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Hon. Elemia Attacked as Elections in Uganda Turns A Game of Life or Death Ahead of 2021

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As the clock ticks closer to the general polls, Ugandans are willing to elect leader of their choices in 2021 from the president to local council leaders, some of the Contestants have cried out, demanding for a level playing ground following accusations of intimidation, while some were being assaulted during campaigns. Reacting to the development, the Ruling National Resistance Movement ...

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Why Nigeria has Suffered Severe Reverse in Governance  – Oseloka H. Obaze

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By James Ezema Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze is a diplomat, writer, public policy and governance expert and politician. He is the MD/CEO of Selonnes Consult, a policy, governance and management consulting firm. He was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Anambra State governorship election in 2017. A former United Nations official, he served as Secretary to the Anambra State ...

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Africa records over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo says there are over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths on the African continent. The UN health agency gave the update on its regional official Twitter account @WHOAFRO. WHO stated on its dashboard that “there are over 1.1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 846,000 ...

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Gombe Partners Mercy Corps to Strengthen Market Systems, Develop Human Capital

Gombe Partners Mercy Corps to Strengthen Market Systems, Develop Human Capital

Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says his administration is committed to enhancing human capital development for self sustainability through close partnership and collaboration with relevant organizations. The Governor made the assertion when he played host to the Country Director of Mercy Corps, a USAID funded international humanitarian organisation that supports market actors with specific attention to youths and ...

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Obaseki Excites Edo Teachers with Digitised Teaching

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…Edo Teachers Say Obaseki’s Reforms in Education Flattening the Curve of Learning, Poverty The unprecedented achievements recorded by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in the education sector have continued to attract commendations of stakeholders, with Edo teachers reaffirming their support for the reelection bid of the governor. The teachers under the aegis of Concerned Edo Teachers, lauded the governor for ...

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How Death of Burundi President Fulfilled Another of TB Joshua’s 2020 Prophecies

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The surprising news of the death of Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, coincides with one of TB Joshua’s prophetic declarations for 2020. “Many sicknesses and diseases that leaders have been treating privately will surface this year. They will become bedridden and many will not make it,” Joshua declared on December 28th 2019 in his much-publicised prophetic message for the ...

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An in-depth Look at Future of Africa’s Energy Mix, Transition and Investment Amid COVID-19

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The webinar will be guided by the question: Is Now the Time for Renewables? Speakers will include: Nelisiwe Magubane, Chairperson of Matleng Energy Solutions; Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor of Policy & Communications at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy and Massaer Cisse, General Manager of Lekela Power Senegal; The webinar will take place on Thursday, 28 May ...

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Ecobank Most Innovative Bank in Africa, Says Global Finance

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Global Finance has named Ecobank as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance, Payments, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, with Winners selected from ...

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Yebo: Home of Know Africa, Be Africa

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By Apo Newsroom The spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house launched the first factual Video on Demand platform on the continent. The aim was simple, ...

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South Africa COVID-19 Cases Exceed 20,000, Deaths Near 400

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Coronavirus infections in South Africa surged past 20,000 with close to 400 deaths, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday. Channels Television reports that in a statement the ministry confirmed 20,125 coronavirus positive cases, and a total of 397 deaths countrywide. The continent’s most industrialised nation has the highest number of coronavirus infections, with the coastal province of the Western ...

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COVID-19 Palliatives: Gombe Governor Inaugurates Committee

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…as Emir of Gombe Leads Committee By James Ezema Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has inaugurated a 38- man special committee on relief and palliatives to cushion the effect of the partial lockdown in the State occasioned by the Coronavirus Pandamic. The Street Reporters Newspaper reports that inaugurating the committee at the new banquet hall of the Government ...

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