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Trade forum to showcase Trump’s Africa policy

US President Donald Trump barely mentioned Africa or trade with the continent during his whirlwind campaign and has been mostly silent about the region since taking office. But the annual African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum being held in the Togolese capital Lome this week will bring together top …

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Eight-year-old girl becomes the youngest female to scale Mount Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa

An eight-year-old girl, Roxy Getter, from Florida has become the youngest girl ever to reach the top of Mount Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa. She reached the 19,341ft summit this summer. This came after she was given the all-clear by a cardiologist to partake in climbing the mountain, …

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African Migrants Rejoice After Passing Border Between Spain And Morocco

More than 180 migrants have stormed a border between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Ceuta, it has emerged. Security guards were unable to stop the refugees as they ran through the enclave’s check point in the early hours of this morning. Footage of the incident broadcast on local television …

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The World Listens To Africa: TED Global 2017

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For the first time in a decade the 2017 edition of TED Global is being held in Africa. The TED Global 2017 themed “Builders. Truth-tellers. Catalysts.” is set to hold in Arusha, Tanzania this August. Emeka Okafor, the Curator of TEDGlobal 2017 has this as his opinion: “Ask anyone who knows …

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Fit @ Five: 5 Best Fruits And Veggies For Weight Loss

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Welcome to today’s episode of Fit @ 5! Here, we believe that life is fun and it must be lived positively and with moderation. Hence,we serve you with 5 amazing tips weekly to get you started on your journey to a healthy lifestyle.   While it may seem like skipping …

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Benin, Liberia lead Africa in ranking at maiden global robotics competition

Benin and Liberia were ranked highest among the 40 African countries participating in the just ended FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition held in the United States capital, Washington DC. The six-round maiden international robotics event saw 163 national teams including 6 continental teams made up of students from around the world competing with the …

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