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AllAfrica.com
Challenges of Teacher EducationTanzania's famous founding president Julius Nyerere was a teacher. But despite
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Tanzania's famous founding president Julius Nyerere was a teacher. But despite the government's commitment to education in its development agenda, many young people shun the teaching profession. Salaries are low, classes big and teaching has little... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East Africa Refugee Crisis - We Need More Action, Less Rhetoric On Responsibility SharingDespite commitments, international response is floundering and the needs contin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Despite commitments, international response is floundering and the needs continue to grow Last year world leaders made two crucial decisions on refugees: wealthy nations promised to increase by 30 percent humanitarian aid and double resettlement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Menengai, M Muchiri, Chavakali in New TerritoryKenya's representatives in rugby sevens at this year's Brookside East Africa Se
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Kenya's representatives in rugby sevens at this year's Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games in Gulu Uganda have one thing in common, they are all debutantes. National champions Menengai Day Mixed, Chavakali High and Muhuri Muchiri are in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Between Nigeria's Ailing Economy and War of AttritionIt was a war of attrition during the week as former President Goodluck Jonathan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
It was a war of attrition during the week as former President Goodluck Jonathan and the presidency engaged in heated verbal exchange over who did what in forging the piteous fate of the country's ailing economy. In this report, JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transport Projects Financed By the AfDB Between 1967 and 2017 Have Benefited 450 Million AfricansOver its 50-year history, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has financed over
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Over its 50-year history, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has financed over 450 transport projects, changing the lives of close to 450 million people across Africa. Roads, port, airport, and railway projects are all included on a map published... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Suspends AfriCOG ClosureThe High Court has temporarily suspended the move by the NGO Coordination Board
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The High Court has temporarily suspended the move by the NGO Coordination Board Executive Director Fazul Mahamed to deregister the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG). Justice Enoch Chacha Mwita granted the temporary reprieve to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Central Bank Brings Business Forum to DarTHE second SWIFT Business Forum is expected to be held in Dar es Salaam in the
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
THE second SWIFT Business Forum is expected to be held in Dar es Salaam in the first week of next month. The event will bring together senior bankers, policy makers and representatives from the region's corporate community to discuss economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Global Leader - Kingsley Moghalu's Inspirational LifeONE evening in Medford, Massachusetts in March 2017, I was seated at the back o
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
ONE evening in Medford, Massachusetts in March 2017, I was seated at the back of an elegantly designed classroom at the renowned Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. The master's degree students were from various countries... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Comparative Discussion of Land Tenure - South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya and GhanaWhat can South Africa learn from other African countries in respect of upgradin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
What can South Africa learn from other African countries in respect of upgrading or updating systems of customary or communal land tenure? At present the land rights of millions of South Africans who hold their land in the former homelands, in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What's the Future of Our Energy Sector?On November 16, 2016 at the Summit of African Heads of State and Government in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
On November 16, 2016 at the Summit of African Heads of State and Government in Marrakech, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that, "Compared to the global average, temperatures are rising higher in this continent. Of the 50 countries hit hardest by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Good Enough to Continue in 2019By Omololu Ogunmade and Gboyega Akinsanmi Despite the uncertainty arising from
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Omololu Ogunmade and Gboyega Akinsanmi Despite the uncertainty arising from President Muhammadu Buhari's prolonged absence from the country over health concerns, one of his media aides, Mallam Garba Shehu, Monday has maintained that the president... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Election Blues Take Huge Toll On BusinessesThe past week has witnessed serious disruption of economic activities, with man
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The past week has witnessed serious disruption of economic activities, with many Kenyans staying indoors to monitor election results on social media, radio and television screens. Badly hit are businesses that had their doors closed over the period,... Read more
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New Kerala
EMA supports regulatory harmonisation in East Africa - newkerala news #262623LONDON, 08 August 2017 / PRN Africa / -- As part of the European Medicines Agen
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
LONDON, 08 August 2017 / PRN Africa / -- As part of the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) ongoing collaboration with African regulators, a delegation of Heads of Agencies from the East African CommunityExternal link icon (EAC) visited EMA to gather... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Put Land in the Hands of Women - Pap MPsMidrand, South Africa — Women legislators of the African continent have decried
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Midrand, South Africa — Women legislators of the African continent have decried what they have called the persistent marginalization of women in the control of productive resources. They said that despite being the majority population on the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Imagine: Facing Surgery Without An Anesthesiologist On HandIn Africa as well as parts of Asia and Latin America, women and babies die when
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
In Africa as well as parts of Asia and Latin America, women and babies die when labor takes a complicated turn and there is no one to provide a cesarean section. Young people succumb to accidental injuries for lack of surgical interventions. A child... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Italian, USA Firms Win Refinery DealAn expert watches a flaring experiment at one of the wells in the Albertine Gra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
An expert watches a flaring experiment at one of the wells in the Albertine Graben (file photo). By Frederic Musisi & Jonathan Adengo Kampala — Government has turned to a consortium of American and Italian firms for financing and construction of... Read more
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Reuters
Trump administration's Africa policy in focus at AGOA trade talksWASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the Trump administration's trade agenda focused on
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the Trump administration's trade agenda focused on reining in China and renegotiating the North American Free Trade agreement, Africa has barely appeared on the radar screen. That could change this week as President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Kenyans Vote, Firms and Individuals Plan for Possibility of ViolenceCompanies and regional governments have put in place contingency plans in case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Companies and regional governments have put in place contingency plans in case violence breaks out over the outcome of the August 8 general election. Despite several peace campaigns and assurance by the Kenyan government that the elections will be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Development Bank of Southern Africa to Fund SADCThe Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has pledged to invest at least t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has pledged to invest at least two percent a year out of the 100 billion rand it has earmarked for the 2019 to 2020 period for SADC infrastructural development, a top official has said. Mr Mohan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Getting Stuff Into Shops - Four Start-Ups in Africa Looking for Ways to Change the Retail Value ChainOne of the most interesting areas for start-ups in Africa are those tackling im
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
One of the most interesting areas for start-ups in Africa are those tackling improving the retail value chain. It's the unsexy backroom stuff that will help transform the lives of both shopkeepers and the bottom 80% of the income pyramid. Over the... Read more
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The China Post
A Taiwan-born scientist thinks mushrooms could save the world By Geoff Hill, special to The China Post Friday, August 4, 2017, 7:58 am TWN
The China Post / Posted 14 days ago
By Geoff Hill, special to The China Post Friday, August 4, 2017, 7:58 am TWN 中文Mushrooms have been described as "meat for vegetarians," a fungus high in protein that can be fried, baked... Read more
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iol.co.za
Youth key in Kenya's electionBut this time there is a major difference. About 80% of Kenyans are below the
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
But this time there is a major difference. About 80% of Kenyans are below the age of 30, Overall, 42% are children under 15. But instead of informing the agenda of the nation, they are mostly written out of leadership. They are poorly represented... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar Ranks High in Global Economic GrowthTANZANIA's economic and investment performance has remained strong among Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
TANZANIA's economic and investment performance has remained strong among African nations, emerging top in eastern African countries, the government has affirmed. Addressing a news conference in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Chief Government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PE Fund Aureos Capital Exits Region as Term ExpiresRegional private equity fund Aureos East Africa Fund LLC has started the proces
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Regional private equity fund Aureos East Africa Fund LLC has started the process of exiting its investments in East Africa. The fund which was established by Aureos Capital in 2003, had made several investments in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crane Bank Wasted Billions in Dubious Software DealsBank of Uganda governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile The forensic preliminary r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Bank of Uganda governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile The forensic preliminary report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) into the mismanagement of Crane bank shows payments were made for software that was never supplied and sometimes money paid in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Agency Celebrates Amid Lingering Corruption AllegationsThe Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa, DTCA, is rolling out drums
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa, DTCA, is rolling out drums to celebrate a decade of its existence amid unresolved controversy of corruption and fraud levelled against its top officials. The acting director general of the agency,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Iraq War Veteran Leads Barrick TeamMinister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Professor Palamagamba Kabudi,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Professor Palamagamba Kabudi, welcomes Barrick Gold Corporation negotiations team members to the State House in Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam — Barrick Gold Corporation has sent Mr Richard Williams, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Donor Thumbs Down on Kroll Audit Tightens The ScrewsBudget support donors, the World Bank and Japan have all said recently that the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Budget support donors, the World Bank and Japan have all said recently that the Kroll forensic audit of the $2 bn secret debt was insufficient to allow a resumption of direct funding to the government. This suggests the squeeze on government spending... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Quit President Museveni's Refinery Dealin many major infrastructure deals, frustration over in-fighting, intrigue and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
in many major infrastructure deals, frustration over in-fighting, intrigue and lobbying had already taken root with cabinet officials, President Yoweri Museveni's relatives, diplomats and senior technocrats at the Energy Ministry being cited in this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Crucial Issues in the Kenyan ElectionA debate meant to give Kenyans an opportunity to assess the suitability of pres
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
A debate meant to give Kenyans an opportunity to assess the suitability of presidential candidates ended in an anti-climax when only four of the eight contenders turned up, with President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Jubilee Party candidate, the notable... Read more
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birminghammail
Locked up in July: A look back at the criminals jailed in the cityThe Birmingham Mail is naming and shaming the criminals convicted of serious of
birminghammail / Posted 19 days ago
The Birmingham Mail is naming and shaming the criminals convicted of serious offences by our courts in July. The criminals included: A “predatory” taxi driver who raped a passenger he picked up outside a Birmingham city centre nightclub. Others... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Seeks to Detect Cancers At Early StageEast Africa is making efforts towards early detection of cancer in patients vis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
East Africa is making efforts towards early detection of cancer in patients visiting the lower-tier hospitals where access to specialised cancer care remains a challenge. This is imperative given the increasing number of cancer cases in developing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank M Celebrates 10 Years of ProfitabilityBANK M, a local young bank, yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of which it
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
BANK M, a local young bank, yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of which it managed to post profit increase throughout those years. On top of that, the bank crossed a 1.0tri/- assets line last year, which took other star-up banks an average of 17... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lighting East AfricaIn East Africa, more than 200 million people are off the grid, accounting for a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
In East Africa, more than 200 million people are off the grid, accounting for around 80 per cent of its population. Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda are among the most populous countries in the region, and have the largest populations both with and without... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trump Dissing AfricaTrump's myopic motto, 'America First', is complemented by an unspoken one, 'Afr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Trump's myopic motto, 'America First', is complemented by an unspoken one, 'Africa Never.' His refusal to take notice of Africa will be deleterious to US-Africa relations. Luckily, one of the unintended benefits of Trump's dissing of Africa is the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Advancing Africa Placing Women At the Centre Stage of Africa's Economic AdvancementDar es Salaam — The Women Advancing Africa Forum is set to bring some of the co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The Women Advancing Africa Forum is set to bring some of the continent's best and brightest minds together to shape a common agenda to accelerate the economic advancement of women in Africa The inaugural Women Advancing Africa (WAA)... Read more
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New Kerala
Women Advancing Africa placing women at the centre stage of Africa's Economic Advancement - newkerala news #257842DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 27, 2017 : The inaugural Women Advancing Africa (
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 27, 2017 : The inaugural Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum is a new Pan-African flagship initiative launched by the Graca Machel Trust to acknowledge and celebrate the central role women play in shaping Africa's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Privatisation Was Wrong - President MagufuliPRESIDENT John Magufuli has faulted the privatization policy adopted by Tanzani
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
PRESIDENT John Magufuli has faulted the privatization policy adopted by Tanzania, saying it had failed the nation completely. Addressing Itigi residents in Manyoni District, Singida Region yesterday on his last day of a marathon working tour of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic Activity Slows Ahead of ElectionWildebeest graze at the Maasai Mara Game Reserve on Sunday. Tourists have flock
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Wildebeest graze at the Maasai Mara Game Reserve on Sunday. Tourists have flocked to the wildlife sanctuary ahead of the annual migration, shrugging off fears of potential violence during the forthcoming elections. The cost of the August 8 General... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Potential First Ladies, Light Moments at Presidential DebateDespite President Uhuru Kenyatta's no-show for the presidential debate on Monda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Despite President Uhuru Kenyatta's no-show for the presidential debate on Monday at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa in Karen, there were still some interesting moments in the two-tier live broadcast. When four of the men running for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Approves U.S.$2.9b Loan for Malaba-Kampala RailwayPresident Yoweri Museveni's approval for borrowing $2.9 billion for the constru
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni's approval for borrowing $2.9 billion for the construction of the standard gauge railway from the Malaba border with Kenya to Kampala is the clearest signal yet that the regional infrastructure project is back on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abbas Says Goodbye As Ronnie Flies for a Dance With CelticCAPS United's success in the 2017 CAF Champions League has placed their star pl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
CAPS United's success in the 2017 CAF Champions League has placed their star players under the radar of foreign clubs desperate to strengthen their squads, with forward Abbas Amidu bidding farewell to his teammates yesterday while Ronald Pfumbidzai... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt Investment Bank Gets Brokerage LicenceEgypt-based investment bank EFG-Hermes has been licensed to operate a stockbrok
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Egypt-based investment bank EFG-Hermes has been licensed to operate a stockbroker unit in Kenya with an eye on an investment bank permit, targeting institutional and high net-worth investors from the Middle East. EFG had stated its intention to come... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade Experts Fault U.S. Over AGOA ReviewThe American government has been faulted by trade and economic experts for the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The American government has been faulted by trade and economic experts for the out-of-cycle review of the American Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) which could see Rwanda and East African countries barred from duty-free access to the US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former MP Kafulila Feels Vindicated by Magufuli PraiseFormer Kigoma South MP David Kafulila has said he feels vindicated after Presid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Former Kigoma South MP David Kafulila has said he feels vindicated after President John Magufuli hailed his contribution to the unearthing of the Tegeta escrow scandal. President Magufuli commended Mr Kafulila in Nguruka Township, Uvinza District,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East and Southern Africa Set Up Trade DatabaseNairobi — Plans to set up a transparent and easily accessible database with inf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Nairobi — Plans to set up a transparent and easily accessible database with information on trade and markets in countries of East and Southern Africa could boost the free flow of goods and services in fields such as agriculture and health, experts... Read more
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International Business Times
Uganda is setting an example to the world on how to handle a refugee crisis An eight-hour drive from Uganda's capital Kampala is BidiBidi, a village hostin
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
An eight-hour drive from Uganda's capital Kampala is BidiBidi, a village hosting what this April became the world's largest refugee camp, giving shelter to 270,000 people. Three months later, the number of refugees stands at 272,168, with Ugandan... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vodacom adds 2.5m more customersShameel Joosub, Vodacom Group chief executive, said although its international
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
Shameel Joosub, Vodacom Group chief executive, said although its international operations had turned the corner, currency volatility was still negatively impacting the translation of its results. “We now have 30million customers outside of South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pilot Study Tracking Implementation of AU Land Declaration Launched in GhanaAccra — The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) and the International Food Policy Rese
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Accra — The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) today unveiled a Monitoring and Evaluation of Land in Africa (MELA) project to track progress in the implementation of the African Union Declaration... Read more
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SciDev.net
East and Southern Africa set up trade databaseThey gathered there from 10 countries — Botswana, Egypt, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda,
SciDev.net / Posted 29 days ago
They gathered there from 10 countries — Botswana, Egypt, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe — for training on how to organise and present data on trade in online portals that can be accessed by people such as... Read more
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