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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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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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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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Seychelles: Captain of Illegal Fishing Boat Fined $167,000 By Seychellois Court

The captain of a Sri Lankan-flagged vessel intercepted in the waters of Seychelles has been fined SCR2.5 million, or $167,000, after he was found guilty of fishing without a foreign fishing vessel licence, the Supreme Court ruled on…

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Zambia: Going Commercial With Cassava

CASSAVA has in the recent past witnessed growing demand due to the increase in its industrial use and wide value chain. The increased demand for cassava has resulted in the rise in the price of the crop on…

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South Africa: Youthful SA Men’s Sprinting in Solid Shape for Paris 2024

Tokyo — The fact that South African men’s sprinting is going through a boom period was emphatically underlined at the Tokyo Stadium on Tuesday night. Although there weren’t any South Africans in the men’s 200-meters Olympic final on…

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Namibia: Agribank Appoints Du Toit As Acting CEO

Louis Du Toit has been selected to temporarily lead the Agricultural Bank of Namibia (Agribank) for three months as the board has embarked on a recruitment process of a new substantive CEO. Du Toit’s appointment as acting CEO…

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Namibia: Omaheke Farmers Lose Millions to Stock Theft

Farmers in the Omaheke region last year suffered losses in excess of N$8.8 million as a result of rampant livestock theft, governor Pijoo Nganate revealed last week. Nganate made the revelation while addressing the region’s inhabitants last Friday.…

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Namibia: Swimmer Seilder in Action Today… As History Beckons

At age 23 and making his first-ever appearance at the Olympic Games, Namibia’s marathon swimmer Phillip Seidler is gunning to rewrite history books by becoming the first bather to win a medal for the country in the swimming…

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