Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Pressured’ Cameroon govt frees detained journalist Mimi Mefo

After barely two days in detention and with a huge backlash from a social media campaign calling for her release, Mimi Mefo was freed...

Recall: How Cameroon govt held RFI’s Ahmed Abba, what awaits Mefo?

The case of Mimi Mefo is not entirely new when it comes to the Cameroon government holding a journalist over terrorism or endangering state...

Road accidents, Zimbabwe to Ghana: deaths and protests

Within a twenty-four hour stretch, Ghana and Zimbabwe have had to deal with issues of roads in the respective nations - death resulted on...

Should jailed Cameroonian journalist have submitted to ‘the law?’

Mimi Mefo, a crucial voice in coverage of Cameroon's Anglophone crisis, is currently being held in jail for allegedly threatening state security in the...

Ethiopia PM to host Eritrea, Somali leaders for follow-up summit

Presidents of Eritrea and Somalia are due in Ethiopia's Amhara regional state for further talks with respect to a trilateral agreement signed in September...

U.S. Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts as boys opt to allow girls in

Most Anglophone African countries have Boy Scouts associations, especially in primary and junior high school levels. Well, the mother association in the United States is...

Ethiopia normalizing women as decision-makers – Catholic Church

The Ethiopian Catholic Church has commented on the recent appointment of Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first woman president. The Vatican News cited the church...

Eritrea president schedules visit to Ethiopia’s Amhara region

Isaias Afwerki, the Eritrean president, is due to visit Ethiopia’s Amhara region coming Friday, local media in Ethiopia have reported. The trip will be Afwerki’s...

School kids kidnapped in Cameroon’s NW capital, Bamenda

Dozens of school children have been abducted in Cameroon's North West regional capital, Bamenda. The incident is believed to have been carried out by...

As Biya takes office, Cameroon govt donates aid to displaced in Buea

Displaced people in Buea, capital of Cameroon's Southwest region will receive humanitarian aid from the government on November 6, 2018. According to a release late...

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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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