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Equatorial Guinea: World’s Longest-Serving President To Continue 43-Year-Rule

The world's longest-serving president has won re-election in Equatorial Guinea to continue presiding over his authoritarian regime. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, 80, secured almost 95% of votes, officials announced six days after the vote. "The results prove us right again," Vice-President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the president's son, said. "We

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Noor Riyadh: World’s Biggest Annual Festival Of Light And Art Expected To Surpass 2.5 Million Visitors

Arne Quinze, Oasis, 2022.  Photo © Noor Riyadh 2022, a Riyadh Art program Noor Riyadh, the world’s biggest annual citywide festival of light and art, is expected to have welcomed over 2.5 million visitors in the Saudi Arabian capital city, attracting local communities from families to artists, students, professionals and

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Equatorial Guinea’s Obiang: World’s Longest-Serving President Eyes Re-Election

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo The world's longest-serving president is seeking re-election to continue his 43-year rule in Equatorial Guinea. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, 80, has presided over a regime marked by alleged human rights abuses including torture and disappearances. Some opposition candidates are standing, but they are not

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Kenya Starts Importing Duty-Free GMO Maize To Tame Inflation

An abstract depiction of genetic engineering of maize. FILE PHOTO | POOL The Kenyan government beginning Friday allowed the importation of duty-free genetically modified maize in renewed efforts to curb the runaway inflation that has engulfed the country. Trade Cabinet secretary Moses Kuria said Thursday that imports of duty-free GMO maize

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New Report On Innovation In Africa Finds Youth Believe The Next Mark Zuckerberg Could Come From The Continent

Mark Zuckerberg Africa’s youth prefer using local innovations and believe that the next tech billionaire could come from the continent, according to the recently launched Africa – innovator or imitator? Exploring narratives around Africa’s technological capabilities report by Africa No Filter. The research was done in Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Ivory

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