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Tanzania’s Magufuli sworn in after election win

John Magufuli was sworn in Thursday for his second term as president of Tanzania after a landslide election victory dismissed by the political opposition...

Sudan ‘closes border with Ethiopia’ over tension in Tigray region

Sudan has closed the border between its eastern Kassala State and Ethiopia due to ongoing tension in Ethiopian Tigray region. According to the state-owned Suna...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine ‘arrested and brutalized’

Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been arrested by police. On Tuesday he was cleared by the electoral commission to...

Uganda: Bobi Wine cleared to run for president

Ugandan opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been cleared by the electoral commission to contest for president. He can now start...

At least 32 people killed by gunmen in Ethiopia’s Oromia state

Gunmen have killed at least 32 people and set fire to homes in a "horrendous" attack in western Ethiopia, officials say. Local authorities said the...

Boy commits suicide after impregnating 15-year-old girl

A 16 year-old student in Uganda has committed suicide after allegedly impregnating a 15-year-old girl. Police in Rakai District say they are now investigating circumstances...

Tanzania: John Magufuli wins presidential election

President of Tanzania John Magufuli has been declared winner of the country's October 28 presidential election. The electoral commission declared Mr Magufuli winner saying he...

Tanzanian opposition leader ‘won’t accept poll results’

The leader of Tanzania's main opposition party Chadema, Tundu Lissu has said that he will not accept the results of Wednesday's general election. He has...

Tanzanians vote in crucial general elections

Tanzanians are voting on Wednesday in general elections as they choose a president and members of parliament. It will be the sixth multi party general...

Ugandan entrepreneur makes mosquito-repelling soap

A Ugandan female entrepreneur has developed a soap that is meant to repel mosquitoes. Joan Nalubega developed the organic soap as part of her contribution...

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Ethiopia ends military operation in Tigray after capture of capital

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that federal forces have ended military operations in the Tigray region after the capture of the capital,...

Al Ahly beat Zamalek to win African Champions League title

A sensational late Mohamed Magdy goal gave Al Ahly victory over Cairo rivals Zamalek in the first ever one-legged African Champions League final. Magdy's 88th-minute...

Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message...

Ethiopian offensive on Tigray capital has begun

Ethiopian military forces have reportedly started their planned offensive on rebels in the Tigray region. Reuters reported that the leader of rebellious forces said on...

Ghana: Ex-graft prosecutor says president is ‘mother serpent of corruption’

The former Special Prosecutor for corruption in Ghana, Martin Amidu has described the president, Nana Akufo Addo as "mother serpent of corruption." Amidu resigned on...
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