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Kenya president sacks cabinet ministers after deadly protests

Kenyan President William Ruto has dismissed with immediate effect all his ministers and the attorney-general. It follows the recent protests that led to the withdrawal...

Cameroon: Biya’s daughter comes out as lesbian, wants anti-gay laws changed

A daughter of Cameroon's president has started a campaign to review the country’s anti-gay laws as she comes out of the closet. 27-year-old Brenda Biya...

Liberia: Mixed reactions over President Boakai’s 40% pay cut

President Joseph Boakai decision to cut his salary by 40% has sparked mixed reactions from citizens. The move lowers the annual salary of the President...

Tanzanian artist convicted for burning president’s picture freed

The young Tanzanian portrait artist who was convicted of cybercrimes for burning a picture of President Samia Suluhu Hassan has been released from prison. Social...

Kenya: Police fire tear gas as protests resume, death toll hits 39

Police in Kenya have fired tear gas to disperse protesters as they returned to the streets of Nairobi and Mombasa on Tuesday. The protests have...

Mauritania counts votes as President Ghazouani holds early lead

Votes are being counted in Mauritania following Saturday's presidential election with incumbent President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani holding an early lead. Provisional results from the country's...

Kenya: Ruto bows to pressure, backs down on tax hikes after deadly unrest

After days of deadly unrest that claimed at least 23 lives, Kenyan President William Ruto on Wednesday backdown on planned tax hikes. He has decided...

Kenyan protesters not giving up despite violence and deaths

Kenyan protesters intend going back to the streets on Wednesday to continue with their agitations over new tax hikes. The protests that started last week...

Hajj: Hundreds of pilgrims including Africans die from extreme heat

More than 500 pilgrims including Africans have died from heat-related illnesses during the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. The five-day event begun on Friday with...

Chad: Deaths recorded in military ammunition depot blast

A number of deaths has been recorded in Chad following a fire at a military ammunition depot in the capital N'Djamena. The fire triggered a...

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