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Daily Archives: 10/15/2015

Remembering Fela Kuti: Nigerian muso, social critic and philosopher

Remembering Fela Kuti: Nigerian muso, social critic and philosopher

Today, 15 October 2015, would have been Fela Kuti’s 77th birthday had he not died a year shy of his 60th birthday. By the time of his passing, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti had become a wor ...

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Oscar to be released on Tuesday, October 20

Oscar to be released on Tuesday, October 20

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be released on correctional supervision on October 20, the Correctional Services department confirmed on Thursday. This comes after the Kgosi Mamp ...

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iPhone 6s & 6s Plus set for launch in SA

iPhone 6s & 6s Plus set for launch in SA

Telkom has announced the availability of the eagerly-anticipated iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in South Africa. Said to be the most advanced iPhones ever, they will be available on ...

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Kenyans to benefit from affordable, life-saving medications

Kenyans to benefit from affordable, life-saving medications

Kenya has become the first country to benefit from a portfolio of some affordable medicines to treat major illnesses. These include cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory ...

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Ibbamo nomination hopes to inspire future youth development

Ibbamo nomination hopes to inspire future youth development

The nomination for a worthwhile accolade is an endorsement of the role played by the Ibbamo Foundation, the brainchild of prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist, Dr James Makam ...

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Babatunde Fashola emerges most popular ministerial nominee

Babatunde Fashola emerges most popular ministerial nominee

A majority of Nigerians are pleased with the Ministerial list President Muhammadu Buhari has sent to the Senate for approval. This is according to latest poll results, suggesting ...

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New milestone in East Africa Mobile Money sector

New milestone in East Africa Mobile Money sector

In another development in the region's mobile money innovation, subscribers can now send and receive money seamlessly between Kenya and Rwanda. MTN Rwanda announced it has opened ...

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Nigeria marks Global Handwashing Day

Nigeria marks Global Handwashing Day

As Nigeria joins the world in commemorating Global Handwashing Day (GHD), members of the public have been urged to regularly wash their hands with soap and water to curb disease. ...

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Kenyans commend EFCC fight against graft

Kenyans commend EFCC fight against graft

A delegation of the Kenya Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for its resolve to fight such crimes in Nigeria and ...

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Ongoing plans to boost shea farming growth

Ongoing plans to boost shea farming growth

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has organised a workshop for more than 250 shea farmers in Nigeria as part of efforts to strengthen the sector. A cr ...

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