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Daily Archives: September 28, 2016

World Bank chief gets another term

World Bank chief gets another term

Jim Yong Kim was appointed for another five-year term as World Bank president, maintaining continuity at the development bank amid a growing debate about how fairly globalisation’ ...

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Seychelles president announces resignation

Seychelles president announces resignation

In a televised address, President James Michel said after 12 years in office, the time had come to hand power to a new leader. Seychelles president has announced that he will step ...

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Wizkid and Olamide fight for Best African Act award

Wizkid and Olamide fight for Best African Act award

Nigerian music pacesetters Wizkid and Olamide are in a fresh fight to see who will win MTV EMA’s Best African Act 2016. Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, aka Wizkid, is a Nigerian recordin ...

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Uber diversify to meal deliveries in Europe

Uber diversify to meal deliveries in Europe

Uber is making a broad international push into meal delivery, with fresh hiring and aggressive marketing as it prepares to take on local rivals in dozens of countries. In a sign o ...

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Meskel religious festival marked by Ethiopians

Meskel religious festival marked by Ethiopians

Hundreds of orthodox priests and deacons put on ceremonial regalia, were joined by ordinary Ethiopians to usher in the Meskel festival. It is a religious holiday marking the eve o ...

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Magufuli strikes again: Sack officials over bogus earthquake account

Magufuli strikes again: Sack officials over bogus earthquake account

Tanzania's president sacked two senior officials for opening a fake account to tap money from an earthquake fund, his office has said. An accountant had been suspended for being p ...

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Mauritius international goalkeeper in prison for drug dealing

Mauritius international goalkeeper in prison for drug dealing

Mauritius international goalkeeper Joseph Kinsley Steward Leopold has been arrested for drug dealing. A team of the Anti-Drug Smuggling Unit searched the 27-year-old's home in Por ...

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Kenya observe launch of tuberculosis drug intended for children

Kenya observe launch of tuberculosis drug intended for children

The new pill is a combination of three drugs used to treat tuberculosis, mixed in the right dosage, and is fruit-flavoured to appeal to children. The tasty, easy-to-administer dru ...

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