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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 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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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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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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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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Forty-four countries sign historic Africa Union free trade agreement
 
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Forty-four African countries have signed up to a historic trade agreement aimed at paving the way for a liberalized market for goods and services across the continent. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), an agreement cast in the mold of the European Union's version was signed during the 10th Ordinary Session of African Union Heads of State summit held in the Rwandan capital, Kigali. The AfCFTA gives birth to the world's largest free trade area since the World Trade Organization w… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/03/21/forty-four-countries-sign-historic-africa-union-free-trade-agreement 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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The rise of Ghana's animation features
 
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A new crop of animators and cartoonists in Ghana are sparing no effort to put Ghana on the map when it comes to the genre. The story of animation dates back to the 1890s and it developed alongside the mainstream motion picture industry. But in Ghana, when the thriving film industry kicked off in the 1940s, it was without animation. Over the years, young animators and cartoonists in the west African nation are have been trained chiefly by the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI), … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/25/the-rise-of-ghana-s-animation-features 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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Usain Bolt's final race ends in pain after injury
 
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A heartbreaking performance from Usain Bolt during his final race at the World Athletics Championships in London. The eight-time Olympic champion suffered an apparent harmstring injury on his left leg just 21 strides into the final leg of the 4x100m relay. The astonishing turn of events marred what was expected to be a golden farewell for the legendary athlete who suddenly stumbled, hobbled a few strides before falling on the track in pain and agony. He was helped into a wheelchair and he e… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/08/13/usain-bolt-s-final-race-ends-in-pain-after-injury 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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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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Ivory Coast: Revival of colourful fabric business
 
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In Abidjan the capital of Ivory Coast, a woman may choose between a "capable husband" or an "ungrateful husband" while monitoring the move of a rival. These are the various nick names given to thousands of colourful fabrics of different patterns in the country. Some of these names are often inspired by the characters of some main actors in a TV series or some societal facts. "It is an ungrateful husband. I prefer this cloth here to the latter one. I don't like that other one because it does n… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/09/29/ivory-coast-revival-of-business-in-colorful-fabrics 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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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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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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Trump and Jong Un take selfies as Winter Olympics kickoff
 
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People in downtown Seoul, South Korea were thrilled to see U.S. president Donald Trump hand in hand with his North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walking together and taking selfies. Well, it was not exactly the two men who have been at the throat of each other in a heated diplomacy around nuclear capabilities. It was two lookalikes taking the opportunity to cause a sensation in the city before the opening of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Kim's lookalike is Hong Kong-based Australian… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/09/trump-and-jong-un-take-selfies-as-winter-olympics-kickoff 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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Cameroon's baby-food entrepreneur, produces locally-made infant cereal
 
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*Cameroonian entrepreneur Pascaline Nenda produces locally-made commercial infant cereal, Blesolac a brand of baby food made from soya, wheat, fruits, milk and sugar.* It is made by boiling and roasting soya beans which are later ground into powder. Pascaline then mixes the soya powder with other cereals to make the baby meal. She started her business five years ago to counter imported brands, which she says are generally expensive and contain preservatives. "From six months, breast milk is n… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/04/12/cameroon-s-baby-food-entrepreneur-produces-locally-made-infant-cereal 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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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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African Union launches ambitious offer for 'world's largest free trade area' [Business Africa]
 
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AU launches continental free trade zone … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/03/22/african-union-launches-ambitious-offer-for-world-s-largest-free-trade-area 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 launches new railway to Djibouti
 
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A 750-km railway line linking Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa and Red Sea state of Djibouti was formally inaugurated on Wednesday. The Chinese built project is to create new manufacturing industries, improve transport and further open up landlocked Ethiopia. The new railway line is expected to cut the journey time to under 10 hours. Ethiopia is seeking to have 5,000 km of new lines working across the country by 2020. The electrified and environmentally friendly project will also replace a … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/10/05/ethiopia-launches-new-railway-to-djibouti 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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African diaspora embracing their African roots [Culture on The Morning Call]
 
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The African diaspora is spread out all over the world. For example in the United States, where we find the African-Americans, from the Caribbean (Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, and Dominica), and from South America (Venezuela). Without first-hand knowledge of their roots, many of them can only shape their views of Africa based upon what has been said and written in both the media and distorted history books, which tells us of a continent full of war-torn countries, starving people and corrupt leaders, w… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/04/african-diaspora-embracing-their-african-roots-culture-on-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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Malian 'spider-man' who rescued baby on Paris balcony meets Macron
 
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A 22-year-old man played a modern-day spider-man role when he climbed up the balustrade of a Paris storey building to rescue a baby who was clinging from the fourth floor. The video of the man climbing swiftly up the floors till he picked the baby to safety has since gone viral on social media. He has been identified as a Malian migrant called Mamoudou Gassama. He has since met with French president Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace as at this morning. The Mayor of Paris has also said she w… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/05/28/malian-spider-man-who-rescued-baby-on-paris-balcony-meets-macron 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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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi welcomes Sarkozy's arrest [The Morning Call]
 
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The arrest of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy continues to spark reactions from different quarters including that of Saif Al Islam Gaddafi, the son of the fallen Libyan leader. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/03/21/saif-al-islam-gaddafi-welcomes-sarkozy-s-arrest-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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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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Kenya's Oscar nominee "Watu Wote: All of us" premieres in Nairobi
 
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Kenyan film "Watu Wote" - all of us which depicts the infamous 2015 Mandera bus attack has been announced a nominee for an Academy Award. The film is based on real life events where a Muslim man led fellow Muslim passengers in shielding their Christian colleagues from being shot by al Shabaab militants. The film was nominated for an Academy Award on Tuesday the same day it premiered in Nairobi. Watu Wote is now on the path to make history in Kenya by winning an Oscar. The short film that w… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/24/kenya-s-oscar-nominee-watu-wote-all-of-us-premieres-in-nairobi 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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Libya deports more than 100 African migrants
 
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*Libyan authorities on Tuesday deported around 140 African migrants, who had previously arrived in Tripoli illegally via the Mediterranean.* Head of Protocol at Libya's Illegal Immigration Body, Abdel Razek Sheneit said Libya has been working with the International Organization for Migration to arrange for the safe return of the migrants. He said the migrants, who are from Nigeria, have been held in shelters in Tripoli for around three months. "We are currently in the process of deporting 140… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/22/libya-deports-more-than-100-african-migrants 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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Angola bets on Agriculture and Morocco's debatable Plan for Sub Saharan Africa [Business Africa]
 
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Angola bets on Agriculture Angola has been on the spotlight for looking into diversifying its economy from oil and gas focus. Some of the areas it's looking into : tourism, mining, technology , but today we are focusing on Agriculture,although it generates far less income at moment, it has huge potential and can help spread development to the indigent parts of the country by creating the millions of jobs. Morocco's investment in Africa Morocco seeks to expand its influence on the contin… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/08/17/angola-bets-on-agriculture-and-morocco-s-debatable-plan-for-sub-saharan-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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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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South Africa: Rescued Gaza's last tiger finds new home in Free State
 
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A Bengal tiger rescued from what activists have called “the worst zoo in the world” arrived and started his new life in South Africa on Thursday. Laziz, who was Gaza's last tiger, and other animals left the zoo in the Palestinian city of Khan Younis on Wednesday. “When we decided to step in, it was a critical situation not only for Laziz but also for the other 14. What Four Paws did was to supply food for the animals until all the negotiations are sorted, until we can really act and take them… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/08/26/south-africa-rescued-gaza-s-last-tiger-finds-new-home-in-free-state 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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Uganda unveils Africa's first solar bus
 
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Engineers at Uganda's Kiira Motors have unveiled Africa's first solar powered bus. Known as " Kayoola," the bus uses two batteries that can be charged using solar panels fitted on the vehicle's roof. It can travel a distance of up to 80 kilometres and can complete a trip to the country's international airport in Entebbe and back to Kampala when fully charged. The prototype was built by over 60 staff, 12 engineers and artisans. Africa's first #solar powered electric bus https://t.co… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/03/28/uganda-unveils-africa-s-first-solar-bus 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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'Black Panther', the superhero movie featuring an 'African kingdom'
 
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has expanded once again, this time to the borders of the fictional African state Wakanda. The movie focuses on its primary superhero, Black Panther. The big budget film from Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios has an almost entirely black cast led by Chadwick Boseman and is directed by acclaimed African American director Ryan Coogler. "I'm really nervous now because the work is done and now we're just showing it and hoping people are into it. We tried to make … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/06/black-panther-the-sci-tech-movie-featuring-an-african-kingdom 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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Ethiopia's coffee craze
 
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Ethiopian coffee growers may be facing a threat from khat, but the culture of drinking it anytime is enduring this pressure. Raziah Athman was recently in Addis Ababa, where she moved around the famous coffee places in the city. Take the tour with her, in this report on Ethiopia's coffee craze. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/05/14/ethiopia-s-coffee-craze 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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Experts brainstorm on funding conflict resolution in Africa
 
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Various security experts from around the world are meeting in the Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar, which has been the been the scene of deadly protests by Amhara people. Brought together by the the 7th edition of the Tana Forum, their objective is to discuss on the future of peace and security in Africa. Nigeria is one of those countries whose economy has been degraded by conflict - specifically Boko Haram insurgency and the communal conflicts in Kaduna. The question many have been asking i… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/04/21/experts-brainstorm-on-funding-conflict-resolution-in-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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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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Uganda named best expat destination [Travel on The Morning Call]
 
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More foreigners are calling Uganda home. Many expatriates in Kampala for example think it's a comfortable and easy place to live. The ranking for the 2016 best and worst place to live for expatriates is out and Uganda is ahead of the US, UK and Switzerland listed as the most favoured country in Africa. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/09/01/uganda-named-best-expat-destination 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's political parties welcome election results as thousands celebrate Akufo-Addo's win
 
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Ghana’s two main political parties, the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), have welcomed the Electoral Commission’s declaration of the opposition candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo as the country’s president-elect. Akufo-Addo who has had two unsuccessful attempts at the presidency, defeated the incumbent president, John Mahama by over one million votes to win the election. The opposition candidate secured 5,716,026 votes representing 53.85 pe… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/10/ghana-s-political-parties-welcome-election-results-as-thousands-celebrate-akufo 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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Italian police arrest suspected smugglers amongst migrants rescued off the Libyan coast
 
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Two people suspected of human trafficking were arrested on Wednesday on their arrival at the Sicilian port of Pozzallo in Italy after being rescued at sea. Between Monday and Wednesday, about 6500 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in 40 separate missions. Packed on board a number of boats, the migrants, some carrying babies, were brought aboard the rescue vessels along with the suspected smugglers. Italian police officer Sergio Savastano told the media that the large numbers of… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/08/31/italian-police-arrest-suspected-smugglers-amongst-migrants-rescued-off-the 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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Rwandan President Paul Kagame meets Macron ahead of vivatech
 
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French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Rwandan President Paul Kagame and several tech CEOs, at the Elysee palace in Paris on Wednesday ahead of the Vivatech conference. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, IBM Chairman Ginni Rometty, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella were among those invited to have lunch to discuss opportunities and commitments from both companies and the French government. "Thanks for being here, but as you know in this quarter, there's no free lunch. So I expect from you, som… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/05/23/rwandan-president-paul-kagame-meets-macron-ahead-of-vivatech 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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Ivory Coast's economy to grow by 7.4% in the next three years - IMF
 
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Ivory Coast's economy is expected to grow by an average of 7.4 percent between 2017 and 2020 after reaching 8.5 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. IMF said the GDP of West Africa's largest, French-speaking economy expanded by 8.6 percent in 2015 repeating a figure that is significantly below the 10.3 percent announced by President Alassane Ouattara in March. Since 2011, Ivory Coast's economy has been experiencing rapid growth and increased stability. Growth in … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/29/ivory-coast-s-economy-to-grow-by-74-percent-in-the-next-three-years-imf 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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7000 ECOWAS joint troops halted for final mediation talks in The Gambia
 
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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has halted a joint military operation on Thursday for final mediation talks with immediate past Gambian President Yahya Jammeh who has refused to step down. Jammeh has been given until Friday noon to cede power or face military operation to remove him from the country's seat of government and install the new President Adama Barrow, Head of the ECOWAS Commission Marcel de Souza told the media. The final mediation mission on Friday will be l… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/20/7000-ecowas-joint-troops-halted-for-final-mediation-talks-in-the-gambia 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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Cameroonian makeup artist excels in special effects [The Morning Call]
 
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A professional makeup artist in Cameroon's southwest region in Buea is specializing in creating special effects for films produced locally.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/04/23/cameroonian-makeup-artist-excels-in-special-effects-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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'I'll be president for all Sierra Leoneans' - Maada Bio after swearing in
 
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Julius Maada Bio, Sierra Leone's new president as required by law was sworn into office Wednesday evening by the Chief Justice hours after the National Electoral Commission (NEC) declared him winner of the March 31 presidential runoff. NEC announced that the former military head of state had won 51.81 percent of votes cast in the runoff as against a little over 48% secured by his competitor, Samura Kamara - a former Foreign Affairs minister under President Ernest Bai Koroma. The swearing in of… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/04/05/i-ll-be-president-for-all-sierra-leoneans-president-maada-bio-after-swearing-in 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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Nigerian entrepreneur makes cake soap in her beauty store
 
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*Nigerian entrepreneur Blondie Okpuzor makes what she calls 'birthday cake soaps' at her beauty store in Lagos, Nigeria.* She is the founder and chief executive of BathKandy, a cosmetics line that makes food-inspired bath and body products like soaps, scrubs, polishes, scented oils and home fragrances among others. Blondie's products are all made by hand and purposed to look and smell like desserts. "I think people love things that look good. So, I mean we are in Nigeria so there is a lot of … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/02/nigerian-entrepreneur-makes-cake-soap-in-her-beauty-store 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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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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Nigeria's plus size models hit the runway in Lagos [no comment]
 
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Five designers presented plus size models an opportunity to walk the runway at the opening of the Fashion Design Week in Lagos on Wednesday night to celebrate their curves.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/10/28/nigeria-s-plus-size-models-hit-the-runway-in-lagos-no-comment 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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President George Weah lays out his agenda for Liberians
 
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*While George Weah has made global headlines since his first presidential bid in 2006, many have criticised the media for focusing on his football success and 'cinderella' political story rather than the substance of his politics.* Today, in his inaugural speech as the 24th president of Liberia, George Weah made known his agenda and the priorities his government would pursue in his time in office. Addressing tens of thousands of Liberians who had made it to the Kanyon Doe Stadium in Monrovia … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/22/president-george-weah-lays-out-his-agenda-for-liberians 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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Fashion show in Kinshasa challenges stigma around disability [no comment]
 
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Activists in Kinshasa hosted the first fashion show for disabled people on Friday (April 19), to promote acceptance and removal of barriers that the disabled face in the country. Under the theme Toza Fier, meaning "We are proud" in the local Lingala language, 15 models living with disability proudly walked down the runway, showcasing a variety of outfits by local designers.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/04/25/fashion-show-in-kinshasa-challenges-stigma-around-disability-no-comment 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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Tanzania president Magufuli visits ailing wife in public hospital
 
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Photographs of Tanzania's President John Pombe Magufuli visiting his wife in a state hospital have been trending on social media. The images released by Tanzania's State House shows Magufuli standing beside the First Lady at the Muhimbili National Hospital in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. The images have been hailed as a new example Tanzanian head of state's humility, unlike many African leaders who resort to private or foreign hospitals. Since his election in October 2015, President… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/11/tanzania-president-magufuli-visits-ailing-wife-in-public-hospital 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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Tunisia: Revolutionary bladeless wind turbine could change game in wind farms
 
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Tunisian innovators have looked to the past for inspiration from sails on ships to come up with designs for new bladeless turbines. A start-up known as Saphon Energy has developed a new turbine design which is quieter, safer and more efficient than traditional wind turbines and is capable of capturing twice as much wind energy. 37-year-old engineer Anis Aouini leads the Tunis-based firm. He says that they looked to the old technology used by sailors of the ancient civilisation of Carthage, as… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/27/tunisia-revolutionary-bladeless-wind-turbine-could-change-game-in-wind-farms 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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