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10 Best African Male Runners of All Time

Africa is a staple for runners from all over the world. It is not for nothing that more and more athletes come to Africa to find training conditions that have offered a great number...
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OpEd: Lessons From The Prudhoe Community Land Claim

The following OP-ED is a collaborative effort by Zimkhitha Mhlahlo, Teddy Weinstein, Cecile van Schalkwyk and Cameron McConnachie of the LRCReady for Restitution? The People...
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World Poverty Day: An Opportunity To Re-imagine The Future Of African Youth

Johannesburg, South Africa – 17 October 2019.Commemorating World Poverty Eradication day presents an opportune moment to reflect on the status of Africa’s journey of development as a means for the continent to step out...

Rwanda Launches First ‘Made in Africa’ Smartphones

Rwandan President Paul Kagame Monday officiated the launch of Mara Phones manufacturing plant, which will make smartphones in the country.The first ‘made in Rwanda’ phones rolled off the assembly line last week, the presidency...
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Rwanda Offers To Resettle African Migrants Trapped In Libya

Rwanda and Libya are currently working out an evacuation plan for some hundreds of migrants being held in detention centres in the North African country, officials confirmed.Diyana Gitera, the Director General for Africa at...
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Africa Suffering More Forest Fires Than Amazon: Satellite Data

As the world pays more attention to the fires burning in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, NASA's satellite images show a far greater number of fires on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire continent,”...

Zimbabwe’s Founding Leader Robert Mugabe Dies At 95

JOHANNESBURG – Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday morning confirmed that his predecessor Robert Mugabe (95) has died. Mugabe passed away in Singapore where he had been seeking treatment. He had ruled the country for...
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Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum on Africa.Goodbye Malaria, which is supported by Nando’s, an international...

How Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) Can Limit The Impact Of A Health Disaster

In 2017, a Dengue Fever outbreak in Burkina Faso resulted in 12,087 cases and 24 deaths mostly in the central region. Such outbreaks have historically placed a major strain on Burkina Faso’s...

Op-Ed: What the AfCFTA Means for the Energy Sector

Major new opportunities for cross-border collaboration arise from the signature of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
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Op-Ed: Don’t You Dare Leave Us Behind

The G7 should deliver progress not promises on gender equality.By Aya Chebbi, African Union’s first ever youth envoy.Nearly 10 years have passed...
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Scientists A Step Closer To Saving Northern White Rhino From Extinction

Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists said in Kenya...

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