Akon City: A Planned Futuristic City in Senegal

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Senegalese-American singer Akon is known for many things. Besides his prominent status as a rapper and record producer, he is also a generous philanthropist.

In 2014, Akon created the “Akon Lighting Africa” project that supplies electricity to 15 African countries. In addition, he established an African charity called “Konfidence Foundation,” which strives to help underprivileged African children get a better education.


Violence increases in Cameroon since dialogue

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For their part, the secessionists calling for an independent state of Ambazonia have also been reconsidering their approach. In recent weeks, they have reportedly decided to focus less on international rallies and the lobbying of foreign governments, which have proven largely fruitless. Instead, they seem to be diverting resources to fighters on the ground.

Family Bring Corpse to Insurance Company's Office

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Cape Town — A South African family brought a corpse to the office of insurer Old Mutual, eNCA reports.
Various news reports say that the incident occurred after the insurer allegedly failed to settle a funeral claim.
A video circulated widely on social media, shows family members dropping the body, apparently at a branch in KwaZulu-Natal.


The wife of Zimbabwe's Vice President arrested on fraud charges.

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Zimbabwean authorities arrested the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on charges of money laundering, fraud and violating exchange control regulations, the country's anti Corruption Commission (ZACC) said on Sunday.

Mary Mubaiwa was arrested on Saturday evening and will likely appear in court on Monday, ZACC spokesman John Makamure said. He declined to give further details.

Mubaiwa could not be reached for comment on Sunday.