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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Kenyan tea farmers set to pocket low earnings due to severe drought

Kenyan tea farmers set to pocket low earnings due to severe drought

Drought has cut green leaf tea deliveries by 25 per cent, especially hitting areas with the best quality teas, industry managers have said. This puts farmers, most of who are smal ...

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Africa is on the right growth path

Africa is on the right growth path

Since the turn of the century, Africa has been one of the fastest-growing regions of the world, spurred on by the commodities boom and the adoption of new technologies, especially ...

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Nigeria meningitis death toll rises to 813

Nigeria meningitis death toll rises to 813

Death toll in Nigeria’s meningitis outbreak some four months ago has climbed to 813 since last week’s reported 745 deaths. The new figure was disclosed by Health Minister Isaac Ad ...

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Former Kenyan PM accepts to lead opposition coalition into August elections

Former Kenyan PM accepts to lead opposition coalition into August elections

Kenya’s main opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has picked a former Prime Minister of the East African nation as its presidential candidate heading into high ...

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Thousands of Tanzanian civil servants found with fake school certificates

Thousands of Tanzanian civil servants found with fake school certificates

Nearly 10,000 Tanzanian civil servants have fake school certificates, according to a report received by President John Magufuli. The details released in the capital, Dodoma, show ...

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South Africa celebrates Freedom Day

South Africa celebrates Freedom Day

Today, South Africa celebrates Freedom Day to mark the liberation of the country and its people from a long period of colonialism and White minority domination. 27 April commemora ...

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Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE

Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE

Airtel Networks Limited and ZTE have announced a strategic partnership to launch 4G (fourth generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria. Having been the f ...

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Africa urged to transform dependence on commodities

Africa urged to transform dependence on commodities

Even as the world emerges from the worst of the global commodity price meltdown, African countries were urged on Tuesday to make the most of the next upward cycle to diversify and ...

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Rwanda to build 500 smart classrooms nationwide by end of 2017

Rwanda to build 500 smart classrooms nationwide by end of 2017

Rwandan schools are expected to start using smart classrooms by the end of this year as a result of a partnership agreement signed three years ago between the Government of Rwanda ...

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Egypt’s Al Ahly is 110 years old – Africa’s most successful football club

Egypt’s Al Ahly is 110 years old – Africa’s most successful football club

Africa’s most successful and world’s second most successful football club, Al Ahly is 110 years old. The oldest Egyptian club based in the capital Cairo was founded on April, 24, ...

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