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The importance of digital transformation in creating quality jobs and the economic recovery of post-pandemic African countries: this is the main focus of the report "Development Dynamics in Africa 2021",

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Ugandans are yet to recover from the shock of last Tuesdays double explosions which rocked the country’s capital Kampala, claiming six lives.

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10 people have been shot dead and many wounded as thousands of Sudanese protested against last month's coup in Khartoum and other cities on Wednesday.

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At a joint press conference in Nairobi with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discusses issues relating to Covid-19, renewable energy and security issues in the region.

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One of the few working ministers in Sudan's overthrown government believes senior politicians detained during last month's military coup would soon be freed.

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The French troops on Tuesday officially handed over the farthest northern post in Tessalit to the Malian forces.

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Ethiopian journalist Solan Kolli on Tuesday won the Rory Peck prize for his coverage of the devastating conflict in the Tigray region of his home country.

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Sudanese soldiers have been deployed on the streets of the country’s capital Khartoum ahead of planned pro-democracy protests three weeks after top general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan ousted the government, detained the civilian leadership and declared a state of emergency.

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Prized for their milk, meat and also as a means of transport, camels are at the heart of Somali traditional life and economy.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken opened his first official visit to Africa in Kenya with an appeal Wednesday for the preservation of democracy and inclusion in politically and ethnically fractured societies.

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The attackers appeared to target government installations. They struck close to Kampala's Central Police Station and the parliament building

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Guinea-Bissau celebrates its 48th Independence Day and Armed Forces Day, led by President Umaro Sissoco Embalo, in the presence of several political leaders from the region.

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Toko Ekambi scored for the Indomitable Lions early in the first half as they snatched a narrow home win over the Ivorians in Douala

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A fire broke out after a cylinder exploded at a gas shop in the densely populated Mushin area of Lagos

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“At the Lekki toll gate, officers of the Nigerian army shot, injured and killed unarmed, .. and defenseless protesters, without provocation.., while they were waving the Nigerian flag and singing the anthem and the manner of assault and killing could in context be described as a MASSACRE- report

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A number of people were displaced in the process forcing them to retreat to camps

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"What we're doing today with these additional aircrafts, we hope to expand our dominance of the aviation industry in Nigeria and commence operations to the rest of Africa," said Udom Gabriel Emmaneul, Governor of Akwa Ibom state at a joint news conference with Mfom Udom, the chief executive officer

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A national mourning will be observed from Wednesday evening to Sunday evening, "the national flag will be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect," announced the office of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Gold, rubies, garnets and tantalite - used to create surgical steel - have been exported by smuggling networks since January, Fernando Maquene, a senior official in the Ministry of Mineral Resources, told a local radio station.

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"Two suicide bombers were clearly captured (by security cameras) on motorcycles, two motorcycles. They were disguised as boda boda riders (motorcycle taxi drivers).

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Brandy says she joined the new ABC drama "Queens" because it was a "dream role," combining all of the performance interests that she loves.

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The head of the UN peacekeeping force in Mali (MINUSMA), El-Ghassim Wane, visits the village of Ogossagou where more than 200 people were killed in terrorist attacks.

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“At the Lekki toll gate, officers of the Nigerian army shot, injured and killed unarmed, .. and defenseless protesters, without provocation.., while they were waving the Nigerian flag and singing the anthem and the manner of assault and killing could in context be described as a MASSACRE- report

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"Two suicide bombers were clearly captured (by security cameras) on motorcycles, two motorcycles. They were disguised as boda boda riders (motorcycle taxi drivers).

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