33 candidates fighting for Benin’s presidency
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33 candidates fighting for Benin’s presidency

Voting in Benin’s presidential election wrapped up at around 4pm local time. More than four…

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Veteran Islamist leader Hassan Al-Turabi dies after a heart attack
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Veteran Islamist leader Hassan Al-Turabi dies after a heart attack

Senior officials joined some 3,000 mourners on Sunday, at the funeral of veteran Islamist leader…

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China’s economic planner expects no hard landing
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China’s economic planner expects no hard landing

The head of China’s economic planning agency says the recent economic slowdown is not serious.…

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President Xi says policy towards Taiwan will not change
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President Xi says policy towards Taiwan will not change

Chinese President Xi Jinping joined a panel discussion of lawmakers from Shanghai on Saturday. During…

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Faces of Africa – Eshetu: The unsung hero
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Faces of Africa – Eshetu: The unsung hero

Ethiopia is world known for its prolific athletes. Most of them hail from Bekoji town…

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South Africa wakeboarding: Calls for revival of popular adrenaline sport
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South Africa wakeboarding: Calls for revival of popular adrenaline sport

Wakeboarding is a dying sport in South Africa. The thrilling water sport is in need…

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African cup of nations: Nigeria name 42 man squad in preparations to face Egypt.
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African cup of nations: Nigeria name 42 man squad in preparations to face Egypt.

Nigeria’s opponents, Egypt, are looking forward to their trip to Nigeria for the African cup…

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Kenya’s first lady race: Half marathon aimed to support disadvantaged communities
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Kenya’s first lady race: Half marathon aimed to support disadvantaged communities

Kenya’s first lady Margaret Kenyatta will hold the third edition of her annual race in…

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Two communities pursue compensation lawsuit against Shell
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Two communities pursue compensation lawsuit against Shell

Two communities on the Niger Delta have launched a lawsuit against oil giant Shell. This…

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Kenya-Tanzania trade ties: New border post to help improve flow of goods in E. African region
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