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AFCON Group A, 3rd game: Hosts Gabon crash out of AFCON 2017

AFCON Group A, 3rd game: Hosts Gabon crash out of AFCON 2017

Hosts Gabon crashed out of the AFCON 2017, after a 0-0 draw with Cameroon that saw the Indomitable Lions and Burkina Faso advance to the quarters from Group A. Burkina Faso beat G ...

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Mega housing project in Tanzania gets $19 million

Mega housing project in Tanzania gets $19 million

Tanzania is championing to improve the livelihood of civil servants including teachers following the disbursement of Tsh.44 billion (approximately $19.7 million) to Watumishi Hous ...

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Nigeria to refine 60 percent of oil locally before 2018

Nigeria to refine 60 percent of oil locally before 2018

Nigeria plans 60% local refining capacity before the end of the year. Nigeria is a giant oil producing nation with four oil refineries yet largely depends on oil imports. Pipeline ...

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AU, ECOWAS guarantee Jammeh’s safety

AU, ECOWAS guarantee Jammeh’s safety

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flew out on Saturday from the country he ruled for 22 years to cede power to President Adama Barrow and end a political calamity. Jammeh refused to ste ...

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Dollar drops value, gold gains

Dollar drops value, gold gains

The dollar slumped after Donald Trump in his first days in office offered little news on his plans to boost growth while stirring concerns over protectionism. Metals and Asian sha ...

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Kenya targets 1 million digital jobs by 2018

Kenya targets 1 million digital jobs by 2018

Kenya has started a digital skills training programme to enable 1 million young people to secure freelance online work in the next year. This will help eliminate the country's acu ...

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Third largest oil and gas producer in sub-Saharan Africa agrees to production cuts

Third largest oil and gas producer in sub-Saharan Africa agrees to production cuts

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea have announced that it has submitted its interest to join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2 ...

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Groundbreaking solar field in Burundi

Groundbreaking solar field in Burundi

Amid the lush and rolling hills of Mubuga, 100 km outside the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, 2,500 people came out last week to celebrate the festive ground-breaking for a 7.5 MW ...

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African Proverb of the Day 23/01/2017

African Proverb of the Day 23/01/2017

African Proverb of the Day Today's African Proverb: ...

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