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#1 Zimbabwe Veterans Withdraw Support For Mugabe

The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association has been a pillar of support for the 92-year-old leader for decades, but [...]

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#2 – Fixing The Broken Pieces In Central African Republic

Action Against Hunger has begun running trauma sessions in an effort to start the healing process, in which children use [...]

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#3 – How Do You Move 500 Elephants?

Malawi's African Parks is relocating 500 "surplus" elephants from two national parks to Nkhotakota, where the threatened species [...]

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#4 – Zambia’s Electoral Commission Commits To A Free Election

"We have completed the signing of everything in terms of the referendum ballots, local government, presidential and national assembly ballot [...]

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#5 – U.S. Governor Blames Clinton For Chibok Kidnappings

“In Nigeria, Hillary Clinton amazingly fought for two years to keep an al-Qaeda affiliate off the terrorist watch list... What [...]

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# 6 – The Race To Find A New AU Commissioner

Elections will now happen at the January summit again after abstentions by more than half of the member states at [...]

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#7 – Buhari Talks To Niger Delta Avengers

The Nigerian government is talking to militants to end a wave of attacks on oil and gas facilities. They will [...]

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#8- South African Muslims Deported For Doing ‘Religious Work’ In Namibia

The group was first stopped and questioned by the police who photocopied their passports and released them. Shortly after the [...]

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#9 – African Economies Need To Manage Their Finances Better

The external debt of "several African countries" has rapidly risen in recent years, causing concern among policy makers, analysts and [...]

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#10 – Tunisian Artist Makes “Calligraffiti”

The writing is on the wall in Tunisia, thanks to an artist who wants to revive a traditional form of [...]

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The 4th annual Powering Africa: Nigeria

The 4th annual Powering Africa: Nigeria meeting will take place in Abuja on the 12 - 14 October at the Hilton [...]

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The Africa Renewable Energy Forum

In partnership with Global Nexus and the Institute of Research in Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN), EnergyNet is pleased [...]

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ICT INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT

INAUGURAL EDITION OF ICT INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT HOLDS IN NAIROBI, KENYA Flintxposures Nigeria Brings Together Industry Leaders And Policy Makers To [...]

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What Is The Role of Women in Africa’s Economic Growth?

2ND AFRICA WOMEN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM (AWIEF) Under the theme “Accelerating women’s economic empowerment in Africa’s best interest”, the [...]

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CAO Forum: Leading Global Analytics Event Coming to South Africa!

In partnership with the global Chief Data Officer Forum series,  the CAO Forum is the premier event for senior  analytics professionals. [...]

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The Agrique Africa Investment Summit for Africa’s Agribusiness Value Chain

The Agrique Africa Investment Summit 2016 (AAIS2016), taking place on the 23rd June, in London, will bring together over 100 [...]

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‘Spirit of Rebellion’ Wins Best Diaspora Documentary Award

Spirits of Rebellion scooped the Best Diaspora Documentary award at African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. [...]

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Sign The #EveryShotCounts Petition to Provide Universal Immunization

It is our collective responsibility to protect and stand up for those who are most vulnerable on our continent: our [...]

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She Leads Africa: They Trained, They Networked, They Inspired.

Last weekend, She Leads Africa brought its innovative professional bootcamp to New York City. Over 4 days, NYC was sprinkled [...]

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Tanzania to Host Mobile 360 – Africa Conference

Tanzania Programme Features Executives from Organisations including Airtel Africa, Ericsson, Huawei, the Internet Society, ONEm, Tigo and Vodacom The GSMA [...]

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