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The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS has hinted it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali following last month's coup. The current sanctions imposed on Mali include border closures and the...

Fuel tanker explosion kills 25 people in Nigeria

A fuel tanker explosion in Central Nigeria has killed at least 25 people. Schoolchildren are reported among those killed when the tanker exploded after a...

U.S. asks citizens to ‘reconsider travel to Ghana’ due to COVID-19

The United States government through its Department of State has issued Travel Advisory to American citizens planning to travel to Ghana. The U.S. embassy in...

Cameroon’s opposition leader under house arrest

Cameroon's opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, has been confined to his house after planning and organizing anti-government protests. Tuesday's protests across the country were disrupted by...

Editor's Picks

Ghana: Health workers suspend strike after court injunction

Health workers in Ghana who embarked on strike on Monday over poor working conditions, have suspended their action. Their strike had left many patients stranded...

Gambia’s draft constitution rejected by lawmakers

Gambia’s lawmakers have rejected a draft constitution to replace the 1997 constitution. The document which was to help reform the country’s governance system could not...
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Latest News

UN sponsored sex education program in Zambia faces rejection

A sex education program being sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zambia has been rejected by top government officials. UNFPA on its...

Ecowas signals it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali

The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS has hinted it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali following last month's coup. The current sanctions imposed on Mali...

Opinions & Features

Ghana: World Bank-funded GAMA project supports fight against open defecation

52-year old Michael Agbetsoamedo resides in Ashaiman Official Town, 23 kilometers north-east of Ghana’s capital, Accra. He works as a counsellor at the disability unit...

Ghana: Political parties asked to stop using kids as campaign props

The Ghanaian based child rights advocacy group, Child Online Africa has asked political parties in the country to desist from using children as campaign...

5 things every teacher needs to know before teaching in South Africa

So, you’re a teacher or volunteer, and you’re planning on heading out to South Africa to help out, share your wisdom, and help one...

Eight Of Africa’s top ranking Universities for 2020

Every year, universities worldwide are independently ranked based on a number of factors including (amongst others) the academic reputation, international nature and the ratio...

The Transformation and the Rise of Sports Betting

The transformation and rise of sports betting can be mainly attributed to technological innovations. Online betting companies like Betway have taken advantage of these innovations to...

World

U.S. Police officer charged over fatal shooting of black woman

A grand jury has charged one police officer over the raid which resulted in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor at her home in...

U.S. asks citizens to ‘reconsider travel to Ghana’ due to COVID-19

The United States government through its Department of State has issued Travel Advisory to American citizens planning to travel to Ghana. The U.S. embassy in...

US President Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

President Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping broker a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, according to...

Drug firm pauses Covid-19 vaccine trial after ‘strange illness’ in volunteer

Drug giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it had paused global trials of its coronavirus vaccine because of an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers. It's...

Business
Business

Forex trading in SA and the collapse of JP Markets: Reasons to be cheerful

Until recently, JP Markets was one of the largest Forex brokers in South Africa. The company’s literature was full of audacious statements, proclaiming the...

Ghana intercepts cocaine worth $10 million in imported rice

Officials of Ghana's Narcotics Control Commission and the National Security have intercepted a 40-footer container of imported rice and sugar containing a 100-kilogram substance...

South Africa commits $650 million to national airline

South Africa has pledged 10.5 billion rand ($650 million) to South African Airways (SAA), one of the administrators of the ailing state-owned airline said...

The two African women still in the race for the WTO top job

Two African women are still in the race to become the next leader of the World Trade Organization. Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Kenya's Amina Mohamed...

SFAN takes student entrepreneurship week global

After the tremendous success of the inaugural Pan-African edition of Student Entrepreneurship Week, Stars From All Nations (SFAN) is taking the youth entrepreneurship initiative...

Sports

Six young Ghanaian footballers die in car accident

At least six young footballers have died in a car accident in Ghana, according to the football association. The incident occurred at Offinso in the...

Former IAAF head Lamine Diack found guilty of corruption and jailed

Lamine Diack, the ex-head of athletics' governing body, has been jailed after being found guilty of corruption. The Senegalese, 87, faced corruption and money-laundering charges...

Lionel Messi says he will stay at Barcelona

Barcelona's all-time leading goalscorer Lionel Messi says he is staying because it is "impossible" for any team to pay his release clause and he...
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Religion & Culture

UN sponsored sex education program in Zambia faces rejection

A sex education program being sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zambia has been rejected by top government officials. UNFPA on its...

Ethiopian journalist launches country’s first Braille newspaper

A young Ethiopian journalist has produced and distributed the country’s first Braille newspaper. Braille is a system allowing visually impaired people to read by using...

Special Reports

Gambia’s draft constitution rejected by lawmakers

Gambia’s lawmakers have rejected a draft constitution to replace the 1997 constitution. The document which was to help reform the country’s governance system could not...

Kenya’s chief justice wants parliament dissolved over gender rule

Kenya's Chief Justice David Maraga has advised the country's President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve Parliament. Maraga says his advice is in line with Kenya's Constitution...

Ivory Coast: Opposition calls for protests against President Ouattara

Ivory Coast's main opposition is piling pressure on President Alassane Ouattara ahead of next month's presidential elections. The country's main opposition presidential candidate, Henri Konan...

Ex-CAR officer arrested in France for war crimes

A former presidential guard from the Central African Republic (CAR) has been arrested in France by police on charges of war crimes and crimes...

Mourning of a giant university fish in Zambia receives mixed reactions

The death of a giant fish, fondly called ‘Mafishi,  which lived for over 3 decades, in a pond, at one of Zambia's biggest higher...
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Relationship & Lifestyle

Ghana: Cops told to have less sex to save energy for election security

Police officers in Ghana have been told to reduce their sexual activities ahead of the country's general elections in December. A top police chief for...

Distraught British grandmother ‘duped’ £18k by Ghanaian lover

A lonely gran who claims she was conned out of £18,000 by her Ghanaian toyboy lover and accused of BEATING him has warned other woman not...

Here are the best ways to keep yourself going in bed

If you think you’re not lasting long enough during sex, you may be comforted to know that the average length of penetrative sex is...

Health & Environment

Ghana: Health workers suspend strike after court injunction

Health workers in Ghana who embarked on strike on Monday over poor working conditions, have suspended their action. Their strike had left many patients stranded...

Ghana: World Bank-funded GAMA project supports fight against open defecation

52-year old Michael Agbetsoamedo resides in Ashaiman Official Town, 23 kilometers north-east of Ghana’s capital, Accra. He works as a counsellor at the disability unit...

Showbiz
Showbiz

Nigeria: Hotel workers allegedly stripped naked over $12

A former Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi has sparked outrage after he was alleged to have ordered that some hotel workers be stripped naked. Gbagi is reported...

Woman falls from car while filming Snapchat video

A woman fell out of a moving car on the M25 while leaning out of the window to film a video for Snapchat. She fell...

Nigerian porn star arrested ‘for filming’ at sacred ground

A filmmaker has been arrested for allegedly recording a pornographic movie at the Osun Osogbo scared grove in western Nigeria, police say. The sacred forest,...

Lupita Nyong’o moving tribute to Chadwick Boseman

Actress Lupita Nyong'o has written a moving tribute to her Black Panther co-star Chadwick Boseman, terming his death as "a punch to my gut". Chadwick...

Travel & Tourism

Nigeria: Hotel workers allegedly stripped naked over $12

A former Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi has sparked outrage after he was alleged to have ordered that some hotel workers...

South Africa commits $650 million to national airline

South Africa has pledged 10.5 billion rand ($650 million) to South African Airways (SAA), one of the administrators of the ailing state-owned airline said...
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Tech & Science

Forex trading in SA and the collapse of JP Markets: Reasons to be cheerful

Until recently, JP Markets was one of the largest Forex brokers in South Africa. The company’s literature was full of audacious statements, proclaiming the...

Ghana: Political parties asked to stop using kids as campaign props

The Ghanaian based child rights advocacy group, Child Online Africa has asked political parties in the country to desist from using children as campaign...

Ghanaian becomes first woman to win Africa engineering prize

26-year-old Charlette N’Guessan, a Ghanaian technology entrepreneur, has won the 2020 Royal Academy of Engineering Africa prize for engineering innovation. N’Guessan becomes the first woman...