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Djibouti’s president Omar Guelleh re-elected for fifth term

Djibouti's President Ismael Omar Guelleh’s tenure in office has been renewed by voters in Friday's presidential election. The 73-year-old leader, one of Africa’s longest serving...

Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip has died aged 99

The Buckingham Palace in England has announced the death of Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband aged 99. Prince Philip was born on the Greek...

Djibouti: Voting gets underway in presidential election

Voters in Djibouti are choosing a new president in a poll that could extend President Ismael Omar Guelleh's tenure in office. The 73-year-old leader, one...

Kenyan journalist shot dead at her home by gunmen

A female journalist working for Kenya's state broadcaster, Betty Barasa has been shot dead in her house in Ngong, Kajiado County. According to police, Betty...

Ghana says ‘stress caused mass fish deaths’ along beaches

Ghanaian officials have sought to give explanation for the cause of deaths of fishes and some dolphins washed ashore during the Easter festivities in...

Ivory Coast: Ouattara says ex-leader Gbagbo can return home

Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara has said that his predecessor, the ex-president Laurent Gbagbo can return home. Ouattara said Gbagbo's his right-hand man Charles Ble Goude...

Tanzania’s President orders creation of Covid-19 task force

Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan has ordered her government to form a special task force on the Covid-19 pandemic. President Hassan said the special...

Sudan declares state of emergency after clashes left 40 dead

A state of emergency has been declared in Sudan's West Darfur state following ethnic clashes that have left at least 40 dead. Over 50 people have...

Tanzania’s top hospital to still fight Covid-19 with steam therapy

Steam therapy will remain a key way of fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in Tanzania after the country's top referral hospital, Muhimbili said it was...

Dead dolphins and fishes washed ashore in Ghana

More than 60 dead dolphins and tonnes of different species of fish have been washed ashore along the coasts of Ghana. In Axim-Bewire in the...

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Thousands of expired Covid vaccines to be destroyed in Africa

Several African countries are set to destroy Covid-19 vaccines currently in circular as they have expired this week. The vaccines were donated to these countries...

Niger: Fire kills 20 school children trapped in classrooms

At least 20 children have died after fire gutted their classrooms in Niger. The fire started around the entrance of the school, which has a population of...

Ghanaian actor convicted for posting her nudes online

A popular Ghanaian actor Rosemond Brown known as Akuapem Poloo has been convicted by a court for posting her nudes online. State prosecutors say the...

Sierra Leonean author projects African words with English alphabet

Vickie Remoe is a Sierra Leonean, journalist and activist who recently decided to launch a project to project African words with the English Alphabet. Inspired...

Benin’s President Talon wins re-election to serve 5 more years

Benin's President Patrice Talon has been re-elected with 86% of the votes, provisional results released by the national electoral commission shows. His closest rival, Allasane...
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