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DCI lost 3.55 percent year to date

The Domestic Companies Index (DCI) gained 0.16 percent during the week ending August 16, 2019. As indicated by Stockbrokers Botswana weekly report, the index closed at 7 573.45 points from 7 560.99 points of the previous week. For the year-to-date, the…

Aquarium in South Africa joins WAZA world alliance

UN Condemns Government Crackdown on Peaceful Protests in Zimbabwe

Human Rights

UN: Malians Need Protection as Country Descends into Chaos

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency is urging countries to provide international protection and asylum to people fleeing the increasingly chaotic conditions in Mali.The country’s 2015 peace and reconciliation agreement has all but collapsed as several reb…

US, Britain Voice Concern in Case of Imprisoned Tanzanian Journalist

Modern Coffee Processing Factory Inaugurated

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General

Under Pressure, IS Militants in Somalia Look to Ethiopia

Islamic State militants in Somalia say they will release jihadist materials in Amharic � a step unmistakably aimed at winning recruits in restive, neighboring Ethiopia.The announcement came in the form of a three-minute video released last month by pro…

Kenya, Somalia Trade Threats in Indian Ocean Dispute

Zimbabweans Claim Police Brutality During Economic Protests

Medical/Health Care

Nigerian Sheikh Abruptly Returns Home from Medical Trip to India

WASHINGTON – Controversial cleric Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky returned home to Nigeria after a brief trip to India, where he had sought medical treatment after four years in detention.The news came as a surprise to supporters who had celebrated his depar…

Nigerian Sheikh Abruptly Returns Home from Medical Trip to India

UN Raises Aid Appeal for Zimbabwe as Many Face Starvation

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Sports

You think West Africa’s (liquefied natural gas) LNG-to-power projects are lingering? Zoom in on Benin

By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy With a population of less than 12 million and a GDP of $10.35bn in 2018, Benin is
often overshadowed by its massive neighbour, Nigeria. Yet as African countries try to
revitalize their energy sector, bring in p…

Paradise Game opens the largest video game, elearning and edtech center in West Africa

FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Announces First Regional Forum in Rwanda

Technology

Zimbabwe Official Defends Crackdown on Protests, Urges Patience with Economy

Zimbabwe’s minister of foreign affairs and international trade on Monday defended crackdowns on anti-government demonstrations and urged patience in turning around the country’s foundering economy.Though “everybody’s got the right to demonstrate,” ther…

Tanzanian Governor’s Plan for Married-Men Database Called ‘Infringement’

Sudanese Military, Protest Leaders Sign Transition Deal

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