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Winston, Celebrity Gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Dies at 52: The great ape was euthanized because his health had declined, staff members said.
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Winston, Celebrity Gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Dies at 52
Transnet gets $1bn African Development Bank loan: The loan will facilitate the first phase of the company's R152.8bn five-year capital investment plan.
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Transnet gets $1bn African Development Bank loan
Again, Nigeria drops on FIFA ranking: The drop on the global stage in July, however, did not affect the Nigerian team’s position in Africa.
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Again, Nigeria drops on FIFA ranking
Hunger: Food importation may destroy Nigeria’s agric sector, AfDB president warns - Healthwise
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Several children killed after school collapse in Nigeria: Search and rescue efforts under way after school collapses in north-central Nigeria’s Plateau State.
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Several children killed after school collapse in Nigeria
Sources:  Kamara’s Opposition to ‘Shady Yellow Machines Deal’ Behind Imminent Dismissal, Only Exit Package Remains Outstanding
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Tour de France 2024 results: Biniam Girmay becomes first black African to win Tour stage
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Several students killed, over 100 trapped after a school collapse in northern Nigeria
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‘This is nuts’: World in disbelief over Aussie: Jessica Hull — and most of the athletics world — was in disbelief after the Australian smashed one of the fastest ...
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‘This is nuts’: World in disbelief over Aussie
AfDB tops global transparency index for second year: The African Development Bank's sovereign portfolio has been recognised once again as the most ...
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AfDB tops global transparency index for second year
Africa’s future lies within the continent, says Adesina: President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, on Friday advocated for youth investment ...
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Africa’s future lies within the continent, says Adesina
Truth about Harry, Meghan rumour: Popbitch is the deliciously gossipy British newsletter covering politics, media and celebrity that has been around since 2000 ...
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Truth about Harry, Meghan rumour
Rabies could become a disease of the past. Here's what it would take: The Americas has made extraordinary progress, mainly by vaccinating canines ...
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Rabies could become a disease of the past. Here's what it would take
Standard Bank bats for SMMEs in African development: Standard Bank is on a mission to prop up small, medium and micro enterprises across Africa through its ...
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Standard Bank bats for SMMEs in African development
Expert panel launched to accelerate Africa's tourism and travel: This pioneering initiative brings together top communications and marketing experts and leaders ...
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Expert panel launched to accelerate Africa's tourism and travel
NBA star axed in bombshell Olympics move: The Boomers squad for the upcoming Paris Olympics has raised eyebrows among the basketball community.
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NBA star axed in bombshell Olympics move
BET Awards 2024: Full Winners List : BET Awards 2024: Biggest culture night saw some of the popular stars of music and entertainment come out to joke ...
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BET Awards 2024: Full Winners List
About 45,000 punters and fashionistas expected to spend R270m at Durban July: It's all systems go for this year’s premier horse-racing event
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LTIMindtree extends multi-million dollar contract with Absa Bank: Absa Group is one of Africa's largest diversified financial services groups ...
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LTIMindtree extends multi-million dollar contract with Absa Bank
Enhanced information in national policies can accelerate Africa's efforts to track climate adaptation
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Enhanced information in national policies can accelerate Africa's efforts ...
AfDB is "Most Transparent Development Organization in the World": The African Development Bank - Sovereign Portfolio has retained its top spot in the 2024 Aid ...
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Actor Mduduzi Mabaso joins e.tv’s ‘House Of Zwide’: Mabaso starred as Prince Andile on BET Africa's 'Queendom'.
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Actor Mduduzi Mabaso joins e.tv’s ‘House Of Zwide’
easyJet announces two new destinations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport: The routes to Scandinavia and Africa will begin this winter
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easyJet announces two new destinations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Africa LAMPS Awards: The inaugural edition of the Africa LAMPS Awards, will showcase wealth of African human capital resources.
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Africa LAMPS Awards
Koeberg's unit 1 gets green light for 20-year life extension: The National Nuclear Regulator has granted Eskom a licence to continue operating unit 1 of ...
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Koeberg's unit 1 gets green light for 20-year life extension
Dangote’s Bold $30 Billion Revenue Target by 2025: The Nigerian Dangote Group, spearheaded by Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, aims to hit $30 billion ...
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Dangote’s Bold $30 Billion Revenue Target by 2025
Stanbic Bank faces refund suit over music festival fallout: Hundreds of fans, who paid up to Sh30,000 for tickets, complained about their negative experience.
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Stanbic Bank faces refund suit over music festival fallout
How shipping firms have responded to Houthi attacks in the Red Sea : Attacks on vessels in the Red Sea by Iran-aligned Houthi militants have disrupted a shipping ...
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Citisquare Africa uses tech to tackle burnout: In a bid to tackle the growing issue of burnout among professionals, Citisquare Africa has announced its decision ...
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Citisquare Africa uses tech to tackle burnout
Kuwait Airways ranks third in ME, Africa with 91.1% for its on-time performance | kuwaittimes
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Kuwait Airways ranks third in ME, Africa with 91.1% for its on-time ...
GNTO secures support of Netflix: A memorandum of cooperation was signed by Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Dimitris Frangakis and ...
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GNTO secures support of Netflix
How to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Beryl: From Africa to Vermont, Hurricane Beryl left a 6,000-mile path of destruction in its wake ...
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How to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Beryl
"Nigeria Cannot Rely on Importation of Food," Warns Akin Adesina: Nigeria's recently announced policy to open its borders for massive food imports is ...
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SEC partners AfDB to boost Nigeria’s green finance leadership: The SEC, in collaboration with the AfDB, is enhancing Nigeria’s role as Africa’s foremost hub for ...
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SEC partners AfDB to boost Nigeria’s green finance leadership
DPP Renson Ingonga is the new Africa Prosecutors' Association president: DPP Renson Ingonga elected President of Africa Prosecutors’ Association ...
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DPP Renson Ingonga is the new Africa Prosecutors' Association ...
Microsoft reportedly stop marketing Xbox consoles in Europe and other regions: Microsoft may be putting the brakes on Xbox Series X|S marketing in Europe ...
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Microsoft reportedly stop marketing Xbox consoles in Europe and other ...
El-Rufai’s aides fault alleged N423bn fraud: Former aides of ex-Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, have said that Governor Uba Sani’s administration has been ...
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El-Rufai’s aides fault alleged N423bn fraud
Access Holdings eyes N10tn profit by 2027: Access Holdings Plc aims to achieve a profit of N10tn by 2027.
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Access Holdings eyes N10tn profit by 2027
Archaeologists report earliest evidence for plant farming in east Africa: A trove of ancient plant remains excavated in Kenya helps explain the history of plant ...
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Archaeologists report earliest evidence for plant farming in east Africa
ASR Africa commences construction of hospital for Nigeria Customs Service: This state-of-the-art medical edifice in Bauchi State is valued at N500 million.
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ASR Africa commences construction of hospital for Nigeria Customs Service
Tech innovation vital to Africa’s global relevance, say dons: Senior Special Adviser to the President on Industrialisation at the African Development Bank Group ...
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Tech innovation vital to Africa’s global relevance, say dons
Comorians Celebrate Transformative Road Built with AfDB Support: The President of the Union of the Comoros Azali Assoumani, and the President of the African ...
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Comorians Celebrate Transformative Road Built with AfDB Support
AfDB Named Development Financial Institution of the Year By Txf G: The African Development Bank has received the Development Finance Institution (DFI) of the ...
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AfDB Named Development Financial Institution of the Year By Txf G
Mizuho Hires Ex-OTPP Executive Karen Frank as Senior Adviser for EMEA Business: Mizuho Financial Group Inc. is hiring former Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan ...
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Mizuho Hires Ex-OTPP Executive Karen Frank as Senior Adviser for EMEA ...
89 Migrants Found Dead on Mauritanian Coast as Ship Capsizes in Atlantic: The bodies of 89 migrants have been found dead in the Atlantic by Mauritanian officials ...
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89 Migrants Found Dead on Mauritanian Coast as Ship Capsizes in Atlantic
Ruto Faces Budget, Image Dilemma as Kenya Protests End Tax Plan: Welcome to Next Africa, a twice-weekly newsletter on where the continent stands now — and where ...
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Ruto Faces Budget, Image Dilemma as Kenya Protests End Tax Plan
Spike in Maritime Shipping Rates Is No Pandemic Flashback: A recent bout of port congestion and surge in container prices stems from the disruption of the Suez ...
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Spike in Maritime Shipping Rates Is No Pandemic Flashback
AfDB appoints director for statistics department: The African Development Bank has appointed Babatunde Omotosho, an economist and statistician ...
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AfDB appoints director for statistics department
Copa America: Balogun, Weah Suffer Racist Abuse After USA 2-1 Loss To Panama: Balogun, Weah and other members of the US national team were racially abused on ...
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Copa America: Balogun, Weah Suffer Racist Abuse After USA 2-1 Loss To ...
Time for sustainable use of fertiliser to feed Africa's rising population: t. Balancing fertiliser use to avoid environmental harm while promoting ...
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Time for sustainable use of fertiliser to feed Africa's rising ...
Morocco’s Race to Secure a Foothold in the Global EV Battery Value Chain: Morocco, the leading vehicle producer in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region ...
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Morocco’s Race to Secure a Foothold in the Global EV Battery Value Chain