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    World’s First Malaria Vaccine to Be Given to 360,000 Children in Three African Countries in ‘Historic Milestone’

    Some 360,000 youngsters in Malawi, Kenya, and Ghana will be immunized The jab – called RTS, S – offers partial protection by preventing four in ten cases Malaria is a global killer, claiming the life of a child every two minutes  Around 360,000 vulnerable youngsters in Africa are to be given the world’s first malaria […] More

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    Zimbabwe Has Gotten Worse Under Its New President

     Zimbabwe has dropped two places and is now ranked the 146th happiest country out of 156 nations, which is a strong indictment on the country’s economy under President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a United Nations report has shown. According to the UN World Happiness Report 2019, Zimbabwe dropped two places to 146 out of 156 countries, compared to the […] More

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    Edmonton Author Signs $1.3M Book Deal in Africa

    Lawrence Muganga’s book You Can’t Make “Fish Climb Trees” calls for new approach to teaching African students When Lawrence Muganga was nine-years-old, he asked his mom for money to buy a male and female rabbit to breed so he could afford to go back to school in central Uganda. His plan worked. It worked so well […] More

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    Anger as Zimbabwe Spends $155,000 On Colonial Legal Wigs From London Amidst Economic Crises

    At a time when Zimbabwe is facing economic difficulties, the country’s legal authorities have reportedly ordered powdered wigs worth thousands of dollars for senior judges. Dozens of handmade horsehair wigs, costing up to £2,000 each (over 2,000 dollars), have been ordered from a specialist shop in London, Stanley Ley Legal Outfitters, for the top echelons […] More

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    Russia’s Military Mission Creep Advances to a New Front: Africa

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Russia has been steadily expanding its military influence across Africa, alarming Western officials with increasing arms sales, security agreements and training programs for unstable countries or autocratic leaders. In the Central African Republic, where a Russian has been installed as the president’s national security adviser, the government is selling mining rights […] More

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    IAAF To Do Away With Races That Africans Dominate

    AFRICANGOBE – Kenyan athletics chiefs said on Thursday they would oppose the decision by the sport’s world governing IAAF to cut the 5,000m and 10,000m from the lucrative Diamond League circuit. Athletics Kenya (AK) president Jackson Tuwei said it was “totally unfair” to drop the two events, in which African athletes have traditionally done very well. Ethiopia’s […] More

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    Kenya Police Seize ‘U.S.$320m’ Fake Money

    Detectives from Kenya’s Special Crimes Prevention Unit have on Wednesday seized a huge cache of fake currencies, foreign and local, hidden in a residential house in Ruiru, a dormitory town for the capital Nairobi. Police told the press that the counterfeit currency amounts to Ksh32 billion ($320 million) but did not say how they concluded […] More

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