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Daily Archives: April 6, 2016

What’s behind Angola’s first yellow fever outbreak in three decades

What’s behind Angola’s first yellow fever outbreak in three decades

The World Health Organisation has declared the yellow fever outbreak in Angola a grade 2 emergency. This means that it can have moderate public health consequences. This requires ...

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Addicted to social media? Try an e-fasting plan

Addicted to social media? Try an e-fasting plan

Social media is a double-edged sword, providing both benefits and drawbacks. In order to stay connected, many of us are becoming captivated by these pervasive tools. A social medi ...

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Champions League roundup: Barcelona beat 10-man Atlético Madrid, Bayern edge best defense in Europe

Champions League roundup: Barcelona beat 10-man Atlético Madrid, Bayern edge best defense in Europe

Luis Suárez scored twice for Barcelona in a 2-1 home win against 10-man Atlético Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final first leg after Fernando Torres had opened the scor ...

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Charges against Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto dropped

Charges against Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto dropped

Today’s decision to drop charges against Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto and radio presenter Joshua Arap Sang must not derail efforts to ensure justice for victims of the 20 ...

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Zuma survives removal bid, opposition say it’s not over

Zuma survives removal bid, opposition say it’s not over

The South African National Assembly yesterday voted against removing President Jacob Zuma from office. After a wild debate, with MPs jeering and shouting at each other, a vote was ...

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Cash relief gives hope to thousands in drought-hit Lesotho

Cash relief gives hope to thousands in drought-hit Lesotho

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is giving cash assistance to 21,000 vulnerable people in Lesotho’s two districts worst-affected by the El Niño-related drought. This ...

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Important lessons for Africa as strong institutions win out over a strong man

Important lessons for Africa as strong institutions win out over a strong man

The executive announces on prime-time TV that it will comply with an adverse ruling from the judiciary. The president apologises for a scandal over the use of public money on his ...

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18 Africans listed in Panama Papers

18 Africans listed in Panama Papers

The Panama Papers scandal, has not spared Africa. Former Sudanese President, Jacob Zuma’s nephew, Kofi Annan’s son, personal secretary to the King of Morocco, Kenya’s Deputy Chief ...

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Health needs from humanitarian emergencies at all-time high

Health needs from humanitarian emergencies at all-time high

The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners need US$ 2.2 billion to provide lifesaving health services to more than 79 million people in more than 30 countries facing protrac ...

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Launch of 50 African Union youth clubs and the African youth continental publication ‘I AFRICA’

Launch of 50 African Union youth clubs and the African youth continental publication ‘I AFRICA’

The African Union Commission in collaboration with The African Union Youth Club (AUYCs) at the University of Cape Town partnered for the launch of 50 AUYCs and an African youth co ...

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