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The lion named Cecil was a popular attraction among tourists in the Hwange National Park. (Pic: AFP)
Beyond Cecil the lion: Issues the media need to cover about Zimbabwe
July 30, 2015 Posted by :
Not since the unprecedented political and economic crisis of 2008 has Zimbabwe made consistent international headlines. Punctuated by a free-falling currency, extreme food shortages, a contested presidential ...
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Kenyan artist Dayan Masinde, displays a piece of his art in Nairobi on June 26, 2015 depicting US President, Barack Obama with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta sharing a local dish. (Pic: AFP)
Obama in Kenya: What’s on the agenda
July 24, 2015 Posted by :
US President Barack Obama arrives in Kenya on Friday for a weekend visit that will include talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta. On the agenda are trade and investment, ...
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Argentinian soccer player Lionel Messi (C) is given a tour during the start of construction of the Port-Gentil Stadium by the President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba (R). (Pic: AFP)
Gabon denies paying Messi millions to lay stadium stone
July 22, 2015 Posted by :
Gabon’s presidency on Tuesday denied paying four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi millions of dollars to lay the foundation stone for a 2017 Africa Cup ...
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Newspapers bearing headlines on US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Kenya. (Pic: AFP)
What can Kenyans expect from Obama’s visit?
July 21, 2015 Posted by :
From a Kenyan perspective, the last decade has pretty much been a wasted opportunity for the country’s relationship with the United States. The election of Barack Obama ...
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Some Kenyans are looking forward to the US president’s visit.
Pic: Tony Karumba/AFP
Kenya in the grip of Obama mania
July 17, 2015 Posted by :
The silver-grey walls of the Godown Arts Centre, a sprawling converted car- repair warehouse that offers a home to many of Nairobi’s most creative minds, usually feature ...
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