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UN envoy for South Sudan calls for maintaining peace momentum

The top UN envoy for South Sudan on Wednesday called for efforts to maintain the momentum of peace in light of an agreement on...

South Africa government outlines plan to protect its women

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday called a joint sitting of Parliament to tackle the crisis of violence against women. "I have called this...

Second group of Nigerians airlifted from South Africa

A second batch of Nigerians is back home from South Africa. About 315 people landed on Wednesday night in Lagos. They joined several hundred...

Italy, France want EU to help distribute African migrants in Europe

Italy and France have said that the European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, this...

Russia signs a pact with Uganda to develop nuclear energy

The Government of Uganda signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with Russia on Wednesday to develop nuclear technology for energy, medical and other peaceful purposes. Ugandan...

Spanking children remains unlawful in S. Africa, court rules

South Africa's highest court on Wednesday upheld a ruling that spanking or corporal punishment of children at home was unconstitutional, saying the practice violate...

Zimbabweans continue to grapple with high prices as inflation remains high

Zimbabweans continue to grapple with rising prices of basic commodities and other goods as the local currency, the Zimbabwe dollar (ZWL), continues to lose...

African e-commerce firm Jumia seeks to boost tourism in Nigeria

Africa's leading e-commerce platform Jumia said Wednesday that it plans to host its maiden World Tourism Day event to raise awareness on the importance...

Tanzania’s Mbwana Samatta makes Champions League history

The captain of Tanzania’s national men’s football team Mbwana Samatta, made history on Tuesday when he became the first Tanzanian to play in the...

Kenya to host global population summit in November

Kenya will partner with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the government of Denmark to host an international population summit in mid-November, officials said...
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