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Kenya Erupts in Protests Over Tax Hikes

  Jun 20, 2024

In Kenya, widespread discontent over escalating taxes has spurred a series of fresh protests Kicking off today [Thursday], as citizens voice their opposition to a finance bill they believe will exacerbate the already severe cost-of-living crisis.

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Colonialism

  May 01, 2024

UK Initiates Voluntary Return of Asylum Seekers to Rwanda with One Set to be Flown

The voluntary removals scheme, introduced last month, offers up to £3,000 to migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected, encouraging them to relocate to Rwanda.

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  Apr 27, 2024

Marking 30 Years of Democracy in South Africa

Freedom Day is a pivotal national holiday in South Africa, celebrating the first post-apartheid elections held on this day in 1994, which were open to citizens of all races.

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Neocolonialism

  Jun 05, 2024

South Korea and African Nations Forge Nearly 50 Deals at Landmark Summit

The 47 agreements with 23 African countries were formalized during the summit as Asia's fourth-largest economy aims to tap into Africa's rich mineral resources and burgeoning export market.

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Technology

  Jun 19, 2024

QNET Reports Scam Exploiting Corporate Foundation in Nigeria

QNET, a global lifestyle and wellness-focused company, has been at the forefront of the direct selling industry for over two decades. The company officially entered the Nigerian market through a notable partnership with Transblue Limited, which appointed it its partner and representative in Africa.

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  Jun 17, 2024

What You Need to Know About Crypto

Before finding the Best Crypto South Africa and investing, it's important to fully understand cryptocurrencies and how they work. 

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  Jun 07, 2024

Leveraging Amsterdam: Dutch Tax Treaties and Virtual Offices for African Entrepreneurs

Amsterdam, a bustling hub for international business, combines a prestigious address with a tax-friendly environment thanks to Dutch tax treaties and the convenience of virtual offices.

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  May 30, 2024

75% of car models offered on the market exceed R500,000

This context creates a challenge for average-income South African consumers, who face the task of balancing the cost of acquiring a vehicle with ongoing expenses like car insurance, maintenance, and fuel

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Startups

Travel

  Jun 13, 2024

Sinking Boat Kills Dozens in DRC

More than 80 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have died after the boat they were traveling on sank, President Felix Tshisekedi has announced

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  Jun 11, 2024

Migrant Boat Carrying Hundreds of Somali and Ethiopian Nationals Capsizes off Yemen Coast

At least 49 dead and 140 missing after the boat capsized off Yemen's coast. The boat carried 115 Somali nationals and 145 Ethiopians

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  Jun 11, 2024

Mystery Surrounds Missing Plane Carrying Malawi's Vice President

The president vowed that search operations would continue through the night and said authorities, using telecommunications towers, tracked the last known position of the plane to a 10-kilometer (6-mile) radius in one of the plantations.

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  Jun 09, 2024

Rescue Charity: 11 Bodies Found as Death Toll Raises at the Libyan Coast

According to Italian media, the 11 bodies are to be transferred to an Italian coast guard ship and temporarily disembarked on the island of Lampedusa.

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  Jun 05, 2024

Cycling Push in Harare: A Health and Environmental Initiative

Promoted for health reasons and to foster a cleaner environment, the initiative highlights the advantages of bicycles, which do not rely on fossil fuels.

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  May 09, 2024

Uganda Airlines Expands Fleet with New 160-Seat Airbus A320

The new aircraft features 160 seats, including a 12-seat Business Class and a spacious 138-seat Economy Class, offering a comfortable and efficient travel experience for passengers.

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