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Libya´ s capital remains tense after more than 30 killed in violent clashes

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Saturday’s fighting was focused in the densely populated city centre and involved heavy artillery. Hundreds were trapped and hospitals, government and residential buildings were damaged.

Nigeria: Taking Covid-19 Vaccination Seriously Amidst 2023 Election Campaigns

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[Premium Times] Nigeria's National Orientation Agency should use this electioneering period, amidst the national drive to tame the virus, to demonstrate its relevance by launching an aggressive public enlightenment campaign.

Nigeria: Three Dead in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

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[Premium Times] An official said the accident was caused by overspeeding and tyre burst.

Nigeria: A New Alaafin - Why Oyo State Government Should Not Usurp the Role of Kingmakers

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[Premium Times] It is ILLEGAL for the government to interfere with traditional procedures and coerce the Baba Iyaji to clear 58 Agunloye princes and unjustly disqualify their remaining 61 cousins!

Kenya: President Kenyatta-Led Jubilee Party Headquarters Set for Auction

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Jubilee Party headquarters which is housed at the Emani Business Centre has been set for auction.

South Africa: Road Accident Fund's New Rule Irks - South African News Briefs - August 29, 2022

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[allAfrica] Cape Town --  

Liberia: Flood Takes Over New Matadi

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[New Dawn] Heavy rain in several parts of Monrovia, including New Matadi slump community and Montserrado County District#9 has flooded several houses, leaving about a dozen families homeless.

Liberia: Cummings Asks Liberians to Trust Him to Lead Country's Recovery

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[New Dawn] Mr. Alexander B. Cummings, the Standard Bearer of the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP), has asked Liberians to trust him to lead the country's recovery process, resuscitate the economy, and alleviate the mass suffering of the Liberian people come 2023.

Liberia: IMF Projects Liberia's Growth Rate At 5 Percent

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[New Dawn] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that despite global developments downturn dampening economic growth at 3.7% this year, Liberia easily has the potential to grow by at least 5 percent annually.

Liberia: Simeon Freeman Threatens to Go to Court

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[New Dawn] The Political Leader of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) businessman Simeon Freeman has threatened to take legal action against the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) for abruptly shutting down his business, the Consolidated Group or DStv office in central Monrovia.

Liberia: Government's Action Leaves Room for Suspicion

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[New Dawn] A bill from the Executive seeking lawmakers' approval to retire all election magistrates across the country is creating room for suspicion and future discontent, if not reconsidered now.

Liberia: Unconstitutional, Criminal in Nature

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[New Dawn] Dr. Whapoe terms new election bill

Liberia: AFL Widows Claim Forceful Recruitment

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[New Dawn] Over 500 widows of the disbanded armed forces of Liberia have accused Executive Mansion Chief of Protocol Amb. Nora Finda Bundo of collecting 600 Liberian Dollars from them to issue them membership ID Cards of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) so that they can get their benefits from government, but Amb. Bundo denies.

Liberia: WONGOSOL Launches Information Campaign

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[New Dawn] The Women Non-Governmental Organization Secretariat (WONGOSOL) in collaboration with the Carter Center has launched a campaign on Freedom of Information to advance women's rights to access information.

South Africa: Want to Get More Women to Start Their Own Businesses? Here's What It Takes

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[The Conversation Africa] Globally, men are twice as likely as women to start a business. Most research into how to start a business has been focused on men. Not much has looked at why women are not fully represented among entrepreneurs or how to change this.

Africa: Historic - All African World Cup-Bound Teams to Be Handled By Local Coaches

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[CAF] The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be historic for the African continent as all five nations which have booked a ticket for the quadrennial extravaganza will be handled by local coaches.

Ethiopia: Media, Communication Institutions Should Manage Crisis Time Reporting Carefully: Communication Service

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[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Federal Government Communication Service has said that the media and communication institutions should carefully manage their reporting and access to information in times of crisis in order to reflect the country's national interest.

East Africa: Al-Shabaab Militants Issue New Threats Against Kenya

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[VOA] Mogadishu -- Somali-based, al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militant group al-Shabab has issued a new threat against neighboring Kenya. The group said it will continue its attacks in that country as long as Kenyan troops are in Somalia.

Invest In Namibia Side Event At AEW 2022 To Highlight Lucrative Namibian Investment Opportunities

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This year’s edition of AEW 2022 will feature an Invest in Namibia side event, a forum dedicated to emerging investment opportunities across the Namibian energy landscape.

Angola bids solemn farewell to ex-strongman dos Santos

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Dignitaries including South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, the Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi and Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa filled rows of white and gold seats.

Nigeria: IMF Team Visits Nigeria, Partners FRC On Establishing Fiscal Monitoring Framework

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[This Day] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) capacity development mission has visited Nigeria in a strategic move to support the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) in establishing a Fiscal Monitoring Framework (FMF) for the country.

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