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Debswana Unearthed What Could Be The World’s 3rd Biggest Diamond Ever Seen

Debswana Diamond Co. a fraction of De Beers which deals with diamond mining discovers 1,098 carat diamond in Botswana.  It was unearthed on June 1 at Jwaneng, the world’s richest mine by value which is undergoing a $2 billion expansion. The stone could be the third-biggest diamond ever discovered since the company began operations half …

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Kenneth Kaunda: A True African Hero Says Farewell

Yesterday was cold yet under a baking sun in Africa as Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and liberation hero, died at Maina Soko Medical Center, a military hospital in Lusaka, where he was being treated for pneumonia.  “I am sad to inform [members] we have lost Mzee [the old man]. Let’s pray for him,” Kambarage …

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World Economic Forum: 8 African startups made 100 most promising Technology Pioneers of 2021

Eight African companies reshaping industries, creating job opportunities and adding value to the society have been recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on its 100 most promising Technology Pioneers list of the year. The companies were selected from 26 economies across the world with Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, UAE, and El Salvador making the list for …

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Kenneth Kaunda: Former Zambian President Ill With Pneumonia

Zambia’s former president, Kenneth Kaunda, 97, was recently hospitalized at Maina Soko Medical Center, a military hospital in Lusaka,  due to chest infection on Monday. The illness wasn’t specified until now. Rodrick Ngolo, his aide yesterday said KK (Kenneth Kaunda) suffers from pneumonia but certainly not Covid-19. “He is being treated for pneumonia but he …

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ECOWAS on Nigeria’s Twitter Ban.

Aisha Yesufu, one of the leading figures of the EndSars protest; Oby Ezekwesili, Nigeria’s former Minister of Education; the Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP); and over 400 Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against the ban of Twitter by the Nigerian government through the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) …

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Kenya prepares for 2021 WRC Safari Rally

Today, Kenya‘s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Hon. Najib Balala officiated the unveiling of two Magical Kenya branded rally cars at the Kenyatta International Convention Center dubbed Africa’s premier meeting venue. The Magical Kenya branded rally cars showcased will be participating in the 2021 World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally. The rally will be …

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Former Zambian President, Kenneth Kaunda, Suffers Chest Infection

Kenneth Kaunda also called KK is not just former Zambian president but one of the country’s founding fathers and the first president who ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991. The 97-year-old now suffers chest infection which was at first diagnosed as a minor case but later turned into a serious one. He was admitted to …

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SA President Ramaphosa Pleased With G7 Vaccines Support

In a G7 summit earlier this week in the UK, the nations promised to donate at least 1 billion Covid-19 vaccines to countries in less favourable situations. The president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, is happy about the development. But Ramaphosa also questioned why only one African nation was invited for the meeting, however the …

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PAGA: The Next Big Thing In Africa

Eyitayo David Oviosu, simply Tayo Oviosu is the founder and CEO of Paga, a mobile payments company dealing with the digitalization of cash in emerging economies. Paga founded in 2009 now processes trillions of Naira today becoming a fintech giant from Africa spreading its wings outside the continent. With U.S. billionaire investor Tim Draper and …

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