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Daily Archives: January 19, 2016

The face of terror: French-Moroccan photographer Leila Alaoui killed in Ouagadougou attacks

The face of terror: French-Moroccan photographer Leila Alaoui killed in Ouagadougou attacks

Amnesty International has confirmed the death of photographer Leila Alaoui and driver Mahamadi Ouédraogo, as a result of the Al Qaeda attack in Ouagadougou on Friday. Leila was sh ...

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Tennis match-fixing claims: Federer and Djokovic speak out

Tennis match-fixing claims: Federer and Djokovic speak out

Roger Federer called for “tangible” facts while Novak Djokovic spoke of his team once being offered US$200 000 to fix a match, as the multiple grand slam champions reacted to clai ...

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James Makamba, the man behind the African Entrepreneurship Exchange

James Makamba, the man behind the African Entrepreneurship Exchange

Makamba Online will host an Entrepreneurship Exchange Breakfast on the 25th February 2016 in Sandton, South Africa. Dr. James Makamba, a celebrated African entrepreneur and philan ...

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India to increase exports to Kenya, Tanzania, DRC

India to increase exports to Kenya, Tanzania, DRC

India plans to double its exports to Kenya by tapping into its one million diaspora community that has lived in the country for the past century. In a one-day forum held in Nairob ...

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Viber spreads good vibes in Africa with the introduction of public chats

Viber spreads good vibes in Africa with the introduction of public chats

Viber, one of the leading messaging and calling apps with more than 664 million unique users worldwide, announced today that it has opened its latest social channel ‘Public Chats’ ...

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Watch: Africans vs. African Americans

Watch: Africans vs. African Americans

“When I came to America my greatest desire was to give every African American I met Africa. And by that I mean, my love and understanding of it because I felt that through the ens ...

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Climate change: An economic nightmare for Southern Africa

Climate change: An economic nightmare for Southern Africa

Africa has been hit by unpredictable climate change in recent years. From the late 1990s up to 2016 the rain and winter patterns have changed significantly. The change is not for ...

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Niger reopens 99 schools after one year closure

Niger reopens 99 schools after one year closure

UN and Niger have reestablished 99 of the 166 schools closed for more than a year in the southeast of Niger as a result of attacks of Boko Haram, UN said in a statement on Monday. ...

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UN-Nigeria talks on Boko Haram and climate change

UN-Nigeria talks on Boko Haram and climate change

The UN Secretary-General met yesterday with H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. He commended President ...

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Counter-terrorism measures threaten money sent home by Somali diaspora

Counter-terrorism measures threaten money sent home by Somali diaspora

The vital flow of remittances from diaspora countries into Somalia is under threat as a result of necessary, but inadequately thought-through counter-terrorism measures. United Na ...

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