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Botswana drought likely to cause food crisis

Botswana may soon be faced with a major food shortage. Grain reserves have been dwindling, due to a prolonged drought currently facing southern African countries https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75l63eBAOOk

World Bank grants Kenya $88.4m to improve teaching of mathematics

The World Bank has endorsed the Kenya Primary Education Development Project under which Kenya will spend a grant of USD 88.4 million to improve the teaching of mathematics in class one and two from...

Museveni assures East African region on Burundi crisis agreement

President Yoweri  Museveni  has assured the people of Burundi and the East African region that all stakeholders in the Burundi crisis are working on an agreement. Those represented in the talks mediated by the Ugandan...

Sisi: Egypt’s new anti-terror bill not meant to limit freedoms

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Tuesday that the new anti-terrorism draft law is not meant to oppress the people or limit freedoms, the state TV reported. "The state must be protected in its great...

Mouse sparks a stampede at a Moroccan mosque – 80 injured

A mouse triggered panic and a crush in a Casablanca mosque has left more than 80 injured, mostly women, the Moroccan news agency MAP reported. The incident occurred in the city's Hassan II mosque, which...

New York Collector with a Soft Spot for Africa Art

A New York man has made it his life's work to collect art from across the continent of Africa. Eric Edwards has been gathering African artifacts for decades - and keeping them all at...

Zimbabwe’s ECONET Tells Suppliers to Slash Prices

One of Zimbabwe's biggest corporate, Econet Wireless has asked its suppliers to slash their prices or risk being blacklisted. The move, attributed to a harsh economic environment, has elicited a varied mix of responses....

Egyptian Multiple Amputee Raking Profits From Calligraphy

In Egypt  a calligraphy artist living in the city of Alexandria has defied all odds and profitably practiced his craft for decades even after having both arms and the right leg amputated at a...

Mali detains 20 suspected Islamists: 2 French

Police in Mali have detained around 20 suspected Islamist militants in the southern town of Zegoua, including at least two French citizens, security sources said on Tuesday. The men, who were detained on Monday...

Rwandans prepare for a referendum on third presidential term

    Rwanda is now preparing for a referendum on a proposed constitutional amendment to scrap presidential term limits and consequently allow President Paul Kagame to seek a third term. This follows its parliament's approval on Tuesday,...