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Dec. 31 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- Kenyans given until Tuesday to present their views on contentious election laws to the Senate committee on legal affairs. The team will draft...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Dec. 30 major Zambian media outlets

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-- Zambian President Edgar Lungu has directed permanent secretaries in various ministries to prepare themselves to fully embrace and work on his vision of...

Dec. 27 major Ethiopian media outlets

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--The Awash Basin Authority (ABA) plans to build two additional dams which could help prevent water shortage at the region that has over 18...
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Dec. 27 major Zambian media outlets

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--The Zambian government intends to employ 7,400 new health workers next year to be deployed to various parts of the country, with the first...
Kenyan

Dec. 27 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- Opposition leader Raila Odinga gives ruling party Jubilee eight days to rescind the decision to amend electoral laws, an exercise that was approved...
Kenyan

Dec. 25 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- A new survey shows that the majority of Kenyans favor money over expensive gifts and cards as gifts this Christmas. The...
Kenyan

Dec. 24 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- Religious leaders ask President Uhuru Kenyatta not to sign the elections amendment bill, which was passed acrimoniously in parliament this week. The changes...
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Dec. 24 major Zambian media outlets

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--The Zambian government has urged Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), a unit of London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc, to come up with a revival plan and...
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Dec. 8 major Zambian media outlets

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-- Zambia and Russia have signed four memorandums of understanding, among them a deal to turn the southern African nation into a hub of...
media

Dec. 8 major Ethiopian media outlets

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-- Representatives of all nations and nationalities from across Ethiopia, residents and invited guests celebrated the 11th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' (NNP) Day in...
Kenyan

Nov. 22 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- Regional, political and ethnical consideration come into play as selection panel is set to pick Kenya's next electoral chief ahead of August 2017...
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Nov. 22 major Zambian media outlets

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-- Zambia has commissioned its first-ever mini-hydro power grid under a program aimed at electrifying rural areas. The 8.7-million-U.S.-dollars mini-hydro power grid...
Vice President Amissah-Arthur in a hearty interaction with Prime Minister Desalegn

Nov. 21 major Ethiopian media outlets

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-- Visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held talks with Saudi Arabia's deputy premier and minister of interior Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef at...
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Nov. 21 major Zambian media outlets

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-- The head of Zambia's prison body said the prison population has soared to over 20,000, signaling a need to expand prison facilities. ...
Kenyan

Nov. 21 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the international community to respect decisions made by Kenya in pulling out of international missions and agreements that...
Mulatu Teshome

Nov. 19 major Ethiopian media outlets

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-- Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome on Friday appointed eight ambassadors. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA) -- Ethiopia and China have agreed to further cement...
Kenyan

Nov. 19 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- Opposition coalition has crafted formula that involves consensus and opinion polls to nominate presidential candidate for next year's polls. (Saturday Nation) ...
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Nov. 19 major Zambian media outlets

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-- Zambia is losing more than 13 percent of generated electrical power due to illegal connections, an energy monitoring and measuring expert has...
HIV

Nov. 13 major Zambian media outlets

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-- The Zambian government said it will endeavor to encourage the diversification of the agriculture sector from dependence on maize production only because it...
Kenyan

Nov. 13 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- Kenya expects a change in relations with the U.S. following the election of Republican Donald Trump as president. Among areas to be affected...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Nov. 13 major Ethiopian media outlets

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-- Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopian long-distance running great, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races. (Fana Broadcasting...
Media

Nov. 12 major Ethiopian media outlets

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-- Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister Workneh Gebeyehu said Ethiopia has the desire to replicate the people-to-people relation with Canada to the economic and political...
Kenyan

Nov. 12 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- Women leaders in Kenya who had hoped to use Hillary Clinton's win to shore up their chances of being elected for various...

Nov. 12 major Zambian media outlets

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-- The Zambian government intends to introduce a 10-percent export duty on maize next year. Minister of Finance Felix Mutati said the...
The UK Foreign Office has confirmed the detention of two British nationals.

Nov. 9 major Ethiopian media outlets

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-- The Command Post set up to oversee the implementation of the state of emergency has announced the annulment of the requirement that diplomats...
Kenyan

Nov. 9 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- The first batch of Kenyan soldiers serving under the UN Mission in South Sudan is expected back home this morning after the government...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nov. 9 major Nigerian media outlets

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-- President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday blamed the harsh economic situation currently faced by Nigerians on the mistakes the country made in the past. ...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Nov. 9 major Zambian media outlets

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-- Zambian President Edgar Lungu said some African countries are at war because political leaders have failed to respect their constitutional term limits. ...
Kenyan

Nov. 4 major Kenyan media outlets

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-- The UN has rejected claims that a special inquiry into its South Sudan mission resulting in the sacking of Kenyan commander had a...
Nashua Business in Africa

Nov. 4 major Ethiopian media outlets

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-- Companies that were affected by the unrest occurred in some areas of Ethiopia are returning back to business, according to the Ethiopian Investment...