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South Africa: Ongoing Heavy Rains Classified As National Disaster

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[SAnews.gov.za] The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has classified the damaging recent inclement weather in parts of the country as a national disaster.

Zimbabwe: Yesteryear Legend Zexie Manatsa Succumbs to Cancer

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[The Herald] Veteran musician Zex Manatsa has died.

What 2022 may hold for technology’s role in Africa

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NAIROBI, Kenya, 20th January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The past year proved that the only certainty in our world right now is further uncertainty and

Zimbabwe: UK Celebrates Zimbabwe's Hat-Trick of Success

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[The Herald] United Kingdom Ambassador to Zimbabwe Melanie Robinson, yesterday joined the nation in celebrating a rare hat-trick of success on the sporting field.

Kenya: 'Silicon Savannah' Kenya Targets Loan Apps Abusing Customer Data

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Digital lenders have boosted access to credit in Kenya but some are using 'predatory' practices to profit from the poor, consumers and authorities say

Africa: New Vaccine Manufacturing Campus Is Proof That Africa Will 'Stand On Our Own' - President Ramaphosa

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[Daily Maverick] The launch of the Nant South Africa vaccine manufacturing campus on Wednesday marks the inception of the first facility on the African continent where vaccines will be produced from scratch.

Funeral held for India's tiger 'supermum' Collarwali

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Funeral held for India's tiger 'supermum' Collarwali

Cases drop for first time as Africa’s fourth COVID-19 wave ebbs

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For the first time in Africa since the peak of the Omicron wave, weekly COVID-19 cases dropped significantly and deaths dipped, the World Health Organization

South Africa: Concourt Clarifies Act for Asylum Seekers

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[New Frame] The apex court has reversed amendments to the act that made it difficult for refugees to apply for asylum while making it easy for Home Affairs officials to unjustly detain and deport them.

Eritrea: Child Health and Survival - Lessons From Eritrea

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[Africa Renewal] The country has one of the lowest child mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa

Church stampede kills 29 Liberian worshippers, including Children

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At least 29 people, including several children, are reported dead in a stampede Wednesday night in Liberia's capital Monrovia during a mob scene on a large Christian gathering at a football field.

In Rwanda, KivuWatt transforms gas from 'killer lake' into electricity

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When the Nyiragongo volcano spat out a huge lava flow and shook the entire Lake Kivu region last May, KivuWatt engineers had to keep their cool despite "the fear". Their bet was to transform this diffuse threat into an "opportunity", by pumping this gas to transform it into electricity.

Senegal: The Kourtrajmé collective opens its first free film school in Africa

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Can Dakar be the next breeding ground for talented African scriptwriters? That's what Ladj Ly, the French multi-award winning director, is betting on. He opened a free film school in Dakar.

Liberian church stampede kills 29 worshippers in Monrovia

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At least 29 people, including 11 children, die when robbers attack an open-air service, causing panic.

Kenya: President Kenyatta Bans Scrap Metal Dealings Due to Increased Vandalism

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned any exports or dealings in scrap metal until proper guidelines are put in place to regulate the sector.

Afcon 2021: Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz says his team will work on finishing skills

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Despite having Mohamed Salah at his disposal, Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz says his side need to improve their finishing in front of goal.

Bybit Announces Launch of NFT Platform With Mystery Boxes of Monster Galaxy NFTs, Exclusive Artworks Curated by ONBD and REALY Apparel

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SINGAPORE, 20 January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the launch of the Bybit

Liberia: Pres. Weah Declares Three Days of National Mourning After New Kru Town Tragedy

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[Govt of Liberia] President George M. Weah declared a 3-day state of National Mourning following the tragic and heavy loss of lives in a stampede in New Kru Town outside Monrovia.

Zimbabwe: Music Legend Zex Manatsa Dies

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[New Zimbabwe] Legendary musician, Zex Manatsa has died aged 78.

Malawi: Malawi's Rare Pygmy Chameleon Facing Extinction

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[MBC] Deforestation and lack of sustainable use of natural resources is putting in danger some of Malawi's rare species of animals. The news comes following rediscovery of a rare species of chameleon called Chapman Pygmy.

GFA boss defends Milovan Rajevac's AFCON selections

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” I will be surprised if you give me three names who deserved call ups but were not called…” Ghana Football Association president, Kurt Okraku.

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