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The Marshall Nature Reserve Gives a Different Glimpse of the Sudanese Capital

Nested east of Khartoum, the sanctuary of lush green vegetation was set up four years ago by Sudanese bird lover Akram Yehia. “The idea was to create an ideal environment that simulates the bird’s natural habitat, the owner of the Marshall Nature Reserve says. That was the great challenge at the beginning.” In the natural …

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The Journey of Moving Tanzanians Around 

Infrastructure projects are often subject to political aspirations. But when they are not realised as promised or their costs multiply over the years, the projects turn into public controversies. After a while, the aspirations, promises and controversies settle as the infrastructure system becomes an integral part of the environment and society. Dar es Salaam Bus …

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Correcting Kinshasa’s Commodity Crisis

The DRC is considered to be one of Africa’s richest countries in terms of natural resources with immense mineral reserves scattered across the country. The northeastern part of the country contains gold, coal and iron-ore deposits, and coltan – a term derived from the word ‘columbite-tantalite’ that belongs to a group of geochemical products internationally …

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Can African Leaders Rate Themselves?

As African leaders revive talks on the establishment of a Pan-African credit rating agency, an analyst has questioned the viability of such a project. This week, Senegal’s president and current chairperson of the African Union, Macky Sall, called for the establishment of the rating agency due to what he explained as the problematic nature of …

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First Black African to Win Grand Tour Stage

Biniam Girmay made history as the first black African winner of a Grand Tour stage – but then had to go to hospital after an accident while celebrating. During his celebrations, the Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert rider was struck in the eye with the cork while opening the bottle of Prosecco presented to stage winners. He missed the …

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Financing Dangote’s Fertiliser Dream Tougher than Expected

A new report claims that Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, does not have the kind of money needed to complete his refinery by 2023. The report published by Fitch, the world’s biggest global rating agency, alleges that the Nigerian billionaire requires an additional $1.1 billion to complete the refinery but has invested all his cash …

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This is a Moment for the Women of Kenya

At a Nairobi rally, Raila Odinga revealed he would share a ticket for the next presidential elections scheduled in August, with female politician and one-time rival. Karua, a former presidential candidate herself, was nicknamed ‘iron lady’ as she fought her way up the male-dominated Kenyan political arena. If the pair win the polls, Karua would become …

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US Support in Somalia Couldn’t Have Come at a Better Time

Somalia’s newly elected president is welcoming word that U.S. special operation forces will again be based in Somalia to help in the fight against the al-Shabab terror group. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud thanked U.S. President Joe Biden in a tweet Tuesday, calling the United States “a reliable partner in our quest to stability and fight against …

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A Symbol of Sudan’s Resistance

Featured in a new Guardian documentary, “the ‘Spider-Man’ of Sudan”, who cannot be named for his safety, has become a symbol of protests that began in October. Dressed in his increasingly frayed suit and mask he and other demonstrators confront teargas canisters, water cannon and often live bullets. During the protests his childhood friend was …

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