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Monthly Archives: June 2016

African recipe: Couscous salad

African recipe: Couscous salad

This African recipe, originally from Ethiopia, is a great salad for a barbecue, and works especially well with grilled meats. You could even use roasted vegetables if you wish. In ...

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Tanzania to record a 7.4 percent growth in 2017

Tanzania to record a 7.4 percent growth in 2017

Tanzania's economy is expected to grow by 20 basis points to 7.4 percent in 2017. The central bank said this growth will be driven by construction, communications and finance. The ...

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Empowering women entrepreneurs through mentoring programme

Empowering women entrepreneurs through mentoring programme

Today, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women hosted a special event to champion mentoring as a powerful tool for empowering women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economie ...

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Popular novelist Elechi Amadi dies at 82

Popular novelist Elechi Amadi dies at 82

The celebrated Nigerian author Elechi Amadi of The Concubine passed away at a hospital in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, on Wednesday. A member of the family, Bar Wabueze Amadi, confirme ...

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Standard Bank charged in Angola

Standard Bank charged in Angola

Standard Bank's Angolan unit was fined $800 by the central bank for foreign exchange violations but the South African lender said on Wednesday it had not breached any rules. Angol ...

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What can be done to stop the United Nations abusing its immunity

What can be done to stop the United Nations abusing its immunity

The passage of time can play cruel tricks on noble intentions. The person selected as the new United Nations (UN) Secretary-General later this year should keep this in mind as he ...

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African proverb of the day 30/06/2016

African proverb of the day 30/06/2016

Lack of money is lack of friends; if you have money at your disposal, every dog and goat will claim to be related to you. Yoruba ...

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Climate Action can drive sustainable development in Africa

Climate Action can drive sustainable development in Africa

Action on climate change in the form of green policy, finance and market approaches can drive sustainable development in Africa. Government, business and civil society representat ...

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E-commerce explosion offers new opportunities for Kenyan entrepreneurs

E-commerce explosion offers new opportunities for Kenyan entrepreneurs

Kenya’s electronic commerce market is primed for major growth in the next five years. This as mobile internet performance continues to improve, a proposed national addressing syst ...

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Nigerian businessman sues Jay Z, Rihanna for over R2 million

Nigerian businessman sues Jay Z, Rihanna for over R2 million

American superstars Rihanna and Jay Z, whose Roc Nation label Rihanna belongs to, are being sued by a Nigerian promoter for allegedly bunking a scheduled performance in Nigeria. B ...

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