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Kenya attack: DusitD2 siege over as attackers killed

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A deadly siege by suspected militants in Nairobi has ended after all the attackers were “eliminated”, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. Gunmen attacked a compound in the Westlands district of Kenya’s capital on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people. The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab said it was behind the[…]

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South African brewer eyes cannabis beer in the future

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A craft brewer in South Africa is taking advantage of the market. Poison City Brewing, launched in 2015 produces five different beers, including its latest brand, Durban Poison Cannabis lager. The Brewery’s owners say they are ready to finance the new beer after attracting investors. “The easiest route into the[…]

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Google and Facebook criticised over DR Congo ads

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A US professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is accusing technology giants Facebook and Google of promoting false information on their platforms about the presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In a post on Medium Ethan Zuckerman shared screengrabs of advertisements on the two platforms declaring Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary,[…]

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‘Take advantage of refugee crises’: Magufuli tells Tanzanians

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Tanzania’s president John Magufuli told members of his cabinet to “take advantage” of refugee crises and make money by selling food to international aid organisations. The country hosts around 300,000 refugees, mainly from Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo, largely in three camps in the north-west of the country, according[…]

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