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T-Mobile USA, Inc. discloses illegal hacking of user data

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U.S. phone company T-Mobile USA, Inc. confirmed on Friday that the data of some of its users had been illegally accessed in a recent...
forests

Kenya’s community project empowers members with carbon credit funds

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A community project in Kwale, in the south coast of Kenya, has been empowering members of the local community by helping establish development projects...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s youth urged to join the army to fight terrorism

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The alliance of presidential majority parties (APMP) in Burkina Faso on Thursday called on the youth to join the army for the fight against...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe to introduce higher denomination banknotes

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Zimbabwe's central bank will release higher denomination new banknotes it introduced last week to ease the prevailing cash shortages, a senior official said on...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Kenya pledges investments to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

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Kenya on Friday pledged to allocate additional resources towards programs that can hasten achievements of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
digital media

Somalia tech summit ends with pledges to support digital transformation

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A meeting on technology concluded in Mogadishu as multilateral lenders pledged financial support to accelerate digital transformation in Somalia. "Somalia has economic,...
Court

Nigeria to create special courts to prosecute illegal miners

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The Nigerian government on Friday said efforts are ongoing to create special courts where illegal miners will be prosecuted. The courts will...
oil palm seedlings

Tanzanian army to distribute 500,000 palm oil seedlings in western region

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The Tanzania National Service, a wing of the country's army engaged in productive and economic activities, said on Friday it planned to distribute 500,000...
Huawei's growth has been helped by strong demand for smartphones in ChinaHuawei's growth has been helped by strong demand for smartphones in China

U.S. ban to buy Chinese telecom products with federal funds “unlawful” – Huawei

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Chinese telecom giant Huawei said Friday that the U.S. government's order to bar U.S. telecom companies from using federal funds to buy products from...
FDIs

Africa 2019 forum for investment kicks off in Egypt

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The fourth edition of the Investment for Africa 2019 Forum kicked off on Friday in Egypt's new administrative capital near Cairo. The...
Black Meteors

South Africa beat Ghana to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

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South Africa joined Egypt and Cote d'Ivoire to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, after finishing third in the Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations,...
illegal immigrants

IOM calls for shift in approaching illegal immigrants situation in Libya

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday called on the European Union and the African Union for an urgent shift in approaching the...
Karrar, Iran's most advanced indigenous tank

Massive air defense drills underway in central Iran

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Drills, codenamed Guardians of Velayat's Sky-98, entered its second day on Friday in the central Iranian province of Semnan, according to Fars news agency. ...
Vladimir Putin

Putin urges strengthening Russia’s military might in next 10 years

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for building up the country's military capabilities in the next 10 years to withstand global threats. ...
Artificial Intelligence

Israel plans to become world leader in artificial intelligence

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Israel is in the process of making a national plan to become one of the most advanced countries in the field of artificial intelligence...
Volkswagen

Volkswagen to recall over 9,000 Audi cars in Russia

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Volkswagen Group Rus will recall 9,469 Audi Q5 vehicles sold in Russia since 2017 for repairs, the Russian technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on...
La Liga

Bale in or Bale out? The big dilemma as Real Madrid prepare to face...

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Zinedine Zidane faces a problem when his side entertain Real Sociedad on Saturday afternoon: what should he do with Gareth Bale? The...
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho’s return the big news in Premier League weekend

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Tottenham fans won't have to wait long to see how their new coach, Jose Mourinho looks to turn things around at the club as...
Hong Kong extends suspension of schools to Tuesday

Rioters turn campus into wasteland as standoff in Hong Kong PolyU continues

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Shards of glass, empty bottles, charred chairs, smell of trash and buzzing flies make the campus barely recognizable. Only a red banner at the...
South African airways

South African Airways reaches agreement with unions to end strike

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South African Airways (SAA) announced on Friday that it has reached an agreement with trade unions to end a seven-day strike. The...
Brexit

Brexit and election concerns take blame for UK’s failing business output

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UK business output has seen the sharpest drop in more than three years in November amid continuing Brexit uncertainty compounded by an upcoming general...
Hong Kong extends suspension of schools to Tuesday

Black-clad rioters only perpetrators of violence, not “defenders of democracy”

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After more than five months of chaos that has plagued the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), black-clad rioters almost lost control of themselves...
Freedom Supporters

Whom do U.S. politicians stand with?

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On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019. The U.S. politicians who proposed the bill...
doctor

Zimbabwe fires more doctors for illegal striking

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The Zimbabwean government said Thursday it has so far fired 435 junior doctors at public hospitals for engaging in an illegal strike. ...
accident

At least 7 killed in traffic accident in Ecuador

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At least seven people died and another four were injured in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway in the Ecuadorian province of Los Rios,...
accident

Three school children killed in road accident in central Uganda

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Three school children were killed in a road accident on Thursday in the central Ugandan district of Kiboga, a police spokesman said. Patrick Onyango, Uganda's...
President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyans irked as lawmakers push for higher perks

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A push by Kenyan lawmakers to increase their perks two months after the government raised taxes on various products and services to shore up...

Uganda police rescue 16 people trapped on three islands following heavy rains

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Uganda police marines and air force have rescued 16 people trapped on three submerging islands on Lake Kyoga in the central part of the...

Botswana and Germany launch partnership in Hydraulics and PLC training

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The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier along with Tshenolo Mabeo, Botswana's Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, launched a partnership that paved...
Huawei Shop

Kenyan winners of Huawei-sponsored ICT skills contest feted

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Six Kenyan university students who emerged winners of the 2018-2019 edition of Huawei sponsored-national ICT skills contest were awarded prizes and certificates of recognition...