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Daily Archives: March 29, 2016

AFCON 2017 roundup: Equatorial Guinea go out after defeat to Mali, Zim win, Libya cruise

AFCON 2017 roundup: Equatorial Guinea go out after defeat to Mali, Zim win, Libya cruise

Equatorial Guinea, who hosted last year's Africa Cup of Nations, became the first team to be eliminated from the qualifiers for the 2017 tournament in Gabon, after a 1-0 home defe ...

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Why it makes sense for children to learn in the language they know best

Why it makes sense for children to learn in the language they know best

Research has proved repeatedly that children undoubtedly achieve much better when they start schooling in a language linked to one they can already use quite well. Using a familia ...

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Radovan Karadžić sentenced to 40 years, but peace is still a work in progress

Radovan Karadžić sentenced to 40 years, but peace is still a work in progress

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić has been sentenced to 40 years in prison by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). The court found the f ...

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Chinese engagement in African agriculture is not what it seems

Chinese engagement in African agriculture is not what it seems

In December 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into South Africa for the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation with great fanfare. There were lots of announcements about prospec ...

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Africa’s first solar bus displayed in Uganda

Africa’s first solar bus displayed in Uganda

Engineers at Uganda’s Kiira Motors have unveiled Africa’s first solar powered bus. Known as “Kayoola", the bus uses two batteries that can be charged using solar panels fitted on ...

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Survey provides glimpse into the world of young entrepreneurs in Africa

Survey provides glimpse into the world of young entrepreneurs in Africa

The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016 this month, which provides a snapshot of the r ...

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African proverb of the day 29/03/2016

African proverb of the day 29/03/2016

One cannot count on riches. Somalia ...

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