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A review of Kenya's universities: what formed them, what's wrong with them

In many African countries, the demand for higher education has increased tremendously in recent years. In Kenya for instance, universities ...


What Africa's key central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa's key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make ...


Kenya faces devastating Prosopis invasion: What can be done

Woody plant species have been deliberately introduced into many arid and semi-arid regions across the world as they can help ...


Kenyan shilling weakens amid excess liquidity

NAIROBI, July 16 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling weakened against the dollar on Tuesday amid excess liquidity in the local ...


Africa

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Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

Polls Show Sour Views of Race Relations in Trump's America

Even before President Donald Trump's racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the United ...

Higher education, SATN partner to boost techs' academic profile

The Department of Higher Education and Training and the South African Technology Network will on Monday enter the second stage ...

SAFA hits back at unions: Local sponsors aren't stepping up

The South African Football Association has hit back at critics who lambasted the choice of a Turkish clothing manufacturer to ...

State approves Tormin's massive West Coast mining expansion

Government has given Australian-owned Tormin mine the go-ahead to vastly expand its current extraction of mineral sands on ten additional ...

North Africa

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Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

13 killed in Nigeria building collapse

Thirteen people in central Nigeria died after a three-storey residential building collapsed after torrential rain, emergency workers said on Tuesday.Rescue ...

Guinea axe coach Put after poor results

Conakry - Guinea coach Paul Put was sacked on Tuesday following the team's last 16 exit at the Africa Cup ...

Sudan's Women Demand Power in New Government

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - Activists are calling on Sudan's military and opposition leaders to open the country's political process ...

What Africa's key central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa's key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make ...

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In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...


US Denounces WTO Ruling Favoring China

The U.S. is denouncing a World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate ruling that exposes the U.S. to potential Chinese sanctions because ...


Former US Congressman Sanford Considers Challenge to Trump

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA - Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering ...


Russia, West Clash During UN Session On Ukraine's Language Law

A United Nations Security Council meeting over Kyiv's move to declare Ukrainian the national language of Ukraine has turned into ...


New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive ...


Why reparations to African-Americans are necessary -- how to start now

In a 2016 poll, 58 per cent of African-Americans said they believed that the United States should pay financial reparations ...


Movie Review

The Firemen's Ball (Hor, m panenko) [DVD]
Firemen's Ball (Horí, má panenko) [DVD]

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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