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Kenya: Kenya Power Accused of Locking Out Local Manufacturers in Procurement Process

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Energy Meter Assemblers and Manufacturers Association is protesting being locked out of the procurement of power distribution products by energy utility firm Kenya Power.

Rwanda: How Off-Grid Cold Storage Systems Are Helping Farmers Reduce Post-Harvest Losses

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[New Times] For Jean Desire Habiyambere, an entrepreneur with a passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), helping farmers shrink post-harvest losses is a win-win since it leads to higher income.

Kenya: Commonwealth Champion Omanyala Ready to Conquer Swiss City

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Recently crowned Commonwealth Games champion Ferdinand Omanyala will be back on the track on Tuesday night when he lines up for the Luzern Athletics Meet, a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver race in Switzerland.

Kenya: End of an Era for Moi Family as All Sons Kicked Out of Parliament

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[Capital FM] Nakuru -- Raymond Moi has lost the Rongai parliamentary seat, marking the end of an era for the family of former president Daniel arap Moi.

Kenya: What Next for Matiangi, Others If Ruto Is Confirmed President

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- With just a stroke of the pen, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Okengo Matiangi was promoted to chair the National Development Implementation and Communication Cabinet Committee by outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Rwanda: Rwandan Youth Tipped for Elite British Football Academy

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[New Times] Jamie Fullarton, a former English Premier League footballer and owner of Ackworth Football Academy, was in Kigali last weekend looking for outstanding young footballers who meet the standards required to get football scholarships at his academy.

Kenya: Kakamega Gubernatorial Candidate Barasa Says He Will Accept Vote Outcome

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[Capital FM] Kakamega -- The Kakamega gubernatorial candidate Fernandes Barasa now says he will accept outcome of the ongoing vote even as he exuded confidence of win.

Rwanda: Let Us Make the Most of Our Quality Tea - Kagame

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[New Times] Rwanda's tea is known for its high quality and is among the best in the world and it is a record that has been sustained for long, but much can be done to even improve this quality and make the most of it.

Kenya: IEBC Provisional Results Put Abdulswamad Ahead in Mombasa Governor Race

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[Capital FM] Mombasa -- The Mombasa Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) gubernatorial candidate Abdulswamad Nassir is commanding a lead in four out of six constituencies of Mombasa in Monday's governor election.

Re-elected Angolan president, João Lourenço, vows to press ahead with changes

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The ruling party, MPLA, has been in power in Angola since its independence in 1975

Kenya: Wiper's David Mwalika Retains Kitui Central Parliamentary Seat

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Wiper Democratic Party's David Mwalika has retained the Kitui Rural Parliamentary seat.

Nigeria: Updated - Access Holdings Gets Approval to Take Over First Guarantee Pension

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[Premium Times] "This transaction is in line with our vision to create a globally connected community and ecosystem; inspired by Africa for the world," CEO Herbert Wigwe said in a document seen by PREMIUM TIMES.

Nigeria: Nigeria to Exceed Borrowing Limit in 2023 - Seeks N11 Trillion New Loan

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[Premium Times] The minister also said the government's budget deficit is expected to exceed N12.42 trillion if it should keep petroleum subsidy for the entire 2023 fiscal cycle.

Nigeria: Water No Get Enemy - Improving Access to Water for the Uko Nteghe Community in Akwa Ibom State.

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[Nigeria Health Watch] The gentle early morning rain falls as we drive through the still dark streets of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, to Uko Nteghe in Mbo Local Government Area, which our guide says is about three hours away. Uko Nteghe is a rural community of about two thousand inhabitants, who are mainly farmers and fishermen.

Nigeria: Analysis - What Nigeria Can Do to Benefit Optimally From COP27

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[Premium Times] During the COP26 held in Glasgow (Scotland), last year, President Muhammadu Buhari announced a 2060 net-zero emissions target.

Angola: Incumbent President Joao Lourenco Wins Reelection

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[DW] The vote was the closest in Angola's history since independence. The result extends the MPLA party's decades long rule and hands Lourenco a second term in office.

Zimbabwe: When Cows Are a Safe Investiment Option

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[DW] Investing money into cattle is a growing business in Zimbabwe, where inflation is skyrocketing. Many people now consider it safer than putting money in the bank.

Nigeria: Xenophobia - Nigeria Alerts Nationals in South Africa of Planned Attack

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[Premium Times] "This is to advise Nigerians living in South Africa to be vigilant and exercise caution in their activities due to the recent utterances of the proponents of the Operation Dudula and their threats to attack foreign nationals in this country."

Angola: Devolution - Local Government Is the Way Forward

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[Maka] The situation in Angola's is complex. The younger generation have shown the depth of their discontent with the lack of opportunity for study or employment. Young people in Angola see nothing to help them offered in politicians' and technocrats' speeches about the economy and they are desperate to change their lives for the better.

Southern Africa: New UNFPA Regional Director to Lead Efforts to Achieve SDGs in East and Southern Africa

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[UNFPA] Johannesburg -- Lydia Zigomo has been appointed Regional Director of UNFPA East and Southern Africa.

Kenya: Lake Turkana's Entire Tilapia Species Threatened By Smuggling

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[ISS] As corrupt officials from Kenya to the DRC prosper, the world's only permanent desert lake faces ecological disaster.

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