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Daily Archives: 03/17/2016

Victory for Botswana gay rights group

Victory for Botswana gay rights group

Botswana's highest court has rejected an attempt by the government to ban a gay rights lobby group, in a rare victory for gay rights campaigners on the continent. The Court of App ...

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Poetry corner: The last brown rose

Poetry corner: The last brown rose

The last brown rose When they saw you bloom they laughed and probed She grew as she wished She dreamt of the world she wanted She lived without fear and with a code She was loyal ...

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AU to deploy election observer mission to observe the Zanzibar re-run

AU to deploy election observer mission to observe the Zanzibar re-run

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has approved the deployment of a team of six election experts to follow the re-run elections in Zanzib ...

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Malawi crafts new cyber laws to control social media

Malawi crafts new cyber laws to control social media

The Malawian government has announced the drafting of new cyber laws to control the use of social media across the country. According to Information Minister Jappie Mhango, a bill ...

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Zimbabwe drafts law to bar child marriage

Zimbabwe drafts law to bar child marriage

Zimbabwe's parliament is set to pass a new law that would see parents arrested for accepting lobola (brides-price) for children younger than 18. The new act would be passed soon, ...

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High-stakes drama as South African president and finance minister square off

High-stakes drama as South African president and finance minister square off

South Africa’s political landscape is shifting almost by the hour. The gloves are off in a power struggle that pits President Jacob Zuma against a group of reformers, led by Finan ...

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African Blogger Awards place social issues under the spotlight

African Blogger Awards place social issues under the spotlight

The third annual African Blogger Awards competition that opened for entries in mid-February has announced three new categories for social and digital influencers across the Africa ...

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New cash receive service for Nigeria’s $21 billion annual remittance market

New cash receive service for Nigeria’s $21 billion annual remittance market

MoneyGram and GT Bank, one of the leading retail banks in Nigeria, announced today the launch of MoneyGram’s receive services across the GT Bank network. This service will be avai ...

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African Entrepreneurship Award 2016: All the details

African Entrepreneurship Award 2016: All the details

Do you think your business is the best in Africa? The BMCE Group Bank of Africa has announced the second edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award, which aims to foster entrep ...

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Champions League Roundup: City advance, Atletico through, Bayern fights, Barca ease past Arsenal

Champions League Roundup: City advance, Atletico through, Bayern fights, Barca ease past Arsenal

Manchester City advanced to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in their history after drawing 0-0 with Dynamo kiev at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday. City ...

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