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Kenya bans use of plastic bags to protect environment

Kenya has banned the use of plastic bags for commercial and household packing, becoming the latest African country to outlaw the plastic-bag carriers. The ban is expected to play a key role in helping to protect the environment. Kenya now joins Rwanda, Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania and Malawi, countries that have issued similar bans.

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Remembering Amílcar Cabral: 10 quotes

Today the world celebrates the birth and legacy of an African giant, Guinea-Bissauan and Cabo Verdean nationalist Amílcar Cabral, born September 12 1924. We commemorate the legacies of Cabral and pay homage to him by remembering the words he left us with in his quest to see the liberation, unification and development of Africa.

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Straight out of Guinea-Bissau: Africa celebrates the scorer of Portugal’s Euro winner

Before Sunday’s Euro 2016 final between France and Portugal, the fact that eleven players in the French squad traced their roots back to Africa provoked much lively discussion. Would the “African players” win it for France? Portugal’s extra-time winner killed those hopes and, amazingly, it has also given another African “export” Éder his time to shine. So is Africa the real winner here?