Saturday , July 20 2019


Africa News

Kenya launches Africa’s biggest wind farm

Kenya | AFP | Kenya on Friday launched Africa’s biggest wind power plant, a mammoth project in a gusty stretch of remote wilderness that now provides nearly a fifth of its energy needs. The $680-million (600 million euro) project, a sprawling 365-turbine wind farm on the eastern shores of Lake Turkana, …

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S.Africa’s Ramaphosa misled parliament: ethics watchdog

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa’s ethics watchdog on Friday said President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament last year over a 500,000 rand ($36,000) donation to his campaign fund from a company facing extensive corruption allegations. The country’s ombudswoman Busisiwe Mkhwebane, said her investigations had shown that the president gave …

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Rebel qualms delay Sudan army-protesters meet

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese protest leaders said that talks scheduled for Friday with the country’s military rulers were postponed after rebel members of their movement expressed reservations over a power-sharing deal inked with the generals this week. The generals and protest leaders initialled an accord Wednesday in Khartoum to …

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Sudan protesters, army rulers ink power sharing deal

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s protesters and ruling generals Wednesday inked a deal that aims to install a civilian administration, a key demand of demonstrators since president Omar al-Bashir was deposed in a coup three months ago. The move loosens a deadlock that has gripped the country, following nationwide mass …

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