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Shortage of sugar troubles Egypt

Shortage of sugar troubles Egypt

Egyptian supermarkets are stocking everything but sugar. The country has run out of the sweetener hitting the poor and the sweet toothed quite hard. The government has set a limit ...

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Economy of China steadies

Economy of China steadies

China's economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent in the third quarter and looks set to hit Beijing's full-year target, fuelled by stronger government spending, record bank lending ...

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21 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram

21 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram

Twenty-one Chibok girls were released by the rebel group Boko Haram to the federal government of Nigeria according to reports by local media sources in Nigeria. According to Sahar ...

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Tanzania puts aside $2 billion for roads and railway

Tanzania puts aside $2 billion for roads and railway

The government of Tanzania has reiterated its goal to strengthen the Central Corridor by rehabilitating roads and building a standard gauge railway after putting aside Tsh.4.8 tri ...

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Magufuli stops officials from attending Uhuru Torch ceremony

Magufuli stops officials from attending Uhuru Torch ceremony

The climax of Tanzania’s Uhuru Torch race ceremony this year will be held without thousands of invited guests and award winners after President John Magufuli directed that they ce ...

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African Union officially opens new peace and security building

African Union officially opens new peace and security building

The inauguration ceremony took place at the new building, and was graced by German Chancellor H.E. Dr. Angela Merkel, and African Union Commission Chairperson H. E. Dr. Nkosazana ...

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World reacts to the assassination of Mozambique opposition party’s peace talks representative

World reacts to the assassination of Mozambique opposition party’s peace talks representative

55-year-old Jeremias Pondeca was shot dead by unknown assailants on Saturday while exercising at a beach in the capital Maputo. The European Union has condemned the assassination ...

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Standard Bank Group nominated best Overall Bank in Africa

Standard Bank Group nominated best Overall Bank in Africa

Standard Bank Group – which is Africa’s largest bank by assets, has been voted the Best Overall Bank in Africa in the 2016 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards for the fourth conse ...

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DRC, Tanzania to mutually explore petroleum in Lake Tanganyika

DRC, Tanzania to mutually explore petroleum in Lake Tanganyika

The Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly explore the petroleum potential of Lake Tanganyika which sits across both countr ...

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Africa’s shifting growth figures demand investor staying power

Africa’s shifting growth figures demand investor staying power

The 3rd Edition of Nielsen’s Africa Prospects Indicator (APi) Report shows that for Africa; 2016 is proving to be ‘The Year of Change’ with a fair degree of re-forecasting require ...

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