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[allAfrica] Cape Town -Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said that President Jacob Zuma's court bid to to set aside a report that probed alleged "state capture" by his friends, the Gupta family, will be…
06.19 / 22:17
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[IPS] Rome/Ouagadougou -Ignoring the plight of jobless young people in sub-Saharan Africa is a recipe for political instability and global insecurity, warned a high-level symposium of Africa's interior, environment and foreign affairs ministers in Ouagadougou, Burkina…
06.19 / 22:17
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[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The owner and editor-in-chief of banned weekly Mawio said yesterday that he had received threatening phone…
06.19 / 22:17
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[Daily Maverick] The Trump Administration has signalled its impatience to replace the AGOA preferential trade deal with Africa with normal two-way free trade agreements. By PETER…
06.19 / 22:17
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[ISS] China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of either Djibouti or China's…
06.19 / 22:17
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10 Common Misconceptions and Stereotypes about Africa When you travel out of Africa and meet individuals who have never been to the continent, most of the time they tend to have certain perceptions that depict the continent in ways that are either not factual or are misleading.   africa.com [...] Originally published at …
06.19 / 22:16
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In early 2014, Yakinge Kolomi faced a nightmarish dilemma. Boko Haram extremists had recently rampaged through areas close to her village in northeastern Nigeria, massacring men who refused to join them and abducting young women — then forcing them into marriage. Kolomi knew that her 1…
06.19 / 22:09
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The road to self-love and confidence is paved with good intentions. Along the way, the ups and downs of life can deter even the most diligent of travelers. There is no blueprint on how to navigate the world, especially if you’re a transgender woman of color. But with her second book, the r…
06.19 / 22:09
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J.K. Rowling's website Pottermore is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first “Harry Potter” volume with a new online book club. The Wizarding World Book Club launched on Monday with the goal of uniting fans of the British boy wizard from across the globe. The club's first reading ass…
06.19 / 22:09
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by Eleanor Langdale October 30th, 2014 in Burkina Faso was due to be the day that parliamentarians voted on a bill to change the constitution to remove presidential term limits, paving the way for president Blaise Compaore to extend his 27 year rule yet further. Instead, on the day of the proposed vote, 1,500 incensed demonstrators …
06.19 / 22:08
gatewayforafrica.org
Georgia Tech basketball was one of the best defensive teams in the nation last season, thanks in part to its dominance at the rim The post Georgia Tech basketball, FSU top ACC’s list of stingiest defenses at the rim appeared first on…
06.19 / 21:30
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Three teenage boys have appeared in court on rape charges after a video emerged showing a trio of youths sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl, the prosecution has…
06.19 / 21:13
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The ANCYL says it is "motivated" by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's final report on the South African Reserve Bank's R1.125 billion bailout of…
06.19 / 21:13
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'We were just friends,' says the wife of Paarl principal Danie le Roux about the 'love letters' she is alleged to have written to a teacher with whom her husband is said to have had an…
06.19 / 21:13
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The Gauteng health department strongly denied allegations that untrained forensic staff members have been conducting post-mortems for the past ten…
06.19 / 21:13
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Qatari FM says Gulf states have to lift blockade before Doha takes part in any talks on ending Gulf diplomatic…
06.19 / 20:22
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Police said that the driver of the car is the only casualty in what they described as an 'attempted…
06.19 / 20:22
aljazeera.com
A lawyer for the family of Burkina Faso's slain president's says DNA tests done in Spain were inconclusive on whether remains found in a grave were those of Thomas…
06.19 / 20:16
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The government of the Central African Republic has signed an "immediate ceasefire" deal with rebel groups aimed at ending violence in the strife-torn…
06.19 / 20:16
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The NTM and Saftu have warned of mass action unless those implicated in a web of corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) are not brought to…
06.19 / 20:16
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