: July 2021

Sudan: French Agritech Specialists to Help Mechanise Sudan’s El Gezira Scheme

Khartoum / El Gezira / El Managil — The management committee of Sudan’s El Gezira Scheme and French company FGM International that specialises in developing, managing, and implementing a broad variety of modern farming and agribusiness projects worldwide,…

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Nigeria: Tokyo Olympics – Okagbare, Nwokocha Qualify for Women’s 100 Metres Semi-Finals

Okagbare is leading a team of 12 Nigerian athletes to compete for honours in the track and field events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Team Nigeria’s duo of Blessing Okagbare and Grace Nwokocha on Friday qualified for…

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Uganda: Cheptegei Expected Gold – allAfrica.com

Joshua Cheptegei is one of the biggest sports personalities in the world presently. He is expected to win every race he competes in. While finishing second in yesterday’s 10,000m final delivered Uganda’s first medal at the ongoing Tokyo…

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Ethiopia: There Is Great Art in Ethiopia – but Is There Art Criticism?

There is no doubt that Ethiopian art is one of the greatest in Africa if not in the world not only for its long life but also for its authentically Ethiopian characteristics, inspiration, themes and forms. Ancient Ethiopian…

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Nigeria: Covid-19 – Infections Surge in Nigeria, As NCDC Records 1,683 Cases in 3 Days

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There is a COVID-19 infections surge in Nigeria after the country recorded more than 500 COVID-19 cases in daily figures for the third time on Friday. The government is struggling to deal with a new and more infectious…

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Africa: Tokyo 2020 Olympics Notebook – Day 20

Coffee protests at Olympic Stadium media centre ***** There was a near riot at the Tokyo National Stadium’s Media Centre Friday when local officials announced that coffee had run out during the morning athletics session. Covering such major…

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Southern Africa: Lake Victoria Fishers’ Worst Nightmare Not Hippos but Uganda, Tanzania Police

Edwin Osundwa and his colleagues normally set sail across Lake Victoria on a fishing expedition that takes at least eight hours. The journey on wooden boats usually starts at 7pm, a perfect time to catch silver cyprinid, popularly…

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Uganda: Women’s Council Demands for Underwear, Pads Factories

The national female youth Member of Parliament (MP) says together with the National Women’s Council, they are mobilizing all female leaders in the country to ask for underwear factories across the country. While receiving a donation of sanitary…

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Nigerian Athletes Not Banned for Drugs, Says AFN

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has described as misleading the headline in some national dailies (not THISDAY) which described as a ban the ineligiblity of 10 Nigerian athletes to compete at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics due…

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Ghana’s First Openly Trans Musician Fights Homophobia With Song

Hiplife and Afropop artist Angel Maxine says her song aims to comfort LGBT+ Ghanaians facing threats from authorities and a rise in verbal and physical attacks from the public NAIROBI, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ghana’s first…

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