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Adama Barrow officially declared winner of Gambia's presidential election
 
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Gambia's Electoral Commission chief has declared Adama Barrow, the opposition coalition candidate winner of the country's December 1 presidential election. The announcement marks the beginning of the end of over a two-decade rule by Yahya Jammeh who took power in 1994. "Having received 263,515 votes of the total votes cast in the election, I hereby declare Adama Barrow, duly elected to serve as president of the Republic of the Gambia," Election Commission head Alieu Momarr Njai told the pres… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/02/adama-barrow-officially-declared-winner-of-gambia-s-presidential-election Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Investments in Africa's transport infrastructure begin to pay off
 
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African countries were on a drive to boost infrastructure and road networks on the continent in 2016. Ethiopia made huge strides this year with the inauguration of a new railway line, linking the capital, Addis Ababa with Djibouti in October. The 750 kilometer line was built at a cost of 4 billion US dollars with help from China. The country wants to have 5,000 kilometers of new rail lines by 2020 to boost the economy by improving transport. "It is a part of trans African railway network so… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/03/investments-in-africa-s-transport-infrastructure-begin-to-pay-off Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Adama Barrow, the man who ended Jammeh's 22-year rule
 
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A new era appears to be dawning in The Gambia as country's long time president has lost the presidential election held on Thursday December 1. The president-elect is a 51-year-old businessman called Adama Barrow. He was born in a small village near the market town of Basse in the east of Gambia. Barrow is a relatively new comer to frontline politics in the Gambia. Until about six months ago, he was just a businessman who was largely unknown as a politician. He was however thrust into the… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/02/adama-barrow-the-man-who-ended-jammeh-s-22-year-rule Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Botswana's capital transformed dramatically over 5 years
 
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Botswana has experienced good levels of economic growth. This is mainly due to a growing mining industry that deals in diamond, copper and nickel. The overall economic growth of Botswana is very visible, especially in the city of Gaborone. The capital city has seen a great transformation in the last few years with numerous infrastructure springing up by several private developers. "The development of infrastructure in Botswana has increased over the years. If you compare with the other co… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/02/botswana-s-capital-transformed-dramatically-over-5-years Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Somaliland secures $442m deal to revamp Berbera port
 
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The port of Berbera in the autonomous state of Somaliland will soon be revamped. The country's authorities signed an agreement with marine ports company- Dubai Ports World, which will manage the project, set to become a major hub for goods in transit to and from the Horn of Africa for a period of 30 years. The company valued the project at $442 million, but said it would be a phased investment and depended on port volumes. Somaliland authorities say the project will enable the country to achi… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/01/somaliland-secures-442m-deal-to-revamp-berbera-port Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Akon helps raise $1 billion USD for Africa
 
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Popular African American singer Akon has announced that he has raised about 1 billion dollars to finance projects in Africa. Speaking to the press the artist said it was not an easy task for him raising the first billion dollar. He went further to say that Africa is in dire need of basic neccesities like portable water and electricity. Akon says his desire for luxury reduced when he noticed the poor development in Africa. In 2015, the R and B hip hop recording artist, Aliaune Damala Bou… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/27/akon-helps-raise-1-billion-usd-for-africa Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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The Siddis, India's African tribe [Culture on TMC]
 
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These ancestral relationships are symbolized by the Siddis community. They are descendants of the African continent who arrived in India hundreds of years ago as slaves and also as merchants. They played an important role in the political history of India and they also kept a few African traditions like dancing. So if they have been in India for centuries, then they surely must be well intergrated? This is a question you'd probably ask yourself. Do you know that a majority of Indians do no… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/04/10/the-siddis-india-s-african-tribe-culture-on-tmc Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Southern Africa remembers Samora Machel
 
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Mozambique's first President, Samora Machel has been remembered in Southern Africa on the 30th anniversary of his death. The revolutionary leader is a symbol of freedom in Mozambique and in the Southern African region where he supported the liberation struggle even after his country gained independence in 1975. He famously accommodated liberation fighters from across the region. ''From him (Samora) we learned that the task of the African Revolution is to invent a new society whose cornerstone… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/10/20/southern-africa-remembers-samora-machel Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Little Rome: Eritrea's capital Asmara seeks UNESCO heritage recognition
 
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*In an often forgotten corner of the Horn of Africa, Eritrea's capital boasts one of the world’s finest collections of early 20th century architecture and the authorities want it declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.* When Italy's colonial experiment in Eritrea ended in 1941, it left behind an array of Rationalist, Futurist, Art Deco and other Modernist styles in Asmara, a city whose historic art has changed little since the Italians lived and worked there. This. The "Miami of Eritrea". ERI… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/03/09/little-rome-eritrea-s-capital-asmara-seeks-unesco-heritage-recognition Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ghana polytechnic converts cars to use electricity as alternative fuel
 
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The ongoing energy crisis in Ghana does not seem to have dumpened the hopes and aspirations of many enterprising Ghanaians. A group of students and lecturers at the Kumasi Polytechnic in Ghana's second main city, are resorting to electricity to solve some of the challenges in the automobile industry. Ghana imports an estimated 70,000 vehicles annually. These vehicles are powered either by petrol or diesel. Some of them are also old meaning there's the challenge of air pollution from exhaust f… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/12/ghana-kumasi-polytechnic-develops-electric-car Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Banana farming in Ivory Coast revitalising
 
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It's been two years since the June 2014 flood destroyed over 50,000 tonnes of banana within a period less than 72 hours at Nieky plantation in Ivory Coast which has now resumed normal production. The flood that had completely destroyed 1300 hectares of banana, which represents 22% of the national production estimated at 300,000 tonnes had completely degraded most agricultural plantations. The floods made it difficult to harvest bananas and also to transport them to the market. It had also thre… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/22/banana-farming-in-ivory-coast-revitalising Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Somaliland is first in the world to use iris biometric voting system [Hi-Tech]
 
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There was a social media unfriendly election yesterday in Somaliland. The self-declared republic joined the tall list of African countries that blocked social media during elections. That was their way of dealing with fake news and rumours which they say may create instability in the country. The election was however technologically friendly as they became the first country in Africa and the first in the world to use the iris recognition-based biometric voting system. This is the scanning of… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/11/14/somaliland-is-first-in-the-world-to-use-iris-biometric-voting-system-hi-tech Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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President-elect Weah calls for foreign investments, vows to tackle corruption
 
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Liberian President-elect George Weah on Saturday declared the country open to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election this week. Speaking in front of reporters and aides packed into a small conference room at his party headquarters, Weah thanked his predecessor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, for enabling Liberia’s first democratic transition in over 70 years but said he was determined to … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/12/31/president-elect-weah-calls-for-foreign-investments-vows-to-tackle-corruption Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Mugabe should have left power years ago – Botswana president
 
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Botswana President Ian Khama says his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe should have stepped aside as president a long time ago. He says Mugabe should accept the reality of his advancing years and retire. According to Khama, the 92-year-old should without delay exit the post of president and allow new leadership because Zimbabwe's political and economic implosion since 2000 is dragging down the whole of southern Africa. 63-year-old Khama in response to a Reuters question of whether Mugabe s… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/09/21/mugabe-should-have-left-power-years-ago-botswana-president Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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The impact of Kenya's new railway on tourism [Travel]
 
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In today's segment we focus on Kenya's newly inaugurated Standard Gauge Railway and the impact it has had on tourism. The Railway know known as Madaraka express began its maiden trip on May 31st from the country's Coastal city Mombasa till the capital Nairobi. The railway which will eventually go through Uganda and Rwanda has caused a buzz. The new Chinese-built route is aimed at cementing Kenya's position as the gateway to East Africa and is billed as the biggest infrastructure project since … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/15/the-impact-of-kenya-s-new-railway-on-tourism-travel Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South African farmer grows cold-loving strawberries in warm KwaZulu-Natal
 
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In South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, workers pick strawberries that have surprisingly thrived in the region's balmy temperatures. Strawberries generally grow best in low temperature climate but the Cappeny Estates farm in Ballito, a town about 40 kilometers north of Durban is making history. When former project manager Xolani Gumede and his wife started the farm in 2013 in a hot and humid region seen to be hostile for growing the fruit, they were not sure their plan would work. Today Xol… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/13/south-african-farmer-grows-cold-loving-strawberries-in-warm-kwazulu-natal Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Egypt plans $1.5bn affordable housing project to relocate slum dwellers
 
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The Egyptian government has embarked on a project to eradicate the worst slums available in the country. There are an estimated 351 slums which officials deem unsafe for its residents. As a result, the government is on a mission to relocate the estimated 850,000 slum dwellers to high rise apartments such as the Tahya Misr in the capital Cairo. The move follows building collapse - a common phenomenon in Cairo - and a landslide in 2008 which killed some 130 slum dwellers. Osama Hassan fro… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/15/egypt-plans-15bn-affordable-housing-project-to-relocate-slum-dwellers Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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What propelled Ethiopia to overtake Kenya as East Africa's economic giant [Business Africa]
 
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Ethiopia: Africa's rising economic giant Ethiopia has overtaken neighbouring Kenya as East Africa’s economic giant. In monetary terms, Ethiopia has opened a gap of about $29 million over Kenya. The World Bank further predicts that Ethiopia’s economy will be the most expansive on the continent in 2017. Burundi rice boom Rice is a staple food in several countries around the world, but extreme weather condition such as droughts and floods have adverse impact on rice production particular… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/15/what-propelled-ethiopia-to-overtake-kenya-as-east-africa-s-economic-giant Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Two African satellites launched into space in a week [Hi-Tech]
 
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We always hear about satellites being launched into space but hardly hear about African satellites. This is not the case anymore as South Africa's first privately owned nanosatellite - nSight1 - was successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station last week. This was followed by Ghana's first satellite called GhanaSat1. It was developed by university students who took two years to design, assemble and test as part of a Japanese space project. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/06/two-african-satellites-launched-into-space-in-a-week-hi-tech Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Mozambique: Africa’s longest suspension bridge to attract more investments [Business Africa]
 
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Global airlines expects $80b profits At the general meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the heads of global airlines met in Cancun, Mexico where the aviation body predicted robust earnings for the sector. Its outlook for the 2017 industry revenue was raised, with expectations that the global economy will post its strongest growth in six years. Mozambique: Longest bridge in Africa The longest suspension bridge in Africa is under construction in Maputo, Mozambiqu… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/07/mozambique-construction-of-africas-longest-suspension-bridge-is-expected-to Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Africa has over 300 tech hubs, Somalia launches its first [Hi-Tech]
 
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Somalia is launching its first community-based tech innovation hub in the capital Mogadishu this month. The iRise Hub will offer Somali entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, investors, techies and startups the working space to share ideas, connect and collaborate with each other. It was founded by a group of young men who hope to transform Somalia into a digital and tech entrepreneurship hub. In an interview with Quartz Africa, the principal founder of iRise, Abdihakim Ainte said their visio… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/12/africa-has-over-300-tech-hubs-somalia-launches-its-first-hi-tech Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Liberia votes new president today [The Morning Call]
 
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Welcome to this special edition of the Morning Call where we x ray on the Liberian elections. Today Liberia will hold general elections, its third election since transitioning to democracy in 2005. After serving 12 years in office incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf bows out. This elections mark the country's first democratic transition of power between governments. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/10/10/liberia-votes-new-president-today-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Seventeen-year-old Gabonese youngster's vocal cords calm political tension
 
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Seventeen-year-old Samuel N'zie-ngui from Gabon recently broke the internet in his country, singing Celine Dion's "The power of love". A video shot by his friend's sister went viral, receiving nearly a million views in a week and it has landed him a spot in a musical TV talent show The Voice on the French channel TF1. The video was sent by the friend's sister to an influential blogger, Barack Nyare Mba, who created a social network page dubbed "Together for Samuel" in an effort to attract mus… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/28/seventeen-year-old-gabonese-youngster-s-vocal-cords-calm-political-tension Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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We are ready for Monday's election- Somaliland electoral body
 
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*National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the self--declared Independent states of Somaliland said it has finalized preparations for the presidential election scheduled for Monday.* NEC Chairperson Abdukadir Iman Warsame said the election would take place in 21 electoral districts with 1,642 polling stations, adding that the ballot boxes, papers and machines are ready. “Election campaigns in Somaliland came to an end on Friday, we are ready for the presidential election on Monday, about 9,000 st… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/11/12/we-are-ready-for-monday-s-election-somaliland-electoral-body Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Mozambican army destroys rebel base
 
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The Mozambican army has destroyed a base used by Renamo rebels to launch attacks. Mozambican police said the rebels use the base in the central Morrumbala district to launch ambush attacks on trucks transporting goods, commuter buses and other targets. The police said the army managed to recover some stolen goods in the area. Unconfirmed reports indicate eight people were killed in the clashes but neither the police nor Renamo have confirmed that. Renamo gunmen attacked Morrumbala's main t… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/09/12/mozambican-army-destroys-rebel-base Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Solar energy boom in Egypt
 
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Egypt is positioned in the world's sun belt region meaning it is never short of sunshine. As a result, homeowners are taping into the sun's power through a feed-in-tariff system created by the government. Under the scheme set up in 2014, businesses and homeowners with solar panels can make some extra money by selling their unused power to electricity suppliers. The move is to enable President Fatah al-Sisi creatively reform the fuel subsidy program which is affecting the country's budget. Re… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/02/10/solar-energy-boom-in-egypt Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South Africa: Clinical trials on new HIV vaccine begin
 
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Clinical trials have begun in South Africa on a new vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes Aids. First volunteers received the injection on wednesday, in the exercise that scientists say is the first large study of an HIV vaccine's effectiveness since 2009. The first recipients of a new #HIV vaccine speak about the experiment: https://t.co/6awbZ6uKN2 pic.twitter.com/mH1ZBIwoWW— ECR_Newswatch (@ECR_Newswatch) November 30, 2016 Glenda Gray, Director of the South African Medica… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/30/south-africa-clinical-trials-on-new-hiv-vaccine-begin Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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General Butt Naked pleads for funding and Liberia's forgiveness
 
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Everyone likes a good redemption story, and there are few more remarkable ones than the tale of a notorious Liberian warlord "General Butt Naked," who repented of his atrocities and became a preacher. On Sunday mornings in the capital, Monrovia, a few dozen people gather in a tin-roofed church to hear the former warlord preach. The "General", who earned his title from fighting street battles naked during Liberia's 14-year civil war, killed and mutilated thousands of people sometimes by his own… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/10/20/general-butt-naked-pleads-for-funding-and-liberia-s-forgiveness Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins Delhi Half Marathon
 
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Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the men's race of the Delhi Half Marathon in India, while Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa clinched the women's title on Sunday. 32-year-old Kipchoge clocked 59 minutes and 44 seconds, ahead of Ethiopia's Yigrem Demelash, who clocked his personal best of 59:48, in a close finish. Another Kenyan Augustine Choge was third in 60:01. Kipchoge returns to win Delhi Half Marathon https://t.co/dIa65XFNlo via @CapitalFMSport— Capital … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/20/kenya-s-eliud-kipchoge-wins-delhi-half-marathon Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Qatar completes first air-conditioned 2022 World Cup stadium
 
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A big step on Qatar's road to the 2022 World Cup has been taken. A proposed fully air-conditioned venue for the 2022 World Cup, the Khalifa International Stadium has been completed. First built in 1976, the stadium's capacity has been expanded to more than 40,000 with renovation costs sitting at some £70 million. Major changes have been made to the facility including changing rooms, media tribune, VIP areas and sports museum, as well as a new roof design that covers all the seats. 💡 هل تع… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/05/18/qatar-completes-first-air-conditioned-2022-world-cup-stadium Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Sierra Leone: The hidden paradise
 
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From a devastating civil war to an Ebola outbreak and now a mudslide that has left hundreds dead. Sierra Leone has had its fair share of challenges. However, despite all these, the country always rises from the ashes just like the Phoenix. Is the West African country the world's fastest growing travel destination? Well, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, this is indeed true. The West African country welcomed 310 per cent more tourists last year compared to 2015. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/08/24/sierra-leone-the-hidden-paradise Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Senegal: Girls shine in robotics competition [The Morning Call]
 
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The final of the second edition of the Pan-African Robotics Competition was held in Dakar, Senegal over the weekend. More than 200 students of secondary schools in Senegal, Gambia and Mali participated. The students also worked on machinery projects to solve the major problems of Africa.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/05/23/senegal-girls-shine-in-robotics-competition-the-morning-call Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Kenyan entrepreneur to the rescue of banana farmers
 
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Banana crisps have become a fast selling commodity in Kenya's Kisii county thanks to one young entrepreneur who dared to tread an unusual path. There has been an increase in the cultivation of banana lately in the east African country but unfortunately, there seems to be no ready market for the produce. But Askah Nyakwara is trying to fill the void that creates glut. Operating from the Kenyan Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI) in Kisii county, she makes her now famous Rit… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/02/kenyan-entrepreneur-to-the-rescue-of-banana-farmers Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Seychelles passport, most powerful in Africa [Travel on TMC]
 
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It is often difficult for African passport holders to travel to diverse regions in the world including within Africa. One of the many reasons the African Union is proposing visa-free travel requirements within Africa.. Benin, Ghana and Rwanda have discarded visa requirements for other Africans. In the midst of these travel difficulties, Seychelles, Mauritius, and South Africa’s citizens have the most favored passports on the continent in terms of free travel movement, according to the late… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/26/seychelles-passport-most-powerful-in-africa-travel-on-tmc Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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AFDB: Africa's economic outlook
 
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It's been a roller coaster ride for african economies with economic giants such as Nigeria battling its first recession and South Africa escaping credit ratings downgrades by the skin of the teeth. Oil producing countries have also not been spared with the plunge in commodity prices. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/19/afdb-africa-s-economic-outlook Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Rwanda's cashless bus payment system to be exported soon
 
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The Rwanda company behind the country's cashless bus payment system, Tap & Go is looking to expand its franchise. The system allows commuters to electronically pay for their bus fares through mobile money or point of sale devices operated by vendors at bus terminals. Barely 6 months after its launch, the company's founder says they have received demands from other countries to introduce the system there. "Some countries have already started showing interest in having our solution there.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/28/rwanda-s-cashless-bus-payment-system-to-be-exported-soon Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Boycott leads to heavy security in schools in Cameroon's anglophone region
 
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Most schools in Buea, the capital of Cameroon's Southwest region remain closed, as a boycott called by activists took effect. Monday (September 4) was the first day of reopening of school for the 2017-2018 academic year after the August holiday, but most parents kept their children at home, fearing for their security. Tensions remain high in the mainly Anglophone region of Cameroon since last October, after Cameroonian forces cracked down on protests in the English-speaking region, beating an… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/05/boycott-leads-to-heavy-security-in-schools-in-cameroon-s-anglophone-region Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Costa Rica deports 250 African migrants to Panama
 
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Costa Rican authorities have deported some 250 African migrants of different nationalities to Panama. 220 Africans were arrested on the border with Nicaragua and transfered by bus to the border with Panama in Paso Canoas, local media report. Another 30 were also arrested and deported by the country's national police, Reuters reports. Panamanian officials said the migrants were children, pregnant women and men from Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia. One of the migrants said they did not wish to … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/16/costa-rica-deports-250-african-migrants-to-panama Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Grace Mugabe: the president's typist who nearly became Zimbabwe president
 
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The spectacular rise and fall of Zimbabwe’s uncompromising First Lady, Grace Mugabe, had an unusual beginning: an office affair. It was the early 1990s when President Robert Mugabe’s eye fell upon one of his shy young typists. She would become his wife, a ferociously ambitious politician and, more than two decades later, a contributor to the downfall of her 93-year-old husband. President Mugabe is trying to cling to power after the military took over this week in response to his purge of vice… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/11/22/grace-mugabe-the-president-s-typist-who-nearly-became-zimbabwe-president Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Morocco retains the top spot for investment in Africa [Business Africa]
 
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Morocco's economy continues to see an accelerated growth. In this year’s Ernst & Young Africa attractiveness Index, the country retained the top spot for investment projects, followed by Kenya . South Africa came third despite the junk credit ratings. Africa isn't doing bad after all with 6.5% increase in automotive FDI projects in 2016 compared to 2015. Michael Lalor, Director of EY Africa Business Centre joined us from South Africa to shed some light on the issue. H… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/05/18/morocco-retains-the-top-spot-for-investment-in-africa-business-africa Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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New bio-innovation helps Kenyan mango farmers fight fruit flies
 
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Mango farming in Kenya has become an economic venture that is shaping livelihoods for a lot of families in the country. In the country's general horticulture scene, mangoes, avocados and passion fruits are the top export fruits. Numbers show that the country earns over 100 billion shillings (1 billion USD) annually from the horticultural sector. Experts however say that the figures could double if the fruit fly menace is eradicated. But now thanks to a new biological solution, farmers can no… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/06/new-bio-innovation-helps-kenyan-mango-farmers-fight-fruit-flies Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Swaziland Princess Raps for Monarchy
 
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*Wearing white snickers, a tiara and the traditional wrap, Sikhanyiso Dlamini, Swaziland's royal princess rattles off some lyrics. Using the stage name 'Princess Pashu,' she is using hip hop to promote the monarch.* Royal Rap Being a rap artiste may appear to be unconventional in her position but her act has caught up with young Swazis. The eldest child of King Mswatii III, Sikhanyiso Dlamini says she found her beats from Swazi traditional music. "The rhythm that I have from hip hop deriv… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2015/12/21/swaziland-princess-raps-for-monarchy Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Kenya joins world leaders in geothermal energy production
 
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*Kenya is now one of the world leaders in geothermal energy production, with 14 potential sites located in the rift valley.* "It is a clean energy, or green, because its carbon footprint on the environment is minimal," an employee of Kenya Electricity Generating Company said. Geothermal energy comes from a mixture of water and steam under pressure drawn from nearly 2 km beneath the earth. The pressure and heat separates water vapour from water when it rises to the surface which turns the tur… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/03/10/kenya-joins-world-leaders-in-geothermal-energy-production Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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FBI opens investigation into South Africa's Guptas - report
 
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The FBI has opened an investigation into U.S. links to South Africa's Guptas, escalating a scandal over the family's alleged use of a friendship with President Jacob Zuma to control state businesses, the Financial Times said on Thursday. The newspaper, which cited "people familiar with the matter", said U.S. investigators had been looking at individuals, bank accounts and companies in the U.S. for ties to alleged graft involving the family. It gave no further details. The Gupta family and Zu… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/10/19/fbi-opens-investigation-into-south-africa-s-guptas-report Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Kenya and Ethiopia, rising economic giants [Business Africa]
 
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Rising economic giants Nigeria and South Africa may be out of recession, however Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine these economic giants in the competition for investment, according to the newly released Africa Risk-Reward Index. The report compiled by Oxford Economics, an advisory group affiliated with the Oxford University, UK, says rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic downturn and militancy in Nigeria and escalating political risks in South Africa have l… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/21/kenya-and-ethiopia-rising-economic-giants-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Niger's Agadez tourist site now migrant hub [Grand Angle]
 
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Niger's desert city, Agadez once a tourist attraction for the country has become a major hub as part of a transit route for migrants hoping to reach Europe.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/29/niger-s-agadez-tourist-site-now-migrant-hub-grand-angle Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Liberia: George Weah's presidential victory [The Morning Call]
 
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From the football pitch to the presidential place. Former football star George Weah won the December 26 presidential runoff with 61.5 percent of the total votes. Crowds of people rushed to the streets of Monrovia and other towns in Liberia to celebrate his victory.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/12/29/liberia-george-weah-s-presidential-victory-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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African migrants settle in Libya
 
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Dozens of African migrants are picking up new jobs in Libya after their journeys to Europe were cut short. These temporary jobs can earn a migrant between 80 and 150 dinars per day, enough to cover their living expenses and even send some money back home to their families. Most of the migrants live in compounds built by private construction companies. Up to five migrants can share a single apartment and split the rents. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/10/25/african-migrants-settle-in-libya Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ethiopia's industrial zone thrives despite economic downturn [Business Africa]
 
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*Bole Lemi , Ethiopia’s thriving industrial sector* Ethiopia’s Bole Lemi Industrial Zone is a project that covers 156 hectares. It is designed to help companies such as agro-processors, pharmaceutical and textile manufacturers produce and sell value-added goods and boost revenue from exports. Already the industrial zone has close to 9,000 people while Industrialization represent 5% of the country's GDP. *New dawn for Chinese Yuan* China's yuan, or Renminbi (RMB), enters an historical … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/10/07/ethiopia-s-industrial-zone-thrives-despite-economic-downturn-business-africa Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ecowas forces start withdrawing from Guinea Bissau
 
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ECOWAS forces in Guinea-Bissau started withdrawing over the weekend. A first group of 65 men from the 5th Nigerian contingent of the Ecowas mission in Guinea Bissau left on Sunday and headed for lagos. The withdrawal of all 700 men will be gradual, as the heads of state of ECOWAS pledged to extend their mission by a few more months. The Ecowas mission in Guinea Bissau made up of troops from Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Togo, and Niger, was deployed in May 2012 in the aftermath of a militar… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/06/ecowas-forces-start-withdrawing-from-guinea-bissau Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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