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Daily Archives: March 9, 2016

War-torn Bentiu town gets new maternal care centre

War-torn Bentiu town gets new maternal care centre

Maternal health care services are now available in South Sudan’s Bentiu town for the first time in nearly two years with the opening of an IOM maternity ward at the Bentiu Hospita ...

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Zim-Nollywood star to lift Zim movie industry

Zim-Nollywood star to lift Zim movie industry

Zimbabwean-born Nollywood actress-cum-producer Memory Savanhu is going back home this month ahead of her film project to be done in Zimbabwe. The actress is set to shoot her first ...

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Science Circus Africa – Inspiring young Africans

Science Circus Africa – Inspiring young Africans

Experiments, explosions and exciting science! The Science Circus Africa is on a visit to Sci-Bono in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 9 March. Featuring Dr Graham Walker from the Austra ...

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African welder builds helicopter from scrap metal

African welder builds helicopter from scrap metal

Felix Kambwiri has spent the last quarter of the year assembling a helicopter out of scrap metal and fibreglass in his garage, 90km north of the Malawian capital, Lilongwe. Felix ...

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Dangote group to build $9 billion oil refinery complex

Dangote group to build $9 billion oil refinery complex

Dangote Group, the company owned by Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote, said on Monday it planned to buy phosphate from Morocco and potash from Congo-Brazzaville to feed a planned ...

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Zuma calls for diverse economies in Africa, Buhari slams MTN

Zuma calls for diverse economies in Africa, Buhari slams MTN

South African President Jacob Zuma has called on African countries to diversify their economies in order to create job opportunities and improve the living conditions of their cit ...

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Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test

Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test

Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova announced Monday she failed a doping test at the Australian Open. Sharapova said she tested positive for Meldonium, a substanc ...

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Zimbabwe stun Hong Kong in opening World Twenty20 qualifier

Zimbabwe stun Hong Kong in opening World Twenty20 qualifier

Zimbabwe staged a nice run in the opening game of the sixth ICC World Twenty20 tournament as they beat Hong Kong by 14 runs in Nagpur. Opener Vusi Sibanda set the Test side on the ...

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Ghana needs a new strategy to create decent jobs and reduce inequality

Ghana needs a new strategy to create decent jobs and reduce inequality

Ghana, the first sub-Saharan country to gain independence, is celebrating the 59th anniversary of its freedom from British rule this year. According to Nelson Mandela, Ghana’s ind ...

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Women on top: Female power duo leading Nigeria’s e-commerce sector

Women on top: Female power duo leading Nigeria’s e-commerce sector

Jumia, Africa’s biggest e-commerce is set to become an equivalent of Amazon on a continent with tremendous opportunities which will see its online population reach 50% by 2025 and ...

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