Monday, July 6, 2020

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Mohammed Awal Mohammed

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Awal Mohammed is a Ghanaian journalist who specializes in political reporting in Africa.

Nigeria accepts to take part in COVID-19 vaccine trial

Nigeria has accepted to be part of the World Health Organisation’s solidarity trial of vaccines for coronavirus. So far more than 100 countries have joined...

Ghana: President’s promise to build 94 hospitals in a year ‘mocked’

A promise by Ghana's President, Nana Akufo Addo to build 94 hospitals across the country in a year has been mocked by many of...

Video: Some Ghanaians ‘waste water’ as Gov’t absorbs bills for 3 months

Some Ghanaians have resorted to misuse of water following announcement by their President Nana Akufo-Addo that the state would absorb water bills to help...

Outrage as Nigeria imports Chinese doctors to fight coronavirus

Doctors in Nigeria have rejected a plan by the government to import Chinese medical staff to augment the country’s battle against the deadly coronavirus...

15 students kidnapped in Cameroon

Fifteen students have been kidnapped in Cameroon. They were kidnapped from the University of Buea on Wednesday. The students were abducted by gunmen while training...

Court frees jailed Sudanese protesters

A court in Sudan has quashed the prison sentences handed down eight anti-government protesters last week, ordering their immediate release from custody. The eight were...

South Africa: Apartheid-era hitman freed on parole

An apartheid-era hitman in South Africa will gain freedom on parole in April after serving more than 20 years of his life sentence. Ferdinand Bernard...

Peace deal in Central African Republic risks collapsing

The peace deal aimed at resolving the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) is at risk of collapsing less than a month after...

Zambia’s ‘critical’ TV station shutdown

Zambian authorities have closed down a private owned television station operating the capital Lusaka. The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party has accused the station of...

Ghana: State officials take bribe to promote illegal mining

A Ghanaian presidential staffer has been indicted for taking bribe to help circumvent efforts by Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo to fight illegal mining. Charles Cromwell Bissue...

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Meet Kenya’s first Rastafarian advocate called to the Bar

Kenya has its first Rastafarian advocate who has now been called to the bar in the east African nation. Mathenge Mukundi on last Friday wore...

Nigerian Instagram star faces up to 20 years in American jail for fraud

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