Thursday, January 24, 2019

Somalia president calls for end to senseless regional hostilities

President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has waded into an inter-regional confrontation between Puntland and semi-autonomous Somaliland regions in the country. Reports over the past...

Muslimah elected new speaker of Ethiopia’s upper house of parliament

Ethiopia's upper house of parliament, the House of Federation (HoF) has a new speaker in the person of Keria Ibrahim. She takes over from former...

Dead dolphin on Gambian beach highlights Chinese factory pollution

Gambians woke up on Saturday morning to find a dead dolphin on the shores of the beach of Gunjur. The incident is believed to be...

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...

Ex-African presidents hurled before courts: Corruption, Human Rights

Former South African president Jacob Zuma appeared in the Durban High Court on Friday where he was to face corruption charges related to a...

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...

South Africa president’s Ramadan message wants mosque attackers found

President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has sent a Ramadan message to Muslims in the country with days to the commencement of the Holy...

Gold mining license fuels latest protest in Ethiopia’s Oromia region

When protests are reported in Ethiopia especially in the Oromia region, they are usually connected to push for democracy in the country. The latest...

Time ripe for Ethiopia-Eritrea to reset relations – Ex-US diplomat

Eritrea and Ethiopia must set aside their differences and normalize relations, a former United States Assistant Secretary of State for Africa has said. Herman Cohen,...

Sierra Leone hurled to ECOWAS court over pregnant girls school ban

The government of Sierra Leone has been dragged to a regional court over a 2015 ban on pregnant schoolgirls returning to the classroom after...

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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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