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Guinea’s Former Military Ruler On Trial Over 2009 Stadium Massacre

Thirteen years ago, on 28 September, 2009, security forces stormed a stadium where tens of thousands of pro-democracy...

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Incessant Power Cuts, Load-Shedding Take Toll On South African Economy

Earlier this month, Stats SA reported that the country’s gross domestic product decreased by 0.7% in the second...

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Cameroonian Women Want a Seat at the Peace Table

In Cameroon, hundreds of women are protesting what they say is their underrepresentation in the country's efforts at...

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Namibia to Build Africa’s First Hydrogen Plant

French independent power producer HDF Energy expects its green hydrogen power plant in Namibia, Africa’s first, to start producing...

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Ghana Is Investing In Regenerating Lost Forest Cover

Deforestation is a major environmental concern because of its adverse effects on ecological sustainability, agricultural productivity and overall...

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African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Holds In Dakar

More than 50 African environment ministers are gathering in Senegal between September 12-16 for the African Ministerial Conference...

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William Ruto Sworn In as Kenya’s 5th President

Tens of thousands of people cheered as William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya's president at a ceremony...

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Climate Change: Egypt Holds COP27 In November

Last week, African Ministers of Finance, Economy and the Environment met in Egypt ahead of the COP27 climate summit...

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Namibia and Botswana Abolish Use of Passports

Namibian and Botswana will no longer use passports when travelling between the two countries, as governments of both...

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Nigeria loses 120 textile firms after pumping N500bn public funds

Despite government's heavy funding to rescue them. The Nigerian government has floated a series of funding schemes totalling...