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Kenyatta Opens Rail Network From Nairobi To Mombasa

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta opened today the largest infrastructure project in the country in over fifty years with some help from Chinese friends. The first stage of a major railway connects capital Nairobi with Mombasa. With the help of Chinese investment and influence the project marks largest infrastructure since independence in 1964 from British colonialists. The railway track is 298 ...

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Russia Vows To Support Nigeria More In Fight Against Boko Haram

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Russia seems to be a good friend to Nigeria and lately vowed to support in the fight against Islamic terror organization Boko Haram and other group too in the country. Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov said they have lately committed with more efforts and attention towards improving security and stability in not only Nigeria, but also in other African ...

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Tanzania, Uganda Signs Pact On Oil Pipeline

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Ugandan President Museveni signed a deal which features waving of taxes on materials used in construction of crude oil pipeline between Hoima district to Tanga port. It shows commitment of both the countries is towards having the oil pipeline and potentiality for the investors to pump i some money for the project and to complete ...

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Joblessness On Rise In Namibia: Report

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Last year the unemployment count dropped to 135,800 in Namibia compared to the total figure of 206,000 in 2014, which is a fall of 6 percent. A report from Namibia Labour Force Survey reveals that in 2016 there were more unemployment youths in sectors like forestry, agriculture and fisheries. Statistician general Alex Shimuafeni in Windhoek said the unemployment rates of ...

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Footballer, Ex-Model, Soft Drinks Tycoon In Liberia President Race

The first elected female leader of Africa is about to step down and with this the race for the post of Liberian president has started equipped with candidates having profiles like a football superstar, soft drinks millionaire and former warlord. Array of potential candidates have lined up to replace Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in October when the ...

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Ivory Coast Soldiers End Mutiny, Makes New Pay Deal With Government

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The world’s top cocoa producer, Ivory Coast, has returned to normalcy after the Renegade troops accepted government’s new proposal on bonuses and ended their mutiny. The earlier offer by President Alassane Ouattaara was rejected by the soldiers and they left their barracks resulting with closure of businesses, shutting down of major roads and also threatened the government years of economic ...

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UN Donates $16 Million To Zimbabwe Relief Fund For Flood Victims

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) donated to Zimbabwe government an amount of $16 million to assist more than 32,000 flood victims in the country in addition to the earlier allocated $82 million in 2016. The country was hit by worst drought last year and more than four million people in rural parts were affected. United Nations resident ...

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