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Africa Times is an independent, participative online news site focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. https://twitter.com/_AfricaTimes
Africa Times is an independent, participative online news site focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. https://twitter.com/_AfricaTimes

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Protests continue in the Oromo region of Ethiopia as accusations of systematic discrimination are thrown at the government. The protests that began in November last year started when students resisted the government’s proposed plan to expand the capital’s…

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With sixty percent of its population living in informal settlements, Nairobi City is yet to fully address the problem of water accessibility and sanitation for more than half of its 3.4 million residents. The government is now planning to change this.…

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President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta visited Israel in recent days amidst much talk of deepening engagement between Israel and wider Africa. The demonstrates the potential for a strong future between the two nations that already shares a storied past. As…
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With sixty percent of its population living in informal settlements, Nairobi City is yet to fully address the problem of water accessibility and sanitation for more than half of its 3.4 million residents. The government is now planning to change this.…
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Protests continue in the Oromo region of Ethiopia as accusations of systematic discrimination are thrown at the government. The protests that began in November last year started when students resisted the government’s proposed plan to expand the capital’s…
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As five African leaders arrived in Bujumbura Thursday, they certainly are engaging a more emboldened President Pierre Nkurunziza who apparently, has regained the upper hand in the ongoing conflict. This comes after a confidential report to the United…
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Domestic resource mobilization is a hot topic in development policy. There’s broad agreement that money from developing countries themselves will be critical to sustaining progress against the new Sustainable Development Goals. Unfortunately, the…
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The 2016 Mining Indaba was held February 8th to 11th in South Africa amidst a crucial time for the African minerals industry, the African continent, and the wider international economy.  The Indaba evidences the immense growth of mining in Africa’s recent…
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John Pombe Magufuli earned a doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Dar es Salaam in 2009 and five years later became president of Tanzania. He has since impressed many, including his former critics with his hands on leadership style in the East…
Magufuli: what next?
Magufuli: what next?
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Crime is a major concern for almost all countries. For South Africa, the same issues with providing peace and security to its growing population continue to be an ongoing battle. Through the years, the government has implemented strict measures to comb…
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