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Nigeria: Dozens feared dead as boat capsizes in Lagos

At least 27 people are feared dead after a boat they were traveling in capsized at Egbin, near Ijede, in Ikorodu area of Lagos...

Protest held over alleged rape by popular Nigerian pastor

Nigerians on Sunday held a major protest in the capital Abuja as they agitate over the culture of rape and sexual abuse. The protesters were...

Mother and daughter accused of witchcraft killed

An Indian mother and daughter were hacked to death by three men over allegations of witchcraft in the country’s remote tribal-dominated east, police said...

Zimbabwe bans maize exports, regulates local sales

Authorities in Zimbabwe have announced a ban on the export of maize in a bid to sustain the country's food security status. Zimbabwe is currently...

Mother and daughter shaved for resisting rape

Two people have been arrested in India's Bihar state after a group of men shaved the heads of two women as "punishment" for resisting...

Ghana arrests journalists accused of ‘plotting cyber attacks’

Ghanaian security operatives have arrested some journalists working for a local news portal called Modern Ghana. According to another local news outlet Joy FM, the...

Afcon 2019: Egypt recalls Amr Warda after expulsion

Amr Warda has been reinstated in Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations squad, the country's FA has confirmed. Warda had originally been dropped for 'behavioural reasons' after he reportedly...

Woman fakes her own kidnap to raise funds for husband

A Nigerian woman has confessed faking her own kidnap in order to raise funds for her husband. The middle-aged housewife identified as Mrs Yemi Samuel...

Africa opposes U.S. blockage at WTO

African countries have joined the list of nations wanting an end to a U.S. veto on judicial appointments at the World Trade Organization, a...

Blogging Lesson: Crafting the perfect blog post

A few of the most asked questions I get as a blogger is how I manage to get traffic to my website, how I...

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Top SA media outlet mulls laying-off 510 staff due to Covid-19

One of South Africa's top media outlets, Media24 has announced that it has started with consultations with staff about possibly closing some of its...

Zimbabwe: Police arrest nurses holding protest over pay

Police in Zimbabwe on Monday arrested at least a dozen nurses for holding a protest outside state hospitals. The nurses were demanding payment of improved...

Ghana’s ex-president picks woman as running mate for 2020 poll

Ghana's former President, John Mahama has picked a woman as his running mate for the 2020 presidential election. Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang's vice presidential candidacy...

Coronavirus: Spain imposes another local lockdown

Officials in Spain's north-western region of Galicia have re-imposed restrictions on an area of 70,000 people following a Covid-19 outbreak. Only those travelling for work...

Ethiopia singer’s death unrest killed 166

At least 166 people have died during violent demonstrations that shook Ethiopia in the days following the murder of popular singer Hachalu Hundessa, police...
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