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Organised crime threat to endangered pangolin requires urgent government action

no responses. November 8, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

African Pangolin Working Group Seeks Urgent Government Action As Pangolins Face Extinction


African Pangolin Working Group Seeks Urgent Government Action As Pangolins Face Extinction

The founder and chairman, African Pangolin Working Group, Prof Ray Jansen, says the pangolin is at risk of extinction in 20 years at the current rate […]

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no responses. November 5, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Families Seek Justice As Rwandan Genocide Trial Begins


Families Seek Justice As Rwandan Genocide Trial Begins

Reports say, the trial of a former high-ranking Rwandan official accused of crimes of genocide is due to start in Belgium. For victims and their families, […]

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no responses. October 25, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Rare Tropical-like Storm To Batter Israel, Egypt On Saturday


Rare Tropical-like Storm To Batter Israel, Egypt On Saturday

Israel is set to be lashed by a rare hybrid tropical storm over the weekend that is expected to bring heavy rainfall, strong winds, and flooding […]

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no responses. October 24, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Botswana Elections: Early Polls Say BDP Lead, But Won’t Get Majority


Botswana Elections: Early Polls Say BDP Lead, But Won’t Get Majority

Reports say, voting opened on Wednesday in Botswana for the hotly-contested elections which could test the country’s traditionally stable politics, as the ruling party faces its toughest challenge […]

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South Sudan: UN Security Council Solicits Speed Up Action On Peace Deal

no responses. October 24, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

South Sudan: UN Security Council Solicits Speed Up Action On Peace Deal


South Sudan: UN Security Council Solicits Speed Up Action On Peace Deal

In a visit to South Sudan this past weekend, members of the UN Security Council urged leaders to expedite implementation of a 2018 peace agreement aimed […]

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no responses. October 23, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Government Directs Staff To Wear “Made In Kenya” Attire On Fridays


Government Directs Staff To Wear “Made In Kenya” Attire On Fridays

The Department of Justice has directed its staff to wear “Made in Kenya” attire on Fridays in a bid to support the manufacturing sector. In a […]

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no responses. October 22, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Rwanda, First East African Country To Ban All Single-Use Plastics


Rwanda, First East African Country To Ban All Single-Use Plastics

Rwanda becomes the first country in East Africa to issue a complete ban on all single-use plastics. Retailers have three months to clear their stocks and […]

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no responses. October 17, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Hundreds Of Kenya Schools To Be Shut Down After Deadly Collapse


Hundreds Of Kenya Schools To Be Shut Down After Deadly Collapse

Hundreds of informal schools in Kenya will be shut down after a school building collapsed in Nairobi last month, killing eight children. Officials blamed poor construction […]

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no responses. October 16, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Zimbabwe Bread Price Jumps 60%, But Shortages Persist


Zimbabwe Bread Price Jumps 60%, But Shortages Persist

Zimbabweans are experiencing severe economic hardship that has evoked memories of the hyperinflation horrors during late President Robert Mugabe’s rule, when citizens lost pensions and savings […]

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no responses. October 15, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Uganda: Over 18 Million Children To Be Immunized Against Measles, Rubella And Polio In Mass Campaign


Uganda: Over 18 Million Children To Be Immunized Against Measles, Rubella And Polio In Mass Campaign

Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43% of the country’s population. According to a statement […]

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no responses. October 10, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Rwanda Launches First ‘Made In Africa’ Smartphones


Rwanda Launches First ‘Made In Africa’ Smartphones

Rwanda’s Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday, describing them as the first “Made in Africa” models and giving a boost to the country’s ambitions to […]

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no responses. October 7, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Rwanda kills 19 Assailants After Deadly National Park Attack


Rwanda kills 19 Assailants After Deadly National Park Attack

Rwandan security forces have killed 19 people who were part of a group that carried out a deadly attack in a tourist hub in the north […]

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no responses. October 3, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Congo: Twenty Dead In Collapsed Gold Mine


Congo: Twenty Dead In Collapsed Gold Mine

Report says at least 20 people were killed Thursday when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. According to report, the accident […]

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no responses. October 2, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

At Least Twenty Five killed In Mali Militant Attack


At Least Twenty Five killed In Mali Militant Attack

Report says at least twenty five Malian soldiers are dead and 60 more are missing after militants attacked two army outposts, the government said. Camps in […]

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WHO, UNICEF Campaign To Protect 1.6 million People From Cholera In Sudan

no responses. October 2, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, UNICEF Campaign To Protect 1.6 million People From Cholera In Sudan


WHO, UNICEF Campaign To Protect 1.6 million People From Cholera In Sudan

UN agencies are working with the authorities in Sudan to protect more than one million people from cholera, an infectious disease which can kill within hours […]

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe looks on during a rally

no responses. September 27, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Robert Mugabe: Govt Abandons Burial Plans


Robert Mugabe: Govt Abandons Burial Plans

The tussle over Robert Mugabe’s burial took a new twist on Thursday when the government of Zimbabwe abandoned plans to inter him at a national cemetery […]

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no responses. September 24, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Eight Newborns Die In Fire At Algerian Hospital


Eight Newborns Die In Fire At Algerian Hospital

Eight newborns died in a huge fire that broke out at the maternity unit of an Algerian hospital on Tuesday, the civil defence authority said. The […]

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe looks on during a rally

no responses. September 24, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Robert Mugabe’s Cause Of Death Revealed As Treatment “Stopped Working”


Robert Mugabe’s Cause Of Death Revealed As Treatment “Stopped Working”

The former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe passed away at the beginning of September. Initially, the cause of his death remained a tightly-guarded secret – as did […]

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no responses. September 23, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Seven Children Killed In Nairobi Classroom Collapse


Seven Children Killed In Nairobi Classroom Collapse

Seven primary school children died and dozens more were injured when their classroom collapsed on Monday morning in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, a government spokesman said. […]

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OAGS President Solicits Utilization Of Africa's Mineral Resources For Development And Growth

no responses. September 17, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

OAGS President Solicits Utilization Of Africa’s Mineral Resources For Development And Growth


OAGS President Solicits Utilization Of Africa’s Mineral Resources For Development And Growth

African countries have been urged to utilize the mineral resources in their country to fast track  socio-economic development. The president, Organization of African Geological Surveys, OAGS, […]

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