Friday, February 23, 2018

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Russian bronze medallist found guilty of doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday (February 22) that Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been found guilty of an...
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Obama, Trump lead tributes celebrating the life of Billy Graham

*Billy Graham was a popular American evangelist who converted millions to Christianity through his televised revival missions.* The 99 year old preacher who believed...
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Drought-hit Cape Town cuts water usage as ‘Day Zero’ looms

*A tough water-saving regime and the generosity of farmers have given South Africa's main tourist hub welcome respite from a severe drought and...
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Kenyan rangers deploy anti-poaching dogs

A new dawn to Kenya as the fight against poaching reaches a higher level. Ne strain of dogs have been incorporated to help...
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Denizens demonstrate against ECOWAS sanction in Guinea-Bissau [no comment]

Thousands of supporters of President José Mario Vaz demonstrated Sunday in Bissau against the sanctions of the Economic Community of West African States...
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Crossing Africa by foot: Mario Rigby’s incredible odyssey! [Travel]

Mario Rigby was born in the Turks and Caicos Islands, grew up in Germany and Canada. While doing research about his African heritage...
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Congo dismisses seven magistrates [The Morning Call]

Seven magistrates have been dismissed from their posts at the end of a session of the Superior Council of the Judiciary convened under...

Children ‘forced to watch rape’ in South Sudan

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says. A report by UN human rights investigators...
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19th East African heads of state summit kicks off [The Morning Call]

The 19th East African Community heads of state summit kicks off this Thursday in Kampala Uganda’s capital. The 6 countries in the block...

South Sudan children ‘forced to watch rape’

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says. A report by UN human rights investigators...
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Micro business counts on Ramaphosa to plot path growth

Soweto Gold Brewery was founded five years ago to tap into a market in the predominately black suburb of Soweto looking for unique...
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Scores of girls missing after Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria

An attack by Boko Haram militants has left more than 90 girls missing from a government secondary School at Dapchi town in...
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‘The Literary Reentry of Mali’ inspires Malians to read 10 years on

*The event dedicated to the world of books and reading in Mali, La Rentrée littéraire du Mali or the Literary Reentry of Mali...

Komla Dumor Award 2018: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

Media playback is unsupported on your device BBC launches 2018 Komla Dumor award The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC...
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Chelsea, Barca happy with own performances

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte said his side played almost the perfect game against Champions League favourites Barcelona on Tuesday (February 20), but he...
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African Union to hep Zimbabwe attain credible elections

The chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat said the organization will help Zimbabwe attain credible elections later this year. The AU...

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: Dapchi anger over missing girls

There is growing anger and confusion among the parents of a group of missing Nigerian schoolgirls following an attack by Boko Haram Monday night. Parents...

Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

The Seychelles have created protected areas "the size of Great Britain" in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid...
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South Africa: Economists want Ramaphosa to boost economy

Economists are hoping to see stability and better economic growth in South Africa under the presidency of Cyril Ramaphosa. As the nation's Finance Minister...
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South Africa’s Ramaphosa promises to accelerate land redistribution

South Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to accelerate the redistribution of land to black populations in the country. Ramaphosa on Tuesday insisted on...

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