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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.

Nigeria: Nigeria's Economy - Four Priorities the Next President Must Deliver On

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[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria is preparing to elect its next president in February 2023. That person will have a daunting task fixing a near comatose economy.

The MTO Tsitsikamma Trail has Attracted Hikers for more than 40 Years

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The famous Garden Route MTO Tsitsikamma hiking trail has recently had its overnight huts refreshed and upgraded. What’s more, is that hikers can now choose a

Namibia has Countless Fossils Buried beneath its Surface

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Archaeologists have dug up fossils of animals, plant life and human ancestors to try and piece together histories of a time before time. The first exhibit

Kenya fashion: The designers giving Nairobi a fashionable name

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Upcycled fashion and high-end tailoring are thriving in the fashion scene of Kenya's capital.

African nations call out climate injustice ahead of COP27

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African countries on Monday called for an end to a "climate injustice" saying the continent causes less than four percent of global CO2 emissions but pays one of the highest prices for global warming.

Raila Odinga: I will respect the Supreme Court ruling on poll petition

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Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua on August 22 filed a petition to the country's top court, challenging the outcome of the August 9 election.

Libyans count on massive losses after deadly clashes in Tripoli

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A glimpse of Saturday’s clashes between the rival factions in Libya depicts the massive destruction of properties and cars in the capital Tripoli.

Driven to Succeed: Why Making It in a Man’s World is a Matter of Mindset

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Being a woman at the helm of a logistics enterprise comes with its fair share of challenges, but Nonkosi Dyantyi, CEO of Lebama Group Logistics, wouldn't have

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