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Daily Archives: April 4, 2016

African music stood out at Cape Town Jazz Festival

African music stood out at Cape Town Jazz Festival

From contemporary jazz to classic jazz and Afro-jazz, over forty music stars of various genres around the world gathered in South Africa for the 17th Cape Town International Jazz ...

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Ebola and Zika epidemics are driven by pathologies of society, not just a virus

Ebola and Zika epidemics are driven by pathologies of society, not just a virus

The global health threats posed by recent viral epidemics, such as avian flu, H1N1, Ebola and Zika, have been happening too frequently to be dismissed as coincidental. Unless the ...

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Kenyans commands Paris marathon

Kenyans commands Paris marathon

Cyprian Kotut, 24, finished in an official time of 2hr 07min 11sec, well short of Kenenisa Bekele's course record from two years ago, but comfortably clear of his previous persona ...

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UN Security Council adopt new Resolution on Burundi

UN Security Council adopt new Resolution on Burundi

The situation in Burundi is beyond fragile. The ongoing repression, harassment, and violence against the legitimate political opposition, the closure of free and impartial media, ...

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Event: Galvanising African agriculture through efficient farm mechanisation

Event: Galvanising African agriculture through efficient farm mechanisation

Farmers and agricultural dealers from across Africa are invited to attend the ‘Vision of the Future’ farm mechanisation event at the AGCO Future Farm in Lusaka, Zambia (8 April 20 ...

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Dramatic night in South Africa leaves president hanging on by a thread

Dramatic night in South Africa leaves president hanging on by a thread

The day before his televised apology the country’s highest court, the Constitutional Court, ruled that Zuma had failed to “uphold, defend, respect” the Constitution. The court fou ...

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FNB growing in Africa, opens Ghana office

FNB growing in Africa, opens Ghana office

First National Bank (FNB) says it has officially launched a branch in Ghana after obtaining a Universal Banking license from the Bank of Ghana in 2015. The bank says in a statemen ...

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Upscaling Sustainable Charcoal Production in Namibia

Upscaling Sustainable Charcoal Production in Namibia

According to estimates, 26-30 million hectares of Namibian farmland are affected by bush encroachment. Evidence exist that this phenomenon severely degrades rangelands and hampers ...

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Investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by peace-keepers in CAR

Investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by peace-keepers in CAR

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Thursday described the latest allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by UN and French soldiers, as well as ...

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African proverb of the day 04/04/2016

African proverb of the day 04/04/2016

Learning expands great souls. Namibian proverb ...

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