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The Stories You Need To Know: 5 Million New Voters For Kenyan Elections, SA Neighbors Ban Poultry Imports, And More

The Kenyan electoral commission announced that there were 5 million new voters registered for the upcoming presidential elections.

KENYA–On Tuesday, the Kenyan electoral commission announced that there were five million new voters registered for the upcoming presidential elections which will take place in August. Read the full story here.


ZIMBABWE–Ex-freedom fighters have lauded Minister of War Veterans Tshinga Dube for openly telling President Robert Mugabe to name his successor. Read the full story here.

SOUTH AFRICA–Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and Zambia have banned poultry imports from South Africa, following an outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian influenza. Read the full story here.

NIGERIA–Authorities in north-eastern Nigeria have begun digging a 27km (17 mile) trench around the University of Maiduguri to prevent attacks by Boko Haram Islamist militants. Read the full story here.

 

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The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month (July)

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