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Boris Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10. The Brexit-backing former foreign minister picked up 114 of the 313 votes cast …

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MTN Nigeria listing set, MTN Uganda revenue up 8.9%

Johannesburg, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Group has confirmed that it expects to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the first half of 2019. In a statement as they released their 2018 Annual Results, MTN said the move that is still subject to regulatory approvals, will …

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UCE results to be released this week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examination results are scheduled to be released on Thursday this week. A statement from the Education and Sports Ministry indicates that the results will be released at the offices of Uganda Bureau of Statistics at 2:30 pm. Education and Sports …

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UNEB develops whistle-blower policy to fight exam malpractice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has announced that it is developing a Whistle-blower policy as a means to tame examination malpractice. The announcement was made after the release of the 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results at the Prime Minister’s Office in Kampala. …

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Rajoelina leads in Madagascar election: partial results

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | Former president Andry Rajoelina on Friday took an early lead in Madagascar’s election count with a clear advantage over his rival Marc Ravalomanana, according to partial official results. With about one-third of polling stations counted, Rajoelina had 54.85 percent of the vote and Ravalomanana had …

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JUMIA: 2017 results overshadow those of 2016

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A year-on-year 94% Quarter-4 growth boosted Jumia financial figures for 2017 as the marketplace’s platforms significantly scaled the number of orders. According to a statement on their 2017 annual results, Jumia stated that the rise was as a result of effort to increasingly address daily …

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SLeone opposition candidate edges ahead in presidential poll

Freetown, Sierra Leone | AFP | The opposition challenger in Sierra Leone’s presidential election edged ahead of the ruling party candidate by fewer than 15,000 votes, according to new partial results released on Sunday. Julius Maada Bio has garnered 43.4 percent of the vote to 42.6 percent for Samura Kamara with …

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IEBC: Hacking was attempted but did not succeed

  IEBC refutes hacking allegations as Kenya opposition demands Odinga be ‘declared president’ Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has dismissed allegations that its servers were hacked, and insist they will only announce final results once all the forms from constituencies had arrived at the …

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