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Toronto Sun: TravisDermott just enjoyed the kind of summer every Maple Leaf hopes for — the shortest holiday possible. A championship season with the farm-team Marlies after a taste of NHL playoffs and now back to work with an eye on bigger things this season....
Chessbase: AustralianGrandmasterDAVID SMERDON is semi-retired from chess after getting...
The Washington Informer: Eric Chinje (Courtesy of AfricanMediaInitiative via Twitter) The challenge of Africa’s development in this century will have to be met through effective mobilization of its resources, bringing goods and ideas to a global market that needs them, and...
Inquirer: NAIROBI, Kenya -- Two Tanzanians have been trampled to death by elephants in the north of the country, police said Monday. A 24-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman were killed on Sunday in the district of Korogwe by "elephants who had left the national...
China Daily: According to the Chinese LanguageCouncil (Hanban), there are some 54 Confucius Institutes in Africa-the same number as there are countries in the Africa. Most of the Confucius Institutes are based in universities or colleges. There is a smaller number of...
This is Money: Suburbs vs slums: Stark dividing line between rich and poor in the world's most unequal cities is laid bare in aerial images By ChrisPleasance for MailOnline Published: 13:03, 20 August 2018 | Updated: 18:39, 20 August 2018 © Johnny Miller /...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government on Monday said it has cleared 400 procurement and accounting heads in the ongoing vetting process which was ordered by PresidentUhuru Kenyatta in June....
Gareowe Online: NAIROBI, Kenya - The government is investigating how a senior official in the government of Somalia acquired multiple Kenyan passports and a national identity card with conflicting dates of birth and which he has been using whenever he travels abroad. Fahad...
Graphic: Extractive industries and the African development challenge. Could a meeting in Nairobi signal a change in approach? The challenge of Africa’s development in this century will have to be met through effective mobilisation of its resources, bringing goods and...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- The East AfricanCommunity (EAC) member states are considering increasing import duty on finished goods in order to protect their local industries, a Kenyan official said on Monday. Peter Munya, the Cabinet Secretary in the...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan investors on Monday decried the new tax measures on fuel that will take effect on Sept. 1, saying it will have a major impact on the economy as it will hold up investments and business and urged the government to review...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- The international community should forge a united front to secure a brighter, and healthier future for all children, said Ma Yili, a well-known Chinese actress and UNICEF (UN Children's Fund) ambassador during her recent trip in...
Yahoo Daily News: Ushuru FC have once again bluffed their chance of returning to the top of the table after falling 2-0 to FC Talanta on Monday. The...
This is Money: The divide between rich and poor in some of the world's most unequal societies has been laid bare in a series of stark aerial images. PhotographerJohnny Miller began capturing the pictures two years ago after moving from America to South Africa but has since...