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    7 Vacation Destinations To Consider For Summer Holiday

    Summer holiday is fast approaching; schools will soon be out and many workers are already putting in their leave applications. For those who can afford it, there’s nothing better than spending summer in a foreign country, exploring a new culture with the people you love or even alone. If you’re confused on where to spend […] More

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    Zimbabwean Government Makes U-Turn, Shelves Plans to Licence Cannabis Growers: Report

    The Zimbabwe government has put on hold plans to issue licences to farmers to grow marijuana for medical and research purposes, citing the need to first carry out feasibility studies. Deputy Finance Minister Terence Mukupe says the state Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) had received more than 350 applications from local and foreign growers […] More

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    Restless Cameroon Celebrates National Day Amidst Tension

    Cameroon on Sunday marked 46th National Day amidst growing tension in English speaking Northwest and Southwest regions. The day commemorates the 1972 national referendum when Cameroonians voted for a unitary as opposed to the existing federal state. The government chose May 20 to celebrate former President Ahmadou Ahidjo’s abolishment of the federal system of government. […] More

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    Top 9 Best Universities In West Africa 2018

    Tertiary education is a vital aspect of learning and a strong urge to take knowledge to higher standards. By reason of this, it is interesting to discuss various West African tertiary institutions based on how they are ranked, Top 10 best universities in West Africa 2018. In West Africa and even globally, changes occur in […] More

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    ‘Don’t Eat, Smoke in Public,’ Zimbabwe Police Warned

    Zimbabwean police have reportedly been banned from eating and smoking in public, as the country’s recently appointed police commissioner, General Godwin Matanga, seeks to clean the image of the force ahead of a crunch election. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Matanga has also banned the police from walking around with hands in their pockets. He said that […] More

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    DRC to Commence Vaccinating Against Ebola on Monday

    Democratic Republic of Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine on Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, DRC health minister announced. “The vaccination campaign begins tomorrow, Monday, in Mbandaka, capital of the province. It will target, first, the health staff, the contacts of […] More

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    There’s An Outlandish Conspiracy Theory That Melania Trump Is A Russian Spy

    There’s an outlandish conspiracy theory floating around that first lady Melania Trump is really a Russian spy. As “evidence,” internet commenters pointed to a chat she’d had with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a dinner for last year’s G-20 Summit. While Trump doesn’t speak Russian, she does know English, French, German, Italian, and Serbian, in […] More

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    Kigali Selected to Receive Cancer Support

    Kigali is set to have increased support to deal with cancer after being selected to be part of the City Cancer Challenge (C/Can 2025) initiative. The initiative by Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) will put Kigali as one of a collective movement of cities supported by a network of global and local partners to […] More

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    African Nations Vow to Recover Stolen Assets

    Former British prime minister David Cameron two years ago was caught talking about an anti-corruption summit and calling Nigeria “fantastically corrupt”. But meanwhile his country ranks among the top destinations for stolen assets from African countries. Nigeria and ex-British colonies in Africa hope to change that by working together to repatriate billions of dollars in […] More

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    African Countries Have the Resources to Finance their Development – JICA Chief

    With much anticipation on the impact of ICT in the continent’s development, much is still unclear on what approaches are ideal in the process, considering the limited resources and deep social economic challenges. For insights on the increased ICT interest, The New Times Collins Mwai spoke to Hiroshi Kato, the senior vice president at the Japan International Cooperation […] More

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