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Black Lives Matter: Joint reflections by United Nations Senior African Officials

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A desperate yearning for a long-departed mother. Reaching deep...

Op-Ed: Britain was built on the backs, and souls, of slaves

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SOME years ago I found myself face to face...

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Construction of Africa CDC headquarters in Ethiopia to begin ahead of...

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THE proposed construction of the new Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is supposedly expected to begin...

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CIIE set to boost Africa-China trade, says Standard Bank executive

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THE China International Import Expo (CIIE) has helped to diversify China's sources of imports and...

Developing SMEs in Ghana

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ONE of the most significant backbones of Ghana's economic and social development for a very...

World Bank backs infrastructure finance in East and Southern Africa

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THE World Bank board of directors recently approved $425 million in International Development Association (IDA) financing to support the provision...

AU says Africa lost $55bn in ‘lifeblood’ tourism industry during lockdowns

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AFRICA’S travel and tourism industry has lost about $55bn due to the closure of borders...

Former Irish president to lead probe into African Development Bank head

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IRELAND’S former president Mary Robinson will lead a panel to investigate the leader of the...

A train bound for Africa’s future to emerge from the continent’s Covid-19 gloom

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OUT from under the pall of gloom over Africa brought by Covid-19 and contracting economies...

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The activist purging Cameroon of French colonial monuments

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ACTIVIST Andre Blaise Essama has been battling to purge Cameroon of monuments celebrating its French colonial past and replace them with local heroes long...

Veecraft Marine delivers 20-metre workboat to South Africa’s ARMSCOR

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VEECRAFT Marine, a subsidiary of Paramount Maritime, has delivered a 20-metre (LOA) workboat to ARMSCOR on behalf of the South African National Defence Force...

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Zimbabwe health minister fired over Covid-19 contract

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DISGRACED Zimbabwe Health Minister Obadiah Moyo has been fired for inappropriate conduct linked to the illegal awarding of a multi-million-dollar contract for Covid-19 medical...

Malawi’s Chakwera pledges corruption clampdown in subdued inauguration amid virus

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MALAWI’S new President Lazarus Chakwera pledged to clamp down on corruption on Monday, as he delivered his inauguration speech in a scaled-down ceremony dampened...

Ghana minister resigns after breaching coronavirus measures

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GHANA’S deputy trade and industry minister Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah has resigned for violating coronavirus self-isolation measures after testing positive for the virus, President Nana...

DR Congo @ 60: President vows to fight corruption, impunity

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CONGOLESE President Felix Tshisekedi vowed to root out the corruption and impunity that has hindered the country since its independence from Belgium as the...

Belgian king expresses deep regret for colonial past in Congo

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BELGIUM’S King Philippe expressed deep regret on Tuesday for the ‘suffering and humiliation’ inflicted on the Democratic Republic of Congo during its 75 years...

DRC PM lashes out at ‘arbitrary’ detention of justice minister

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THE prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Sylvestre Ilunga, has threatened to resign after President Felix Tshisekedi ordered the arrest of...

Lazarus Chakwera sworn in, promising to unite Malawi and stamp out graft

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LAZARUS Chakwera was sworn in as Malawi’s new leader on Sunday, a day after trouncing Peter Mutharika in a court-ordered election rerun, and pledged...

US slams Tanzania for opposition members arrest

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THE US criticized Tanzania’s arrest of eight opposition leaders during their party meeting on Wednesday, saying the action stifles democratic norms. ACT-Wazalendo party leader Zitto...

Malawi’s opposition appears to win presidential election re-run

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MALAWI opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has what appears to be an unassailable lead in a presidential election re-run, with 60 percent of the vote,...

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