new members of the agency's inaugural Development Advisory Council, which advises DFC on ways to increase development impact. The Board also approved former Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert Mosbacher, Jr. as chair of the council.

Regulating Artisanal Gold will Help Diversify Nigeria’s Economy

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Nigeria plans to stem illegal gold exports worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year...

A Potential Showdown for Control of Libya’s Oil Looms

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In August 2011, as Libya’s rebels and Nato jets began an assault on Tripoli, Colonel...

Mnangagwa’s Response to #ZimbabweanLivesMatter

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Zimbabwe’s president has vowed to “flush out” his opponents as anger with his government grows...

Where to See More From the Talent In Beyoncé's 'Black Is King'​

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A guide to where you can see more of the African film and TV talent featured in Black Is King.

Gambia: Government Temporarily Closes Non-Essential Public Places for 90 Days

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[Foroyaa] Consistent with the powers vested in the Health Minister by Regulation No.6 of the Public Health (Dangerous Infectious Diseases) Protection Regulations 2020, the Gambia Government has announced with immediate effect, the temporal closure of all Non-Essential Public Places for 90 days. The announcement came after the country experienced a daily increase of people contracting the deathly COVID-19 disease, with the country now recording over four hundred confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus with nine deat

Malawi: Fraud Case Against Bushiri Postponed

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[Nyasa Times] Just a week after court postponed South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri 's case to October, the same court has again reserved a ruling on an appeal where the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Church leader asked the court to speed up his trial.

Zimbabwe: I'm Under Attack - Mnangagwa

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[263Chat] President Emmerson Mnangagwa Tuesday said he is under a coordinated attack from people and countries who do not want to see his administration achieving the goals it set to develop the country.

Zimbabwe: Beitbridge Border Shut Down As 12 Officials Test Covid-19 Positive

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[New Zimbabwe] Twelve Zimbabwe Beitbridge boarder officials have reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, causing the brief closure of the border to facilitate disinfection.

Africa: UN Censures 'Heinous Attacks' in Lake Chad Basin

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[UN News] The Secretary-General strongly condemned "heinous attacks" against civilians in the Lake Chad Basin, a UN spokesperson said on Monday.

Namibia: Anti-Graft Body Investigations Chief Removed

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[Namibian] Prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has cancelled the appointment of the Anti-Corruption Commission's chief of investigations, Phelem Masule, a week after the announcement of his promotion.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa vows to 'flush out' opponents

BBC News Africa  

Emmerson Mnangagwa accuses the opposition of trying to destabilise the country.

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