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Half of population in Sub-Saharan Africa to subscribe to mobile services...

Mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will increase from 456 million by the end of 2018 to over 600 million by 2025, representing around half...

World Bank approves $72 million for cyclone affected areas in Zimbabwe

The World Bank Board of Directors approved a $72 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) Crisis Response Window (CRW) to the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the...

UNICEF signs annual work plans worth $49 million with Ethiopia

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday signed the Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2012 annual work plans worth US$ 49 million (1.4 billion birr)...

Zimbabwe summons UK envoy over Sibusiso Moyo assault

The Zimbabwean government has summoned the British envoy over an assault on Foreign Minister Sibusiso Busi Moyo and his delegation in London last week,...

CAF releases pots for AFCON 2021 qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football on Tuesday released the pots for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers ahead of the body’s general assembly...

New Ebola incident reported in Uganda: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda, raising concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond...

Africans twice as likely to be refused a UK visa compared...

Home Office data on visa refusals shows that African applicants are over twice as likely to be refused a United Kingdom visa as applicants...

Chinese-built Maputo bridge helps boost tourism in local area

A local district in the Mozambican province of Maputo has witnessed a tourism boom and the related income doubling, due to the easier access...

South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country's apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its...

UNAIDS: Sub-Saharan Africa sees reduction of HIV among children

  Sub-Saharan Africa has been hailed for its remarkable reductions in HIV infections among children in a new report released in South Africa by the...
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