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Forbes names highest paid actors in the world [Top 10]

Forbes has released its list of the highest paid actors in the world for 2019. American actor and World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE, veteran, Dwayne Johnson, popularly...

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Reasons your small business loan may be rejected

For some business owners, it is a nightmare scenario: You were counting on getting that small business loan, but the bank said no. What do you do next? That depends on...

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Man dubbed ‘Lion Man’ mauled to death by three lions

A man in South Africa known as “Lion Man” was mauled to death by his captive lions  in a game reserve as he was fixing a broken fence inside the...

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What’s next as Sudan’s takes tentative steps towards democracy?

Days after signing an agreement to transition the country to democracy, Beyond the Headline looks at the challenges Khartoum now faces Sudan’s 11 new leaders were...

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Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political...

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Obamas’ film ‘American Factory’ to air on Netflix on Wednesday

The Obamas’ first film ‘ American Factory’ is set to air on Netflix from  Wednesday, August 21. The one hour and fifty-minute documentary explores the...

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A ‘Cure’ for Ebola but Will it Stop the Outbreak if People Won’t Get Treatment?

While people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are slowly being made aware that scientists have discovered two drugs that are effective in treating Ebola,...

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Burundi’s humanitarian crisis: An inconvenient truth for the ruling party

With less than a year to Burundi’s presidential election, aid workers and political analysts say the ruling party is intent on projecting an image of stability, while...

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Rwanda,Uganda, Tanzania added to Safari Tour Golf Series

Five new events across three East African countries have been added into the 2019/20 Safari Tour Golf Series. The revamped series will now have 12 events across four...

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Sony buying studio behind hit ‘Spider-Man’ video game

Sony Interactive Entertainment on Monday announced a deal to buy Insomniac Games, the studio behind hot-selling “Spider-Man” and “Ratchet &...

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Brad Pitt was happier with Jennifer Aniston than Angelina Jolie: source

Hollywood megastar Brad Pitt  may have gone separate ways from his former wives Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie and but he is still found ensnared within...

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Congo rainforest people plead with European Commission

Hundreds of Baka ‘Pygmies’ from the Congo rainforest have written to the European Commission, pleading with officials to visit them and ask their “advice...

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East Africa’s got talent: Battle of the dancers

The third episode of EAGT premiered this weekend and if we didn’t know before we know now, Africans can dance. On this episode, the judges were presented with a myriad...

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Burundi Becomes the Latest African Nation to Ban Plastic Bags

Burundi now joins other African nations such as Eritrea, Rwanda, Kenya, Morocco that have already enforced ban on plastics. Burundi declared that the proposed ban on use...

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Going house-to-house to prevent Ebola

UNICEF and partners have trained over 10,000 community health workers in Rwanda to visit families and teach them how to prevent Ebola. Daniel sits with a family outside...

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Rwanda set to host the first Cybertech Africa Conference and Exhibition

Rwanda is set to host the first Cybertech Africa Conference and Exhibition in 2020. An MoU was signed yesterday between the Government of Rwanda and Cybertech. Nelly...

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Standard and Poor’s upgrades Rwanda’s rating to B+ on strong economic prospects

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Rwanda to ‘B+’ from ‘B’. The outlook is...

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Malawi’s president under siege

The essentials: Malawi‘s streets have been clogged with protesters and its courts filled with various attempts to dislodge recently re-elected President Peter...

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Kenyan officials exhume body to retrieve uniform

Residents of a small Kenyan village expressed disbelief when they heard county officials had exhumed the body of a man who had recently died. Martin Hikuku Alukoye, 31,...

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Burundi launches Ebola vaccination campaign for health and front-line workers

On 13th August, the Ministry of Public Health and AIDS Control kicked off the vaccination campaign for front-line staff against the Ebola virus disease. The campaign...

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