The Independent
Bad minibus drivers
Why fines and jail time don’t change their behavior | Festival Godwin Boateng | Millions of people in Africa’s cities rely on public transport to get around. Minibuses are especially common, whether you’re in Kampala, Accra, Dar es Salaam, Lagos or Nairobi. In Accra, the ubiquito...
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Ebola infects 29 people, kills 13 in Guinea, DRC
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | Two African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 29 Ebola virus cases and 13 deaths so far, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said Saturday. Africa CDC, the specialized he...
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New analysis finds African women less affected by COVID-19
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Women represent a slightly lower proportion than men in terms of infections and deaths from COVID-19, according to a preliminary analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) carried out in 28 African countries. The analysis, based on gender...
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STANBIC REPORT: Employment rises for first time in three months
Reopening of school boosts confidence of private entities and posts a growth in businesses activities ✳ Companies optimistic of the future outlook ✳ Schools reopening and increase in new business supports higher output ✳ Employment rises for first time in three month Kampala, Uga...
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Number of Africans in extreme poverty could rise to 514 mln in 2021
About nine out of ten extremely poor people in the world currently live in Africa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has warned the COVID-19 pandemic could further exacerbate Africa’s extreme poverty as a total of 514 millio...
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The Sunrise
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