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Civil society groups protest sale of dirty water to South Africans

Some fourteen civil society organizations in South Africa have initiated a campaign for the supply of clean drinking water to all parts of the...

Married women in Botswana now allowed to own land

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has said that married women in his country can now own land alongside their husbands. The country's land policy did not...

Uganda: Manhunt launched for ‘naked prisoners’ after jail break

Security forces in Uganda have launched a manhunt for hundreds of prisoners who escaped from a jail. The inmates reportedly killed a soldier after they...

Ecowas leaders fail to reach agreement with Mali junta

West African leaders have been unable to reach an agreement with military leaders of Mali who carried out a coup last month to topple...

Mozambique army to investigate ‘horrific killing’ of naked woman

The authorities in Mozambique have promised to investigate a video showing people dressed in army uniforms beating and killing a naked woman in the...

Ecowas leaders hold summit on Mali’s political crisis

West African leaders are holding a meeting in Ghana's capital, Accra as they try to find a resolution to the current political crisis in...

Tanzania: Ten school pupils burnt to death in dormitory fire

At least ten pupils have been killed in a fire that gutted a school dormitory. The school is located in Tanzania’s’ north-western Kagera region. Seven...

Zambian schools reopen after months of closure over Covid-19

After weeks of appeals by a number of Zambian residents, for government to reopen schools,  President Edgar Lungu has finally issued a directive to...

50 people feared dead in DR Congo gold mine collapse

At least 50 people are believed to have been killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There have been efforts...

Ghana: Dam spillage from Burkina Faso kills several farmers and livestock

There is disaster in some of Ghana’s regions up north as intense spillage from the Bagre dam in Burkina Faso kill several farmers and...

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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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