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Daily Archives: 11/04/2016

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang to be investigated by the UN

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang to be investigated by the UN

Prosecutors in Switzerland have seized luxury cars belonging to the vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, who they are investigating for corruption. Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son ...

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Moroccan-born author Leila Slimani wins top literary prize

Moroccan-born author Leila Slimani wins top literary prize

Moroccan-born author Leila Slimani has been awarded the Goncourt, a top literary prize in France and the Francophone world. She won the award for her thriller Chanson douce Sweet ...

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Zuma and ANC run out of road as bad news piles up

Zuma and ANC run out of road as bad news piles up

Raymond Suttner, Rhodes University South African President Jacob Zuma is running out of options fast. A number of legal missiles are hurtling towards him, in what may have been on ...

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EU to spend €150 million on power in Nigeria

EU to spend €150 million on power in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has publicised it will spend €150 million (N50 billion) on the development of power sector in Nigeria. Accessing long term finance for the power sector and ...

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Safaricom’s net profit hurdles to $226 million – Kenya

Safaricom’s net profit hurdles to $226 million – Kenya

For the first time, the mobile service provider, Safaricom, said on Thursday, most of its revenue came from non-voice services. Revenue from M-Pesa, its mobile money transfer serv ...

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Ahmed Soultan, Bonang Matheba, Hauwa Allhbura and Ika Jong to host AFRIMA 2016

Ahmed Soultan, Bonang Matheba, Hauwa Allhbura and Ika Jong to host AFRIMA 2016

Preparations for the much admired awards ceremony AFRIMA 2016 are ongoing for the ceremony which will be on this weekend. The African Union and the International Committee of the ...

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Extremists bomb Nigeria oil pipeline

Extremists bomb Nigeria oil pipeline

Extremists have bombed Nigeria’s state-owned Trans Forcados oil pipeline, just hours after President Muhammadu Buhari held talks with leaders from the oil-producing Niger Delta. T ...

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African proverb of the day 04/11/2016

African proverb of the day 04/11/2016

A different mother is the intestine of the porcupine. Lugbara proverb ...

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