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Mozambican President Nyusi in France

Mozambique resumes cabotage service to boost economy

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President of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi inaugurated Wednesday in the Port of Maputo the new cabotage service in the country, which now connects the entire...
agricultural productivity

Uganda and China to enhance agricultural cooperation

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Zheng Zhuqiang, Chinese ambassador to Uganda, said China attaches great importance to agricultural cooperation with Uganda. Zheng made the remarks on Wednesday...
African Union (AU)

AU expresses concern over unilateral approaches in fight against COVID-19

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The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) has expressed concern over the increase of unilateral approaches promoting isolationist and protectionist policies...
bond

Angola central bank spends over US$44 million on treasury bonds purchase

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The National Bank of Angola (BNA) spent 26.1 billion Kwanzas(44 million U.S. dollars) for the purchase of treasury bonds from 41 companies until June...
dollars

Namibia launches arts sector bailout grant

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Namibia on Wednesday launched a 5 million Namibian dollar (300,000 U.S. dollars) grant to bailout the country's arts sector, which has been grounded by...
Agro ecological farming

Angola extends deadline for agro-industrial firms’ public tender

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Angola has extended the deadline to June 23 for the submissions of applications for the public tender for the privatization of 12 state-owned agro-industrial...
Cameroon

Five killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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At least five people were killed in Cameroon's restive English-speaking region of Southwest during renewed violence that erupted on Tuesday, local authorities said on...
scholarships

Chinese association to provide 10 scholarships to Zambian students

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The Zambia China Association (ZCA) planned to award 10 scholarships to deserving students at a rural school in Chongwe district in Zambia's Lusaka Province,...
Water

Zimbabwe earmarks US$13 million for water projects in drought-hit city

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The Zimbabwean government has earmarked 13 million U.S. dollars to address water woes facing the second largest city, Bulawayo, following consecutive droughts that have...
Minerals

Zambia gets tough on mineral export declarations

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The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it will not accept mineral samples from exporters of minerals from July 1 in order to address...
Ethiopia China Anti Covid Cooperation

Chinese province donates equipment to northern Namibia region to fight COVID-19

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East China's Jiangxi Province has donated preventative and protective equipment to Namibia's northern Oshana regional council to curb the spread of COVID-19. ...
alcohol

Namibia trade group says alcohol ban affects economy

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Namibia has lost 970 million Namibian dollars (58 million U.S. dollars) as a result of an alcohol ban imposed due to the COVID-19 lockdown,...
IOC President Thomas Bach chairs the IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne at Olympic House on June 10, 2020. (Photo by Greg Martin/IOC)

IOC and Tokyo 2020 organisers agree on “simplified” Olympic Games in 2021

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and organisers of the postponed Tokyo Games have agreed to “simplify and reduce the complexity of the Games” with...
Covid-19

WFP donates food supplies to Ghana’s COVID-19 patients

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has donated 10,800 bags of food items to Ghana for the country's COVID-19 patients, a release said...
New York City Police Aggressively Attack Demonstrators

Defunding and Dismantling the Police Being Fiercely Debated in the United States

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Amid the national unrest law-enforcement has been documented committing further acts of misconduct and brutality Since the videotaped violent murder of African American George Floyd...
Covid-19

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases rise to 320

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Zimbabwe recorded six cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number in the country to 320. The six cases are all...
Covid Re Testing

Kenyans in dilemma as rising COVID-19 cases increase disease exposure chance

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At the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Kenya in March, Victoria Selima, a government auditor, was asked to work from home by her employer...
Urban migration

Namibia launches labor migration policy, implementation plan

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Namibia has launched the National Labor Migration Policy 2019 and Implementation Plan on Wednesday at an event in Windhoek. Namibia's Minister of Labor, Industrial Relations...

Zimbabwe postpones reopening of schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Zimbabwe has postponed the reopening of schools by a month, to late July, so that they are adequately prepared to deal with the ongoing...
Vote

Malawians set for June 23 fresh presidential poll

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After much political bickering on the date for the fresh poll in Malawi, Parliament on Tuesday passed Resolution to gazette June 23 as the...
Covid

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 196,524

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent surpassed 196,524, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said Wednesday. ...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan President Kenyatta mourns death of Burundi president

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday sent a message of condolence to the family of the late Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and the citizens...
Nigerian Police

18 killed by gunmen in NW Nigeria

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Nigerian police on Wednesday confirmed 18 killed and 22 others wounded following an attack by gunmen in the country's northwest region. The...
Covid Positive

Senegal reports 124 more COVID-19 cases, confirmed total now at 4,640

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Senegal on Wednesday reported 124 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total in the country to 4,640. Of the 124 new...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 81 in Nigeria attack

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At least 81 people were killed and seven others abducted when suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of...
About Killed In Attacks By Gunmen In Nw Nigeria

Gunmen kill at least 40 in northwest Nigeria raid

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Gunmen on motorbikes killed at least 40 people during a raid on some communities in northwest Nigeria, local media reported Wednesday. According...
Covid Case

Nigeria reports 663 new cases of COVID-19

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Nigeria on Tuesday night reported its highest daily increase of COVID-19 infections with 663 new cases. This brought the total number of...
Accra-floods

Ghana floods kill at least 6: official

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At least six people had lost their lives in floods caused by a downpour that hit Ghana's capital, spokesperson for the National Disaster Management...
Covid Post X

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000

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The number of people infected by the novel coronavirus in Ghana has increased to 10,201, with 291 more cases confirmed as of Wednesday morning,...
Corruption

Tanzania’s anti-graft body questions MPs over corruption claims

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Tanzania's anti-graft watchdog said on Wednesday it has summoned 69 Members of Parliament from the main opposition party Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA)...