How Nigerian Streetwear Brand, Daltimore, is Rising to Celebrity Status

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Over the span of just a few years, Nigerian streetwear brand, Daltimore, has changed with the times and positioned itself as one of the most influential brands in the fashion space. Sensing a Gen...

Uganda jab distributor makes it mandatory for staff

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Patricia Oyella BBC News, Kampala The Ugandan government agency in charge of distributing Covid-19 vaccines to government health facilities has told all staff and visitors to present proof they're fully vaccinated. Anyone who is not fully...

Agnes Tirop: Husband arrested in Kenya after athlete’s death

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Police in Kenya have arrested the husband of record-breaking long-distance runner Agnes Tirop who was stabbed to death at her home. Emmanuel Rotich, who was detained in the coastal city of Mombasa, will face charges once investigations...

South Africa to vaccinate teenagers with single dose of Pfizer – health minister

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 Okechukwu Ibekwe-Onwuzurumba South Africa will start vaccinating children between the ages of 12 and 17 next week using the Pfizer vaccine, the health minister said on Friday, as the country looks to ratchet up inoculations...

Test pilot faces jail over Boeing safety reports

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BBC World Service A former chief test pilot for Boeing has been charged in the state of Texas with deceiving US regulators about the safety of the company's 737 MAX plane. Court documents say Mark Forkner...

Biden meets with Kenya’s Kenyatta at White House

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By AFRICANEWS with AP President Joe Biden met in the Oval Office Thursday with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and pledged the U.S. will donate 17 million additional doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to...

Guinea-Bissau army says foiled plot to overthrow government

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By Africanews Guinea-Bissau's military chief announced Thursday that he had identified military personnel preparing a coup d'état to overthrow the constitutional order in the small West African country. "We have managed to identify a group of...

Nigeria military chief: leader of IS-linked group ISWAP killed

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By Africanews with AP Nigeria's military claimed on Thursday that Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of an Islamic State-linked extremist group blamed for killing hundreds in the northeast, has died. There was no immediate confirmation from...

Villagers freed after kidnap by Mozambique Islamists

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Jose Tembe BBC News, Maputo Forty-seven people who had been kidnapped by Islamists in northern Mozambique have been rescued and returned to their families. Standby troops for southern Africa's regional bloc, Sadc, carried out the mission....

Helicopter search for missing migrants finds bodies

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BBC World Service Rescuers in south-west Spain are searching for 21 migrants missing after their boat capsized off Cape Trafalgar. Four bodies have been recovered. Three survivors said there were 28 people from North Africa on board...

Cambridge to return looted bronze cockerel to Nigeria

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Will Ross Africa editor, BBC World Service A Cambridge University college has announced that later this month it is to hand back a sculpture that was originally seized by British troops from the Kingdom of...

Masten Wanjala: Mob beats Kenyan child serial killer to death – police

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By Emmanuel Igunza BBC News, Nairobi A mob in western Kenya has killed a self-confessed serial killer who escaped from custody two days ago, police say. Masten Wanjala, 20, was traced by villagers to a house...

225 Million Trees Planted Within Sustainable Food Systems

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Trees for the Future on Track to Plant One Billion Trees with Farmers by 2030  Trees for the Future (TREES) announces 225 million trees planted and more than 300,000 people positively impacted in a report released Tuesday. The...

UN Gives The Nod To African Alternative Energy Solution For Mobile Networks

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The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has recognised South African NEC XON’s alternative energy Hybrid Storage Solution (HSS) as an innovative technology for promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. NEC XON’s HSS uses...