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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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Talks Improving Ties With China

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Kenyan President UhuruKenyatta said will be working on better bilateral relation with China on African integration. He is on a Beijing trip to discuss how the goods manufactured in the country could be expected in more quantity. Briefing to the press ahead of setting foot off Kenya he said to be focusing on deeper partnership with the Chinese market. He ...

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Chibok Schoolgirls – Nigeria Intensifies Negotiation With Boko Haram

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More than 110 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls are yet to be freed from the Islamic terror organization Boko Haram and lately the Nigerian government is learned has re-ignited negotiating process in exchange of detained members of the group. Aisha Alhassan, minister of women’s affairs and social development, said the government will not relent until all the girls are set free. The ...

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General James Ajongo Appointed As New Army Chief Of South Sudan

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Just one day after the sack of General Paul Malong from the designation of Army Chief, South Sudan President Salva Kiir appoints General James Ajongo as the next boss of army. Sworning in as the new Army Chief, Ajongo said he will try to implement the security arrangements that was stipulated in the 2015 peace agreement to end the years ...

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