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African leaders fail to stop Jammeh from U-turn, soldiers seize election commission

African leaders fail to stop Jammeh from U-turn, soldiers seize election commission

The West African leaders who were in Gambia on Tuesday to try to convince Yahya Jammeh to acknowledge defeat in the recent presidential election and cede power failed to reach an agreement in this dir ...

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Former Guinean minister in detention in US

Former Guinean minister in detention in US

Guinea's former Minister of Mines, Mahmoud Thiam, has been arrested in the United States for allegedly accepting kickbacks from two Chinese companies in exchange for mining contracts. The US Departmen ...

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Inadequate funds blocking malaria research – WHO

Inadequate funds blocking malaria research – WHO

The latest WHO report on the state of malaria in the world says inadequate of funds is a major speed brake to ongoing research in the fight against malaria. Since 2010 and until last year the number o ...

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Chad raises legal marriage age to 18, revokes death penalty

Chad raises legal marriage age to 18, revokes death penalty

The parliament of Chad has adopted a reform of its penal code which raises the legal marriage age from 16 to 18 and annuls the death penalty. 111 MPs voted for the new penal code while one MP voted ag ...

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African Proverb of the Day 14/12/2016

African Proverb of the Day 14/12/2016

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

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Kenya to pull out of ICC

Kenya to pull out of ICC

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday his country was seriously thinking of quitting the International Criminal Court (ICC) Kenya has been one of the most vocal critics of the court based in ...

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3 key take-outs on business and ‘trust’ in Africa

3 key take-outs on business and ‘trust’ in Africa

We live in a society that suffers from severe trust deficits. As a country, we pay a trust tax that high trust societies do not. The 2016 National Corporate Trust Index surveyed 350 organisations and ...

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Angola to establish its own automotive industry

Angola to establish its own automotive industry

The African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) has entered into a partnership to assist Angola establish its own automotive industry. Jeff Nemeth, the chairman of AAAM and president and ch ...

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African Proverb of the Day 13/12/2016

African Proverb of the Day 13/12/2016

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

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BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 award winner – Riyad Mahrez

BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 award winner – Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. Fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Sad ...

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