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Burkina’s overthrown leader Compaoré apologises to family of assassinated pan-African icon Sankara

Burkina’s overthrown leader Compaoré apologises to family of assassinated pan-African icon Sankara

Former president Blaise Compaoré was sentenced in absentia to life in jail for the 1987 assassination of Pan-Africanist icon and former comrade in arm Thomas Sankara. He apologise ...

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Angola readies for elections

Angola readies for elections

President and MPLA candidate João Lourenço is seeking a second term in the August 24th elections in Angola.   Lourenço is running against UNITA's Adalberto da Costa Júnior in ...

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Business society hails Ramaphosa’s energy crisis strategy – South Africa

Business society hails Ramaphosa’s energy crisis strategy – South Africa

The wider business community in South Africa has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to liberate the nation from load shedding imposed by the suffering power utility, Eskom. ...

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Marvel unveils sequel to Black Panther

Marvel unveils sequel to Black Panther

Marvel Studios offered a glimpse of the sequel to Black Panther during San Diego's Comic Con that ended on Sunday.   Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, a sequel to the first com ...

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Activists in Kenya to keep fighting for abortion rights

Activists in Kenya to keep fighting for abortion rights

Although Kenya has gradually liberalised its abortion laws in recent years, activists are concerned that the overturning of Roe versus Wade by the US Supreme Court could set back ...

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Death toll from Kenya bus crash increases to 3O

Death toll from Kenya bus crash increases to 3O

The death toll from a bus accident in central Kenya has risen to 30, police said Monday.   The passenger bus carrying an unknown number of people on Sunday evening fell off a ...

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Zimbabwe sell one-ounce gold coins to fight high inflation

Zimbabwe sell one-ounce gold coins to fight high inflation

The government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa is fighting back inflation with a novel strategy: gold coins.   Starting Monday, Zimbabwe is selling one-ounce, 22-carat gold c ...

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Tobi Amusan breaks world record at World Athletics Championships

Tobi Amusan breaks world record at World Athletics Championships

Nigerian Tobi Amusan made history on Sunday. The 25-year-old athlete won the 100 metres hurdles gold at the World Athletics Championships, marking it as Nigeria's first gold medal ...

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Tunisians to vote in constitution referendum

Tunisians to vote in constitution referendum

Tunisians will vote Monday on a constitution that would give President Kais Saied almost unchecked powers, a key moment in his plan to overhaul the political system in the birthpl ...

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Sri Lanka’s new cabinet sworn in

Sri Lanka’s new cabinet sworn in

Eighteen ministers, including Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena were sworn into Sri Lanka's new cabinet before President Ranil Wickremesinghe in state capital Colombo on Friday. ...

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