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Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers have resigned to run in next year’s election, the information minister announced on Friday.

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At his workshop in Goma, Désiré Kabengela, a young Congolese student, spends his time after college thinking about innovation. This 24-year-old has just made Africa’s first treadmill that conforms with the international standard.

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Interview with Francis Laloupo, journalist and essayist, author of the book "Democratic Blues: 1990 to 2020", which analyzes the reasons for the decline of democracy in Africa and the positioning of the continent in the face of the rise of new autocracies.

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...60% of whom (more than 10 million) are girls," Rahama Farah, head of the UNICEF office in Kano (North),...

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Nigerian religious leaders on Thursday called for calm and justice after a Christian student was stoned to death in northwestern Nigeria on charges of blasphemy against the Prophet Mohammed.

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Hard-working like the ants they’re named after, Angola’s Formigas do Cazenga are a basketball team and school preparing inner-city kids in Luanda for a better life.

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Somalia will hold a long-awaited presidential election on Sunday, ending months of delays, with the new leader set to confront huge challenges including a grinding Islamist insurgency and a punishing drought that has sparked famine fears.

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The president of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, has sacked the economy minister and given his post to the head of government on a temporary basis, an unofficial source said

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There are claims it works as an immune booster and an anti-aging drug. Some also believe it reduces the risk of developing cancer.

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Former deputy chief of the late president Omar Bongo, Jocktane is a man of faith and politics.

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"There are mutilated bodies, others burned," said a ministry official...

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20 thousand kilos of meat was used during the "churrascão" -or BBQ as it is known in the southern American country - organised by the Parauapebas City Hall, located in Pará state in northern Brazil.

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For the first time in Dubai, renowned chefs from around the world opened Salon du Chocolat at Galeries Lafayette Gourmet in Dubai Mall.

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Last week, South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare which won a deal to package and sell the Johnson & Johnson vaccine said the plant risked closing down after failing to get a single order

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Mali's army chief ended a three-day visit to Rwanda Thursday. He was received by his counterpart Gen Jean Bosco Kazura. He also met with President Paul Kagame and the minister of Defense.

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8 years after the death of journalist Camille Lepage, NGO Reporters without borders denounced investigations that made no headway. In the Central African Republic, the trial was postponed pending further investigation and in France, a fifth examining magistrate was appointed to lead the inquiry.

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Volta Winery uses cocoa, cashew nuts and coffee to make sweet wines.

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This is the biggest gathering since the Ramadan.

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According to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), droughts caused global economic losses of roughly 124 billion US dollars between 1998 and 2017.

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In 2020, Beijing signed 11 new loan commitments worth $1.9 billion with African governments as the pandemic hurt appetite for debt. China is exploring alternative financing means such as Public-Private Partnerships and expanding Foreign Direct Investment

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Madrid and Rabat will on May 17 reopen the border posts between northern Morocco and the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, which have been closed for more than two years, the Spanish Interior Minister announced on Thursday.

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Five Egyptian soldiers and seven jihadists were killed at dawn Wednesday in a new attack in the Sinai region (east) plagued by a jihadist insurgency, the Egyptian army reported.

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The Equatorial Guinean authorities launched an operation on Monday to track down criminal gangs that have been terrorising the population with assaults and robberies since the beginning of the year.

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Ghana determined to solve crisis with IMF help – Finance minister

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