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SOMALIA: New President Appreciates US Support In Fight Against Terrorism

Somalia’s newly elected president is welcoming word that U.S. special operation forces will again be based in Somalia...

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Sudan’s ‘Spider Man’ Becomes A Symbol of Resistance

Featured in a new Guardian documentary, “the ‘Spider-Man’ of Sudan”, who cannot be named for his safety, has...

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League Football Makes A Return In Gabon After Three Years. By Omolagba Oluwayemi

For the first time in three years, football lovers across Gabon will finally witness a league match come...

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VGMA 23: 2022 VODAFONE GHANA MUSIC AWARDS

Ghana's biggest music event, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) took off on Friday, May 6, 2022, at the...

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Somali Parliament Announces Date For Presidential Elections

The Somali parliament announced Thursday that the long-awaited presidential election will finally take place May 15, which coincides...

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Africa.com Presents Workshop for Women Working in Public Service in Africa

The first pan-African virtual training workshop for women early in their government careers.  The training session was free...

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Kenya Increases Minimum Wage Amid Rising Inflation

This announcement comes a few months ahead of the presidential and parliamentary elections. Inflation hit a seven-month high in...

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Rwanda Genocide: Paul Rusesabagina’s Family Files $400m Lawsuit

The family of Paul Rusesabagina, whose heroism during the 1994 Rwandan genocide was depicted in the Hollywood film...

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Mwai Kibaki, Former Kenyan President Dies at 90

Former Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki, who led the country from 2002 to 2013, has died at 90. He...

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Eswatini Revives Airline after 23 Years.

Eswatini Air will fly from national capital Mbabane to cities such as Johannesburg and Cape Town in neighbouring...