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Girl allegedly sexually assaulted on Facebook Live now receiving death threats, family says

The Chicago police are questioning several people in the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old that was streamed on Facebook Live, authorities said,…

Gunmen storm Amazon hospital, murder Brazil land activist

Gunmen storm Amazon hospital, murder Brazil land activist

Five armed men burst into a small town hospital in the Brazilian Amazon, surrounded security guards and shot dead a prominent land rights…

Sale of Cambodian breast milk to mothers in United States criticised by UN

Sale of Cambodian breast milk to mothers in United States criticised by UN

The UN children’s fund has strongly criticised the sale by a commercial company of breast milk donated by Cambodian mothers to women in…

Terrorist Attack in Britain: 5 Dead in Vehicle, Knife Attack at British Parliament

Terrorist Attack in Britain: 5 Dead in Vehicle, Knife Attack at British Parliament

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on…

Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fire

Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fire

When firefighters entered the home for troubled youth, they discovered more than two dozen girls on the floor of a locked room, most…

No African citizens granted visas for African trade summit in California

No African citizens granted visas for African trade summit in California

An annual African trade summit in California had no African attendees this year after at least 60 people were denied visas, according to…

Brazil is handing over the Amazon rainforest to mining companies and big agriculture

Brazil is handing over the Amazon rainforest to mining companies and big agriculture

Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the massive swath of vegetation that accounts for 10 percent of the world’s known species, is again under siege. Last year…

Supreme leader Kim Jong-Un vows to reduce US ‘to ashes’ with nuke strikes

Supreme leader Kim Jong-Un vows to reduce US ‘to ashes’ with nuke strikes

KIM Jong-un has threatened to reduce the US “to ashes” as tensions with North Korea continue to increase. The secretive state released a…

Brazil rotten meat scandal deepens as China and EU halt some imports

Brazil rotten meat scandal deepens as China and EU halt some imports

A scandal over expired meats in Brazil has deepened, with the European Union and China deciding to halt some meat imports from Latin…

Billionaire banker David Rockefeller dies aged 101

Billionaire banker David Rockefeller dies aged 101

Former Chase Manhattan Chief Executive David Rockefeller has died at the age of 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep at home in Pocantico…

Report: Trump’s Campaign Manager Wanted for Questioning in Ukraine Corruption Case

Report: Trump’s Campaign Manager Wanted for Questioning in Ukraine Corruption Case

Ukrainian prosecutors want to question Paul Manafort in connection with a corruption investigation and have made repeated requests for assistance from US authorities,…

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Western Cape transport MEC Donald Grant intends declaring Delft in Cape Town a high-risk area for public transport following recent minibus taxi violence. He said in a statement…

A boy of 10 was forced to lie face down while his mother was subjected to a four-hour rape ordeal in a Johannesburg taxi, reports from South Africa…

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal, has made a u-turn on his appearance before a Senate panel investigating the Presidential Initiative on…

On the first of February, 2017, the African Union issued a resolution encouraging member states to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Whatever comes of it, the…

Many Kenyan livestock keepers are losing their animals to drought – but some are staying afloat by using solar-powered pumps and growing vegetables. At the only borehole with…

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday admitted that his busy travelling schedule was now taking its toll on him because he only slept for two hours after arriving from Namibia…

Police say a number of arrests have been made in the March 17 assassination of the Ugandan police spokesman, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. One…

The President of the Republic , Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, asked the Security Council to assume its responsibility and to end, as soon as…

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African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence to trigger continent-wide healthcare leapfrogging movement

African hospitals are adopting SOPHiA to – no matter their experience in genomic testing – get up to speed and analyze genomic data to identify disease-causing mutations in…

Applying for a Birth Certificate in Tanzania Using a Phone: 650,000 Children Regestered in Geita and Shinyanga

Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company, Tigo, has continued to support the Tanzania government’s under-five birth registration initiative through an innovative mobile application that is massively accelerating provisioning of birth…

Mara Social Media Acquires Global Instant Messaging & Communications Platform “Nimbuzz”

Mara Social Media, an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets, has announced this week that it…

The Africa Center in New York City: ASK your questions LIVE to Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote on Thursday, March 23 at 14:00 GMT

The Africa Center in New York City: ASK your questions LIVE to Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote on Thursday, March 23 at 14:00 GMT

Halima Aliko Dangote was recently appointed the president of The Africa Center in New York City (www.TheAfricaCenter.org) with the major responsibility of raising capital for the center. The…

Fintech Africa: 2017 The Year Fintech Shifts Its Focus to Africa

Fintech Africa: 2017 The Year Fintech Shifts Its Focus to Africa

In many cases, fintech’s rapid growth can be attributed to the industry’s widespread adoption and innovation in developed, Western countries. But to continue on its growth path –…

Fintech Africa: Traditional banks are now reaching out to fintech startups around Africa

Fintech Africa: Traditional banks are now reaching out to fintech startups around Africa

African fintech is not disrupting the existing financial service providers. This is because, in many areas of the continent, there is nothing to disrupt, with large swathes of…

Africa’s GDP to Grow to the Projected $2.6-Trillion by 2020 But…

Africa’s GDP to Grow to the Projected $2.6-Trillion by 2020 But…

A new-look SAP Skills for Africa kicks off today with the Francophone Africa leg of the student orientation taking place in Ben Gerier. The 2017 iteration of the…

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Biogaran takes over Swipha’s activities in Nigeria to produce quality generic medicines for the local market

Biogaran takes over Swipha’s activities in Nigeria to produce quality generic medicines for the local market

Biogaran, a French pharmaceutical company specialized in generic and biosimilar medicines, and a subsidiary of Servier, today announced the takeover of all the activities of…

Deadly Shootings, Violence May Close Taxi Rank in South Africa

Zimbabwe Govt, Millers Strike Grain Deal

Nigeria President Gets Thumbs Up on U.S.$500 Million Budget Deficit Bailout

The Internet of Oil & Gas Set to Shake up Africa

Fancy buses alternative to public transport to hit Cairo roads next week

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Sonangol’s Slush-Fund Salary Payments

Renewable energy in Africa: EUR24 million to develop innovative projects and boost electrification on the African Continent

Zanzibar Escapes Power Cut

Urban Tolls A Necassary Evil, Says Zimbabwe’s Minister Saviour Kasukuwere

World Bank President Jets in to Kickoff Ubungo Intersection Construction

Zimbabwe Govt Loses U.S.$80,000 in Loans As Youth Migrate to South Africa

Agriculture Pulling Nigeria Out of Recession – Presidency

‘Wall of Money’ Needed To Power Continent

Despite Economic Recession, Nigerians Are Africa’s Sixth Happiest People

Ethiopia Looks to Power East Africa

Progress Rail Signs Contract with Tunisian Railways for 20 EMD Locomotives

Refugees Contributing Positively to Zambia’s Economy

National Railways of Zimbabwe sinking like Zisco, warns former executive

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