World's oldest man

World’s oldest man asks for tobacco as his last dying wish

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A South African who was thought to be the world's oldest man has died at the age of 116. Fredie Blom's identity documents showed he...
john magufuli

President John Magufuli dies at 61

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Tanzania's President, HE John Pombe Magufuli is dead. The death announcement was made on Wednesday by his Vice, Samia Suluhu Hassan, after a week of...
President Uhuru Kenyatta

President Kenyatta: Govt loses 2B shillings daily

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President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has said that the government loses 2 billion Kenya shillings daily to corruption. He said this during an interview with...
beer

South Africa expels diplomats in booze scandal

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At least 12 Lesotho diplomats and their spouses have until Sunday to wind up and leave South Africa after being expelled over the illicit...
stab

Film inspired university student to kill parents, siblings

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A 23-year-old university student who killed his parents and two brothers in Kiambu, Kenya. Lawrence Warunge, an IT student at the Jomo Kenyatta University of...
yoweri museveni

President issues warning to those spreading death rumours

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Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has directed security forces to arrest people spreading rumours of his death. This follows an outbreak of fake online news on...
covid 19 vaccine

Why Tanzania has not procured the COVID-19 vaccine

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Tanzania's Minister of Health, Social Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Dorothy Gwajima has said the country does not have plans of procuring the...
plane

This is why air travel in Africa is expensive

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African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) has finally shared the reasons why air travel in Africa is expensive. In a webinar dubbed “Achieving Affordable Air Transport...
oil exploration

Uganda set to be among SSA’s top 5 oil producers

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Uganda is set to produce its first oil as early as 2025 and production in the next five years is expected to jump to...
cryptocurrency

SA working on a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

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South Africa has announced its intention to regulate the cryptocurrency market. The country is working to do this “in a phased and structured approach.” South Africa...