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Isaac Kaledzi

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Isaac Kaledzi is an experienced and award winning journalist from Ghana. He has worked for several media brands both in Ghana and on the International scene. Isaac Kaledzi is currently serving as an African Correspondent for DW.

Amnesty says the world in 2016 became a darker place

A new report by Amnesty International highlights 2016 as an awful year for human rights, with war crimes committed across the world, refugees being scapegoated and global powers failing to rise to the challenge.

Armyworm caterpillars ravage maize crop in southeast Congo

Crop-destroying caterpillars known as armyworms have ravaged 63,000 hectares of maize in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since December, causing local maize prices to...

Zimbabwe deploys army at hospitals after doctors’ strike

Zimbabwe has deployed army medics to work at major public hospitals following a week-long strike by junior doctors who are demanding an increase in...

Pope appeals for urgent food aid to help famine-stricken South Sudan

Pope Francis called on Wednesday for urgent humanitarian aid for the starving people of South Sudan, saying millions risked being "condemned to death" by a famine in parts of the war-ravaged country.

Syrian asylum seeker in Austrian court charged with 20 murders

A Syrian asylum seeker has appeared in an Austrian court charged with 20 murders that took place in his home country.

Russian activist jail term quashed

Russia's Supreme Court has ordered the release of opposition activist Ildar Dadin, who was the first person to be convicted under new laws on...

Messi visits Cairo to promote hepatitis C treatment

Five-time World Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi has made a trip to Cairo, Egypt to promote hepatitis C treatment which historically has one of the highest rates of the disease in the world.

Tanzania’s one month ultimatum to foreigners

Tanzania on Tuesday gave a one month ultimatum to foreign employees, employers and employment agents to verify work and residence documents. The Labour Commissioner said...

South Sudan’s Kiir promises safe aid access amid famine

The president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, on Tuesday promised to get access to major NGOs that will provide food assistance to the hunger-stricken civilians.

Bush Meat in High Demand in Cameroon Despite Ebola Warnings

The demand and supply of bushmeat have increased throughout South Cameroon despite warnings that consumption increases the risk of an Ebola outbreak.

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Thirty radio stations in Guinea Bissau have suspended broadcast over an attack on a radio station. The 24 hour radio blackout was in solidarity with...

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has hit Tanzania in East Africa. The seismic waves of the earthquake were felt in parts of neighbouring Kenya. The tremors...

Meet 19-year old Ugandan vying to become president

A 19-year-old Ugandan, Hillary Humphrey Kaweesa is hoping to make history by unseating the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni in upcoming presidential elections. Kaweesa has picked...

The Bayern Munich star giving hope to kids in refugee camp in Ghana

Over a dozen young people are playing football on a small and dusty pitch in the Buduburam refugee camp in central Ghana. The pitch has...

WHO wants to review Russia’s vaccine clinical trials

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday it was looking forward to reviewing clinical trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed in Russia. President Vladimir...
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