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Three new arrests after murder of an LGBTQ activist in Kenya

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"I can confirm that we have discovered the vehicle that we believe was used to dispose off the body. It will be analyzed,"

Malawi: Malawi Suffers Worst Cholera Outbreak in Decades

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[IPS] Blantyre -- On March 3, 2022, Malawi declared a cholera outbreak after a district hospital in the southern region reported a case. This was the first case in the 2021 to 2022 cholera season.

Nigeria: Breaking - One Killed As Yoruba Nation Agitators Hold Rally in Lagos

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[Premium Times] An unknown man has been killed in the fracas, the police confirmed in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES.

Liberia: Who Are Possible Running Mates to Boakai and Cummings?

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[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- With barely 10 months to the general and presidential elections, the politicking has started in all camps, however, crucial in the opposition camp is how they forge on and how the standard bearers select their running mates.

Kenya: 20 Die in Bus Crash in Kenya

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[VOA] Officials say at least 20 people died and 49 were injured in a bus crash in Kenya.

Tanzania: Optimism As Tutuba Takes Reins

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[Daily News] BANKERS and economists have hailed appointment of Mr Emmanuel Tutuba as the new Governor of Bank of Tanzania (BoT), describing him as an experienced economist, who will steer Tanzania's monetary policy towards the right direction.

Tanzania: Schools Reopen Today With Enough Classrooms for Students

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[Daily News] AS Primary and Secondary Schools re-open today countrywide, the government has reinstated that no student will miss classes over classrooms' shortages.

Suez Canal: stranded ship refloated, traffic remains normal

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"The M/V Glory was refloated by the Suez Canal Authority" after it "ran aground while joining a convoy near Al-Qantara", not far from the city of Ismailia, in north-eastern Egypt, said Norwegian shipping agent Leth.

Nigeria kidnappings: Dozens abducted waiting for train in Edo state

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The authorities are searching for the 32 victims who it is believed are being held in a forest.

South Africa: Minister Mchunu to Inspect Welbedacht Pipeline Site

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[SAnews.gov.za] Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), Minister Senzo Mchunu, together with Deputy Minister David Mahlobo, are expected to conduct an inspection of the Welbedacht pipeline site in the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality on Monday.

South Africa: Alleged Kidnapping Kingpin Arrested

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[SAnews.gov.za] Police have arrested an alleged kingpin involved in ransom kidnapping cases in Mozambique.

Egypt: Suez Canal - Grounded Cargo Vessel Refloated

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[DW] A cargo ship, MV Glory, that ran aground in the Suez Canal has been refloated, the Norwegian owners say. The ship was reportedly carrying grain from Ukraine under a UN-brokered deal.

Kenya: Ruto's Police Welfare Plan Set in Motion

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The journey towards improving the terms and conditions of service for police and prison service officers officially kicked off Monday following the swearing in of the 20-member national taskforce appointed by President William Ruto last month.

Ethiopia: Yet Another Fuel Price Increase As Govt Subsidy Phases Out

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[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration announced an increase on the current retail price of fuel products effective January 08, 2023.

Afro-descendants in Paraguay honour their roots

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Members of the Paraguay-African cultural group Kamba Cua dance during celebrations in honor of Saint Balthazar, one of the Three Kings, on Epiphany in Fernando de la Mora, Paraguay, early Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023

Kenya: Sports Official Pleads With CAF to Reinstate Kenya in 2024 Afcon Qualifiers

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba has asked the Confederation of African Football (Caf) to be considerate and reinstate the national football team, Harambee Stars, in the ongoing 2024 Afcon qualifiers.

Beninese vote in 1st legislative polls since return of opposition

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Over six million Beninese were called to elect 109 MPs on Sunday (Jan. 08). The election marks the return of opposition candidates after a four-year absence.

Ghanaians angry over Meek Mill’s music video shot at the presidency

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In the short video, Meek Mill is seen in different places at the presidency known as the Jubilee House, from the frontage, through the main corridors, in the main conference hall – at a point positioned behind the presidential lectern – and later in a sitting area rapping.

Senegal mourns dozens killed in bush crash

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The country's prime minister has convened an intermnisterial meeting on Monday and invited along transporters, drivers, insurers, security services - to discuss road safety

WorldRemit Data: Inflation Forces Migrants to Reduce Remittances Despite Financial Hardship for Family Overseas 

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82% of remittance senders agreed that the cost of living for those they send money to has increased since the start of the year .45% of senders restricting

WorldRemit Data: Inflation Forces Migrants to Reduce Remittances Despite Financial Hardship for Family Overseas 

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●      82% of remittance senders agreed that the cost of living for those they send money to has increased since the start of the year 

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