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- South Sudan: "Teach Us How to Become Carpenters" - South Sudanese Want to Shape Their Futureby IPS on 24/01/2021 at 13:49
[IPS] Likuangole -- Located in Jonglei state, one of the most underdeveloped regions of South Sudan, Likuangole is a town badly hit by floods and often battered by conflict. Despite the lack of secondary schools and industry, its residents aspire to transform their lives. But real investment is needed to spur development.
- Kenya: Slum Dwellers Battle Covid-19 Downturn With Virtual Currencyby Thomson Reuters Foundation on 24/01/2021 at 13:46
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The blockchain-based technology helps struggling families afford the essentials and avoid becoming victims of loan sharks
- Sudan: Sudan's Transitional National Securityby African Arguments on 24/01/2021 at 13:33
[African Arguments] Two years after removing Bashir from power, Sudan's revolution is going through a tough transition. Economy, peace, and foreign policy are among the top challenges of the transitional government. However, all three files were a major topic of contestation contributing to an intensification of hostilities between the civilian and military components of Sudan's transitional government.
- Uganda: Internet Restored After Museveni's Electoral Victoryby DW on 24/01/2021 at 13:30
[DW] Social media platforms in Uganda played a crucial role in the mobilization of opposition leader Bobi Wine's followers. Shutting down the internet on the eve of polls added to doubts about how fair the elections were.
- Kenya: How Young Kenyans Feel About Farming Goes Against Conventional Wisdomby The Conversation Africa on 24/01/2021 at 13:23
[The Conversation Africa] Every year, 12 million young people enter the labour market across the African continent.
- Kenya: How Kenya's New Personal Data Protection Law Could Affect Researchersby The Conversation Africa on 24/01/2021 at 13:18
[The Conversation Africa] The risk of infringing on privacy is growing by the day given the increased frequency and granularity of the data being collected, and advances in the technology for processing them. This has, inevitably, led to the need for laws to secure personal data privacy.
- Africa: Beem's Founder Looks to Bring Together SMS and New Digital Channels With a Pan-African Reach - Smartphones Still Under-Used in Tanzaniaby Balancing Act on 24/01/2021 at 13:18
[Balancing Act] London -- This week Tanzania's digital marketer Bongo Live! changed its name to Beem. A name change is nothing remarkable but it provided a good moment to check out the state of the transition from SMS to more digital channels. Russell Southwood spoke to Taha Jiwaji, Beem's CEO and Founder about the state of the business.
- Kenya: Deputy President Ruto Accused of Misleading Youth With 'Wheelbarrow Narrative'by Nation on 24/01/2021 at 10:08
[Nation] Leaders allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta have accused Deputy President William Ruto of misleading desperate youths by giving them false hope through the wheelbarrow narrative.
- Kenya: What Your Ugly Handwriting Says About Youby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 09:59
[Nation] I read that my chicken scrawl could also mean that I am careless, impatient, or absent-minded
- Kenya: We Can Finally Breathe, Kenyans in U.S. Say of Biden Foreign Policyby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 09:58
[Nation] News reports early this week that the Trump administration had made a hurried 'dump' of African illegal migrants and other asylum seekers in Nairobi just days before his term came to an end were hardly surprising.
- Africa: How Kenya Nurtured Somalia's Transitional Govt -Then Lost Influence Years Laterby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 09:57
[Nation] Fourteen years ago, in January 2007, Somalia President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed set foot in Mogadishu for the first time since taking office in 2004. His triumphant entry in the capital symbolised victory for Somalia's Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and indeed Kenya, from where he had ruled his country for three years.
- Tanzania: Arusha Airport Facelift Gathers Paceby Daily News on 24/01/2021 at 09:51
[Daily News] Arusha -- PLANS are underway to relocate the Arusha-Minjingu highway to facilitate Arusha Airport operations. Part of the stretch will now feature in the envisioned Kisongo-four way lane, Arusha Airport Manager Elipid Tesha said on Saturday.
- Tanzania: EU Pledges to Attract More Investors to Dar es Salaamby Daily News on 24/01/2021 at 09:40
[Daily News] Dodoma -- THE European Union (EU) has pledged to continue supporting Tanzania in its efforts to improve the business and investment climate in Tanzania, including attracting more investors from EU countries to invest in the country.
- Tanzania: Gas Installations Set to Ease Fuel Costsby Daily News on 24/01/2021 at 09:35
[Daily News] Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) will this financial year construct five natural gas stations in Dar es Salaam to serve the Dar Rapid Transit (DART) buses, a plan that is expected to cut fuel cost by 45 per cent and reduce fares.
- Tanzania: Zanzibar Football Federation Kicks Out Vice Presidentby Daily News on 24/01/2021 at 09:31
[Daily News] Members of Zanzibar Football Federation (ZFF) attending the federation's Annual General Meeting here have opposed the Vice President of ZFF Salum Abwe saying he doesn't deserve to hold the post.
- Africa: Heroes Intensify AFCON Drillby Daily News on 24/01/2021 at 09:30
[Daily News] The National Under-20 side Ngorongoro Heroes have stepped up preparations for the oncoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals set to begin from February 14th to March 4th in Mauritania.
- Seychelles: North Island Makes Condé Nast Traveler's Top 5 Island Beaches for 2020by Seychelles News Agency on 24/01/2021 at 09:09
[Seychelles News Agency] A private island luxury resort in Seychelles - North Island - is listed amongst the Top 5 beaches in the world by Condé Nast Traveler readers for 2020.
- Tanzania: Wheat Production Receives Massive State Boostby Daily News on 24/01/2021 at 08:53
[Daily News] Dodoma -- THE government has reached a consensus with large scale wheat millers to improve the commercial crop, agreeing to set a minimum price of 800/- per kilogramme of raw wheat.
- Sudan: Darfur Holds Sudan Back With Threat of New Violenceby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 07:59
[Nation] Sudan hoped to begin a new year with tranquility, just weeks after the US lifted crippling sanctions and allowed Khartoum back into the international arena.
- Kenya: 10 Ships Dock At Mombasa Port As Business Picks Upby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 07:53
[Nation] Ten ships docked at the Mombasa port on Thursday evening, giving port managers hope of a turnaround after the Covid-19 crisis impacted transshipment traffic.
- Kenya: Man, 75, Returns Home After 46 Years, Ending His Family's Agonyby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 07:50
[Nation] Aged 29 years, Francis Indek Arachabon moved from his ancestral home at Kolait village, Adumai Sub-location in Teso North to search for greener pastures in the Rift Valley never to return, until a week ago.
- Kenya: Out At the Organic Farmers Marketby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 07:42
[Nation] In my research for this week's article, I was looking for somewhere dog-friendly in Karen, where my wife and I could enjoy a sunny Saturday afternoon. I then remembered that the Organic Farmers Market was open every Saturday at KSPCA on Langata Road.
- Kenya: More Mothers Giving Birth At Homeby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 07:40
[Nation] Only one of 10 women who gave birth in public health facilities in the country last year succumbed, but there are still fears that more women gave birth at home on fear of contracting Covid-19.
- Kenya: Consumers Feel Pinch of Digital Services Taxby Nation on 24/01/2021 at 07:39
[Nation] Few weeks ago, Judy Ochieng was watching Selina, her favourite TV show on GOtv when a message flashed on her screen, followed by a similar one in her phone.
- Africa: Why Uganda's Cranes Need to Correct Results on CHAN Final Straightby Monitor on 23/01/2021 at 08:54
[Monitor] Uganda, Togo, Morocco and Rwanda were all heading to the pitch for their second Group C games of the African Nations Championship (Chan) last night as we published this.
- Ethiopia: Whose Gamble Is Sudan Playing?by Ethiopian Herald on 23/01/2021 at 08:48
[Ethiopian Herald] It has become evident that the Sudanese armed forces have pushed deep into Ethiopia's border while Ethiopia is busy stitching the wounds caused by its own internal affairs in the fighting of a bitter feud between the Federal government and the now outlawed Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) forces.
- Uganda: Bobi Wine Accuses Govt of Frustrating His Efforts to Approach the Courtsby Monitor on 23/01/2021 at 08:47
[Monitor] Former presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has accused the regime of frustrating their efforts to petition court against the recently concluded presidential election results.
- Africa: Uganda Stunned By Debutantes Togo in CHAN Thrillerby Capital FM on 23/01/2021 at 07:02
[Capital FM] Duala, Cameroon -- Debutantes Togo stunned Uganda 2-1 in Group C of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) match of stunning goals at the tournament in Cameroon on Friday.
- Tanzania: New Dawn for Gold Industryby Daily News on 23/01/2021 at 06:42
[Daily News] As the first among three gold refineries starts operations next month, the country's mining sector can finally attain its intended transformation.
- Mozambique: Coastal City of Beira Braces for Another Hitby allAfrica on 22/01/2021 at 18:05
[allAfrica] Geneva -- The Mozambican city of Beira and the region around it are bracing for the impact of tropical storm Eloise, expected to make landfall soon.
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