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Nigeria to borrow $6.9 billion to offset pandemic’s impact on economy

Nigeria’s government plans to raise as much as $6.9 billion from multilateral lenders to offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy of Africa’s...

Somalia thanks Malta for citizens’ protection

The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke this morning thanked Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat for giving the...

New evidence shows South Africa COVID-19 variant more infectious

Scientists uncovered new biological evidence which shows that the South African COVID-19 variant is more infectious, as it binds more readily and strongly to...

Zambia copper mine settles villagers’ pollution claims

Zambia-based Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), a unit of London-listed Vedanta Resources, has agreed to settle claims brought by more than 2,500 villagers suing the...

Tunisia festival showcases art produced by local artists

Tunisian art festival showcases art produced by local artists. The festival has been running for eight years now. A highlight of the fair was an...

Chinese doctors provide free services in South Sudan

A team of Chinese doctors working in South Sudan on Thursday offered free medical services for students and staff members at the University of...

Malawi raises the age of marriage to 18

The age of marriage in Malawi which activists say has one of highest rates of underage marriages in the world has been brought up...

U.N. launches record $22 billion humanitarian appeal for 2017

The United Nations has launched an appeal for 22.2 billion dollars to help millions of people affected by conflict and natural disasters. More than half...

63 senior police officers in Kenya axed over graft

  Sixty-three senior police officers in Kenya have been sacked after vetting unearthed massive corruption in the service, especially in the traffic department. Administration Police spokesman...

Over 180 people trapped in Mozambique hotel after insurgent attack

More than 180 people including expatriate workers are trapped inside a hotel in a northern Mozambique town under siege by insurgents for three days,...
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