Tuesday, 17 October 2017

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Uganda to export power to neighbouring South Sudan

Uganda to export power to neighbouring South Sudan

Uganda has pledged to supply power to two South Sudanese border towns as part of the East Africa Community agreement to help member states. Uganda’s energy minister Simon D’janga ...

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Overthrown Somali state president recalled

Overthrown Somali state president recalled

Overthrown president of Somalia’s Galmudug State Ahmed Haaf has declared a three-month state of emergency after he was recalled amid the political crisis in the semi-autonomous re ...

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Clashes in Cameroon continue – 17 protesters killed

Clashes in Cameroon continue – 17 protesters killed

Cameroon’s military continues to deploy heavily in the country’s English-speaking regions, the death toll has risen to 17, streets are deserted and social media in the Anglophile ...

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Catalonia has ‘won right to statehood’

Catalonia has ‘won right to statehood’

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood following a contentious referendum that was marred by violence. Catalonia, a wealthy region ...

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Death toll passes 50, 200 injured in Las Vegas shooting

Death toll passes 50, 200 injured in Las Vegas shooting

More than 50 people are dead and more than 200 others injured following a mass shooting in Las Vegas, police said Monday. The shooter, who started firing an automatic rifle from t ...

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Madagascar and Siemens to cooperate on power generation

Madagascar and Siemens to cooperate on power generation

Siemens on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Madagascar to cooperate and identify measures to fast track power generation in the country and w ...

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Big ambitions for cocoa industry – Ghana

Big ambitions for cocoa industry – Ghana

The state-owned Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has announced radical changes to the country’s cocoa strategy. West African and indeed global output has risen steadily over the past 2 ...

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Saudi women now allowed to drive cars

Saudi women now allowed to drive cars

Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, ending a conservative tradition seen by rights activists as an emblem of the Islamic kingdom’s repression ...

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Angola has a new president

Angola has a new president

João Lourenço is a former defence minister. Angola swore in a new president today, the first time there has been a change in leader for nearly four decades. João Lourenço, a forme ...

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Unruly scenes in Ugandan parliament as MPs debate age limit motion

Unruly scenes in Ugandan parliament as MPs debate age limit motion

The floor of Uganda’s parliament witnessed chaotic scenes on Tuesday as legislators debated a motion around presidential age limits. A leading media outlet, NTV Uganda described t ...

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