Africa Newswire (Page 9)

Africa Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Africa. (Page 9)

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  1. Gov't Imports Cheap Power From Ivory CoastRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    After spending huge amounts of money to bring the Ameri and Karpower power ships into the country recently to pursue its piecemeal approach to resolving the power crisis in Ghana, government is now importing power from neighbouring Ivory Coast at a low rate. Government is importing 180 megawatts power from Ivory Coast generated at 9 cents per kilowatts hour and sold to Ghana at 11 cents per kilowatts hour whereas thermal power is costing between 14 and 19 cents per kilowatts hour locally.

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  2. Replacing Dlamini Zuma to easy task for AURead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The election of the next AU Commission chairperson may be postponed beyond the next summit as no suitable candidates have yet been identified, writes Peter Fabricius. It looks as though the election of an AU Commission chairperson to replace South Africa's Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma could be postponed beyond the AU summit in Kigali next month.

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  3. New facts emerge in Benghazi investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Spero News

    Democrats and surrogates for Hillary Clinton have denounced the report released today by Select Committee on Benghazi as having released nothing new about the debacle in Libya in 2012 that led to the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other official Americans at the hands of Muslim terrorists at an American diplomatic compound. The report, which is 800 pages long, provides testimony from 81 New Witnesses, and 75,000 new pages of documents, revealing significant new information, according to the Republicans on the committee.

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  4. PODCAST: The life and times (and disputed age) of Thon Maker, your newest Milwaukee BuckRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Brew Hoop

    For fans, the NBA Draft is typically a time of excitement, hype and anticipation about what young players might become in the future. For players, it's typically the culmination of years of hard work -- from AAU to high school to college, where they've labored under the bright lights and scrutiny of fans, scouts and NBA decision-makers from a young age.

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  5. South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A new rebel group has formed against the South Sudanese government months after a peace deal was signed with another band of rebels to end a deadly civil war, a senior official said Tuesday. The new group, led by veteran politician Ali Tamim Fartak, has fought with government troops in the remote Wau region in the past few days, leading to the reported deaths of about 39 civilians and four police, Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth told reporters.

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  6. Glyphosate use extended for a further 18 monthsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    A last minute extension to reauthorise the use of chemical weed killer glyphosate, commonly known as 'Roundup', has been granted for a further 18 months. Commissioner Andriukaitis confirmed the extension today just before the current license was due to expire on 30 June.

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  7. Graham's The Family Dairy crowned 'overall dairy champion' at Royal Highland ShowRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    Graham's The Family Dairy enjoyed a successful Royal Highland Show at the weekend, picking up a range of awards across their product range, cattle and team. They were crowned Overall Dairy Champion for their Scottish Slightly Salted Butter - a newly created award across cheese, butter and ice-cream, of which Graham's are the first ever recipient.

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  8. NNPC promises to raise living standards of Nigerians, develop communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... social and political lives of nations. He said, "The poor economic performance of many countries in sub-Saharan Africa is due to the poor application of science, technology and innovation. "Let me emphasis that technology transfer from the advanced ...

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  9. Stop creating many battle fronts, Secondus cautions BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop causing more problems for the country but set out modalities for solving the many problems caused by the All Progressives Congress, APC administration. In a statement issued in Abuja, on Wednesday, Prince Secondus said what the President Buhari-led government has done in the last one year was creating more battle fronts and compounding the challenges of the county.

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  10. SGF's Confab Comment: Re-evaluate your cabinet, PDP chieftain warns BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The National Vice Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, , Dr Eddy Olafeso, on Wednesday, picked holes in the outburst of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawala Z on the report and delegates to the 2014 National Conference. Dr Olafeso a Zwho spoke with newsmen in Akure said that it was unbecoming of the caliber of the SGF to describe the conference as "food for the boys," noting that Presidet Buhari must begin to re-evaluate how much he can depend and rely on some members of his cabinet to actually create a better society for all Nigerians.

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  11. Sweden wins seat on UN Security Council on first ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sweden won election to a seat on the U.N. Security Council in the first round of voting on Tuesday, defeating the Netherlands and Italy who must now fight for a second open seat for the Western group of nations. Neither Kazakhstan nor Thailand gained the required two-thirds majority of those present and voting in the 193-member General Assembly so they must face each other again in a second round of voting for one Asian seat.

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  12. State Dept Made Marines Wait Around, Change Uniforms 4 TIMES During Benghazi AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Armed Libyan men wave their national flags during a demonstration marking the fifth anniversary of the Libyan revolution, which toppled strongman Moamer Kadhafi, in the city of Benghazi, the 2011 uprising's birthplace, some 1,000 kilometres east of Tripoli, on February 17, 2016. Unlike the capital Tripoli, celebrations did not reach Benghazi, where war has raged for two years between the Libyan army and armed groups including Islamists.

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  13. Blood Orange Drops New Album, Video For 'Augustine'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Dev Hynes, the songwriter and producer behind Blood Orange, has released a brand new album called Freetown Sound alongside a video for the song "Augustine," which appears on the album. Both the album and video were dropped as a surprise last night, days before the artist originally planned to release his album.

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  14. Michelle Obama pushes Let Girls Learn education initiative in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    US First Lady Michelle Obama has met with teenagers in Morocco to promote education in a country where just 36% of girls continue school beyond primary level. Actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto also took part in Mrs Obama's meeting with a group of two dozen young women to discuss the challenges facing girls in getting an education.

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  15. How Agya Koo Nimo gave me a ''eureka'' momentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... in world history? Prof Adu Boahen tried to correct that in his contribution to the prestigious UNESCO History of Africa. In studying this episode (and Prof Adu Boahen went to the Seychelles personally to carry out research on Nana Yaa Asantewaa and ...

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  16. MP, soldiers remanded over plot to overthrow governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... date. Therefore I pray to court to allow me time to access and talk to my lawyers," Mr Kabaziguruka pleaded. About us Africa Review Nation Media Group NTV Uganda Mwananchi Web Mail Subscriptions Monitor Mobile Contact us Advertise with Us Terms of ...

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  17. Bolivia, Ethiopia, Sweden win seats on UN Security Council United...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Bolivia, Ethiopia and Sweden on Tuesday were elected to serve a two-year stint on the UN Security Council, with Kazakhstan vying with Thailand and the Netherlands facing off against Italy for two remaining spots. Five non-permanent seats are up for grabs in the vote by the UN General Assembly, three of which were filled in a first round of secret ballot voting.

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  18. US first lady promotes learning to empower Moroccan girlsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Moroccan teenage girls on Tuesday to promote education in the North African kingdom, where only 36 percent of girls continue school beyond the primary level. Actresses Meryl Streep and Indian star Freida Pinto also took part in Obama's encounter with a group of two dozen young women to discuss the challenges facing girls in getting educated.

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  19. .com | How Africa's 1990s 'poster boys' use security fears to roll back democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    ... leaders to account have begun to fade. That is what has become of the three 1990s poster boys of the new politics in Africa Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia. For a period they were held up as the stars of the now increasingly discredited "Africa Rising" ...

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  20. When the Benghazi Phone Rang At 3AM, Hillary Clinton Was Obsessed...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | RedState

    The Benghazi Select Committee released its report this morning and despite what the left is saying and will say, it is an damning indictment of the seething mass of indecision and panty wetting that was the State Department under Hillary Clinton's grifting. Just minutes after word of the attack reached the Secretary [note: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta] , he and General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, departed the Pentagon to attend a previously scheduled 5:00 p.m. meeting at the White House with President Obama and National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon.

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