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Iconic Robben Island goes green

Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Tokozile Xasa launched and handed over a solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant to the Robben Island Museum (RIM,) as part of the department’s mandate to support sustainable and inclusive tourism development.

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Liberia confirms top presidency candidates

Liberia's National Electoral Commission has confirmed a run-off vote between the two top candidates for the presidency, with results indicating that former soccer star, George Weah, won the first round with 38.4% of the vote.

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Ugandan opposition figure charged with murder

A leading Ugandan opposition figure was arrested and charged with murder, police said on Friday, after a deadly anti-government rally that security personnel broke up with teargas and bullets.

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Kenya oposition leader ponders vote pullout u-turn

Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga, said on Thursday that he could "reconsider" his decision to quit the country's troubled election race, provided there was "proper" headway on electoral reform.

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IOM, Zimbabwe promote migration governance

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and theZimbabwe government currently implementing a project dubbed "Promoting Migration Governance in Zimbabwe", which seeks to provide capacity to the government to better manage migration issues.

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Kenya election board CEO takes leave before vote

The chief executive of Kenya’s electoral board, whose sacking the opposition has demanded ahead of a presidential election re-run due next week, said on Friday he was taking three weeks’ leave.

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Families pay tribute at Mozambique's 'Machel crash site'

Family members of the 33 people who were on board the plane that crashed and killed the former President of Mozambique, Samora Machel, have laid wreaths on the crash site.

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Malawi arrests 140 in 'vampire' killings clampdown

Police in Malawi said they arrested 140 suspected members of vigilante mobs that have targeted people accused of vampirism, clamping down after a wave of attacks that have killed at least nine.

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Rise in number of DRC awaiting trial prisoners

The number of prisoners awaiting trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is very high.

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Experts call for Africa-relative curricular

Experts from academia, governments and wide-ranging stakeholders in education from Sub-saharan countries say there is a need for collective curricular that is friendly to the African context.

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