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Mo Ibrahim Foundation

African Governments urged to invest in land

  Ruth Butaumocho in Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA AFRICAN governments should seize the opportunity to invest in its land, through strategies and interventions that focuses on women and youth....
Uhuru Kenyatta

Apex court to hear poll petitions

NAIROBI. — Kenya’s Supreme Court is poised to hear petitions challenging president Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in a repeat presidential poll. The court made history when it nullified Kenyatta’s re-e...
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Magufuli, Museveni condemn ICC probe

NAIROBI. — Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Saturday criticised the International Criminal Court (ICC) for launching a probe into alleged crimes commit...
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Namibia backs global aviation security plan

WINDHOEK. — Namibia has expressed its full support for the new International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP) expected to come into force in 2019. This comes a...
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Gambia’s first female VP sworn in

BANJUL. – President of The Gambia Adama Barrow officially appointed Mrs Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang as his vice-president. The president announced it via his Twitter handle on Thursday. Presiden...
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‘Mozambique needs to be practical’

MAPUTO. – Mozambique has to take advantage of the difficult time it faces to implement practical strategies designed to stimulate economic growth, said Sola David-Borha, chief executive of the ...
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Gunmen kill 11 traders

Jos. – Gunmen have killed at least 11 traders in central Nigeria, police said yesterday, in the latest violence in the region, which has been hit by decades of ethnic and sectarian strife. The ...