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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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Pan-African passport will boost air travel by 24% - Report
 
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The introduction of the pan-African passport in 2018 will lead to an over 20% increase in travel spending on the continent. This is according to a new research by global travel technology provider, Sabre. The African union (AU) passport will - theoretically - enable African travellers to visit other countries on the continent without a visa. Currently only 13 out of 55 countries allow all Africans to enter either without a visa or to get one on arrival. The study which was carried out in fou… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/24/pan-african-passport-will-boost-air-travel-by-24-percent-report 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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Djibouti commissions $3.5 billion Chinese-built free trade zone
 
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*Djibouti commissioned a $3.5 billion, Chinese-built free trade zone on Thursday, deepening ties with the Asian giant and helping the Horn of Africa nation generate more jobs for its youths.* Djibouti, with a population of 876,000, already hosts Chinese, U.S. and French naval bases and it also handles roughly 95 percent of the goods imported by Ethiopia, its land-locked neighbour with 99 million people. The new trade zone, one of several new port and trade facilities being developed by Djibout… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/07/05/djibouti-commissions-35-billlion-chinese-built-free-trade-zone 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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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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South Sudan: New terminal at Juba Airport
 
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South Sudan's first modern terminal at the Juba International Airport has been inaugurated. Vice President, James Wani Igga, hailed the new development as vital, while he inaugurated the structure ahead of peace celebrations scheduled for Wednesday. The Juba terminal is expected to open the landlocked east African nation to trade opportunities as it continues battling to recover from a devastating five-year conflict. In his inaugural speech, Vice President, James Wani Igga, lauded the improvem… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/30/south-sudan-new-terminal-at-juba-airport 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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Young Ugandan women fly high in a male dominated field
 
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There are some 200 Ugandan pilots are flying across Africa and the world. Most of them were trained at home, at the East African Civil Aviation Academy, also known as Soroti Flying School. The school started in 1971 under a United Nations Development Program - UNDP training program for pilots from the East African community. Back then, all the trainees were men. But attitudes towards flying in Uganda are changing, today, as 10 out of 70 flight class students in Soroti are young women. "Long … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/08/21/young-ugandan-women-fly-high-in-a-male-dominated-field 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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Cameroon Anglophone lawyers continue strike [The Morning Call]
 
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It is now one month since Cameroonian lawyers vowed to strike over what they termed government’s disregard for common law. They ‘unanimously agreed’ to extend their work boycott for another on Monday and now local media in Cameroon have reported their match on the streets was met with police brutality. Meanwhile the strongest opposition party to long term ruler Paul Biya, the social democratic front has supported the strike , with calls french magistrates should be removed from English speaking … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/11/cameroon-anglophone-lawyers-continue-strike-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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Ethiopia PM's first A.U. address: African unity, reform support
 
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended his first African Union, A.U., meeting today at the Nelson Mandela Hall at the body's headquarters in the capital, Addis Ababa. Abiy, Africa's youngest leader, seized the opportunity to talk about continental, regional and local affairs of interest since he took over as political leader of Africa's second most populous country. According to a summary of the issues he shared with leaders, Abiy highlighted that the Union's wide reforms were necessary … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/11/17/ethiopia-pm-s-first-au-address-african-unity-reform-support 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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Herbal stimulant, khat derailing Djibouti's economy
 
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Djibouti is well known for it's strategic location serving as a centre for trade and business in the Horn of Africa. Lorries arrive from Ethiopia carrying several sacks of khat, a herbal stimulant which has become very popular among the country's local population. Unloading takes less than 15 minutes for the suppliers to start the distribution process across the country. The chewing culture of the stimulant is however dragging development prospects in the country, with half of the male pop… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/20/herbal-stimulant-khat-derailing-djibouti-s-economy 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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Uganda's pop star Bobi Wine in interview with Africanews [The Morning Call]
 
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Ugandan musician-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, also known as Bobi Wine was all but a man who could shake Ugandan politics. He had largely being known just for his music, and many of his supporters even in the run to becoming a member of parliament still revered him as a singing sensation. But all that was going to change for something more.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/31/uganda-s-pop-star-bobi-wine-in-interview-with-africanews-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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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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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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Bobi Wine meets U.S. congressman, to petition Trump to stop funding Uganda army
 
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Uganda's vocal legislator Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine met a United States congressman, Bradley Sherman on Friday, in his quest to highlight the human rights violations and repressions of freedoms by the Ugandan government. Bobi Wine, who travelled to the United States last week to seek specialised treatment for injuries he suffered during military detention in Uganda, is on a mission to seek justice for the torture of opposition supporters who were caught up in election cha… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/07/bobi-wine-meets-us-congressman-to-petition-trump-to-stop-funding-uganda-army 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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Cape Coast: Ghana's Slave Castles
 
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Welcome to this travel episode with Nyasha K Mutizwa. Today we kill two birds with one stone. We travel back into time by travelling to Ghana. We head to Cape Coast, a town in the centre of the seaboard of Ghana. It lies on a low promontory jutting into the Gulf of Guinea of the Atlantic Ocean about 120 km southwest of the Ghanaian capital of Accra. However this town is haunted by ghosts of the past. This former European colonial capital, originally named Cabo Corso by the Portuguese, was o… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/18/cape-coast-ghana-s-slave-castles 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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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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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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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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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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Somalia holds first technology and innovation summit
 
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Somali entrepreneurs specializing in new technologies gathered this week in Mogadishu to discuss business and innovation, for a first conference of its kind in a country whose current events often revolve around attacks and suffering. The three-day conference dubbed Mogadishu Technology Summit which attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs, students and government officials, was conceived by a group of young Somalis who wanted to highlight the work of dozens of local companies in the sector. "This … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/25/somalia-holds-first-technology-and-innovation-summit 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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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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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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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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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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Gambia's election commission chief warns Jammeh
 
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The Gambia's electoral commission chief has warned President Yahya Jammeh that his bid to overturn the election result will not change the fact that he lost to Adama Barrow. Alieu Momarr Njai told Reuters "if it goes to court, we can prove every vote cast". Yahya Jammeh said on Saturday that he he would challenge his defeat in the Supreme Court, alleging that the poll was marred by irregularities, a week after conceding defeat. Meanwhile the opposition coalition has accused Jammeh of behavin… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/12/gambia-s-election-commission-chief-warns-jammeh 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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ADF rebels in DRC kill seven UN peacekeepers
 
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*A joint military operation by the army of Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Nations peacekeeping force was dealt a deadly blow on Thursday, when seven UN peacekeepers were killed in the eastern part of the country.* Ten other peacekeeping troops were wounded, and another is missing, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in New York. He added that the dead included six peacekeepers from Malawi and one from Tanzania. Several Congolese were also killed or wounded in the joint operation, … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/11/15/adf-rebels-in-drc-kill-seven-un-peacekeepers 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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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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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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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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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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Photo: Ethiopia PM relives his military days with protesting soldiers
 
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At a time when some African leaders can barely walk without being closely monitored by their aides, the continent's youngest leader is showing what it takes to hold that title. Imagine an African leader doing press-ups surrounded by protesting soldiers allowed into the presidential compound for a meeting. Well, that happened on Wednesday when 42-year-old Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met with soldiers demanding pay rise. The photo has since gone viral on Ethiopian social media with diffe… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/10/photo-ethiopia-pm-relives-his-military-days-with-protesting-soldiers 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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Gambia's economic challenges as citizens choose next president(The Morning Call)
 
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Gambians go to the polls on Thursday December 1, after a highly competitive political campaign. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/30/gambia-s-economic-challenges-as-citizens-choose-next-presidentthe-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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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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Ethiopian airlines set to inaugurate 5-star hotel
 
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The Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, a five-star hotel by Ethiopian airlines will be officially inaugurated on January 28 in Addis Ababa, reports News-aero, an aeronautical website citing the Ethiopian press. Ethiopian Skylight Hotel is located five minutes from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. It covers 42,000 m2 and has 373 rooms. The construction of this edifice cost $ 65 million. Ethiopian airlines provided 35% financing while EXIM Bank of China provided 65% of the project's financing, the… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/10/ethiopian-airlines-set-to-inaugurate-5-star-hotel 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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Ethiopians engage in exportation of staple food, Injera
 
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When the Tessema family started their business making injera - a staple in Ethiopia, their target market was residents who lived near the factory, but 15 years later the bakery has a growing market of clients abroad. Mama fresh specializes in packaging various Ethiopian dishes, including chicken sauce and spices, but the Injera remains one of its fastest moving products. Injera is a fermented spongy bread made from teff, a cereal that looks like wheat and has a sour taste. It is baked on a cla… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/03/04/ethiopians-engage-in-exportation-of-staple-food-injera 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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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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Mighty ducks protect vineyard farm in South Africa
 
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An army of ducks work at a vineyard in South Africa. Twice a day, over 1,000 ducks are released into Vergenoegd vineyard in Stellenbosch. The ducks are on a mission to eat snails that often feast on budding vines. The white dune snails are considered as a main threat as they are known to damage numerous plants as well as economically important crops. "The special thing about the Indian runner duck is that he can take the snails (pests) from the wine stick and he can also get the eggs from th… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/25/mighty-ducks-protect-vineyard-farm-in-south-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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World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell in London auction
 
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The world's largest uncut diamond failed to sell at the Sotheby's auction in London on Wednesday after the bids fell short of the reserve price. Discovered in Botswana in November last year, the "Lesedi la Rona", meaning "Our Light" in Botswana's Tswana language, was expected to auction at an estimated price of $70 million. The Sotheby's auctioneer failed to persuade bidders to go above $61 million for the jewel, believed to be between 2.5 to 3 billion years old. The auction house had called… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/30/world-s-largest-uncut-diamond-fails-to-sell-in-london-auction 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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Angolans embrace better life with Chinese social housing project
 
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*The flagship 3.5-billion-dollar Kilamba New City project, by China’s CITIC Construction, has converted a backward rural area into a modern satellite town in the Angolan capital Luanda.* China has been actively involved in Angola's post-war reconstruction process, covering projects like urbanization and social housing. The Kilamba New City project has changed the lives of many Angolans. The Santos couple moved into their spacious Kilamba apartment five years ago, and for the first time, they h… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/08/19/angolans-embrace-better-life-with-chinese-social-housing-project 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: 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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IMF projects Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19
 
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Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to expand 8.5 percent in the July 2018-June 2019 period, from 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. In its first assessment since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office in April, the IMF said Ethiopia was benefiting from easing uncertainty and improved domestic and foreign investment. Abiy has signed a peace deal with neighbour Eritrea, lifted a state of emergency and promised to partially open up the governmen… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/27/imf-projects-ethiopian-economic-growth-rising-to-85-pct-in-201819 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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Migrant arrivals in Italy fell by a third in 2017
 
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Migrant arrivals to Italy by sea fell by a third in 2017 compared to a year earlier, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, as Libyan authorities helped to slow departures during the second half of the year. More than 119,000 reached Italy by boat in 2017 after a record 181,000 made the crossing in 2016, the ministry said in a statement. Since July, arrivals have declined by more than two thirds versus a year earlier. In February, Italy signed an agreement with the United Nations-backed govern… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/01/migrant-arrivals-in-italy-fell-by-a-third-in-2017 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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Protest increasing against the use of the CFA Franc [Business Africa]
 
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Protests against CFA Franc The CFA franc is no longer welcome, the demand for a new legal tender among the masses across francophone Africa is growing by the day. Protesters in Cameroon ,Senegal and Benin taking to the street say the legal tender is an hindrance to" socio- economic and political development". The CFA Franc is the common currency to roughly 155 million inhabitants. Mushroom farming in Congo Across the Republic of Congo, Bio-Tech the home of Mushroom production is well kno… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/21/protest-increasing-against-the-use-of-the-cfa-franc-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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Nigerian entrepreneur turns traditional meal into hot commodity [Business Africa]
 
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Nigeria entrepreneur: Pap in a pack A traditional staple meal made from maize or sorghum and consumed widely across Africa in different forms, Pap is being sold in Nigeria in a labeled, convenient pack with a guarantee that it is hygienically prepared and fit for export. Entrepreneur Ijeoma Ndukwe has big plans to take this simple porridge to Nigeria's huge Diaspora population. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/14/nigerian-entrepreneur-turns-traditional-meal-into-hot-commodity-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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Ethiopian Premier embarks on European tour
 
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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Germany on Tuesday in his first official trip to Europe after visiting France the day before. Abiy was welcomed by German chancellor Angela Merkel at Berlin's chancellery ahead of an Africa investment meeting known as the G20 Compact with Africa conference. The G20 Africa conference underscores the idea that development is a joint effort with obligations, commitments and contributions shared across developing countries. Meanwhile, about 11 Afr… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/30/ethiopian-premier-embarks-on-european-tour 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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