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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 returns missing wallet full of money, turns down 10% reward

A Nigerian living in Japan, IKENNA Nweke has been celebrated for returning a missing wallet full of money to the owner. Nweke had gone shopping...

How COVID-19 affects education for people with disabilities in Ghana

In Ghana, education has undergone a series of reforms, but the educational experiences of people with disabilities (PWDs) are often neglected. As the coronavirus hit...

Covid-19 pandemic costs Africa travel, tourism almost $55 bln

African countries have lost almost $55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union (AU)...

Famous Ethiopian singer buried amid deadly violence

Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa has now been buried after he was shot dead in the capital Addis Ababa earlier this week. His death sparked unrest...

Scientists identify flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and is...

EU to allow in visitors from only four African countries amid Covid-19

Only visitors from four African countries will be allowed entry into the European Union territories from July 1, 2020. The EU released a list of...

Burna Boy says ‘Africa must matter for black lives to matter’

Nigerian music star Burna Boy was named Best International Act by the BET awards in the US. This is the second time he is winning...

Facebook accused of running deceptive digital literacy initiatives in Africa

Four organizations operating in Africa and focused on the digital rights of children are accusing tech-giant Facebook of running deceptive digital literacy initiatives in...

Ghana’s President, Akufo Addo picked by his party for 2020 poll

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo Addo on Saturday was picked by his ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to contest this year's presidential election. It will be...

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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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