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Covid-19: Africa’s young population, hot climate slowed infections

The World Health Organization has said that it has identified some factors that potentially played a role in slowing down the Coronavirus infection rate...

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...

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Guinea: Tension heightens after Alpha Condé secures third term

Tension is high in Guinea with some streets reportedly deserted as security forces patrol them to contain a post election violence. Supporters of the opposition...

Opposition in Seychelles wins presidential poll after 43 years

The opposition in the Seychelles has won the country's presidential election for the first time since 1977. Wavel Ramkalawan, an Anglican priest defeated incumbent President...

Nigeria: At least 69 killed in anti-police brutality protests

The Nigerian presidency has said that at least sixty-nine people have been killed so far across the country in protests against police brutality. A spokesman...

Libya: Warring factions sign accord for permanent ceasefire

The warring factions in Libya have signed an agreement for a permanent ceasefire to end the years of violence. The agreement was reached in Geneva...

Pep Guardiola: Major blow as Fernandinho faces four to six weeks on the sidelines

Ahead of matches yet to come both European and domestic, Premier League giants Manchester City have been issued a blow to their team as...
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