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What Is Africa Day And Why Is It Important

Africa Day, celebrated annually on May 25th, commemorates the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), which is now known as the African Union (AU). Established on May 25, 1963, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the OAU was created to promote unity and solidarity among African states, coordinate and intensify cooperation for development, safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of…
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AfricaHealth

What’s fueling the deadly cholera outbreak in Southern Africa

The deadly cholera outbreak currently ravaging Southern Africa is fueled by a combination of factors, including inadequate infrastructure, climate change, socio-political instability, and strained health systems. These elements create a perfect storm for the rapid spread and severe impact of the disease. 1. Inadequate Water and Sanitation Infrastructure One of the primary drivers of the…
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AfricaEconomy

Zimbabwe's newly introduced gold backed currency

In a significant move to stabilize its economy, Zimbabwe recently introduced a new currency, the Zimbabwean gold coin, aimed at curbing inflation and providing a more stable medium of exchange. This development comes as part of broader efforts by the government and the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to address the country’s ongoing economic challenges. Background and…
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Africa

Gunmen kill people in a Nigerian village

In a devastating attack in northwest Nigeria, gunmen killed dozens of people in Runji village, located in the Zangon Kataf district of Kaduna State. The assailants, believed to be Fulani herders, launched the attack on Saturday evening. They opened fire on the residents and set homes on fire, resulting in at least 33 deaths, including women and children. More than 40 houses were destroyed in the…
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The Major Russian bank to revive South African refinery

In a significant development for South Africa’s energy sector, a major Russian bank has announced plans to invest in reviving the country’s defunct refinery infrastructure. This strategic move comes at a time when South Africa is grappling with energy shortages and a pressing need to enhance its refining capacity to meet domestic fuel demands. The Russian bank in question…
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Former South African president Jacob Zuma barred from elections

Former South African President Jacob Zuma found himself in a tumultuous legal battle that culminated in a verdict barring him from participating in future elections. Zuma, a prominent figure in South African politics, had a controversial tenure marked by corruption allegations and political turmoil. The decision to exclude him from electoral participation sent shockwaves through the nation’s…
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Africa

Togo scraps Presidential elections

Togo’s decision to forego presidential elections marks a significant departure from conventional democratic practices and has ignited a mix of intrigue, skepticism, and concern both within the nation and on the international stage. This move signals a bold shift in political strategy and governance, presenting a unique experiment in redefining power dynamics within the West African…
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South Africa to kick off military drills with Russia and China- RT News

Moscow is represented at the Mosi II exercises by vessels including the Admiral Gorshkov frigate Exclusive News Trilateral exercises featuring the navies of South Africa, Russia, and China are expected to kick off in the Indian Ocean off the port cities of Durban and Richards Bay on Friday, according to the South African Defense Ministry. “South Africa will host the Chinese and…
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Attempts to isolate Russia have failed – EU member-RT News

Moscow has assumed the rotating presidency in the UN Security Council Exclusive News Western countries have failed in their efforts to make…
AfricaPolitics

Africa’s most populous country goes to the polls-RT News

Outgoing Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in May Exclusive News Nigeria has urged international watchdogs not to interfere…
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CIA conducted secret LSD experiments on unwitting US citizens

The decade-long MK ULTRA program used unwitting candidates for mind-control tests The Central Intelligence Agency has made use of mass media…