Saturday, August 15, 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.

Zimbabwe: Churches intervene to resolve political crisis

Churches in Zimbabwe on Thursday set up a meeting between the government and the opposition. It was meant to help find a lasting solution to...

Ghana’s President apologizes over “deaf and blind” metaphor

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo last week came under heavy criticism for his choice of language at a political campaign rally. Akufo Addo said while campaigning...

Sudan: Police fire tear gas into anti-government protesters

Sudanese riot police on Monday fired tear gas into crowds of anti-government protesters in the capital Khartoum and it's twin city of Omdurman. Witnesses say...

Ghana: Six shot during by-election

Six people were shot on Thursday during a by-election in Ghana, the Police have confirmed. Gunshots and violence characterized the by-election held in the Ayawaso...

Traditional healer sues Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament

Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has been sued by a traditional healer. The traditional healer, Damiano Akuze alleges that Kadaga breached an agreement she...

Sudan: Top female opposition leader arrested

Sudanese security forces on Wednesday arrested Mariam Sadi al-Mahdi the deputy head of the opposition Umma Party Mariam Sadiq al-Mahdi. Mariam, a medical doctor, is...

Nigeria: At least two killed in Lagos explosion

Several people are feared dead in Nigeria after a truck loaded with 33,000 litres of petroleum exploded. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that at...

Ghanaian Church bans pre-wedding photoshoot

A church in Ghana has forbidden its members from taking “sexually” suggestive pre-wedding photos. According to leaders of the Pentecost Church, the ban was necessary...

DR Congo: Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as new president

Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday was sworn in as the new President of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He succeeds Joseph Kabila in Congo's first...

Nigerian arrested in Ghana for kidnapping 3 girls

A Nigerian, Samuel Wilis has been arrested in Ghana for allegedly kidnapping three young women in Western Ghana. Police in Ghana said on Wednesday that their...

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Guinea Bissau: 30 radio stations suspend broadcast

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...

Earthquakes hit Tanzania and Kenya

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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