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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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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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Southern Africa remembers Samora Machel
 
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Mozambique's first President, Samora Machel has been remembered in Southern Africa on the 30th anniversary of his death. The revolutionary leader is a symbol of freedom in Mozambique and in the Southern African region where he supported the liberation struggle even after his country gained independence in 1975. He famously accommodated liberation fighters from across the region. ''From him (Samora) we learned that the task of the African Revolution is to invent a new society whose cornerstone… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/10/20/southern-africa-remembers-samora-machel Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gambia opposition party nominate Adama Barrow for December polls [The Morning Call]
 
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Taking president Yahya Jammeh off the Gambian presidential may prove difficult than it being just said. Opposition parties have rallied to select one Adama Barrow of the united democratic party to go head to head with Yahya Jammeh come December polls. The task of unseating president Jammeh who has ruled the country since 1994 when he seized power comes amidst reports of human rights violation of systematically repressing dissent and straining relations with western donor countries.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/01/gambia-opposition-party-nominate-adama-barrow-for-december-polls-the-morning 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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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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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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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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Algerian volunteers host street Ramadan iftar meal
 
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Algerians volunteer their time during Ramadan to prepare food to serve to thousands of people at outdoor iftar meals.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/29/algerian-volunteers-host-street-ramadan-iftar-meal Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South Africa: Clinical trials on new HIV vaccine begin
 
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Clinical trials have begun in South Africa on a new vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes Aids. First volunteers received the injection on wednesday, in the exercise that scientists say is the first large study of an HIV vaccine's effectiveness since 2009. The first recipients of a new #HIV vaccine speak about the experiment: https://t.co/6awbZ6uKN2 pic.twitter.com/mH1ZBIwoWW— ECR_Newswatch (@ECR_Newswatch) November 30, 2016 Glenda Gray, Director of the South African Medica… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/30/south-africa-clinical-trials-on-new-hiv-vaccine-begin Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Gaddafi's son, Saif al Islam welcomes Sarkozy arrest, offers evidence
 
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*Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of fallen Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has welcomed the detention of former French president Nicholas Sarkozy and reiterated his offer of evidence showing that Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign was funded by illicit funds.* Saif al-Islam alluded to the evidence he gave to European media channel, Euronews in Tripoli in 2011, and lamented that it had taken the French justice system seven years to act on the matter. An official of the French Judiciary told journali… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/03/20/gaddafi-s-son-saif-al-islam-welcomes-sarkozy-arrest-offers-evidence 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rastafarians' 'promised land' Ethiopia
 
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The Bobo Shanti church is one of four chapels in Shashamane which is about 225 kilometres South from Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Each day, a devotion is led for the Rastafarian community. Paul Phang is the spiritual leader of this community. The Jamaican has settled in Ethiopia in 1991. "A lion born in the enclosure of crocodiles is still a lion. I reincarnated in Jamaica, but my roots are in Africa. I come from Ethiopia. I am Ethiopian. Being here over 24 years I have been working with t… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/25/rastafarian-s-promised-land-ethiopia 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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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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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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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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IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu still missing ahead of treason trial
 
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Pro-Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu is expected to be in court on Tuesday October 17 for the commencement of his treason trial, but reports indicate that Kanu is still missing. The 50-year-old has not been seen in public since a clash between the army and members of his group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in mid-September this year. Kanu spent about 18 months in prison before he was granted bail by an Abuja High Court in April this year. The court slated October 2017 for his trial on charges … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/10/16/ipob-leader-nnamdi-kanu-still-missing-ahead-of-treason-trial 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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Ghanaian swimmers ready for Rio Challenge
 
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Ghana's global recognition in sport is largely based on football but young swimmers Abeiku Jackson and Kaya Forson wants to change that. The 16-year-old Jackson is heading to Brazil to compete in the blue riband 50m freestyle with Kaya Forson, a 14-year-old based in Spain. Both competed at the world championships last year. They couldn't meet the Olympics qualifying time but managed a ticket on the universality system. Abeiku started swimming at age three.  Abeku's best time for the 50m fr… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/26/ghanaian-swimmers-ready-for-rio-challenge 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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Photos: Eritrea, Ethiopia leaders sign peace deal in Saudi, awarded gold medals
 
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Leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea were on Sunday awarded the highest medal of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during a summit in which they signed a peace agreement. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki were hosted by Saudi King Salman in Jeddah. The event was held in the presence of the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. According to the PM's chief of staff the medals were in recognition of the efforts of: "Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and H.E. President Isai… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/16/photos-eritrea-ethiopia-leaders-sign-peace-deal-in-saudi-awarded-gold-medals 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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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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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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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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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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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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DR Congo's 'lost' languages
 
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The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to a tenth of the world's languages. In the capital Kinshasa, Cocolette Collo was born a Luba, a people who come the central part of the country mainly in the troubled Kasai region. But, she cannot speak Tshiluba. She she is fluent in Swahili, Kinyarwanda Lingala and French. She is worried that some of the local languages will become extinct in a few years to come. "I do not believe that my mother tongue will still exist in 10 or 15 years to come i… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/04/28/dr-congo-s-lost-languages 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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Kenya and Ethiopia, rising economic giants [Business Africa]
 
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Rising economic giants Nigeria and South Africa may be out of recession, however Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine these economic giants in the competition for investment, according to the newly released Africa Risk-Reward Index. The report compiled by Oxford Economics, an advisory group affiliated with the Oxford University, UK, says rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic downturn and militancy in Nigeria and escalating political risks in South Africa have l… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/21/kenya-and-ethiopia-rising-economic-giants-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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