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Ghana's sea of sculpted slave heads commemorate slave trade, 400 years on
 
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As the year 2019 marks 400 years since the commencement of the transatlantic slave trade, Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo has been sculpting hundreds of faces to represent the men and women who fell victim to slavery. Akoto-Bamfo has placed the sculptures in Ada Foah, which was a major slave market in the 19th century when the region was under British rule. Akoto-Bamfo says he has borrowed from the ancient Akan tradition of creating portraits of the dead. Akoto-Bamfo's aim is to keep Ada Fo… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/08/02/ghana-s-sea-of-sculpted-slave-heads-commemorate-slave-trade-400-years-on Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Nigerian teens make sci-fi films with smartphones
 
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In a compound in Nigeria's north-western state of Kaduna, Godwin Josiah and his cousins hang green fabric on a gate as they get ready to shoot a movie scene. Using a smartphone and a tripod made from a broken microphone stand, they start. A blower generates air and buffets the actor who, in the film, will be flying through the air. These days, sci-fi films are made using sophisticated software. But the films created by these boys use everyday, recycled items and their works have catapulted the… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/08/14/nigerian-teens-make-sci-fi-films-with-smartphones Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Investments in Africa's transport infrastructure begin to pay off
 
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African countries were on a drive to boost infrastructure and road networks on the continent in 2016. Ethiopia made huge strides this year with the inauguration of a new railway line, linking the capital, Addis Ababa with Djibouti in October. The 750 kilometer line was built at a cost of 4 billion US dollars with help from China. The country wants to have 5,000 kilometers of new rail lines by 2020 to boost the economy by improving transport. "It is a part of trans African railway network so… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/03/investments-in-africa-s-transport-infrastructure-begin-to-pay-off Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Djibouti commissions $3.5 billion Chinese-built free trade zone
 
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*Djibouti commissioned a $3.5 billion, Chinese-built free trade zone on Thursday, deepening ties with the Asian giant and helping the Horn of Africa nation generate more jobs for its youths.* Djibouti, with a population of 876,000, already hosts Chinese, U.S. and French naval bases and it also handles roughly 95 percent of the goods imported by Ethiopia, its land-locked neighbour with 99 million people. The new trade zone, one of several new port and trade facilities being developed by Djibout… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/07/05/djibouti-commissions-35-billlion-chinese-built-free-trade-zone Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Adama Barrow officially declared winner of Gambia's presidential election
 
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Gambia's Electoral Commission chief has declared Adama Barrow, the opposition coalition candidate winner of the country's December 1 presidential election. The announcement marks the beginning of the end of over a two-decade rule by Yahya Jammeh who took power in 1994. "Having received 263,515 votes of the total votes cast in the election, I hereby declare Adama Barrow, duly elected to serve as president of the Republic of the Gambia," Election Commission head Alieu Momarr Njai told the pres… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/02/adama-barrow-officially-declared-winner-of-gambia-s-presidential-election Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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African diaspora embracing their African roots [Culture on The Morning Call]
 
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The African diaspora is spread out all over the world. For example in the United States, where we find the African-Americans, from the Caribbean (Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, and Dominica), and from South America (Venezuela). Without first-hand knowledge of their roots, many of them can only shape their views of Africa based upon what has been said and written in both the media and distorted history books, which tells us of a continent full of war-torn countries, starving people and corrupt leaders, w… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/04/african-diaspora-embracing-their-african-roots-culture-on-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Archaeologists in South Africa discover 'lost city' using laser technology
 
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*South African archaeologists have rediscovered an ancient lost city known as Kweneng using laser technology.* The researchers - who are with the University of Witwatersrand - have been studying the site in the Suikerbosrand National Park for decades. But it was not until cutting-edge laser technology known as LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) became available in recent years that they were able to study the ruins in detail from above, and discovered that what they thought was only a scatter… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/29/archaeologists-in-south-africa-discover-lost-city-using-laser-technology Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Kenya launches Africa's largest wind farm
 
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Kenya officially launched Africa's largest wind power plant on Friday. The project is located in Kenya's north and already provides nearly a fifth of the country's energy needs. With a 365-turbine sprawling wind farm on the eastern shore of Lake Turkana, the project provides 310 megawatts of renewable energy to the national grid of East Africa's most dynamic economy. It is the largest private investment in Kenya's history. "It's euphoric, you're start what was a dream, putting together the … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/07/20/kenya-launches-africa-s-largest-wind-farm Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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West African nations adopt single currency; Eco
 
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*ECOWAS, the Economic Community for West African States have adopted a single currency named Eco, which it plans to launch by 2020.* Eco was adopted on Saturday in Abuja in a meeting of the 15 member-country regional bloc. Discussed for thirty years, this single currency between the 15 countries that make up the ECOWAS - eight of which use the CFA franc, pegged to the euro according to a fixed parity guaranteed by France, former colonizer of the region - is seen as a gamble risked by many ana… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/06/30/west-african-nations-adopts-a-single-currency-eco Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Human poo transformed into clean fuel for Kenya's urban poor
 
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A truck-load of human poo collected around Nakuru, a town in Kenya's Rift Valley is emptied on to drying beds by workers from the Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company (NAWASSCO). Human waste is the main raw material used at this processing site to make briquettes. The sludge is left out to dry for 2-3 weeks. The heat in the greenhouse reduces the moisture content from around 95 percent to below 20 percent. The dried-out sludge is then treated in a kiln at temperatures of about 700 deg… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/07/06/human-poo-transformed-into-clean-fuel-for-kenya-s-urban-poor Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Rwanda's cashless bus payment system to be exported soon
 
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The Rwanda company behind the country's cashless bus payment system, Tap & Go is looking to expand its franchise. The system allows commuters to electronically pay for their bus fares through mobile money or point of sale devices operated by vendors at bus terminals. Barely 6 months after its launch, the company's founder says they have received demands from other countries to introduce the system there. "Some countries have already started showing interest in having our solution there.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/28/rwanda-s-cashless-bus-payment-system-to-be-exported-soon Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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What propelled Ethiopia to overtake Kenya as East Africa's economic giant [Business Africa]
 
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Ethiopia: Africa's rising economic giant Ethiopia has overtaken neighbouring Kenya as East Africa’s economic giant. In monetary terms, Ethiopia has opened a gap of about $29 million over Kenya. The World Bank further predicts that Ethiopia’s economy will be the most expansive on the continent in 2017. Burundi rice boom Rice is a staple food in several countries around the world, but extreme weather condition such as droughts and floods have adverse impact on rice production particular… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/15/what-propelled-ethiopia-to-overtake-kenya-as-east-africa-s-economic-giant Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Gabon's sacred plant 'Iboga' under threat of extinction
 
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Iboga, is one of the world's strongest psychedelic drugs. Used to induce deep hallucinogenic trances, the plant mostly grown in Gabon is under the threat of extinction. In Oyem, a town located about 372 km from Libreville, a farmer, Hervé Omva has given himself a challenge: to industrially grow this plant, which is used to treat substance use disorders. He explains how he plans to succeed in his venture: "The idea of planting, domesticating, developing plantations helps to protect the plan… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/06/16/gabon-s-sacred-plant-iboga-under-threat-of-extinction Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Time for Africa to reject half-baked mining deals - Ghana president
 
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Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo demanded mining deals be more beneficial for Africa on Tuesday, calling on governments to end fiscal incentives traditionally used to attract investment to countries long viewed as rife with risk. Resource nationalism is high on the agenda at the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town as resource-holding governments, aware of the need for international miners to find new exploration territory, increase tax and royalty demands. Akufo-Addo, leader of Africa’s second… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/02/05/time-for-africa-to-reject-half-baked-mining-deals-ghana-president Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ethiopian churches oppose gay travel company's tour plans
 
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*Orthodox religious leaders in Ethiopia on Monday called on the government to block a US gay travel company from touring the country's ancient sites.* The Chicago-based Toto Tours company is Self-described as "the only gay tour company in existence" has been operating with the same ownership and management for almost three decades. "All religions and their followers must stand together to save this generation. We are asking the government to stop them (travellers with gay travel company) f… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/06/04/ethiopian-churches-oppose-gay-travel-company-s-tour-plans Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Somalia holds first technology and innovation summit
 
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Somali entrepreneurs specializing in new technologies gathered this week in Mogadishu to discuss business and innovation, for a first conference of its kind in a country whose current events often revolve around attacks and suffering. The three-day conference dubbed Mogadishu Technology Summit which attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs, students and government officials, was conceived by a group of young Somalis who wanted to highlight the work of dozens of local companies in the sector. "This … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/25/somalia-holds-first-technology-and-innovation-summit Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Liberia: George Weah losing popularity? [The Morning Call]
 
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Liberia is going through tough economic times with inflation rates going over 28 percent. The staggering mismanagement and corruption have scared off foreign investors and frustrated donors are withholding funds. Many Liberians are fed up and recently expressed their anger in the Save the state protest with more protests planned. When he came into office, President George Weah promised to tackle poverty and corruption but he is yet to deliver on his promises. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/08/15/liberia-george-weah-losing-popularity-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Usain Bolt's final race ends in pain after injury
 
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A heartbreaking performance from Usain Bolt during his final race at the World Athletics Championships in London. The eight-time Olympic champion suffered an apparent harmstring injury on his left leg just 21 strides into the final leg of the 4x100m relay. The astonishing turn of events marred what was expected to be a golden farewell for the legendary athlete who suddenly stumbled, hobbled a few strides before falling on the track in pain and agony. He was helped into a wheelchair and he e… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/08/13/usain-bolt-s-final-race-ends-in-pain-after-injury Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Uganda's pop star Bobi Wine in interview with Africanews [The Morning Call]
 
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Ugandan musician-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, also known as Bobi Wine was all but a man who could shake Ugandan politics. He had largely being known just for his music, and many of his supporters even in the run to becoming a member of parliament still revered him as a singing sensation. But all that was going to change for something more.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/31/uganda-s-pop-star-bobi-wine-in-interview-with-africanews-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Was Sierra Leone's chief justice forced to resign? [The Morning Call]
 
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There has been a top government level resignation in Sierra Leone. Chief Justice Abdulai Hamid Charm resigned his position according to a statement from the presidency. President Julius Maada Bio has since nominated a replacement for him. But something has kept Sierra Leoneans talking- did the Chief justice resign willingly or was he forced out of office? … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/12/21/was-sierra-leone-s-chief-justice-forced-to-resign-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Dangote's oil refinery to be completed late 2020 due to import delays
 
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Africa’s largest oil refinery will not be finished until the end of 2020 due to problems importing steel and other equipment, executives at Dangote, which is building the facility in the Nigerian commercial hub of Lagos, told Reuters. Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, imports virtually all its fuel due to sclerotic and underutilised refineries, and even the state oil company is looking to the 650,000 barrel per day (bpd) Dangote refinery to help address this. Price caps force NNPC to imp… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/08/11/dangote-s-oil-refinery-to-be-completed-late-2020-due-to-import-delays Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ivory Coast: Revival of colourful fabric business
 
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In Abidjan the capital of Ivory Coast, a woman may choose between a "capable husband" or an "ungrateful husband" while monitoring the move of a rival. These are the various nick names given to thousands of colourful fabrics of different patterns in the country. Some of these names are often inspired by the characters of some main actors in a TV series or some societal facts. "It is an ungrateful husband. I prefer this cloth here to the latter one. I don't like that other one because it does n… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/09/29/ivory-coast-revival-of-business-in-colorful-fabrics Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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France is not interested in a peaceful Libya: Italian politician
 
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Another Italian Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on France's policies in Africa, saying the European country was not interested in a peaceful Libya because its energy interests there clashed with those of Italy. Relations between Italy and France, traditionally close allies, have grown frosty since the far-right League and anti-establishment 5-Star Movement formed a coalition last year and took aim at pro-EU French President Emmanuel Macron. On Monday… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/22/france-is-not-interested-in-a-peaceful-libya-italian-politician Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South Africa election: main candidates cast votes
 
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Leaders of South Africa's main political parties taking part in Wednesday's national elections have cast their ballots in their different constituencies across the country. They joined some 26.8 million registered voters to cast their votes in 22,925 polling stations which opened at 7:00 am (0500 GMT) and are due to close 14 hours later . Wednesday's election will renew the country's parliament, and by extension its president. *Cyril Ramaphosa* Incumbent President Cyril Ramaphosa whose… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/05/08/south-africa-election-main-candidates-cast-votes Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Costa Rica deports 250 African migrants to Panama
 
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Costa Rican authorities have deported some 250 African migrants of different nationalities to Panama. 220 Africans were arrested on the border with Nicaragua and transfered by bus to the border with Panama in Paso Canoas, local media report. Another 30 were also arrested and deported by the country's national police, Reuters reports. Panamanian officials said the migrants were children, pregnant women and men from Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia. One of the migrants said they did not wish to … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/16/costa-rica-deports-250-african-migrants-to-panama Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Protest increasing against the use of the CFA Franc [Business Africa]
 
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Protests against CFA Franc The CFA franc is no longer welcome, the demand for a new legal tender among the masses across francophone Africa is growing by the day. Protesters in Cameroon ,Senegal and Benin taking to the street say the legal tender is an hindrance to" socio- economic and political development". The CFA Franc is the common currency to roughly 155 million inhabitants. Mushroom farming in Congo Across the Republic of Congo, Bio-Tech the home of Mushroom production is well kno… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/21/protest-increasing-against-the-use-of-the-cfa-franc-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Africa has over 300 tech hubs, Somalia launches its first [Hi-Tech]
 
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Somalia is launching its first community-based tech innovation hub in the capital Mogadishu this month. The iRise Hub will offer Somali entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, investors, techies and startups the working space to share ideas, connect and collaborate with each other. It was founded by a group of young men who hope to transform Somalia into a digital and tech entrepreneurship hub. In an interview with Quartz Africa, the principal founder of iRise, Abdihakim Ainte said their visio… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/12/africa-has-over-300-tech-hubs-somalia-launches-its-first-hi-tech Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Angola bets on Agriculture and Morocco's debatable Plan for Sub Saharan Africa [Business Africa]
 
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Angola bets on Agriculture Angola has been on the spotlight for looking into diversifying its economy from oil and gas focus. Some of the areas it's looking into : tourism, mining, technology , but today we are focusing on Agriculture,although it generates far less income at moment, it has huge potential and can help spread development to the indigent parts of the country by creating the millions of jobs. Morocco's investment in Africa Morocco seeks to expand its influence on the contin… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/08/17/angola-bets-on-agriculture-and-morocco-s-debatable-plan-for-sub-saharan-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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''Mad rush'' for Ghana police recruitment
 
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Hundreds of Ghanaian youth besieged police training schools across the country to be recruited into the service.   Four thousand applicants are scheduled for the each day for six days undergoing physical screening exercise. Some applicants besieged the national police training school as early as 4:00 GMT Monday morning to be screened after being short listed by the recruitment committee   Unlike the previous years, the parade ground was well barricaded to prevent unauthorized persons from ente… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/31/mad-rush-for-ghana-police-recruitment Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Scientists record breakthrough in HIV treatment [The Morning Call]
 
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A significant breakthrough may have been recorded in the search for effective treatment and cure for the deadly HIV virus. Scientists say a new HIV vaccine candidate has been trialled in humans and monkeys, with promising results. Nearly 400 healthy, uninfected adults are reported to have mounted an immune response against the vaccine and tolerated it well, according to the latest study published in The Lancet. It's a quest that's been nearly 40 years in the making. Lead researcher Dan Barou… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/07/12/scientists-record-breakthrough-in-hiv-treatment-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Adama Barrow, the man who ended Jammeh's 22-year rule
 
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A new era appears to be dawning in The Gambia as country's long time president has lost the presidential election held on Thursday December 1. The president-elect is a 51-year-old businessman called Adama Barrow. He was born in a small village near the market town of Basse in the east of Gambia. Barrow is a relatively new comer to frontline politics in the Gambia. Until about six months ago, he was just a businessman who was largely unknown as a politician. He was however thrust into the… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/02/adama-barrow-the-man-who-ended-jammeh-s-22-year-rule Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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The Siddis, India's African tribe [Culture on TMC]
 
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These ancestral relationships are symbolized by the Siddis community. They are descendants of the African continent who arrived in India hundreds of years ago as slaves and also as merchants. They played an important role in the political history of India and they also kept a few African traditions like dancing. So if they have been in India for centuries, then they surely must be well intergrated? This is a question you'd probably ask yourself. Do you know that a majority of Indians do no… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/04/10/the-siddis-india-s-african-tribe-culture-on-tmc Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ghana polytechnic converts cars to use electricity as alternative fuel
 
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The ongoing energy crisis in Ghana does not seem to have dumpened the hopes and aspirations of many enterprising Ghanaians. A group of students and lecturers at the Kumasi Polytechnic in Ghana's second main city, are resorting to electricity to solve some of the challenges in the automobile industry. Ghana imports an estimated 70,000 vehicles annually. These vehicles are powered either by petrol or diesel. Some of them are also old meaning there's the challenge of air pollution from exhaust f… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/12/ghana-kumasi-polytechnic-develops-electric-car Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Banana farming in Ivory Coast revitalising
 
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It's been two years since the June 2014 flood destroyed over 50,000 tonnes of banana within a period less than 72 hours at Nieky plantation in Ivory Coast which has now resumed normal production. The flood that had completely destroyed 1300 hectares of banana, which represents 22% of the national production estimated at 300,000 tonnes had completely degraded most agricultural plantations. The floods made it difficult to harvest bananas and also to transport them to the market. It had also thre… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/22/banana-farming-in-ivory-coast-revitalising Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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The impact of Kenya's new railway on tourism [Travel]
 
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In today's segment we focus on Kenya's newly inaugurated Standard Gauge Railway and the impact it has had on tourism. The Railway know known as Madaraka express began its maiden trip on May 31st from the country's Coastal city Mombasa till the capital Nairobi. The railway which will eventually go through Uganda and Rwanda has caused a buzz. The new Chinese-built route is aimed at cementing Kenya's position as the gateway to East Africa and is billed as the biggest infrastructure project since … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/15/the-impact-of-kenya-s-new-railway-on-tourism-travel Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Video: Malawi president heckled in parliament
 
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*The dramatic scenes began when opposition law makers shouted down president Peter Mutharika as he addressed parliament.* He accused the legislators of seeking to sow chaos in the country. Malawi's opposition has run to court seeking to annul Mutharika's May election win. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/06/22/video-malawi-president-heckled-in-parliament Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Gambia's election commission chief warns Jammeh
 
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The Gambia's electoral commission chief has warned President Yahya Jammeh that his bid to overturn the election result will not change the fact that he lost to Adama Barrow. Alieu Momarr Njai told Reuters "if it goes to court, we can prove every vote cast". Yahya Jammeh said on Saturday that he he would challenge his defeat in the Supreme Court, alleging that the poll was marred by irregularities, a week after conceding defeat. Meanwhile the opposition coalition has accused Jammeh of behavin… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/12/gambia-s-election-commission-chief-warns-jammeh Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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AfCFTA agreement to be implemented soon
 
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With just 4 countries left to the enforcement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, Amelia Martha Nakitimbo asks about readiness of member states to implement the deal. The reluctance of AU member states to ratify this agreement points to one of the challenges that will likely slow the implementation. For instance, there is need for economic infrastructure to ease the said movement of people and goods from country to country. That means connecting roads, railway network… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/02/13/afcfta-implementation-looks-near-in-sight Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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DR Congo's 'lost' languages
 
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The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to a tenth of the world's languages. In the capital Kinshasa, Cocolette Collo was born a Luba, a people who come the central part of the country mainly in the troubled Kasai region. But, she cannot speak Tshiluba. She she is fluent in Swahili, Kinyarwanda Lingala and French. She is worried that some of the local languages will become extinct in a few years to come. "I do not believe that my mother tongue will still exist in 10 or 15 years to come i… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/04/28/dr-congo-s-lost-languages Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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India's massive investments in Mauritius [Business Africa]
 
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It is the only country on the African continent to have benefited from 90 per cent of Indian direct investment flows to Africa alone between 2008 and 2016. Mauritius received $47.6 billion in Indian investment out of a total of $52.6 billion allocated to Africa.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/28/india-s-massive-investments-in-mauritius-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Vote count and collation underway in Malawi [Morning Call]
 
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Election officials have started counting votes in Malawi in what is considered unpredictable and a stiff challenge for the country's incumbent leader Peter Mutharika who is seeking a second five year term. There were no significant reports of violence as millions trooped to cast their ballots on Tuesday for not just the presidential but also to elect lawmakers and local councillors. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/05/22/vote-count-and-collation-underway-in-malawi-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Kenya and Ethiopia, rising economic giants [Business Africa]
 
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Rising economic giants Nigeria and South Africa may be out of recession, however Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine these economic giants in the competition for investment, according to the newly released Africa Risk-Reward Index. The report compiled by Oxford Economics, an advisory group affiliated with the Oxford University, UK, says rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic downturn and militancy in Nigeria and escalating political risks in South Africa have l… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/21/kenya-and-ethiopia-rising-economic-giants-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Video: Sierra Leone fishing ban not sufficient- activists
 
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*At the beginning of April, Sierra Leone slapped a ban on industrial fishing. The moratorium was meant to give the sea a break and to replenish the fast falling stocks as a result of over fishing. But as the ban nears its end, local fishermen and activists say it was too little, too short. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/04/26/video-sierra-leone-fishing-ban-not-sufficient-activists Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Grieving families weep for relatives at Ethiopia crash site
 
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It was an emotional and heart-wrenching scene on Wednesday at the crash site of the Ethiopian Airlines flight. Family members mourned at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, paying tribute to those who died. Relatives placed portraits and laid floral tributes at the site where Flight ET 302 crashed on Sunday March 10. March 10 crash: All you need to know The flight crashed just minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi, killed 157 people. Bishoftu residents … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/03/13/ethiopia-grieving-families-weep-for-relatives-at-crash-site Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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AU seeks to double intra-Africa trade by 2021
 
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*Free Trade in Africa* The African Union is working to actualize the Continental Free Trade Area in Africa. The AU announced its plan to double the current volume of total intra-Africa trade to 28 percent by 2021. Stakeholders believe this will benefit the continent's growing young population. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/07/06/au-seeks-to-double-intra-africa-trade-by-2021 Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Booming business of Nigerian bread in Ivory Coast
 
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Ivory Coast has been producing for several decades now a type of bread originally from Nigeria which has been a source of income for many young Ivorians. Locally referred to as Nigerian bread or sweet bread, it is manufactured using Nigerian know-how and is a delicacy for many in the country. The required ingredients for making the bread are flour, sugar, salt, milk and butter, and it costs between 100 to 250 CFA francs. "I eat this bread in the morning, at noon and I often take it home. It… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/10/07/booming-business-of-nigerian-bread-in-ivory-coast Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ghana's unprecedented bamboo bikes [Business Africa]
 
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Ghana's Eco-Friendly Bamboo Bikes Ghana's Bamboo made bicycle is fast gaining world recognition while increasing youth employment. Boomers International is a social enterprise training rural Ghanaian communities in the art of bamboo bicycle manufacturing to address issues like climate change, poverty, rural-urban migration and provide economic freedom – that many of them have never experienced, especially women. Lourenço's first economic reforms When Angolan President Joao Lourenco was s… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/01/ghana-s-unprecedented-bamboo-bikes-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Sierra Leone's 'Peace Diamond' sells for $6.5 million at auction
 
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The 14th largest diamond in the world sold for $6,536,360 (USD) in New York on Monday (December 4). Sierra Leone will fund its development projects with the proceeds from the auction. This was the government's second attempt to sell the 709-carat uncut gem, known as the "Peace Diamond," after it rejected the highest bid of $7.07 million saying it failed to meet its own valuation at an initial auction in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown in May. "I don't know what that offer in Sierra Leone was, … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/12/05/sierra-leone-s-peace-diamond-sells-for-65-million-at-auction Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Algerian volunteers host street Ramadan iftar meal
 
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Algerians volunteer their time during Ramadan to prepare food to serve to thousands of people at outdoor iftar meals.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/29/algerian-volunteers-host-street-ramadan-iftar-meal Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Seychelles passport, most powerful in Africa [Travel on TMC]
 
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It is often difficult for African passport holders to travel to diverse regions in the world including within Africa. One of the many reasons the African Union is proposing visa-free travel requirements within Africa.. Benin, Ghana and Rwanda have discarded visa requirements for other Africans. In the midst of these travel difficulties, Seychelles, Mauritius, and South Africa’s citizens have the most favored passports on the continent in terms of free travel movement, according to the late… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/26/seychelles-passport-most-powerful-in-africa-travel-on-tmc Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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