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Investments in Africa's transport infrastructure begin to pay off
 
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African countries were on a drive to boost infrastructure and road networks on the continent in 2016. Ethiopia made huge strides this year with the inauguration of a new railway line, linking the capital, Addis Ababa with Djibouti in October. The 750 kilometer line was built at a cost of 4 billion US dollars with help from China. The country wants to have 5,000 kilometers of new rail lines by 2020 to boost the economy by improving transport. "It is a part of trans African railway network so… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/03/investments-in-africa-s-transport-infrastructure-begin-to-pay-off Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Pan-African passport will boost air travel by 24% - Report
 
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The introduction of the pan-African passport in 2018 will lead to an over 20% increase in travel spending on the continent. This is according to a new research by global travel technology provider, Sabre. The African union (AU) passport will - theoretically - enable African travellers to visit other countries on the continent without a visa. Currently only 13 out of 55 countries allow all Africans to enter either without a visa or to get one on arrival. The study which was carried out in fou… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/24/pan-african-passport-will-boost-air-travel-by-24-percent-report Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Adama Barrow officially declared winner of Gambia's presidential election
 
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Gambia's Electoral Commission chief has declared Adama Barrow, the opposition coalition candidate winner of the country's December 1 presidential election. The announcement marks the beginning of the end of over a two-decade rule by Yahya Jammeh who took power in 1994. "Having received 263,515 votes of the total votes cast in the election, I hereby declare Adama Barrow, duly elected to serve as president of the Republic of the Gambia," Election Commission head Alieu Momarr Njai told the pres… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/02/adama-barrow-officially-declared-winner-of-gambia-s-presidential-election Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Djibouti commissions $3.5 billion Chinese-built free trade zone
 
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*Djibouti commissioned a $3.5 billion, Chinese-built free trade zone on Thursday, deepening ties with the Asian giant and helping the Horn of Africa nation generate more jobs for its youths.* Djibouti, with a population of 876,000, already hosts Chinese, U.S. and French naval bases and it also handles roughly 95 percent of the goods imported by Ethiopia, its land-locked neighbour with 99 million people. The new trade zone, one of several new port and trade facilities being developed by Djibout… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/07/05/djibouti-commissions-35-billlion-chinese-built-free-trade-zone Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Young Ugandan women fly high in a male dominated field
 
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There are some 200 Ugandan pilots are flying across Africa and the world. Most of them were trained at home, at the East African Civil Aviation Academy, also known as Soroti Flying School. The school started in 1971 under a United Nations Development Program - UNDP training program for pilots from the East African community. Back then, all the trainees were men. But attitudes towards flying in Uganda are changing, today, as 10 out of 70 flight class students in Soroti are young women. "Long … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/08/21/young-ugandan-women-fly-high-in-a-male-dominated-field Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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France is not interested in a peaceful Libya: Italian politician
 
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Another Italian Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on France's policies in Africa, saying the European country was not interested in a peaceful Libya because its energy interests there clashed with those of Italy. Relations between Italy and France, traditionally close allies, have grown frosty since the far-right League and anti-establishment 5-Star Movement formed a coalition last year and took aim at pro-EU French President Emmanuel Macron. On Monday… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/22/france-is-not-interested-in-a-peaceful-libya-italian-politician Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Time for Africa to reject half-baked mining deals - Ghana president
 
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Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo demanded mining deals be more beneficial for Africa on Tuesday, calling on governments to end fiscal incentives traditionally used to attract investment to countries long viewed as rife with risk. Resource nationalism is high on the agenda at the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town as resource-holding governments, aware of the need for international miners to find new exploration territory, increase tax and royalty demands. Akufo-Addo, leader of Africa’s second… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/02/05/time-for-africa-to-reject-half-baked-mining-deals-ghana-president Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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African diaspora embracing their African roots [Culture on The Morning Call]
 
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The African diaspora is spread out all over the world. For example in the United States, where we find the African-Americans, from the Caribbean (Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, and Dominica), and from South America (Venezuela). Without first-hand knowledge of their roots, many of them can only shape their views of Africa based upon what has been said and written in both the media and distorted history books, which tells us of a continent full of war-torn countries, starving people and corrupt leaders, w… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/04/african-diaspora-embracing-their-african-roots-culture-on-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ethiopian churches oppose gay travel company's tour plans
 
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*Orthodox religious leaders in Ethiopia on Monday called on the government to block a US gay travel company from touring the country's ancient sites.* The Chicago-based Toto Tours company is Self-described as "the only gay tour company in existence" has been operating with the same ownership and management for almost three decades. "All religions and their followers must stand together to save this generation. We are asking the government to stop them (travellers with gay travel company) f… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/06/04/ethiopian-churches-oppose-gay-travel-company-s-tour-plans Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Rastafarians' 'promised land' Ethiopia
 
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The Bobo Shanti church is one of four chapels in Shashamane which is about 225 kilometres South from Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Each day, a devotion is led for the Rastafarian community. Paul Phang is the spiritual leader of this community. The Jamaican has settled in Ethiopia in 1991. "A lion born in the enclosure of crocodiles is still a lion. I reincarnated in Jamaica, but my roots are in Africa. I come from Ethiopia. I am Ethiopian. Being here over 24 years I have been working with t… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/25/rastafarian-s-promised-land-ethiopia Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Historic African free trade zone comes into force
 
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*The historic African free-trade zone came into force on Thursday, as the African Union celebrated making one more step toward creating a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth $2.5 trillion.* "This is a historic milestone!" tweeted Albert Muchanga, AU commissioner for trade and industry. "We celebrate the triumph of bold, pragmatic and continent-wide commitment to economic integration." Road to implementation Fifty-two of the AU's 55 member states have signed the agreement to e… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/05/30/historic-african-free-trade-zone-comes-into-force Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South Africa: Clinical trials on new HIV vaccine begin
 
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Clinical trials have begun in South Africa on a new vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes Aids. First volunteers received the injection on wednesday, in the exercise that scientists say is the first large study of an HIV vaccine's effectiveness since 2009. The first recipients of a new #HIV vaccine speak about the experiment: https://t.co/6awbZ6uKN2 pic.twitter.com/mH1ZBIwoWW— ECR_Newswatch (@ECR_Newswatch) November 30, 2016 Glenda Gray, Director of the South African Medica… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/30/south-africa-clinical-trials-on-new-hiv-vaccine-begin Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Botswana's capital transformed dramatically over 5 years
 
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Botswana has experienced good levels of economic growth. This is mainly due to a growing mining industry that deals in diamond, copper and nickel. The overall economic growth of Botswana is very visible, especially in the city of Gaborone. The capital city has seen a great transformation in the last few years with numerous infrastructure springing up by several private developers. "The development of infrastructure in Botswana has increased over the years. If you compare with the other co… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/02/botswana-s-capital-transformed-dramatically-over-5-years Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Human poo transformed into clean fuel for Kenya's urban poor
 
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A truck-load of human poo collected around Nakuru, a town in Kenya's Rift Valley is emptied on to drying beds by workers from the Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company (NAWASSCO). Human waste is the main raw material used at this processing site to make briquettes. The sludge is left out to dry for 2-3 weeks. The heat in the greenhouse reduces the moisture content from around 95 percent to below 20 percent. The dried-out sludge is then treated in a kiln at temperatures of about 700 deg… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/07/06/human-poo-transformed-into-clean-fuel-for-kenya-s-urban-poor Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Angola buries rebel leader Jonas Savimbi
 
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*Angola on Saturday prepared to bury rebel leader Jonas Savimbi, in his home village at a public funeral, an important sign for national reconciliation seventeen years after the end of a bloody civil war.* As early as Friday evening, hundreds of people accompanied his remains to the village of Lopitanga in the centre of the country, where they will be buried. "For 17 years, we waited" for this funeral, said Isaias Samakuva, a former commander of the rebellion waged by the National Union for th… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/06/01/angola-buries-rebel-leader-jonas-savimbi Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South Sudan: New terminal at Juba Airport
 
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South Sudan's first modern terminal at the Juba International Airport has been inaugurated. Vice President, James Wani Igga, hailed the new development as vital, while he inaugurated the structure ahead of peace celebrations scheduled for Wednesday. The Juba terminal is expected to open the landlocked east African nation to trade opportunities as it continues battling to recover from a devastating five-year conflict. In his inaugural speech, Vice President, James Wani Igga, lauded the improvem… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/30/south-sudan-new-terminal-at-juba-airport Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Rwanda's cashless bus payment system to be exported soon
 
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The Rwanda company behind the country's cashless bus payment system, Tap & Go is looking to expand its franchise. The system allows commuters to electronically pay for their bus fares through mobile money or point of sale devices operated by vendors at bus terminals. Barely 6 months after its launch, the company's founder says they have received demands from other countries to introduce the system there. "Some countries have already started showing interest in having our solution there.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/28/rwanda-s-cashless-bus-payment-system-to-be-exported-soon Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Cameroon Anglophone lawyers continue strike [The Morning Call]
 
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It is now one month since Cameroonian lawyers vowed to strike over what they termed government’s disregard for common law. They ‘unanimously agreed’ to extend their work boycott for another on Monday and now local media in Cameroon have reported their match on the streets was met with police brutality. Meanwhile the strongest opposition party to long term ruler Paul Biya, the social democratic front has supported the strike , with calls french magistrates should be removed from English speaking … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/11/11/cameroon-anglophone-lawyers-continue-strike-the-morning-call Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Herbal stimulant, khat derailing Djibouti's economy
 
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Djibouti is well known for it's strategic location serving as a centre for trade and business in the Horn of Africa. Lorries arrive from Ethiopia carrying several sacks of khat, a herbal stimulant which has become very popular among the country's local population. Unloading takes less than 15 minutes for the suppliers to start the distribution process across the country. The chewing culture of the stimulant is however dragging development prospects in the country, with half of the male pop… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/05/20/herbal-stimulant-khat-derailing-djibouti-s-economy Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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What propelled Ethiopia to overtake Kenya as East Africa's economic giant [Business Africa]
 
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Ethiopia: Africa's rising economic giant Ethiopia has overtaken neighbouring Kenya as East Africa’s economic giant. In monetary terms, Ethiopia has opened a gap of about $29 million over Kenya. The World Bank further predicts that Ethiopia’s economy will be the most expansive on the continent in 2017. Burundi rice boom Rice is a staple food in several countries around the world, but extreme weather condition such as droughts and floods have adverse impact on rice production particular… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/15/what-propelled-ethiopia-to-overtake-kenya-as-east-africa-s-economic-giant Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Somalia holds first technology and innovation summit
 
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Somali entrepreneurs specializing in new technologies gathered this week in Mogadishu to discuss business and innovation, for a first conference of its kind in a country whose current events often revolve around attacks and suffering. The three-day conference dubbed Mogadishu Technology Summit which attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs, students and government officials, was conceived by a group of young Somalis who wanted to highlight the work of dozens of local companies in the sector. "This … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/25/somalia-holds-first-technology-and-innovation-summit Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Usain Bolt's final race ends in pain after injury
 
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A heartbreaking performance from Usain Bolt during his final race at the World Athletics Championships in London. The eight-time Olympic champion suffered an apparent harmstring injury on his left leg just 21 strides into the final leg of the 4x100m relay. The astonishing turn of events marred what was expected to be a golden farewell for the legendary athlete who suddenly stumbled, hobbled a few strides before falling on the track in pain and agony. He was helped into a wheelchair and he e… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/08/13/usain-bolt-s-final-race-ends-in-pain-after-injury Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Bridge connecting Gambia, Senegal opens
 
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Senegalese President Macky Sall and Gambian President Adama Barrow inaugurated on Monday the "Senegambia Bridge", which will promote trade in West Africa and whose completion after decades of delay symbolizes the renewed understanding between the two countries. The inauguration of the bridge comes two years after Yahya Jammeh's departure, who for more than 22 years ruled Gambia, a small English-speaking country landlocked in Senegal, with the exception of a narrow coastline that is popular wi… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/22/bridge-to-connect-gambia-senegal-opens Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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The rise of Ghana's animation features
 
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A new crop of animators and cartoonists in Ghana are sparing no effort to put Ghana on the map when it comes to the genre. The story of animation dates back to the 1890s and it developed alongside the mainstream motion picture industry. But in Ghana, when the thriving film industry kicked off in the 1940s, it was without animation. Over the years, young animators and cartoonists in the west African nation are have been trained chiefly by the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI), … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/25/the-rise-of-ghana-s-animation-features Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Uganda's pop star Bobi Wine in interview with Africanews [The Morning Call]
 
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Ugandan musician-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, also known as Bobi Wine was all but a man who could shake Ugandan politics. He had largely being known just for his music, and many of his supporters even in the run to becoming a member of parliament still revered him as a singing sensation. But all that was going to change for something more.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/31/uganda-s-pop-star-bobi-wine-in-interview-with-africanews-the-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Somaliland secures $442m deal to revamp Berbera port
 
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The port of Berbera in the autonomous state of Somaliland will soon be revamped. The country's authorities signed an agreement with marine ports company- Dubai Ports World, which will manage the project, set to become a major hub for goods in transit to and from the Horn of Africa for a period of 30 years. The company valued the project at $442 million, but said it would be a phased investment and depended on port volumes. Somaliland authorities say the project will enable the country to achi… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/01/somaliland-secures-442m-deal-to-revamp-berbera-port Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ivory Coast: Revival of colourful fabric business
 
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In Abidjan the capital of Ivory Coast, a woman may choose between a "capable husband" or an "ungrateful husband" while monitoring the move of a rival. These are the various nick names given to thousands of colourful fabrics of different patterns in the country. Some of these names are often inspired by the characters of some main actors in a TV series or some societal facts. "It is an ungrateful husband. I prefer this cloth here to the latter one. I don't like that other one because it does n… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/09/29/ivory-coast-revival-of-business-in-colorful-fabrics Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Bobi Wine meets U.S. congressman, to petition Trump to stop funding Uganda army
 
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Uganda's vocal legislator Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine met a United States congressman, Bradley Sherman on Friday, in his quest to highlight the human rights violations and repressions of freedoms by the Ugandan government. Bobi Wine, who travelled to the United States last week to seek specialised treatment for injuries he suffered during military detention in Uganda, is on a mission to seek justice for the torture of opposition supporters who were caught up in election cha… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/07/bobi-wine-meets-us-congressman-to-petition-trump-to-stop-funding-uganda-army Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Angola bets on Agriculture and Morocco's debatable Plan for Sub Saharan Africa [Business Africa]
 
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Angola bets on Agriculture Angola has been on the spotlight for looking into diversifying its economy from oil and gas focus. Some of the areas it's looking into : tourism, mining, technology , but today we are focusing on Agriculture,although it generates far less income at moment, it has huge potential and can help spread development to the indigent parts of the country by creating the millions of jobs. Morocco's investment in Africa Morocco seeks to expand its influence on the contin… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/08/17/angola-bets-on-agriculture-and-morocco-s-debatable-plan-for-sub-saharan-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South Africa election: main candidates cast votes
 
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Leaders of South Africa's main political parties taking part in Wednesday's national elections have cast their ballots in their different constituencies across the country. They joined some 26.8 million registered voters to cast their votes in 22,925 polling stations which opened at 7:00 am (0500 GMT) and are due to close 14 hours later . Wednesday's election will renew the country's parliament, and by extension its president. *Cyril Ramaphosa* Incumbent President Cyril Ramaphosa whose… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/05/08/south-africa-election-main-candidates-cast-votes Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Africa has over 300 tech hubs, Somalia launches its first [Hi-Tech]
 
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Somalia is launching its first community-based tech innovation hub in the capital Mogadishu this month. The iRise Hub will offer Somali entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, investors, techies and startups the working space to share ideas, connect and collaborate with each other. It was founded by a group of young men who hope to transform Somalia into a digital and tech entrepreneurship hub. In an interview with Quartz Africa, the principal founder of iRise, Abdihakim Ainte said their visio… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/12/africa-has-over-300-tech-hubs-somalia-launches-its-first-hi-tech Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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South African farmer grows cold-loving strawberries in warm KwaZulu-Natal
 
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In South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, workers pick strawberries that have surprisingly thrived in the region's balmy temperatures. Strawberries generally grow best in low temperature climate but the Cappeny Estates farm in Ballito, a town about 40 kilometers north of Durban is making history. When former project manager Xolani Gumede and his wife started the farm in 2013 in a hot and humid region seen to be hostile for growing the fruit, they were not sure their plan would work. Today Xol… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/13/south-african-farmer-grows-cold-loving-strawberries-in-warm-kwazulu-natal Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Archaeologists in South Africa discover 'lost city' using laser technology
 
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*South African archaeologists have rediscovered an ancient lost city known as Kweneng using laser technology.* The researchers - who are with the University of Witwatersrand - have been studying the site in the Suikerbosrand National Park for decades. But it was not until cutting-edge laser technology known as LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) became available in recent years that they were able to study the ruins in detail from above, and discovered that what they thought was only a scatter… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/29/archaeologists-in-south-africa-discover-lost-city-using-laser-technology Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ghana polytechnic converts cars to use electricity as alternative fuel
 
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The ongoing energy crisis in Ghana does not seem to have dumpened the hopes and aspirations of many enterprising Ghanaians. A group of students and lecturers at the Kumasi Polytechnic in Ghana's second main city, are resorting to electricity to solve some of the challenges in the automobile industry. Ghana imports an estimated 70,000 vehicles annually. These vehicles are powered either by petrol or diesel. Some of them are also old meaning there's the challenge of air pollution from exhaust f… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/12/ghana-kumasi-polytechnic-develops-electric-car Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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AFDB: Africa's economic outlook
 
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It's been a roller coaster ride for african economies with economic giants such as Nigeria battling its first recession and South Africa escaping credit ratings downgrades by the skin of the teeth. Oil producing countries have also not been spared with the plunge in commodity prices. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/19/afdb-africa-s-economic-outlook Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Costa Rica deports 250 African migrants to Panama
 
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Costa Rican authorities have deported some 250 African migrants of different nationalities to Panama. 220 Africans were arrested on the border with Nicaragua and transfered by bus to the border with Panama in Paso Canoas, local media report. Another 30 were also arrested and deported by the country's national police, Reuters reports. Panamanian officials said the migrants were children, pregnant women and men from Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia. One of the migrants said they did not wish to … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/04/16/costa-rica-deports-250-african-migrants-to-panama Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Banana farming in Ivory Coast revitalising
 
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It's been two years since the June 2014 flood destroyed over 50,000 tonnes of banana within a period less than 72 hours at Nieky plantation in Ivory Coast which has now resumed normal production. The flood that had completely destroyed 1300 hectares of banana, which represents 22% of the national production estimated at 300,000 tonnes had completely degraded most agricultural plantations. The floods made it difficult to harvest bananas and also to transport them to the market. It had also thre… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/22/banana-farming-in-ivory-coast-revitalising Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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The impact of Kenya's new railway on tourism [Travel]
 
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In today's segment we focus on Kenya's newly inaugurated Standard Gauge Railway and the impact it has had on tourism. The Railway know known as Madaraka express began its maiden trip on May 31st from the country's Coastal city Mombasa till the capital Nairobi. The railway which will eventually go through Uganda and Rwanda has caused a buzz. The new Chinese-built route is aimed at cementing Kenya's position as the gateway to East Africa and is billed as the biggest infrastructure project since … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/15/the-impact-of-kenya-s-new-railway-on-tourism-travel Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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The Siddis, India's African tribe [Culture on TMC]
 
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These ancestral relationships are symbolized by the Siddis community. They are descendants of the African continent who arrived in India hundreds of years ago as slaves and also as merchants. They played an important role in the political history of India and they also kept a few African traditions like dancing. So if they have been in India for centuries, then they surely must be well intergrated? This is a question you'd probably ask yourself. Do you know that a majority of Indians do no… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/04/10/the-siddis-india-s-african-tribe-culture-on-tmc Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Vote count and collation underway in Malawi [Morning Call]
 
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Election officials have started counting votes in Malawi in what is considered unpredictable and a stiff challenge for the country's incumbent leader Peter Mutharika who is seeking a second five year term. There were no significant reports of violence as millions trooped to cast their ballots on Tuesday for not just the presidential but also to elect lawmakers and local councillors. … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/05/22/vote-count-and-collation-underway-in-malawi-morning-call Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Nigerian comics artist promotes African superheroes
 
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Entrepreneur and founder of Comic Republic, Jide Martins wants to tell stories that will have a positive influence on young Africans and shape their attitudes by giving them new superheroes to admire.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/02/26/nigerian-comics-artist-promotes-african-superheroes Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Algerian volunteers host street Ramadan iftar meal
 
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Algerians volunteer their time during Ramadan to prepare food to serve to thousands of people at outdoor iftar meals.… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/29/algerian-volunteers-host-street-ramadan-iftar-meal Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Grieving families weep for relatives at Ethiopia crash site
 
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It was an emotional and heart-wrenching scene on Wednesday at the crash site of the Ethiopian Airlines flight. Family members mourned at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, paying tribute to those who died. Relatives placed portraits and laid floral tributes at the site where Flight ET 302 crashed on Sunday March 10. March 10 crash: All you need to know The flight crashed just minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi, killed 157 people. Bishoftu residents … READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/03/13/ethiopia-grieving-families-weep-for-relatives-at-crash-site Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Seychelles passport, most powerful in Africa [Travel on TMC]
 
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It is often difficult for African passport holders to travel to diverse regions in the world including within Africa. One of the many reasons the African Union is proposing visa-free travel requirements within Africa.. Benin, Ghana and Rwanda have discarded visa requirements for other Africans. In the midst of these travel difficulties, Seychelles, Mauritius, and South Africa’s citizens have the most favored passports on the continent in terms of free travel movement, according to the late… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/26/seychelles-passport-most-powerful-in-africa-travel-on-tmc Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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DR Congo's 'lost' languages
 
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The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to a tenth of the world's languages. In the capital Kinshasa, Cocolette Collo was born a Luba, a people who come the central part of the country mainly in the troubled Kasai region. But, she cannot speak Tshiluba. She she is fluent in Swahili, Kinyarwanda Lingala and French. She is worried that some of the local languages will become extinct in a few years to come. "I do not believe that my mother tongue will still exist in 10 or 15 years to come i… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/04/28/dr-congo-s-lost-languages Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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"La Negrada": The recognition of Afro-Mexican communities on the big screen
 
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"La Negrada", by director Jorge Perez Solano, has been a big deal since its release in Mexico on August 10th. The film that recently premiered in Mexico City has made history as Mexico's first feature film with an all-Black cast. Solano enlisted locals and non-professional actors to star in the film, contributing to the slow but long overdue recognition of Afro-Latinos communities on the big screen. In Mexico, Afro-Mexicans represent one percent of the total population, but they are not recogni… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/08/20/la-negrada-the-recognition-of-afro-mexican-communities-on-the-big-screen Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Kenya and Ethiopia, rising economic giants [Business Africa]
 
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Rising economic giants Nigeria and South Africa may be out of recession, however Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine these economic giants in the competition for investment, according to the newly released Africa Risk-Reward Index. The report compiled by Oxford Economics, an advisory group affiliated with the Oxford University, UK, says rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic downturn and militancy in Nigeria and escalating political risks in South Africa have l… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/21/kenya-and-ethiopia-rising-economic-giants-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Artist tells Nigeria's story through sculptures made from scrap metal
 
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Dotun Poopola is working on his latest sculpture in Ile-Ife, a town in south-western Nigeria's Osun State. The artist is fusing pieces from a broken generator, recycled kitchen utensils and collected scrap metal to create a metal fish. The 35-year-old sculptor likes to work primarily with scrap metal and says creating animal forms is his favourite way to use the medium. Dotun often uses colour to give his pieces a vibrant finish. His detailed sculptures - known for capturing movement and expr… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/23/artist-tells-nigeria-s-story-through-sculptures-made-from-scrap-metal Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Ghana's unprecedented bamboo bikes [Business Africa]
 
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Ghana's Eco-Friendly Bamboo Bikes Ghana's Bamboo made bicycle is fast gaining world recognition while increasing youth employment. Boomers International is a social enterprise training rural Ghanaian communities in the art of bamboo bicycle manufacturing to address issues like climate change, poverty, rural-urban migration and provide economic freedom – that many of them have never experienced, especially women. Lourenço's first economic reforms When Angolan President Joao Lourenco was s… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/01/ghana-s-unprecedented-bamboo-bikes-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews and receive all the latest news from the continent. Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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Seventeen-year-old Gabonese youngster's vocal cords calm political tension
 
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Seventeen-year-old Samuel N'zie-ngui from Gabon recently broke the internet in his country, singing Celine Dion's "The power of love". A video shot by his friend's sister went viral, receiving nearly a million views in a week and it has landed him a spot in a musical TV talent show The Voice on the French channel TF1. The video was sent by the friend's sister to an influential blogger, Barack Nyare Mba, who created a social network page dubbed "Together for Samuel" in an effort to attract mus… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/07/28/seventeen-year-old-gabonese-youngster-s-vocal-cords-calm-political-tension Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
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