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“Only 10 African countries unstable,” says Museveni

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WINDHOEK: Faced with one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world, Namibia has become the first country in Africa to have more than three-quarters of its HIV-affected population virally suppressed — and insiders are crediting political obligation, good data, and community-centered HIV programs for the extraordinary success. According to the results of Namibia’s first …

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Africa should be the breadbasket of the world, has no reason spending US$ 35 billion a year importing food, Adesina tells Agriculture conference in U.S. WASHINGTON– The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural …

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J.D Diabira, CEO of BHCI “The market is still growing at a faster clip than the rest of the World,” JD Diabira, CEO of BHCI.The bilingual Francoreal Property Investment Summit  [FPIS] taking place on 16 & 17 October 2018 in Dakar, Senegal will provide a platform for the region and continent’s premier real estate investors and …

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A 25-year-old Kenyan woman was on Tuesday arrested in Thika town for allegedly refusing to breastfeed her baby unless she was paid by her husband. Faith Nyokabi abandoned her 4-month-old baby at her matrimonial home in Kiganjo Estate over a week ago and refused to return without receiving Ksh.100, 000 about Ugandan [shs.3, 675,422.98] in …

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The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to meet Donald Trump, the U.S. President on an official visit to the White House. The meet is slated for August 27, 2018, an official statement from the two leaders says. In a letter issued Monday [today], White House said Presidents Trump and Kenyatta will discuss ways …

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Kenya is demanding the United Nations’ judicial body to issue an opinion on whether national leaders should get protection in international legal proceedings. The country’s Ambassador, Ombai Amayo Lazarus in his letter, acting on behalf of African group of UN member states requested United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Ambassador Amayo asked SG Guterres to …

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The President of South Sudan Salva Kiir has said the 2018 peace agreement with rival side won’t collapse like other past agreements. Mr Kiir is expected to fly to Sudan’s Capital Khartoum tomorrow [Sunday] to sign the agreement at a ceremony to be hosted by President Omar El Bashir of Sudan. On Friday, President Kiir …

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After President Robert Mugabe’s rule was brought to an end by country’s military last year, Zimbabweans are electing their new president on Monday. Incumbent president Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, of ZANU PF and Nelson Chamisa, 40, of Movement for Democratic Change [MDC] are two key politicians in the race. Many Zimbabweans are saying they want change …

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AKWA IBOM, Nigeria- Seen from afar, Nigeria is one large African nation and the continent’s most robust economy, but within the powerhouse that Nigeria represents there are several engines that drive the economy. Best known is Lagos State, which includes Nigeria’s largest city and economic capital, but beyond there a less known success stories that …

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The United Nations [UN] Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan in a move aimed at stopping the five-year-old civil war. The Council says the signing of the final peace deal in Sudan’s Capital, Khartoum is slated for July 26. It further says the deal would come positive only if the outstanding …

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