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Meet the 23-year-old man with 24 kids…. Touching story

It’s a sunny April afternoon at the University of Rwanda College of Education in Kigali. Some students huddle in groups conversing in hushed voices; others hurry between buildings carrying books..

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Nigeria Becomes Biggest Importer Of Kerosene From US

World’s eighth largest exporter of crude oil and Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria, is now the biggest importer of kerosene from the United States, a new data released by the Energy.

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South Africa 2014 Elections Focus on Free and Fair

In a few days’ time, South Africa will hold the 2014 elections and questions on the freedom and fairness of this event are being raised. This will be the fifth.

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World Bank Approves $150m Grant For Education In Africa

Nineteen university-based African Centers of Excellence (ACE) across seven countries in West and Central Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Togo and Cameroon) will receive a combined grant.

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Kenya’s 2013 GDP Growth Surpasses Forecast

Kenya’s economic growth in 2013 surpassed expectations, recording a 4.7 per cent GDP growth, slightly higher than the 4.5 percent forecast by African Development Bank (AfDB), a growth rate Anne.

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10 Of Africa’s Longest-Serving Dictators

Of the world’s 30 longest-serving leaders – some would call them dictators – 14 are in Africa. Can you guess which ones make the top-10 list? 1. Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

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Nigeria: President Goodluck Jonathan, Governors Agree to Unite to Fight Insecurity

For about seven hours Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan, governors of the 36 states of the federation, service chiefs and heads of security agencies, among others, met behind closed doors in.

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Dangote, Okonjo-Iweala And Other Africans Named Among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People

The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, along with the President, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, were on Thursday named by Time Magazine among the world’s 100 most influential people for 2014..

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Will Rwanda’s President Seek Third Term?

ANALYSIS At a recent event, Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame suggested he might change the constitution to allow him to run for a third term in 2017. Speaking at an event.

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Canada Supports Sustainable Livelihoods and Health in Ghana

OTTAWA, Canada, April 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Senator Larry Smith, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced today Canada’s contribution to a.

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