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Trendy bunny drives sales for Belgian chocolatiers

A move by Belgian chocolate-company, Wittamer to put a hip-spin, on the traditional Easter Bunny, this year, has seen record-sales with prices rising, on...

Uganda’s Athletics Coach Suspended Over Claims of Sexual Harassment of Female...

Uganda's athletics body has suspended a coach who is accused of sexually harassing female runners, an official said on Monday. Police have started investigating...

Registration for Presidential Candidates Wraps up

The registration for candidates for the presidential election closed down on Sunday. Two candidates have met the conditions set by the higher election committee....

Morocco Strawberry Festival

The Moroccan resort of Moulay Boussel-ham has been holding its annual strawberry festival. On the backdrop of the festivities, however, there are growing concerns...

South Africans Turn to Sewing for Employment Opportunities

The small mining town of Grootvlei just outside Johannesburg in South Africa is dry and desolate. Some mining still occurs in the area but...

Zimbabwe’s Moonlight Economy

According to independent economists, less than 20% of Zimbabweans are formally employed. That's mainly the result of an economy savaged by hyperinflation and years...

Somali MP Killed in Blast

A Somali Member of Parliament has been killed in what is known as a relatively safe part of Mogadishu. The MP's vehicle exploded shortly...

Nigeria’s Security Challenges

Nigeria is currently facing serious security challenges. Since the beginning of this year, about 1,500 people have been killed in the Boko Haram insurgency,...

AU Dismayed by South Sudan

A high-ranking official in the African Union says the situation in South Sudan is an 'unfortunate and sad' development. The union's peace and security...

Egypt’s Presidential Bid Officially a Two Horse Race

It is now official that only two candidates, the former army chief Abdel Fattah EL Sisi and leftist politician Hamdien Sabahy are in the...
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