Wednesday, 22 September 2021

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Shoprite exits Nigeria retail market after 15 years

Shoprite exits Nigeria retail market after 15 years

Sixteen years after it opened its first outlet in Nigeria, Shoprite - Africa’s largest food retailer, has sold its Nigerian operations to a company owned by a group of local inves ...

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South Africa mourns Johannesburg Mayor

South Africa mourns Johannesburg Mayor

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to the new Johannesburg Mayor, following his death in a car crash aged 46. Jolidee Matongo had been campaigning with Mr R ...

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Hotel Rwanda hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

Hotel Rwanda hero sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

Paul Rusesabagina, the Hotel Rwanda hero who became a fiercely outspoken government critic, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges after what his supporte ...

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Tourism boom for Egypt after months of restrictions

Tourism boom for Egypt after months of restrictions

Tourism boom for Egypt with Covid-19 vaccination’s impact. After 18 months of travel restrictions, tourists can once enjoy the beauty of ancient tombs. Tourism accounts for 9% of ...

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Kenya gets first shipment of Moderna vaccine

Kenya gets first shipment of Moderna vaccine

Officials in Kenya arrived at Jomo Kenyatta airport in Naoirobi on Monday to see the first donated doses of Moderna vaccines from the United States arrive, the first time the vacc ...

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Zambia election results

Zambia election results

Zambia election results are almost ready to be announced. Vote counting began in Zambia following the successful staging of the southern African nation's general elections. After ...

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Kenya constructing new airport in Maasai Mara

Kenya constructing new airport in Maasai Mara

Kenya constructing new airport in Maasai Mara. The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has started upgrading Angama Airstrip in Maasai Mara, Narok County into a fully-fledged airport i ...

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Malawi’s energy minister, Newton Kambala detained over fuel tender scam

Malawi’s energy minister, Newton Kambala detained over fuel tender scam

Malawi's anti-corruption police on Monday announced the arrest of Energy Minister Newton Kambala, accused of trying to bribe officials in a fuel-purchase deal for the landlocked c ...

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Jacob Zuma corruption trial moved to September – South Africa

Jacob Zuma corruption trial moved to September – South Africa

Jacob Zuma is facing 18 charges including corruption and money laundering and has pleaded not guilty to all the charges. A South African court has again postponed a long-delayed c ...

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Troops retake key port town – Mozambique

Troops retake key port town – Mozambique

Rwandese troops retake key port town in Mozambique, a strategic port that had been held by Islamic extremist rebels for the past year. A joint force of Mozambican and Rwandan troo ...

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