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Nigeria: Flood – 382, 208 Farmers to Get FG’s Agricultural Inputs

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Kebbi State Governor and Vice Chairman of the National Food Security Council (NFSC) Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, yesterday said no fewer than 382,208 farmers affected by flood in 2020, across Nigeria would get free farm inputs provided by the…

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Rwanda: Bugesera FC Sign Five New Players

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Topflight side Bugesera FC have announced that five new players committed their future at the club ahead of the 2021/22 league campaign which starts on October 16. The Eastern Province-based club signed five new players after signing four…

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Zimbabwe: Shoko Festival Announces Dates

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Shoko Festival is proud to announce it’s 11th Edition running from the 20th to 25th of September Zimbabwe’s longest running festival of urban culture will be running under the theme ‘Shoko Universe’ and will be a fully virtual…

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South Africa’s Cape Town Copes With Tens of Thousands of Active Covid Cases

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Cape Town, South Africa — South Africa’s Cape Town is struggling to cope with more than 38,000 active cases of COVID-19, making it the epicenter of the pandemic in Africa’s worst-hit country. The provincial chairman of the Democratic…

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Africa: Central Banks Must Address Pandemic Challenges

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Sydney and Kuala Lumpur — Hopes for an inclusive global economic recovery are fast fading. As rich countries have done little to ensure poor countries’ access to vaccines and fiscal resources, North-South “fault lines” will certainly widen. Enhancing…

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Mauritius: Minister Gobin Takes Stock of the Impact of Heavy Rainfall On Potato Production

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The Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Maneesh Gobin, effected a site visit, today, at La Marie, Chaperon, to take stock of the impact of heavy rainfall on potato production in the central region. The…

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Tanzania: Former Banker Paints Women Living Free, Pushes for Equality

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Self-taught Tanzanian artist and activist Sungi Mlengeya left her bank job in 2018 to pursue painting full-time. She is currently holding her debut solo exhibition titled Just Disruptions, which is running up to August 19, at the Afriart…

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Uganda: Food Prices Shoot Up in Teso Over Prolonged Drought

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Prices of basic food crops in Teso Sub-region have gone up over crop failure precipitated by a prolonged dry spell. A Daily Monitor mini-survey shows that most districts in the sub-region have experienced low rainfall this year, which…

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Namibia: National Treasures! … Mboma Wins Silver As Namibian Teens Stun the World

FOR the longest time it looked like Namibia’s wait would continue for its first Olympic medal since Frank Fredericks won two silvers in Atlanta in 1996. Then Divindu’s finest, 18-year-old Christine Mboma, seemed to find another sprinting gear…

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