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African countries improve travel regulations

African countries improve travel regulations

Travel facilitation of tourist travel is closely interlinked with tourism development and can be a tool to foster increased demand and generate economic development, job creation ...

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SA traditional trade sector thriving with R46-billion in annual sales

SA traditional trade sector thriving with R46-billion in annual sales

The perception that South Africa’s Traditional Trade (TT) sector is shrinking in the face of increasing pressure from modern retail outlets could not be further from the truth. Sa ...

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CHAN 2016: Rwanda advance as Ivory Coast secure crucial win

CHAN 2016: Rwanda advance as Ivory Coast secure crucial win

Hosts Rwanda earned a place in the quarter-finals of the 2016 African Nations Championship with a 2-1 win over Gabon in Kigali as Ivory Coast secured their first points of the cam ...

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Zimbabwe ends child marriage

Zimbabwe ends child marriage

Diplomats and activists on Wednesday welcomed news that Zimbabwe's highest court had banned marriage for all under 18s in a landmark ruling many hope will be followed by other cou ...

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MTN ‘facing Cameroon fine’

MTN ‘facing Cameroon fine’

The Cameroonian branches of the MTN and Orange mobile phone companies have been fined more than US$160m over unpaid taxes. Other companies are also caught up in the fines after an ...

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Half the population of the Central African Republic faces hunger, WFP warns

Half the population of the Central African Republic faces hunger, WFP warns

An Emergency Food Security Assessment by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners reveals that half  the population of the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) ...

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Botswana to host Innovation Prize for Africa

Botswana to host Innovation Prize for Africa

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) in a joint collaborative effort with the Government of Botswana (GoB) have announced that the next Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) event ...

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NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival calls for entries

NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival calls for entries

The organisers of the NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival have launched the call for submissions for the 4th edition of one of Europe’s leading film festivals and the biggest celebr ...

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EU announces €29 million in humanitarian aid for Somalia

EU announces €29 million in humanitarian aid for Somalia

The European Commission has announced €29 million, for 2016, in humanitarian support for the most vulnerable populations in Somalia. The new funding comes as nearly five million p ...

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Libya: New government of ‘national accord’ to govern

Libya: New government of ‘national accord’ to govern

Libya’s Presidential Council announced on Tuesday that there is a new government and this new unity government was formed under a UN-backed plan. The new government, headed by Fay ...

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