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Authorities in Tanzania say they have seized 368kg of ivory coast tusks that conservationists believe were taken from 15 slain…
08.19 / 07:11
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Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, who is seeking diplomatic immunity for an alleged assault in South Africa last weekend, is due to attend a regional leaders' summit in Pretoria on…
08.19 / 07:11
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A man who tried to find shelter from the cold and rain would have frozen to death, had it not been for observant security…
08.19 / 06:12
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are set to be in the spotlight during the 37th SADC summit this weekend in Pretoria following allegations by a model that Grace assaulted…
08.19 / 06:12
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Aid workers in Sierra Leone have warned of a humanitarian crisis as the official death toll passed 400, with more than a hundred children among the victims - and a similar number…
08.19 / 06:12
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Africa Oil Corp. has provided the following update on its operations in…
08.19 / 05:59
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[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has reportedly denied that Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe will be granted diplomatic immunity despite reports to the…
08.19 / 03:22
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[Nation] Suspected Al-Shabaab fighters have beheaded there people and torched houses in dawn attack on Maleli Village of Witu in…
08.19 / 03:22
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[New Times] Today is a day of celebration and a day to thank each of you. Today is a day of renewal and gratitude. I would therefore like to begin by thanking those who have joined us…
08.19 / 03:22
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[New Times] 12:00PM: At around 11:50 AM on Friday morning, President Paul Kagame took oath of office as President of…
08.19 / 03:22
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MODEC, Inc., has announced that SOFEC, Inc., a MODEC Group company, has been awarded the turret mooring system supply contract for the Coral South Project by the joint venture consisting of TechnipFMC and JGC…
08.19 / 02:59
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I’m from Jamaica, but I’m American by way of higher education and culture, and in the last three years, I’ve spent about 12 months traveling countries all around the African continent. I’ve spent time in Morocco and Egypt in the north, to Kenya and Tanzania in the east, to South Africa and Lesotho in [...] Originally published at Africa.…
08.19 / 02:25
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Andrew Green reports for Foreign Policy: […] For decades after its founding in 1948, Israel welcomed refugees from outside the Jewish faith. The country was an early signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention. In his first official act as prime minister in 1977, Menachem Begin granted refuge to 66 Vietnamese who had been rescued at sea …
08.19 / 02:04
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The High Tech Programmes Advancing Medical Training in Africa Africa has 6 out of 10 fastest growing economies but, as the African Development Bank notes, it’s also the continent with the highest disease burden in the world. africa.com How [...] Originally published at A…
08.19 / 00:24
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Venezuela’s political crisis deepened Friday as the controversial constitutional assembly declared that it is the country’s sole legislative body, essentially dissolving the democratically elected congress. “All public bodies are subordinated to the National Constitutional Assembly,” said Delcy…
08.19 / 00:12
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LEBANON: Following a tender launched in 2013, the Council of Ministers has approved three private-sector wind power projects totalling…
08.18 / 23:57
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The top US trade negotiator has described China's industrial policies as a "very serious problem." US President Donald Trump has accused China of cheating the US economy out of "hundreds of billions of…
08.18 / 23:31
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Countries Pull Together To Console Sierra Leone Neighbouring West African countries have come to the aid of Sierra Leone after a deadly mudslide on Monday swept away homes killing over 300 people, with over 2,000 displaced in the capital Freetown. africa news [...] Originally published at…
08.18 / 23:22
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Julie Klam talks about her book on celebrity, "The Stars In Our Eyes," and why the famous have such a hold on…
08.18 / 23:10
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Paul Yoon’s new collection, “The Mountain,” is not what you’d call delightful — the stories are sober and the prose is quiet, yet in that is the howling of the human condition that makes the best short fiction stand out. Only six stories long, it is also a small collection and an almost unfailing…
08.18 / 23:10
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