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Kenya:Cheaper Night Power Tariff Set for December
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:31

[Nation] Kenya will next month cut power tariffs by up to a third for large businesses and manufacturers that shift their operations to late night hou...

Suicide bombing kills 50 in Nigeria
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:21

At least 50 people are dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque in the north-eastern town of Mubi. BBC News - Africa

Kenya Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta poll win
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:27

The main opposition has rejected the ruling, saying it will not recognise the new government. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:Democracy's High Cost as Polls Hit Over U.S.$600 Million
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:31

[Nation] After spending more than Sh70 billion in this year's General Election and repeat presidential poll, Kenyans are waking up to the price they h...

Nigeria:NAFDAC Slashes By 50% Products Registration Fees Payable By SMEs
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:23

[Vanguard] Makurdi -The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has slashed by 50 percent all products' registration fee...

South Africa:Union Plans National Day of Action Against Dept of Higher Education
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:24

[COSATU] The National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] has been mobilising all its members in the Sector Education and Training Aut...

East Africa:How Magufuli and Museveni's U.S.$7 Billion Deals Reshape Region
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:46

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -How US$ 7bn deals are reshaping relations in the region AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

Africa:Warning Signs Flash As Governance Progress Slows
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:47

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Forty of Africa's 55 nations have improved their standards of governance in the past decade, while only 12 have seen a decline....

Africa:U.S., African Foreign Ministers Talk Trade, Good Governance, Security
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:24

[VOA] Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that the Trump administration wanted to refocus the U.S. relationship with Africa squarely on trade...

Somalia:Pirate Suspects Seized After Rocket-Propelled Grenade Attacks
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:24

[EU Navfor] EU NAVFOR Somalia's Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. AllA...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:26

Zimbabwe's president has defied calls to resign despite his own party's threat to impeach him. BBC News - Africa

Robert Mugabe fails to resign during live televised speech
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:00

The embattled president vows to stay on, despite widespread speculation that he would announce his resignation. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria:Benue - Tor Tiv Seeks South Africa's Support to Boost Agriculture
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:24

[Guardian] Makurdi -Tiv paramount ruler, Professor James Ayatse, yesterday, said engaging youths in modern agricultural practices is important for gre...

Nigeria:Why El-Rufai Wants Over 21,000 Teachers Sacked - NULGE
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:35

[Guardian] Abeokuta -The president of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Ibrahim Khaleed, yesterday, faulted the sincer...

Debunking Zimbabwe's fake news
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:19

Reality Check looks at the fake news shared online after the military takeover in Zimbabwe. BBC News - Africa

Morocco food stampede 'kills 15 and wounds five'
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:21

The stampede occurred as aid was being handed out in the village of Sidi Boualem, local media say. BBC News - Africa

Nigeria:Stakeholders Battle Smugglers to Save Local Poultry
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:37

[Daily Trust] Stakeholders in the poultry industry, mostly poultry farmers, are making frantic effort to save the business from falling into the hands...

Nigeria:How Chinese Products Are Killing 'Made in Aba' Shoes
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:38

[Daily Trust] Umuahia -If nothing is done urgently to salvage the situation, very soon, local manufacturers of shoes, belts and bags may be sent out o...

Nigeria:Police to Deploy Gunboats, Personnel to Combat Piracy on Bayelsa Waterways
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:21

[Leadership] Yenagoa -A total number of 16 gun boats and 6,000 armed police personnel are expected to be deployed along the waterways and creeks of Ba...

Respect your elders: Why cultural norms benefit Mugabe
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:34

Why political veterans like Robert Mugabe still command the respect and goodwill of their opponents. BBC News - Africa

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