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The Kenyan telecoms giant Safaricom announced on Thursday that it had signed a deal to provide a mobile money transfer service in Ethiopia, making it the first private telecoms operator in Africa's second most populous country.

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South Africa's Jacob Zuma set free after prison term ends

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In August, sugar exports increased to 20 million dollars, compared to 12 million dollars in July.

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"So, the trend since 2015 has been a decrease. However, in saying that, the journeys are becoming more dangerous. We are seeing the death toll climbing.

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The film tells the story of Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old boy that was lynched in 1955 in Mississippi

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More than 50 Sudanese pro-democracy groups have agreed on a new draft constitution, in one of the largest shows of unity from the country's opposition since the 2019 popular uprising.

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A new hearing on Thursday before an investigating judge in Tangier saw a confrontation between suspects and complainants

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African Union-sponsored peace talks to resolve Ethiopia's two-year-long Tigray conflict will not take place as planned this weekend, diplomatic sources told The Associated Press on Friday.

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"The situation is dire because most of the people have run away from their homes. The dead bodies recovered so far is 13,"

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About 1.5 million people are registered to vote, with ballots opening at 07:00 am (0500 GMT) and closing at 05:00 pm.

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"La'eeb is a fun and mischievous character who comes from the mascot-verse, a parallel world where all tournament mascots live," world football's governing body FIFA said in its announcement.

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A wave of child deaths from acute kidney injury, sent shockwaves across the west African country, prompting a government inquiry. The probe's findings point to four cough syrups made in India.

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“Out of an abundance of caution, the (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will apply new layers of screening at these five US airports in response to the Ebola outbreak in Uganda,”

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From September, primary schools have started teaching English to children from Year 3

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"Most definitely we have a problem of unemployment, it’s very serious, we have corruption, our economy is down, so we are hoping that the new government that is going to come , is going to make sure that our economy improves so that a lot of youth that is unemployed, gets to be employed .

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"My problem is that as a young person, he needs advice. As he is a young person he needs advice. Without advice, it can't work.

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The social media campaign, launched ahead of World Mental Health Day, aims to reach 10 million people across the region to raise public awareness and galvanize the support of governments and policymakers to increase focus and funding for mental health programming, including suicide prevention effort

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The visit also comes amid the ongoing war between Ethiopian troops and the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF).

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Rumours circulating in Ouagadougou claimed there was a division between the junior officers represented by Traore and the high-ranking officers who moved in the same circles as Damiba.

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Ten days ago, a truck driver, who wishes to remain anonymous, was part of a supply convoy in the north of Burkina Faso that was attacked by jihadists: "I was afraid, but then it passed, but I was afraid because I had colleagues who I couldn't see and others who died" he says.

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"Most definitely we have a problem of unemployment, it’s very serious, we have corruption, our economy is down, so we are hoping that the new government that is going to come , is going to make sure that our economy improves so that a lot of youth that is unemployed, gets to be employed .

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"My problem is that as a young person, he needs advice. As he is a young person he needs advice. Without advice, it can't work.

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In Kenya alone, 4.1 million people require food assistance and 1.1 million of this are in an emergency situation, says the WFP.

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A European parliament resolution two weeks ago slammed the East African Crude oil Pipeline, a planned conduit to move landlocked Uganda’s oil to the east African coast for environmental and rights violations.

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