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  • Obama brothers

#1 – Trump Ropes In Obama’s Brother On His Side

Malik Obama is exactly the kind of man that Donald Trump says he'd like to keep out of the United States. He's a Muslim and he comes from Kenya. Read More >> Source: Washington Post

  • Akon launches new energy project

#2 – Akon Swaps Blazing The Charts To Lighting Up Africa

‘Light to Learn’ is a new movement formed by Bridge International Academies, ‘Akon Lighting Africa,’ and aims to highlight and tackle the energy and education crises in Africa through innovative solutions. Read More >> Source: Liberian Observer

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#3 – A Fight For Kenya’s Mobile Market Pie

Kenya is home to one of the world’s most successful mobile money platforms, M-Pesa. Now the world’s leading payment network Visa is launching its own mobile money platform in the country. Read More >> Source: BBC

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#4 – Another African Country Is Leaving The International Criminal Court

South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity. Read More >> Source: Al Jazeera

  • Afrcican Gorilla

#5 – The People Dying To Save The Gorilla

Two rangers have been killed in Kahuzi Biega, DRC in the last six months. Conservationists say "we are very concerned about these increased threats to the rangers and their families and to the protection of these animals.” Read More >> Source: The Guardian

  • Judges Outside Court

#6 – Here’s A Video To Help You Get To Know Africa’s Rights Institutions

Based in Arusha, Tanzania, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights is a continental court established by African countries to ensure the protection of rights in Africa. The Court complements the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Read More >> Source: Mail & Guardian Africa

  • Libyan Forces

#7 – Neighbours Agree To Let Libya Fight Its Own War

All fighters battling Islamist terror groups in Libya must all register and adhere to the international laws of engaging in military warfare and all military operations must be conducted in response to the request by the Presidential council. Read More >> Source: Africa News

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#8 – Zimbabwe’s Massive Electricity Bill

The country has been given two months to pay its electricity bills from South African power utility Eskom and Mozambique’s Hydro Cahora Bassa, HCB. Zimbabwe imports at least 30 percent of its power. Read More >> Source: eNCA

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#9 – Uber’s Top Drivers Get Access To Vehicle Finance In Nigeria

Uber Nigeria is now making low-interest, used-vehicle loans available to its top-rated driver-partners. The pioneering move is the result of partnerships entered into between Uber Nigeria and First Bank of Nigeria Limited, as well as smaller financiers. Read More >> Source: New Africa Business News

  • Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

#10 – Spreading A Joyful Message

The Dalai Lama and retired South African archbishop and freedom fighter Desmond Tutu have written a book together, The Book of Joy, which outlines eight pillars of joy, according to principles of the mind and heart. Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa

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