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Tag : August

African News Politics

Surge in nomination fees for Zambia’s 2021 general elections receive mixed reactions

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The decision by Zambia‘s electoral body to increase nomination fees for next year’s general elections has received mixed reactions from stakeholders. And the bone of...
Business

SriLankan Airlines plans to resume flights to some destinations including China

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Sri Lanka’s national air carrier, SriLankan Airlines, is planning to resume flights to South Korea, China and Australia from August once the country’s international airports...
African News Health

Burundi president becomes first head of state to ‘die of coronavirus’

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Burundi president has become the first head of state to die of COVID-19, according to medics at the hospital where he was flown to following...
Business

Oil prices slump as wary traders eye upcoming OPEC+ meeting

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Oil prices edged down on Monday as traders took profits, with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) considering meeting as soon as this...
African News

Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have coronavirus

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Sudanese authorities said Wednesday that three former senior aides to ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison. Former officials Ali...
African News

Burundi opposition to contest ruling party’s election win

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Burundi’s leading opposition party will start filing challenges to election results as early as Wednesday, a lawmaker as calm reigned in the commercial capital a...
Tech

Donald Trump extends Huawei ban through May 2021

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President Donald Trump has extended his executive order banning US companies from working with or buying telecommunications equipment from companies deemed a national security risk...
Business Finance

PenCom hands over First Guarantee Pension Ltd to reconstituted board

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The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has handed over First Guarantee Pension Limited, a Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), to a reconstituted board. PenCom’s Head of Corporate...
African News

Mauritius extends lockdown to June 1

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Mauritius on Friday announced the extension of its lockdown until June 1, even as coronavirus cases appeared to plateau in the island nation where the...