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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 17:07
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- Lawmakers have said that corruption and connivance are to blame for the shutdown of Isimba hydropower plant.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 17:07
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprise (COSASE) has embarked on a process of evaluating the curriculum vitae and qualifications of Uganda Airlines' top management.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:56
Ghana has raised its benchmark interest rate to a record-high 22% as the country struggles to check soaring prices caused in part by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Ghana is also trying to boost its currency, the cedi, which saw the second-worst drop in value globally after Sri Lanka's rupee. The...
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:15
The World Health Organization says clinical evidence shows two monoclonal antibody treatments are effective at saving the lives of many people stricken with the deadly Ebola virus. The action follows a systematic review and analysis of randomized clinical trials of therapeutics for the disease...
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:15

Download logo The Government of Japan has provided an additional US$2 million (nearly XOF 1.3 billion) contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help respond to the unprecedented food and nutrition needs in Mali. With this funding, WFP will provide multi-faceted food and...

Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:15

Download logo The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is expanding assistance in the Horn of Africa as levels of hunger soar after back-to-back droughts and the threat of famine looms. Since the start of the year, nine million more people have slipped into severe food insecurity across Ethiopia, Kenya...

Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:14
With transportation costs tripling in the past year, Mozambican wholesalers are sending bananas to market by bicycle instead of truck, aiming to reduce spending on fuel. From Manica province in western Mozambique André Baptista has the story, narrated by Carol Guensburg.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:05
Kenya's former prime minister Raila Odinga is challenging the validity of the results of a closely fought election that saw his rival William Ruto declared president-elect. As the battle moves to Kenya's Supreme Court, political and legal experts weigh in on Odinga's claims of voter fraud. Juma...
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:05
[Foroyaa] Chief Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates' Court recently ordered Lamin Mboge, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gam Housing to open his defence in his ongoing criminal trial.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:05
[Foroyaa] Nian Sarang Jobe, the former staff of The Point, has narrated before the Court of Celle, Germany, how Deyda Hydara was killed on 16 December 2004 in a trial involving ex-'jungler' Bai Lowe.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:04
[Foroyaa] Superintendent (Spt) Lamin Njie on Thursday 18th August 2022, confirmed to this Medium that one Cadet Assistant Superintendent Binta Njie of the Gambia Police Force, is the newly appointed Spokesperson of the Gambia Police Force (GPF).
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:04
[Foroyaa] Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the Mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), on Thursday, August 18, 2022 laid the foundation stone for construction of a modern library worth D45 million.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:04
[Foroyaa] It is often said that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. When a person becomes drunk with power he/she sees only his/her might and nothing else. Such a person becomes blind to justice, acts like a beast and would not hesitate to destroy a fellow human being who stands...
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:01
[Shabelle] The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Abshir Omar Jama, received in Mogadishu the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Officer-In-Charge Of UNSOM, Ms. Anita Kiki Gbeho, and discussed with her the UN development programs...
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:01
[Shabelle] The Prime Minister of Somalia, Hamza Abdi Barre on Thursday received the Director General of the WFP, David Beasley at his office in Mogadishu.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:01
[Shabelle] The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Abshir Omar Jama, received in the capital Mogadishu, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Ms. Kate Foster OBE , on a courtesy visit.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:00

Download logo The Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. Motlalentoa Letsosa says Lesotho has made progress in issuing legal documents. Mr. Letsosa was speaking during the commemoration of the fifth Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Day held at Qanya Ha Sekake in Qacha’s Nek. This...

Friday, August 19, 2022 - 16:00

Download logo At a partners conference on cotton jointly organized with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) end of July, Pamela Coke-Hamilton, the Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC) urged donors to mobilize resources...

Friday, August 19, 2022 - 15:58
[The Point] Quality education is the cornerstone of any modern society. Quality education enables people to realise their full potential, thereby contributing significantly in any active and productive society.
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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 15:55
[ANGOP] Dundo -- The fifth group of Congolese refugees who have expressed a desire to return to their country of origin were repatriated Thursday to the DR Congo, through the border post of Chissanda, in the Municipality of Chitato, north-eastern Province of Lunda Norte (Angola).
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