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South Sudanese anxious of next meal amid rising charcoal price

Most South Sudanese families in the capital of Juba are finding it extremely hard to have daily meals due to the ever rising prices...
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Egyptians overjoyed as national football team qualified for 2018 World Cup

It has been a sleepless night in Egypt after the country's national football team secured a seat at the World Cup finals to be...

Song Zhen boosts war against violent crime in South Sudan

Song Zhen, a Chinese national, was inspired to set up a security company in South Sudanese capital Juba after witnessing a spiraling crime wave...
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Kenyan maize farmers protest poor prices as citizens enjoy subsidy

As Kenyans enjoy cheaper maize flour following a government subsidy, farmers are crying foul as prices of the grain, which they are currently harvesting,...
Corruption

Expectations high as Ethiopia embarks on largest anti-corruption drive

Gezahegn Tadesse, 58, knows how corruption can be a danger to Ethiopia's future, having lived through three governments. "I have seen how corruption ate at...

Kenya’s coffee sector reforms lure farmers to cultivation after desertion

Vibrant reforms that have been implemented in Kenya's coffee sector have encouraged smallholders to cultivate the cash crop with renewed vigor. Though some smallholder farmers...
Film

Hope, resilience on display at South Sudan’s film festival

As the curtain closed on South Sudan's second annual film festival in Juba, various recipients of awards echoed messages of hope and resilience, despite...
Namibia

Chinese owned mine promotes women in Namibia

Elize Malander, 27, is one of the few Namibian women employed at Husab Uranium mine that is breaking new ground as the first female...
All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)

SA: 2017 Moshito Music Conference Will Feature AFRIMA

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is set to feature at the 2017 Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition to be held from September 6...
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Ethiopia’s industrial parks appeal to global textile producers

Ethiopia's three recently inaugurated Chinese-built industrial parks are attracting export-oriented foreign companies to the east African country's textile and apparel production setting. The three industrial...
Female Farmers

Small farmers in Kenya embrace drip irrigation as costs decline

Joseph Musali's quarter-acre farm in Katani, on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya's capital, is a spectacle to behold as it hosts hundreds of flowering...
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Trade Ministry to take turn at National Policy Summit

The Ministry of Trade will on Monday, August 14, take its turn at the National Policy Summit. A statement issued by the Information Services Department,...
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Mbithi Masya’s Kati Kati Begins Streaming on Showmax

When Kaleche (Nyokabi Gethaiga), a young amnesiac, wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, she has no idea how she got there. She...
poultry

Kerosene incubators transform lives of poultry farmers in Kenya’s county

A poultry farmer in a remote village in Kenya's northern county of Turkana has defied odds to become a leading supplier of day old...

Tanzanian farmers to spice up International menus with organic garlic

Garlic growers in northern Tanzania's district of Mbulu are determined to expand garlic production so that they can export for more economic gain. Boniface John...
rice

Chinese rice helps Namibian households meet nutritional needs

Chinese rice donated to the Namibian government is helping the country's citizens to meet their nutritional needs, following a dry spell and poor yields. During...
Female Farmers

Kenyan farmers find respite from ravages of striga weed thanks to innovation

Smallholder farmers from Western Kenya are sighing with relief thanks to a novel innovation unveiled by global research bodies to contain the striga weed...

Kenyan farmers revert to maize cultivation after a lull caused by striga weed infestation

Striga weed, the purple, beautiful looking flower nicknamed "witch weed" in Western Kenya has for many decades flourished in areas with low soil fertility...

IAS 2017 to look at new encounters and advances on HIV

More than 6,000 HIV professionals from around the world have gathered in Paris for the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017), the...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

Access to water eases burden of Namibian villagers

It was only 10:00 on Saturday morning and the sun was at its peak. Tresia Eelu from Omupua village reminisces on the time she...

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