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Ghana: Health workers suspend strike after court injunction

Health workers in Ghana who embarked on strike on Monday over poor working conditions, have suspended their action. Their strike had left many patients stranded...

Gambia’s draft constitution rejected by lawmakers

Gambia’s lawmakers have rejected a draft constitution to replace the 1997 constitution. The document which was to help reform the country’s governance system could not...

Ivory Coast: Opposition calls for protests against President Ouattara

Ivory Coast's main opposition is piling pressure on President Alassane Ouattara ahead of next month's presidential elections. The country's main opposition presidential candidate, Henri Konan...

Gambia: Yahya Jammeh’s wife Zineb hit with US sanctions

The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday announced that sanctions have been imposed on Zineb Jammeh, the wife of Gambia’s former president, Yahya Jammeh. In a statement...

Eight Of Africa’s top ranking Universities for 2020

Every year, universities worldwide are independently ranked based on a number of factors including (amongst others) the academic reputation, international nature and the ratio...

Top Ghanaian law professor ‘murdered’ at his home

Police in Ghana have launched an investigation into the mysterious death of one of the country's top law lecturers. The University of Ghana senior law...

Mourning of a giant university fish in Zambia receives mixed reactions

The death of a giant fish, fondly called ‘Mafishi,  which lived for over 3 decades, in a pond, at one of Zambia's biggest higher...

Nelson Mandela’s anti-apartheid lawyer George Bizos dies

The anti-apartheid activist, and personal lawyer to Nelson Mandela, George Bizos has died at the age of 92. The South African became prominent for serving...

Mozambique: Government forces bury tortured fighters in mass graves

Amnesty International has accused Mozambique's government forces of torturing suspected members of an armed group known as al-shabab. The Mozambican government forces are also accused being...

Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations trophy missing

The Egyptian Football Association has said it can't find the country's Africa Cup of Nations trophy. Egypt was given the trophy to keep after winning...

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UN sponsored sex education program in Zambia faces rejection

A sex education program being sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zambia has been rejected by top government officials. UNFPA on its...

Ecowas signals it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali

The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS has hinted it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali following last month's coup. The current sanctions imposed on Mali...

Nigeria: Hotel workers allegedly stripped naked over $12

A former Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi has sparked outrage after he was alleged to have ordered that some hotel workers...

U.S. Police officer charged over fatal shooting of black woman

A grand jury has charged one police officer over the raid which resulted in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor at her home in...

Fuel tanker explosion kills 25 people in Nigeria

A fuel tanker explosion in Central Nigeria has killed at least 25 people. Schoolchildren are reported among those killed when the tanker exploded after a...
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