African-Japanese Trade Deals Expected From Summit

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  African heads of state and VIPs from around the world have converged in this Kenyan capital for the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, expected to More...

Runner Fears for Life After Showing Solidarity with Ethiopian Protesters

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As Ethiopian runner Fayisa Lilesa reached the finish line of the Olympic men’s marathon Sunday, he crossed his clenched fists above his head, making an “X” More...

Ivory Coast Wins First Olympic Gold Ever

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ABIDJAN —  Ivory Coast won its first Olympic gold medal in history on Friday in Rio. Taekwondo athlete Cheick Cisse won gold after defeating a Tunisian competitor in the finals. More...

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What’s the real size of Africa? How Western states used maps to downplay size of continent

On a typical world map, Canada is a vast nation. Home to six time zones, its endless plains spread from ocean to ocean, dominating great swathes of the northern half of the globe. But, More...

South African voters rebuke ruling ANC; party suffers significant losses

The African National Congress, the party that has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid, suffered significant losses in last week’s crucial local elections held More...

Nobel peace winner, Desmond Tutu hospitalized

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital on Wednesday “for treatment to a recurring infection,” More...

Nigeria Olympic football team receives ‘$390,000 gift’ from Japenese man

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A benefactor has handed a reward of $390,000 to the Nigerian Olympic football team in Brazil after the West African More...

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Ivory Coast Wins First Olympic Gold Ever

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ABIDJAN —  Ivory Coast won its first Olympic gold medal in history on Friday in Rio. Taekwondo athlete Cheick More...

Chinese takeover bid for Liverpool – report

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Okagbare leads Nigeria into relay finals

Olympic and World Championships medallist, Blessing Okagbare, on Thursday led team Nigeria into the finals of the women’s 4x100m relay at..

What’s the real size of Africa? How Western states used maps to downplay size of continent

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On a typical world map, Canada is a vast nation. Home to six time zones, its endless plains spread from ocean More...

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African-Japanese Trade Deals Expected From Summit

  African heads of state and VIPs from around the world have converged in this Kenyan capital for the sixth Tokyo..
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Increase in customs duty in Nigeria threatens three million jobs

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Nigeria clamps down on money transfers to the country

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Nigerian Government Creating corrupt billionaires through Foreign Currency Exchange policy

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Black lives matter; every life matters

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Notorious US Study May Still Influence Black Men’s Trust in Doctors

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Charlize Theron: HIV spread through sexism, racism, homophobia

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