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The United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs has voted to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world's most dangerous drugs. This is considered a very significant...

Ghana’s major presidential candidates sign peace pact ahead of polls

The two leading candidates in Ghana's Presidential election on December 7 have signed a peace pact at a ceremony in the capital, Accra. The incumbent...

Terrorism could persist in Nigeria for 20 years, army chief says

The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said that "there is likelihood of terrorism persisting in Nigeria...

Nigeria: Lawmakers summon Buhari over rice farm massacre

Nigerian lawmakers have summoned the country's President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent killing of some farmers in north-east Borno State. At least 43 people were...

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Namibia auctions 170 elephants due to drought

The Namibian government has announced the auctioning of elephants due to drought and human-widelife conflict. An advertisement in the state owned Era newspaper said about 170...

Ghana holds special voting ahead of December 7 polls

Ghana is holding a special voting exercise ahead of the actual voting day on December 7, 2020. Over 100,000 registered voters largely security officers, journalists...
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Latest News

The rise of cryptocurrency transfers to Africa

Cryptocurrency is steadily growing acceptance in Africa. Similarly, the use of cryptocurrency for money transfers to Africa is also on the rise. Fintech companies use...

UN says cannabis is no more a dangerous drug

The United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs has voted to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world's most dangerous drugs. This...

Opinions & Features

The rise of cryptocurrency transfers to Africa

Cryptocurrency is steadily growing acceptance in Africa. Similarly, the use of cryptocurrency for money transfers to Africa is also on the rise. Fintech companies use...

Reasons why online slots have become a cool hobby in 2020

Hobbies are many and varied and some take up more time than others. During the recent lockdown, the public got to indulge in their...

Women watch porn, too — but why?

Women do not usually watch porn. Or do they? According to recent surveys by popular porn websites such as PornHub and xHamster, nearly one-third...

South African woman shortlisted for global teacher prize

A South African woman has been shortlisted for this year's world's best teacher prize. Mokhudu Cynthia Machaba is among the ten shortlisted for the top...

Bingo around the World

The game of online bingo no deposit is played in countries all over the world although there are many differences in how the game...

World

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, to roll out next week

Britain on Wednesday said it had approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and that it will be rolled out from next week. "The Government has...

Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message...

UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ about crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

UN Secretary General António Guterres is "deeply concerned" about the situation in Ethiopia's Tigray region and supports efforts by the African Union to de-escalate...

15 African countries hit with Trump’s new immigration rule

15 African countries have been hit with latest travel restrictions imposed by outgoing president of the United States, Donald Trump. The new rule for foreign...

Business
Business

The rise of cryptocurrency transfers to Africa

Cryptocurrency is steadily growing acceptance in Africa. Similarly, the use of cryptocurrency for money transfers to Africa is also on the rise. Fintech companies use...

South Africa probes lottery draw of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

South Africa's Tuesday night national lottery drew the consecutive numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and a "PowerBall" number of 10, drawing immediate accusations of...

Namibia auctions 170 elephants due to drought

The Namibian government has announced the auctioning of elephants due to drought and human-widelife conflict. An advertisement in the state owned Era newspaper said about 170...

Rights-based conservation leads to global biodiversity agenda

With the UN, NGOs and conservationists advocating to place 30 percent or more of the planet's terrestrial area under formal conservation by 2030, a...

Nigeria arrests three suspects for duping 50,000 people globally

Three suspects have been arrested in Lagos, Nigeria following a joint INTERPOL, Group-IB and Nigeria Police Force cybercrime investigation. The Nigerian nationals are believed to...

Sports

The top 3 clubs dominating the Champions League 2020/2021 so far

The 2020/2021 Champions League is heading towards the fifth round, and six teams have already guaranteed, but three of those teams have won all...

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Former Senegal, Fulham and Portsmouth midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has died aged 42. Diop made 129 appearances in the Premier League and also had spells...

Essential things to do before playing Bingo

If you are new to bingo or you have taken an extended period away from the game, you may be surprised to find how...
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Religion & Culture

Ghana: Chiefs angry over funeral plans for ex-president Rawlings

Some traditional rulers in Ghana are outraged over the burial arrangements for ex-Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings. It follows the announcement by the funeral planning committee...

Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message...

Special Reports

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, to roll out next week

Britain on Wednesday said it had approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and that it will be rolled out from next week. "The Government has...

Ghana: Ex-graft prosecutor says president is ‘mother serpent of corruption’

The former Special Prosecutor for corruption in Ghana, Martin Amidu has described the president, Nana Akufo Addo as "mother serpent of corruption." Amidu resigned on...

How Covid-19 funds were misappropriated in Zambia

A damning report about the misappropriation of COVID 19 funds by Zambian government officials has been released by the Auditor- General's office. Unexplained transactions About $71...

WHO chief denies supporting Tigray forces in Ethiopia

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has denied claims by Ethiopia that he is supporting the Tigray...

Families of migrants killed under Jammeh sue Gambia, Ghana

The families of some West African migrants who were killed in Gambia under former leader Yahya Jammeh have sued the governments of Gambia and...
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Relationship & Lifestyle

Wooden penis landmark stolen in Germany

Police in southern Germany say they are investigating the disappearance of a phallus-shaped wooden sculpture from a mountaintop, but that they are still not...

Women watch porn, too — but why?

Women do not usually watch porn. Or do they? According to recent surveys by popular porn websites such as PornHub and xHamster, nearly one-third...

Man collapses and dies in public vehicle in Kenya

A Kenyan man suddenly collapsed and died in a public vehicle in the capital, Nairobi, causing panic among passengers. Passengers aboard the vehicle said they...

Health & Environment

UN says cannabis is no more a dangerous drug

The United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs has voted to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world's most dangerous drugs. This...

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, to roll out next week

Britain on Wednesday said it had approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and that it will be rolled out from next week. "The Government has...

Showbiz
Showbiz

Wooden penis landmark stolen in Germany

Police in southern Germany say they are investigating the disappearance of a phallus-shaped wooden sculpture from a mountaintop, but that they are still not sure whether a crime has...

Ivorian guitarist releases song to support Ghana’s Village of Hope

Ivorian guitarist, jazz artist and songwriter, Constant Boty has launched 'Time To Care Project', a musical initiative that would support children in an orphanage...

2021 GRAMMYs: Complete Nominees List

The 63rd GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, airing Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now! Find out who is...

Trevor Noah will host 2021 Grammy awards

South African comedian Trevor Noah will host next year's Grammy awards, the organisers have announced. Harvey Mason Jr, the chair and interim president of the...

Travel & Tourism

15 African countries hit with Trump’s new immigration rule

15 African countries have been hit with latest travel restrictions imposed by outgoing president of the United States, Donald Trump. The new rule for foreign...

Egypt finds treasure trove of over 100 sarcophagi

Egypt announced Saturday the discovery of an ancient treasure trove of more than a 100 intact sarcophagi, the largest such find this year. The sealed...
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Tech & Science

The rise of cryptocurrency transfers to Africa

Cryptocurrency is steadily growing acceptance in Africa. Similarly, the use of cryptocurrency for money transfers to Africa is also on the rise. Fintech companies use...

South Africa probes lottery draw of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

South Africa's Tuesday night national lottery drew the consecutive numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and a "PowerBall" number of 10, drawing immediate accusations of...

Essential things to do before playing Bingo

If you are new to bingo or you have taken an extended period away from the game, you may be surprised to find how...