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DRC crisis: Zim army unwelcome

DRC crisis: Zim army unwelcome | African News Agency | Scoop.it

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government on Tuesday defended possible intervention by Zimbabwean troops to help it thwart a rebellion amid an outcry by human rights groups in that country who fear a repeat of the 1998 war.

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Guinea: signature of an agreement of support to agrarian productiveness

Guinea: signature of an agreement of support to agrarian productiveness | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Conakry: The World Bank in Guinea is going to finance the second urgent plan of support to agrarian productiveness.
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Togo: authorities disperse a demonstration with lacrymogènes gases | Press News Africa

Togo: authorities disperse a demonstration with lacrymogènes gases | Press News Africa | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Togolese authorities dispersed on Tuesday a prohibited demonstration of several thousand persons in Lomé by drawing lacrymogènes gases, determined a journalist.

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Liberia: The Problem with “Polygamy is an Old Testament thing”

Liberia: The Problem with “Polygamy is an Old Testament thing” | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Between April and June, I wrote about twelve articles under the title “Does the Bible Condemn Polygamy?” using the Bible, logic and other supporting details to prove that polygamy is a normal, biblical practice that is not, and should not be considered, a sinful act. Between June and now, I have written other articles hammering the same point home – that polygamy is a normal, scriptural practice that should not be derogatorily spoken about by people who say that they believe the Bible.
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Ghana saves 140 million dollars from oil revenue for half year

Ghana saves 140 million dollars from oil revenue for half year | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The country’s savings from oil revenues have reached 140 million dollars for the first half of this year. According to the semi-annual report released by the Bank of Ghana, about 42.1 million dollars has accumulated in the heritage fund which is meant for future generations.
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Homophobic archbishop divides Cameroonians

Homophobic archbishop divides Cameroonians | African News Agency | Scoop.it

The Archbishop of Yaoundé, Tonyè Bakot, recently described homosexuals as “corrupters of society”. A view shared by some Cameroonians and criticized by others, who believe that the Church’s role is not to divide but to unite.

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Insecurity: Dread on the Ivory Coast…

Insecurity: Dread on the Ivory Coast… | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The daily Notre Voie, support of the president Laurent Gbagbo, today detained in The Hague, does not go of hand died there to represent surrounding climate in Ivory Coast.
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Ivory Coast: the leader of the Magic System ambassador of the UNESCO

Ivory Coast: the leader of the Magic System ambassador of the UNESCO | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Salif Traoré, the leader of the music group of the Ivory Coast Magic System, and interpreter of famous title Premier Gaou, was named ambassador of the UNESCO for his messages in favour of peace.
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African innovation, technology, entrepreneurship

African innovation, technology, entrepreneurship | African News Agency | Scoop.it
We’re about one thing – telling the stories of African startups, African innovation, African made technology, African tech entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs.
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Growth not reducing Zambia poverty

Growth not reducing Zambia poverty | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Lusaka - Zambia’s economic growth is not matching reduction in levels of poverty especially among rural households, the World Bank has said.
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Rural areas in Mozambique have 33 liquid fuel stations

Rural areas in Mozambique have 33 liquid fuel stations | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Mozambique’s National Energy Fund (Funae) has spent almost 1 million meticals to build 33 liquid fuel stations, of an initial 45 planned, in rural areas of the country’s provinces, with the exception of Maputo, the president of Funae said in Nampula.

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African leaders mull Madagascar vote without main rivals

African leaders mull Madagascar vote without main rivals | African News Agency | Scoop.it
MAPUTO - Southern African leaders were Saturday mulling presidential elections in Madagascar that would exclude the two main rivals, strongman Andry Rajoelina and ousted Marc Ravalomanana, a mediator said.
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Ghana: President Mahama Congratulates Muslims And Christians

Ghana: President Mahama Congratulates Muslims And Christians | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, has urged the various religious groups in Ghana to maintain the prevailing peaceful co-existence and love among them and reject any temptation of engaging in religious conflict as being experienced in other countries.
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Nigeria: NGO Urges Parents To Inculcate Traditional Norms In Children

Nigeria: NGO Urges Parents To Inculcate Traditional Norms In Children | African News Agency | Scoop.it

BENIN CITY – A Benin-Based Non-Governmental organization, Edo Legacy Foundation has charged parents to always bring up their children in the doctrine of traditional norms.

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Somalia: A Somalian sprinter perished in refugees shipwreck

Somalia: A Somalian sprinter perished in refugees shipwreck | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Samia Yusuf Omar who represented Somalia to the Olympic Games of Beijing in 2008, perished drowned last April during the shipwreck of refugees' boat which tried to join Italy.
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Mali announces new govt 5 months after coup

Mali announces new govt 5 months after coup | African News Agency | Scoop.it

BAMAKO - Mali's interim leaders announced a new government late Monday, months after a military coup unleashed political
chaos that allowed an Islamist takeover of the north and forced nearly half a million people to flee their homes.

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Kenya: Poly student dies after ‘police torture’

Kenya: Poly student dies after ‘police torture’ | African News Agency | Scoop.it

A Kenya polytechnic student has died after he was allegedly beaten up by Dandora Administration Police officers. Brian Odweso, 22, a second year chemical engineering student, died at 2.40am on Sunday, half an hour after he was rescued by relatives and taken to Huruma Nursing Home at about 2am.

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The Ethiopian Prime minister Meles Zenawi died

The Ethiopian Prime minister Meles Zenawi died | African News Agency | Scoop.it

The Ethiopian Prime minister Meles Zenawi, in power for two decades, would have died in the services of the intensive care of the university private hospitals Saint-Luce in Brussels (Belgium).

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Egypt causes to invest to reinforce security in Sinaï

Egypt causes to invest to reinforce security in Sinaï | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Egypt claimed to be ready to invest in Sinaï, in prey lately in numerous attacks, to ensure the security in this border region in Israel.
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Benin: Interior minister reports a plan of destabilization of the preparing country

Benin: Interior minister reports a plan of destabilization of the preparing country | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Benoît Dègla, pointed out in a press release published on Monday in Cotonou that persistent information mentions the existence of a vast plan of destabilization of the Benin.
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Belgians visits it in RDC

Minister of Foreign Affairs Belgians visits it in RDC | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Didier Reynders, Belgian minister of Foreign Affairs, started a visit of four days on Monday in Kinshasa...
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South Africa: 3 Kids found dead, Police hunt perpetrators

South Africa: 3 Kids found dead, Police hunt perpetrators | African News Agency | Scoop.it

POLOKWANE - The community of Naboomspruit woke to shocking news on Saturday morning after the bodies of three children were found between 9th Street and Constantia Resort.

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Togo: Christians urged to intercede for peace in Africa

Togo: Christians urged to intercede for peace in Africa | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Right Reverend Emmanuel Awanyo, Moderator of the Eglise Evangelique Presbyterienne du Togo, has called on Christians to seek spiritual intercession for peace in Africa.

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Malawi govt has justified strikes

Malawi govt has justified strikes | African News Agency | Scoop.it

By increasing Cabinet ministers’ subsistence allowances by 80 percent, the Joyce Banda administration has shown that while it is preaching the gospel of frugality to Malawians in an attempt to control public expenditure and stabilise an economy hurt by rising inflation, the regime is not prepared to share in the suffering.

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‘Liberia Lacks Adequate Mental Health Facilities’ -Sen. Coleman Observes

‘Liberia Lacks Adequate Mental Health Facilities’ -Sen. Coleman Observes | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Former Minister of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW), Dr. Peter Coleman, has expressed concerns about challenges facing mental health in Liberia. According to him, Liberia lacks basic services and implementations in dealing with issues of mental health, including facilities to keep patients.

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