Saturday, November 17, 2018

25 years ago: Eritrean referendum secured independence from Ethiopia

It's twenty-five years since Eritreans voted in a referendum to breakaway from Ethiopia after years of armed struggle. Years on, the country is increasingly tagged...

AS Roma wish Mo Salah ‘good luck’ in Champions League final

Italian side AS Roma told Liverpool and Egypt's Mohamed Salah to go and win the UEFA Champions League final slated for Kiev. Liverpool face...

Togo opposition chief says govt forces attempted to assassinate him

Jean Pierre Fabre, a leading opposition figure in Togo has alleged that state security agents had made an ttempt on his life during new...

Burundi bans BBC, VOA over legal breach, unprofessionalism

Authorities in Burundi have banned broadcasts by two international outlets, the Voice of America (VOA) and the British Broadcasting Corproration (BBC). A communique issued on...

Ethiopia PM secures total release of nationals in UAE jails

The Ethiopian government says all its nationals being held in jails in the United Arab Emirates are due to be released soon. This follows a...

Ethiopia gets EU praise for peaceful, orderly transition

The European Union has officially commented on the April 2 swearing in of Ethiopia's new Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed. Whiles congratulating the 41-year-old, the...

Salary of Gambian president revealed, about $3,800 per month

The salary of the Gambian president has been disclosed according to a popular local channel, The Fatu Network, President Adama Barrow earns over 2...

Salah confident he will be fit to play in World Cup

Liverpool forward and Egyptian international, Mohamed Salah, has commented on his team's loss in the Champions League final and the situation with his injury. Liverpool...

Ethiopia’s Oromia region blames Liyu police for deadly bomb blast

Authorities in Ethiopia's Oromia region say a deadly grenade explosion in the town of Moyale was caused by Liyu police, a paramilitary force under instructions...

Arsene Wenger to quit Arsenal after 22 years in charge

Frenchman Arsene Wenger has announced that he will step down as coach of the English Premier League side at the end of the season. Wenger...

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Chelsea’s Rudiger gives back to Sierra Leone, 11 kids get free surgery

Chelsea player Antonio Rudiger has announced a health relief partnership meant to benefit kids in the West African country, Sierra Leone. The partnership is with...

Mufti Menk in Nigeria: Meets Governor of Borno, Boko Haram heartland

Top Muslim cleric Mufti Menk of Zimbabwe who is on a tour of Nigeria on Tuesday met with the governor of Borno State, Kashim...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

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