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GDP

Public firms’ assets represent 45 percent of Angola’s GDP

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Angola's Secretary of State for Budget and Public Investment, Aia-Eza da Silva, on Thursday said the assets of the public companies represent around 45...
BRICS cooperation

Russia pledge to build on BRICS achievement

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Russia will use the BRICS chairship to continue to build on the work done by the institution and introduce new initiatives, said Dmitry Zudin,...
Shama fishermen

Kenyan fishermen cried as part of Lake Victoria gets polluted

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A soft breeze wafted from Lake Victoria at Marenga Beach in Busia, western Kenya, creating a cool environment for those doing business on the...
kenyan-1000-shilling-note

Kenyan shilling hits over six months high to the dollar

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The Kenyan shilling made a huge gain against the U.S dollar on Thursday to clock over six months high. The shilling rose...
Cholera

Death toll from cholera in Bakassi Peninsula rises to 5

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The death toll from an outbreak of cholera in Bakassi Peninsula has risen to five, while 12 others have been hospitalized, Cameroon's local health...
banks

Namibian diamond miner banks on tax breaks to extend operations

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Namibia's biggest diamond miner, Namdeb, announced Thursday that it is in discussion with the government for possible tax breaks as it seeks to extend...
BMW

BMW massively increases battery cell orders

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German car manufacturer BMW has expanded its cooperation with battery cell suppliers CATL of China and Samsung of South Korea to more than 10...
banks

Zambia’s central bank raises key lending rate to 11.50 percent

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Zambia's central bank on Wednesday raised the policy rate by 125 basis points to 11.50 percent. The decision was made by the...
La Liga

Real Madrid and Real Sociedad play in pick of Spain’s matchday 14

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La Liga returns to action in Spain this weekend after the international break with an interesting round of fixtures that should test Spain's top...

Ma Xiaoguang says “Taiwan independence” impassable dead end

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"Taiwan independence" is an impassable dead end that will only bring grave consequences to the island, a mainland spokesperson said Thursday. "Our...
plastic waste

Aussie scientists find a profitable way to recycle plastic waste

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Although plastic is a strong, cheap and hygienic material, its durability presents major problems when it comes to the environment. Unable to...
airstrike

Nigerian air force destroys Boko Haram’s meeting venue

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The Nigerian air force (NAF) said Wednesday that it has wiped out one of terror group Boko Haram's meeting venues in the northeastern Nigerian...
Farmers

Nigeria trains more farmers for modern dairy practices

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it aims to train more local farmers for modern dairy practices as part of its effort to improve...
Children

Kenya marks International children’s day with pledge to boost their literacy

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Kenya joined the rest of the world to mark the International Children's Day on Tuesday as senior policy makers reaffirmed commitment to boost access...

Oracle bone script, changing the life of a Chinese farmer

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What can a Chinese farmer do with oracle bone script? Tian Fusheng, 63, has the answer, as he has centered his life on them. Tian...
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana committed to preserving peace in south Lebanon – Bawumia

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Ghana's Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia said on Wednesday that Ghana is committed to preserving peace in south Lebanon, Lebanon's presidency website reported. "Ghana has been...
footballs

Namibia to field strong squad for Ghana tie in Presidential Cup

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Namibia's football coach, Ricardo Mannetti announced a strong 22-men squad which will lock horns with the Black Stars of Ghana in the 2018 Hage...
Impact Investment

Ethiopia wins UN Award for excellence in promoting investment

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The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) has won a United Nations award for its outstanding performance in targeted promotion, facilitation and execution of sustainable investment...
cholera

Cholera cases in Zambian capital climbs to 206

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Cholera cases in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, have climbed to 206 since the outbreak of the water-borne disease in October this year, health authorities...
COMESA

COMESA takes over chair of Africa’s tripartite group

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The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has taken over the chairmanship of a Tripartite Task Force that brings together three regional...

SACU key in regional integration

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The Namibian Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwah said that the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) plays an important role in...
illegal miner

Four illegal miners die from landslide in Mozambique

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The Mozambican Police (PRM) announced on Tuesday in Maputo that four illegal miners who were carrying out their activities died after a landslide took...
ECOWAS

Gambia to put up candidate for ECOWAS Presidency

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Gambia will put up a candidate to vie for presidential seat of the regional bloc Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) following the...
agro-processing park

Ethiopia starts construction of US$52 million specialized agro-processing park

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Construction of a 52 million U.S. dollar specialized agro-procressing industrial park has started in northern Ethiopia, an official said on Tuesday. The first phase of...
Namibia

Namibian government urged to consider unpopular measures to consolidate finance

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A financial services firm on Tuesday urged the Namibian government to consider unpopular measures like reducing government personnel and cutting defense and security expenditure...

AU chief calls for support to African migrants in Libya

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The African Union (AU) on Tuesday called for financial and logistical support in helping African migrants in Libya. Speaking to the press in Addis Ababa,...
terrorism

Ghana Prepares to Hold a Counter-terrorism Exercise

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Ghana will hold a multi-agency simulation exercise to assess the country's counter-terrorism preparedness and capabilities, a senior security official said here Tuesday. Police Commissioner George...
former President John Dramani Mahama

Apostle Predicts Win For Mahama

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He said there were a number of symbolisms in the Bible about the number three, which indicated that President Mahama was favoured in the...

Andy Murray Is World Number One

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The Scot thrilled a crowd of 18,000 in London as he claimed the trophy for the first time. He came to the court after...
Health Minister Sherry Ayitey

Gov’t To Keep Supporting Fisheries Sector

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She said it would continue to take steps to assist safeguard their safety, that of their canoes, outboard motors, nets and other fishing inputs. ...