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Corruption weakens Boko Haram fight

Corruption weakens Boko Haram fight

Military corruption is weakening Nigeria’s efforts to battle the Islamist insurgency of Boko Haram, the watchdog Transparency International said on Thursday. Its report underlines ...

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Prison break: More than 3,000 escaped in DR Congo jail break

Prison break: More than 3,000 escaped in DR Congo jail break

Security sources in the Democratic Republic of Congo said that more than 3,000 prisoners are believed to have escaped when armed men attacked the country's main prison early yeste ...

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Macron’s first African trip set to be Mali

Macron’s first African trip set to be Mali

French President Emmanuel Macron will be undertaking his first African trip days after officially taking over at the Elysee Palace. According to AFP news agency, the 39-year-old’s ...

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China commits $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

China commits $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday pledged $124 billion for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of ol ...

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Thousands of Tunisians walk against corruption

Thousands of Tunisians walk against corruption

Several thousand Tunisians marched through central Tunis on Saturday to protest against a bill that would grant amnesty to businessmen accused of corruption when autocrat Zine El- ...

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30 people killed in renewed militia attacks in Central African Republic

30 people killed in renewed militia attacks in Central African Republic

Militia fighters from Central African Republic’s (CAR) Christian minority attacked a U.N. base for the second consecutive night, a U.N. official said on Sunday. This happened afte ...

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Call for articles – Makamba Online

Call for articles – Makamba Online

Our work in the media industry in Africa and the world has a history of having specialised experiences in African business, entrepreneurship and lifestyle. Makamba Online strives ...

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South Africa’s constitutional court to decree on Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa’s constitutional court to decree on Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa's Constitutional Court is expected to rule on whether MPs being balloted on a no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma, can do so secretly. It comes amid growing di ...

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How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

This Thursday, the great and the good will descend on London to discuss Somalia, a country that has topped the Fragile States Index for eight of the past 10 years. The London Soma ...

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Chinese Vice President visits Burundi

Chinese Vice President visits Burundi

The Vice-President of the Republic of China, Li Younchao, is in Burundi for a two-day visit. At his arrival to the International Airport of Bujumbura late on Wednesday evening, Li ...

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