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US shoots down Iranian drone – Tension is intensifying

US shoots down Iranian drone – Tension is intensifying

The United States shot down an Iranian drone on Thursday over the Strait of Hormuz, located between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.   According to US President Donald ...

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Ethiopia plans to create three million jobs

Ethiopia plans to create three million jobs

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has announced plans to create three million jobs. He announced the plan at the presentation of the 2019-2020 budget to parliament, who approved ...

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Military leader welcomes power-sharing deal in Sudan

Military leader welcomes power-sharing deal in Sudan

Sudan’s Vice-President of the Transitional Military Council and senior military leader, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, welcomed a power-sharing agreement on Saturday. The military ...

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Thousands of Sudanese protesters march call for civil rule

Thousands of Sudanese protesters march call for civil rule

Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrated on Sunday against ruling generals across the country including in the capital Khartoum where police fired tear gas, amid international a ...

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Top Africa telecoms businessman Bob Collymore dies

Top Africa telecoms businessman Bob Collymore dies

Bob Collymore, the chief executive of East Africa's most successful Africa telecoms company, Safaricom, has died, the company has announced. In a brief statement the Kenyan compan ...

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Motsepe’s TymeBank appoints Thabani Jali as new chairperson

Motsepe’s TymeBank appoints Thabani Jali as new chairperson

African Rainbow Capital (ARC) on Tuesday announced former KwaZulu Natal High Court deputy judge president Thabani Jali as the new independent non-executive director and chairperso ...

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US confirms drone shot down by Iran – Strait of Hormuz

US confirms drone shot down by Iran – Strait of Hormuz

A US military surveillance drone has been shot down by Iranian forces while flying over the Strait of Hormuz. Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said the aircraft had v ...

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Ex-Egypt president Mohamed Mursi buried in Cairo

Ex-Egypt president Mohamed Mursi buried in Cairo

Mohamed Mursi’s son posted on his Facebook page on Tuesday, saying his father has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo. The burial was att ...

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Malawi opposition chief takes MP seat despite disputing presidential vote

Malawi opposition chief takes MP seat despite disputing presidential vote

Local media in Malawi reported on Monday that opposition chief, Lazarus Chakwera, has been sworn in as a member of parliament in the capital Lilongwe following the May 21 election ...

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US sends more soldiers amidst tanker tension with Iran – Gulf crisis

US sends more soldiers amidst tanker tension with Iran – Gulf crisis

Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the deployment was in response to "hostile behaviour" by Iranian forces. The US military will send an additional 1,000 troops to the ...

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