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Morocco to reform state bodies in virus response – ministry

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Morocco plans to reform, merge or dissolve some state bodies to reduce their dependency on a state budget hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the finance...
Business

AIB begins investigation as two aircraft collide at Lagos airport

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Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters The Accident Investigation Bureau says it will investigate a collision involving Middle East Airline and a Turkish plane at the Murtala Mohammed International...
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Kenya central banker says still has ‘plenty of firepower’

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Kenya’s central bank governor said on Thursday that policymakers still have “plenty of firepower” to combat impact of the coronavirus crisis on the economy. Policymakers...
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Zimbabwean government agrees to pay $3.5 billion compensation to white farmers

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The Zimbabwean government and former white commercial farmers on Wednesday signed a 3.5 billion United States dollars compensation agreement for the farmers. The money, which...
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Egyptian woman jailed for 3 years over TikTok videos which ‘incite debauchery’ – report

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An Egyptian court Wednesday jailed the sixth woman in a week over TikTok videos, deeming the clips in which she dances and lip-syncs to popular...
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Zimbabwe minister, who helped plot Robert Mugabe ouster, dies at 65

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Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, a retired general who helped plot the ouster of Robert Mugabe in a 2017 coup, has died, President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
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Wanted US fugitive arrested at Kenyan airport

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A multiagency team in Mombasa has arrested 60-year-old Mansur Mohamed Surur, aka “Mansour”, a Kenyan citizen and wanted fugitive in the US. Surur is said...
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Abuja-Kaduna train service resumes July 29 – minister

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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the Abuja-Kaduna rail service would resume on July 29. Amaechi disclosed this while test-running new coaches recently...
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Tanzanian ex-President Benjamin Mkapa to be buried Wednesday

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Tanzania’s former President Benjamin Mkapa, who died on July 24 in Dar es Salaam, will be buried Wednesday at his home in Lupaso village of...