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Kenya to Curb Sugar Smuggling that Funds Extremism

Kenya to Curb Sugar Smuggling that Funds Extremism

Reading Time: < 1 minute When Kenyan police arrested six men in the vast Dadaab refugee camp near the Somali border in April 2015, their aim was to dismantle a…

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Ethiopian Capital Plans New Air Hub

Ethiopian Capital Plans New Air Hub

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Ethiopia will complete expansion of the capital’s airport in 2018 to triple the number of passengers it handles from 7 million a year now…

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Tanzanian Company Champions Local Chocolate

Tanzanian Company Champions Local Chocolate

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Jaki Kweka is that rare breed of gourmet chocolatier who makes fine chocolate in Tanzania using local ingredients. Other African companies such as Ghana’s…

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Ghana Navy Frees Hijacked Oil Tanker

Ghana Navy Frees Hijacked Oil Tanker

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS The Ghana Navy announced it freed a tanker that was hijacked off the coast of Nigeria and arrested eight pirates believed to be responsible…

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Namibia Switches to Electronic Voting

Namibia Switches to Electronic Voting

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS When Namibians voted in November 2014, it marked a historic event as Africa’s first electronic election. Despite an 11th-hour challenge from the opposition party…

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Kenya Building No-Frills Vehicle

Kenya Building No-Frills Vehicle

Reading Time: 2 minutes [MOBIUS MOTORS] REUTERS On the edge of Nairobi, two doors down from a gleaming display of Germany’s luxury Porsche cars, another showroom offers Africa’s answer…

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Côte d’Ivoire on Quest to Be West Africa’s Rice Bowl

Côte d’Ivoire on Quest to Be West Africa’s Rice Bowl

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS Côte d’Ivoire is increasing rice production and processing in hopes of beginning exports in 2018 and generating more than a million jobs. The country,…

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