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Daily Archives: January 29, 2016

African solar energy use on the rise

African solar energy use on the rise

Africa’s off-grid solar industry has been turned into an asset class for the first time, bundling contracts for thousands of the sun-powered rooftop electricity systems to sell as ...

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Buhari rubbishes currenty devaluation, as Nigeria seeks to boost business with Kenya

Buhari rubbishes currenty devaluation, as Nigeria seeks to boost business with Kenya

Nigeria’s president Mohammed Buhari on Wednesday rejected calls to devalue the country’s currency saying he will not kill the naira. While on a state visit to Kenya, Buhari said a ...

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Gareth Cliff recalled as Idols judge

Gareth Cliff recalled as Idols judge

Axed Idols judge Gareth Cliff won a mammoth lawsuit against M-Net on Friday, hours before the first auditions for the show were due to start in South Africa. The celebrity won his ...

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Gbagbo and Blé Goudé plead not guilty in important step towards justice for victims

Gbagbo and Blé Goudé plead not guilty in important step towards justice for victims

On 28 January 2016, former President of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo and former Minister and leader of the Young Patriots (COJEP) Charles Blé Goudé, faced ICC judges at the opening ...

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WFP dispatches food to displaced families in eastern Libya

WFP dispatches food to displaced families in eastern Libya

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food in eastern Libya for the first time since last June to provide one-month’s assistance over the coming four weeks ...

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Clarifying entrepreneurship eco-system myths

Clarifying entrepreneurship eco-system myths

There are a number of myths surrounding entrepreneurship. Most of them are on the ‘entrepreneurship eco-system’. At Makamba Online we have some questions and answers gathered from ...

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Kenya to remain in Somalia as peace force

Kenya to remain in Somalia as peace force

President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya was committed to remaining part of an African Union-led peacekeeping force in Somalia, after al Shabaab militants said they killed more than 10 ...

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New films on music industry’s lost icons: MJ & Tupac

New films on music industry’s lost icons: MJ & Tupac

New documentary for Michael Jackson’s fans Michael Jackson's estate are set to release a new documentary, titled 'Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall', alongside ...

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Repressive practices dominant in East Africa

Repressive practices dominant in East Africa

Regimes of East African countries continued last year to deny many basic freedoms to their citizens, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in its 2016 world report published on Wednesday. ...

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Power Africa launches Roadmap to 60 Million Connections by 2030

Power Africa launches Roadmap to 60 Million Connections by 2030

Thursday at the Powering Africa Summit, Power Africa partners launched a road map to meet President Obama's goals of adding 30 000 megawatts and 60 million connections across sub- ...

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