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Why is Rwanda hiring teachers from Zimbabwe?

Why is Rwanda hiring teachers from Zimbabwe?

Rwanda started massive recruitment of teachers from Zimbabwe after the two countries signed an agreement early this year. According to a government official in Harare, 491 Zimbabwean teachers have bee ...

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Chad’s leader signs peace deal with rebel groups

Chad’s leader signs peace deal with rebel groups

Chad's transitional military authorities and rebels sign an agreement for a national dialogue, in Doha. Chad's military ruler, Mahamat Idriss Déby, has signed a peace deal with more than 40 opposition ...

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Ivory Coast celebrates 62nd Independence Day

Ivory Coast celebrates 62nd Independence Day

Ivory Coast marked Sunday the 62nd anniversary of its independence with a military parade. In the administrative capital Yamoussoukro, officers held flags and sang as they marched down the John Paul t ...

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US top diplomat begins 3-nation Africa tour

US top diplomat begins 3-nation Africa tour

US top diplomat landed at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday. Secretary of State Antony Blinken began his three-nation tour of Africa. He visited the Hector Pieterson ...

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Kenya’s Odinga takes fifth attempt at presidency

Kenya’s Odinga takes fifth attempt at presidency

Raila Amollo Odinga, the 77-year-old leader of Kenya's opposition politics and son of former Vice President Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, has defied great odds to emerge as one of the most resilient politic ...

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SA-Botswana business round-table commence

SA-Botswana business round-table commence

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Gaborone, Botswana on Thursday, where he was received by his Botswana counterpart at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport where he is on a wo ...

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Migrants targeted after gang rape outrage – SA

Migrants targeted after gang rape outrage – SA

Residents of a South African township near Johannesburg have set ablaze the homes of migrants they believe are illegally working in disused local mines. The homes belonging to people suspected of bein ...

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Gauteng mom finds son after 40 years – South Africa

Gauteng mom finds son after 40 years – South Africa

A mother’s love is never-ending and the sentiment rings true as a mother never stopped searching for her son for 40 years. In 1981, Salomé Tadford, 13, gave birth to her son. Her pregnancy was the res ...

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Old Mutual acquires Preference Capital – SA

Old Mutual acquires Preference Capital – SA

Old Mutual has joined a growing list of financial services groups planning to provide finance to the SMME market after it yesterday announced the R350 million acquisition of a minority stake in Prefer ...

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Solar electric tricycle gives Zimbabwean women a lift

Solar electric tricycle gives Zimbabwean women a lift

Assembled by Harare-based social enterprise Mobility for Africa, the off-road three-wheelers were first introduced in Zimbabwe in 2019 to help women develop their businesses. For years, selling eggs w ...

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