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Referee bizarrely sends player off for farting during match

A footballer was bizarrely sent off the field of play for farting during a match in which his team went on to lose 6-2. Adam...

Pomp and color dominates Carnival in Sychelles

  Thousands of Seychellois and visitors from all around the world have converged in Seychelles to see floats, dancers, and entertainers make their way through...

University of Cape Town ranked best University in Africa

South Africa's University of Cape Town has once again been ranked the best university in Africa ahead of second placed University of the Witwatersrand, also...

Nigerian wonder artist’s work draws international attention

A young Nigerian Artist has sparked a huge sensation on social media across the continent with his amazing art works. 35-year-old Olumide Oresegun's paintings are...

Kenya wildlife flee fighting to seek sanctuary in Somalia

Kenyan military has launched an offensive to flush al shaabab militants from a forest along its border with Somalia is displacing wildlife. Al shaabab militants...

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Eight killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

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Boko Haram fighters killed eight people in an attack in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri According to a local witness,Two residents were shot dead and...

Egypt army: 7 jihadists killed, 15 soldiers dead or wounded in Sinai attack

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Egypt's army said Saturday seven suspected jihadists were "eliminated" and 15 soldiers killed or wounded in an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, where troops...

Sexual Violence Rampant in South Sudan’s Unity Region

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Despite the signing of the peace agreement on September 12,2018 ; The UN says sexual abuse continues in parts of south Sudan targeting victims...

Zambia delays implementation of ban on plastic bags

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Retailers in Zambia have now been granted an extension of two weeks for using non- compliant plastic carrier bags and one month for using...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

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A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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