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Kenya: Rescue Team at Abimbo Goldmine Pulls Miner Alive, Another Dead

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[Capital FM] Kisumu -- Rescuers leading recovery efforts for eight trapped miners at Bondo's Abimbo goldmine have pulled a miner alive and another dead.

Gambia: Gambians Vote in First Presidential Poll Since Yahya Jammeh Era

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[East African] Banjul -- Gambians are due to head to the polls on Saturday, in the first presidential election in the tiny West African nation since former dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.

Uganda: Uganda Goes After ADF in DR Congo Bases, Denies Claims of Bombing Civilian Homes

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[East African] Uganda on Friday dismissed as "baseless propaganda" reports that its airstrikes and artillery bombardments launched at several bases of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the Eastern Congo provinces of North Kivu and Ituri killed civilians.

Burkina Faso: 1.3 Million Displaced People Increasingly Fall Victim to Militants

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[VOA] Ouagadougou -- Worsening security in Burkina Faso is hitting the country's 1.3 million internally displaced people (IDPs), with many being forced to flee their places of refuge for a second time. One refugee camp was closed after it was visited by Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie. And rights groups say they are investigating reports terrorists infiltrated another camp to commit acts of sexual abuse.

Nigeria: Wizkid, Tems Celebrate Soul Train Awards

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[This Day] Nigerian singer Wizkid continues to give his fans something to talk and boast about when it comes to his career. On Sunday November 28, 2021, same day he held a second show at the 02 Arena in London, the Grammy award-winning music star, Wizkid and his collaborator Tems, won Best Collaboration at the 2021 Soul Train Awards with "Essence." The record beat Chris Brown, Doja Cat, H.E.R, Jasmine Sullivan and Yung Bleu featuring Drake to the award.

DR Congo struggles with Covid vaccine push

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In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 have not been hugely successful due to entrenched scepticism and rumours spreading on social media. Sub-Saharan Africa's biggest country ranks among the least immunised nations in the world.

Nigeria: Dangote Hands Over Renovated Mko Abiola National Stadium to FG

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[This Day] Abuja -- The Dangote Group of Companies yesterday handed over to the Federal Government the rehabilitated football pitch of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja also fitted with new computerised score boards.

Zimbabwe: International Riders to Miss Summer Series

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[The Herald] The Country's Season-ending motocross event, the Zimbabwe Summer Series, which is scheduled for this month in Harare will miss an international flavour after lockdown measures were tightened this week to prevent a surge of the Covid-19 cases.

Zimbabwe: Musona Spills Beans Over AFCON Debacle

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[The Herald] WARRIORS skipper Knowledge Musona has revealed that lies by the ZIFA board and the lack of trust in the football leadership were at the root of the problems that bedevilled the Zimbabwe national football team camp at the AFCON tournament in Egypt two years ago.

Zimbabwe: Daily Covid-19 Infections Race Past 1 000

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[The Herald] Daily new Covid-19 infections broke the 1 000 barrier on Thursday for the first time since August 4 with 1 042 new cases as the fourth wave of infection gathered momentum across Zimbabwe at an exceptional rapid rate with this being followed by 1062 new infections yesterday.

Zimbabwe: Summer Series Dates Adjusted

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[The Herald] ORGANISERS of the Zimbabwe Summer Series have adjusted the dates for the annual motorcycling event so that they meet the lockdown measures put in place.

Nigeria: Nigeria Military Kills 24 Jihadists, Loses 7 Soldiers

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[East African] Abuja -- In an intense fighting between Nigerian army and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters in Rann, North East Borno State, left seven government soldiers and 24 jihadists dead.

Zimbabwe: Give Civil Servants All Their Forex, Banks Told

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[The Herald] Banks have been directed to allow civil servants to withdraw their US dollar bonus payments in full, without deduction or levy so that they benefit over the festive season, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube said yesterday.

Zimbabwe: Banker Munatsi Burial December 5

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[The Herald] Prominent banker and businessman Douglas Munatsi is set to be buried tomorrow at Greendale Cemetery.

Zimbabwe: Booster Jabs for Elderly, Frontliners

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[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday announced that Covid-19 booster shots can be given to those fully vaccinated as there are enough stocks already in the country for everyone with more coming, as a way of enhancing their immunity.

Zimbabwe: Quarantine Details Revealed, Fourth Wave Confirmed

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[The Herald] As it was confirmed that Zimbabwe is now in the midst of the fourth Covid-19 wave fuelled by the Omicron variant, details were given yesterday of how the new compulsory 10-day quarantine for all returning residents and visitors will work.

East Africa: Ministers Plan to Amend Treaty as DR Congo Joins Bloc

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[East African] The admission of the Democratic Republic of Congo into the EAC has triggered amendments to the Treaty establishing the bloc, including proposals to change its decision-making process.

Nigeria: Killings, Kidnappings Send Thousands of Nigerians Fleeing to Niger

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[VOA] Geneva -- The U.N. refugee agency says more than 11,500 Nigerians have fled to neighboring Niger over the last month, seeking refuge from increasingly violent, deadly attacks by armed groups.

UK travellers stranded by quarantine hotel shortage

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Travellers hoping to return from southern Africa to Britain have found themselves stranded by a shortage of quarantine hotels after new UK government COVID-19 regulations enforcing mandatory isolation on arrival.

Gambia: Voters Embark on Bruising General Election

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[East African] Gambians are voting in what promises to be a nail-biting election. Incumbent President Adama Barrow is being challenged by five other candidates, in what increasingly appears like an unpredictable contest.

Somalia: Security Council Adopts Resolution to Keep Pirates at Bay

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[UN News] The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution to combat the continuing threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia, as shipping and protection measures to keep vessels safe, have returned to levels not seen since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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