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Africa Headline News Monday, March 6, 2017

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East Africa: Region on track to boost energy access, says World Bank (The East African) East African countries are emerging among leaders on the continent when it comes to putting in place policies on access to energy, energy efficiency and investment in renewable sources. According to a new World Bank report, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda — unlike many countries in more...

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Africa: Ray of hope as new vaccine 'cures' five Aids patients in seven months (The Standard) There is hope for over 37 million people infected with HIV globally after five people were reported to be virus-free after undergoing treatment. According to a study published in New Scientist, a new vaccine allowed the patients to stop taking regular antiretroviral (ARV) more...

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African leadership prize fails to find a winner: again (Reuters) Sudanese telecoms magnate Mo Ibrahim failed to award a $5 million African political leadership prize on Tuesday, the second year running the gong designed to foster regional democracy has gone begging due to a lack of suitable candidates. Since its launch in 2006, the Ibrahim Prize has only been more...

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News In Africa

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Africa: World Bank report puts focus on Africa and sustainable energy needs (Africa Times) A World Bank report on sustainable energy finds that South Africa is among the world’s emerging leaders on renewable energy and access, but much of sub-Saharan Africa lags in developing the policies and regulatory framework to build a sustainable energy future. The RISE more...

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Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse Will Cross Southern Hemisphere on Sunday

By at February 28, 2017 | 8:25 am | 0 Comment

Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse Will Cross Southern Hemisphere on Sunday

Cue the Johnny Cash music. On Sunday, a “ring of fire” eclipse will blaze over parts of South America and the southern and western tips of Africa. Scientifically known as an annular eclipse, this solar phenomenon occurs when the moon moves in between the sun and the Earth but is too far away to completely block the sun as it would during a total solar more...

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