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Egypt opens museum commemorating Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz

A museum commemorating the life and works of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz has opened in Cairo, nearly 13 years after the Nobel laureate’s death. The...

Mozambique approves law to combat early marriage

The Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique approved here on Monday a law on the prevention of early marriages. The head of the Commission of...

Ethiopia gets 100 mln USD grant to boost innovation, technology

Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday signed a grant agreement worth 100 million U.S. dollars that aimed to support the Ethiopian...

Rwanda warns citizens against unnecessary travel to DRC’s Goma following Ebola...

Rwandan health ministry on Monday warned Rwandans against unnecessary travel to Goma, an eastern city of Rwanda's neighboring country Democratic Republic of the Congo...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa swears in eight anti-corruption commissioners

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday swore in eight new commissioners of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) that is constitutionally tasked to fight corruption. This follows...

Young people look to faith teachings to save the planet

As concern for the environment grows across the globe, around 350 young leaders from more than 50 countries today discussed solutions, examining innovative examples...

Bobi Wine says he will run for Uganda president in 2021

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election “on behalf of...

South Africa’s Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy against him

  Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that there was a conspiracy against him and that his enemies had...

Youth Skills Day: Governments urged to address skills gap

  Countries have been urged to address the skills gap in the design of their education and training systems, with a focus on technical and...

Burundi appoints militia leader to run state broadcaster

Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as...
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