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Facebook to make political ads more transparent on platform

Facebook offers tool to combat fake news in Kenya ahead of polls

Facebook on Friday rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has...
S. Africa’s speaker allows secret ballot in Zuma no-confidence vote

Speaker promises to ‘do right thing’ in move to oust South Africa’s Zuma

Baleka Mbete, Speaker of the South African National Assembly, on Thursday said, she would “do the right thing” on whether to allow a secret...
Obasanjo: Africa is poor by choice

Obasanjo: Africa is poor by choice

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that Africa is poor by choice due to bad governance, saying the trend would only be reversed also...
South Africa’s inflation target should be lower – Central Bank Governor

South African Central Bank mandated by law to protect value of currency – Governor

South Africa’s Central Bank is mandated by the constitution to protect the value of the currency. Gov. Lesetja Kganyago of South Africa’s Central Bank said...

China formally opens first overseas military base in Djibouti

China on Tuesday formally opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same...
24 AU troops killed in Somalia ambushed

24 AU troops killed in Somalia ambushed

Fighting between al Shabaab fighters and Somali government troops and African Union peacekeepers killed 24 people on Sunday, a regional official said, with the...
World Bank backs Bangladesh to support Rohingya refugees

World Bank provides Zambia $600m for development projects

The World Bank has provided 600 million dollars to Zambia to invest in various sectors of the economy as well as for budget support...
Mugabe, wife, top allies holed up in 'Blue House' compound: source

‘Name your successor’, wife urges Mugabe

First Lady Grace Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Thursday challenged her president husband Robert to name his preferred successor to end deepening divisions over the...
Katsina Govt releases N350m for treatment of malnourished children – Official

UNICEF says 70,000 children threatened by malnutrition in Congo Republic

UNICEF says 70,000 children are threatened by severe malnutrition in the Republic of Congo due to clashes between soldiers and opposition forces. UNICEF said every...
Unclear if any minister will attend Mugabe’s cabinet meeting: spokesman

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe tells party members to ‘kick and punish’ fake supporters

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday called on his supporters to “kick and punish” groups of people he accused of committing acts of political...