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Former South African president Zuma’s son to face graft charges

A son of former South African president Jacob Zuma will face charges relating to allegations of corruption, his lawyer said on Sunday. Duduzane Zuma was returning to South Africa to attend his brother’s funeral when he was detained briefly at Johannesburg’s main airport on Friday in relation to a corruption case filed in 2016. He […]

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‘If Africa doesn’t succeed, France and Europe will never succeed’ – French President, Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron during an interactive session with entrepreneurs from Africa in Lagos said the relationship between Africa and Europe is very important that both continents need each other to succeed. The French leader challenged the young generation to change the African narrative, especially in the areas of entrepreneurship, economy, culture, and sports, among […]

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Nigerians now have more electricity than they can consume

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says Nigerians presently have more electricity than they can consume. Speaking in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, Garba said “We have more electricity that cannot be consumed, 2,000 megawatts of electricity that nobody is taking. By the year ending, we are going to […]

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South Sudan government proposes bill to extend president’s term

South Sudan’s parliament has begun debating a constitutional amendment bill which would extend President Salva Kiir’s mandate for an additional three years. In a speech to the Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA) on Monday, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Paulino Wanawilla Unango, explained that the bill would extend the term of Kiir, his deputies […]

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Sophia the robot finally meets Ethiopia’s Prime Minister

The world’s most advanced humanoid robot, Sophia, finally met Ethiopia’s prime minister after the bag containing some of her body parts was found. The bag got lost at Frankfurt airport leading to the cancellation of Sophia’s press conference which was scheduled for Friday at the Ethiopian National Museum in the capital, Addis Ababa. Details of […]

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More than 1,000 Africans die in efforts to cross Mediterranean to Europe in 2018

More than 1,000 people have drowned in the Mediterranean this year sailing from Libya to Europe, with a rush in the past few days to beat an anticipated crackdown by the European Union, the International Organization for Migration said late on Sunday. Around 204 people have died in the past few days after being packed […]

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Swaziland plans to tax foreigners interested in marrying Swazi women

Women in eSwatini, formerly known a Swaziland are protesting a new law that would tax marriages with foreigners. A bill presented to Parliament provides that the subjects of King Mswati wishing to marry a citizen of another country must now pay the Ministry of the Interior a sum of 30,000 lilangeni ($2,200). ‘Swazi women need […]

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Uganda telecom operators to start charging social media tax

Uganda’s major telecom operators, including the local division of South Africa’sMTN Group, said they will ask customers to pay a new government tax on social media accounts before they can access them. Last month, Uganda’s parliament passed new laws that introduced a new tax on use of so called Over The Top (OTT) services: communications […]

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At least 6 dead after Islamist militants attack African military base in Mali

A still image taken from a video shot on June 29, 2018, shows damaged buildings inside African military taskforce, G5 sahel headquarters, in the town of Sevare, Mali. Handout via Reuters TV Islamist militants armed with rockets and explosives raided the headquarters of an African military taskforce in central Mali, leaving at least six people […]

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