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Tunisia announces partial cabinet reshuffle

Tunisian Presidency, late Saturday, announced a partial cabinet reshuffle involving the interior and social affairs ministries. According to the announcement, President Kais Saied appointed the governor of Ariana Province, Khaled Nouri, as the new Interior Minister. Nouri replaces Kamel Feki. Saied also sacked Malek Ezzahi, the Social Affairs Minister and appointed the former CEO of […]

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AfDB reaffirms $74m support for Sudan’s wheat production

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has reassured Sudan of its continued support in providing humanitarian and economic assistance while addressing other priority needs amid the country’s ongoing civil conflict. In a statement on Thursday in Abidjan, the Bank approved $74 million for the Sudan Emergency Wheat Production project. TheNewsZenith reports that the World Food Programme […]

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Mozambic subsidizes cotton to stabilise prices, help farmers

The Mozambican government will subsidize the purchase of cotton by five meticais (about 7.9 cents) a kilogramme to crash prices and benefit 600,000 farmers. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Celso Correia, announced the subsidy during a meeting with producers, on Wednesday, in Maputo. “The subsidy and price stabilisation will impact around 100,000 families, representing […]

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Iran’s President, Raisi dies in helicopter crash

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has died after a helicopter, carrying him and other officials, crashed in a mountainous area of the country in poor weather. State TV gave no immediate cause for the crash that occurred in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province in the early hours of Monday. The 63-year-old leader, hardline factions in Iranian politics, was […]

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Algeria launches 3rd general agricultural census

Algeria, on Sunday, began its third general agricultural census, a critical measure to develop agricultural policies aimed at enhancing the country’s food security, an agricultural official said. Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hamid Bensaad, announced the census, which will run until July 17. The ministry has mobilised 7,449 enumerators, controllers […]

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MultiChoice, Uganda sign MoU to strengthen collaboration

MultiChoice Africa Holdings (MAH) and the Ugandan Ministry of ICT and National Guidance have announced a new cooperation agreement in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). TheNewsZenith reports that they signed the MoU in Johannesburg, Sout Africa, on Friday. The agreement is geared towards establishing stronger partnerships, digitalisation and enhance the local content […]

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President Tinubu receives Senegalese counterpart, Bassirou Faye

From Our Correspondent, Abuja President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, received President Bassirou Diomaye Faye of Senegal and called for an alignment of purpose and structure to effectively address challenges confronting the West Africa region. Speaking during a meeting with the Senegalese President at the State House, Abuja, President Tinubu said West Africa must work together to […]

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Rwanda registers 9.5m voters for July elections

Rwanda registered 9.5 million eligible voters in the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for July 15, the country’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) said on Thursday. NEC Chairperson, Oda Gasinzigwa, revealed this figure during a press conference in Kigali. Gasinzigwa said about two million of these people are first-time voters. The NEC noted a significant increase […]

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Details of what a French doctor saw in Gaza

Dr Zouhair Lahna has worked in conflict zones across the globe – Syria, Libya, Yemen, Uganda and Ethiopia – but he has never seen anything like the Israeli war on Gaza. In those life-threatening situations, the Moroccan French pelvic surgeon and obstetrician said, there was a route to safety for civilians. But on Tuesday, Israeli forces seized […]

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8 dead, 40 injured as farmworkers’ bus overturns in Florida

A bus carrying, farmworkers in central Florida, overturned on Tuesday, after colliding with a pickup truck on a rural road, killing eight people and injuring about 40 others, authorities said. The bus was transporting 53 farmworkers at about 6.40 a.m. when it collided with a truck in Marion County. Marion is 80 miles north of […]

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