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DR Congo to inaugurate new president on Thursday

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as DR Congo’s next president, sources in Kinshasa said, ending Uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as Democratic Republic of Congo's next president, sources said in Kinshasa, ending Uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

Zimbabwean Afro-Jazz Legend 'Tuku' Dies | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The lanky self-taught guitarist was a legend in the vibrant cross-genre music of Afro-jazz, with more than 60 albums Under his belt in a career that spanned 45 years.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

UN forecasts strong growth for Kenya, warns on debt

News Un forecasts strong growth for Kenya, warns on debt Economic growth is expected to remain strong in Kenya this and next year, the United Nations said on Monday while also warning of persistent income inequality and debt risks.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Special official funeral for former UN diplomat Dumisani Kumalo

DURBAN - South Africa's acting president, David Mabuza, declared a "Special Official FUneral Category 2", for ambassador Dumisani Kumalo, who died peacefully at his home on SUnday at the age of 71.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

U.S. welcomes court certification of new Congo president

Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) who was annoUnced as the winner of the presidential elections walks after meeting to his supporters in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 10, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 23, 2019

Int’l Day of Education: Obaseki harps on reforms to drive sustainable devt

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called for the deployment of Information CommUnication Technologies (ICT) and robust stakeholder engagement in education reforms to guarantee a solid educational base for sustainable development.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

President in Davos for the World Economic Forum

AroUnd 3,000 participants from business, government, civil society, arts, culture and media gather here for five days of sessions on some of the most pressing global challenges.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Zimbabwean music legend Oliver Mtukudzi dies

The lanky self-taught guitarist was a legend in the vibrant cross-genre music of Afro-jazz, with more than 60 albums Under his belt in a career that spanned 45 years.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Dhow made of flip flops set for Zanzibar trip

A group of Kenyans have brought honour and praise to the coUntry for being trailblazers in low-tech ideas to address the plastic waste menace in the world.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019