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Gabon bans EU travellers from visiting in reciprocal move

Gabon's government has suspended the issuing of visas to European Union travellers amid the Covid-19. According to Gabon's officials the move is due to the...

Tanzania’s Magufuli is seeking re-election to complete ‘unfinished projects’

The President of Tanzania John Magufuli has said that he is seeking re-election later this year to complete unfinished projects. Magufuli who is also the...

Ethiopia: 50 deaths recorded from protests over singer’s murder

Ethiopian officials have said that at least 50 people have been killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region following protests over the murder of a popular...

Ghana holds new voters’ registration exercise amid Covid-19 crisis

There has been confusion at some centers as Ghanaians register for the compilation of a new voters’ register. Last week, the country’s Supreme Court gave...

Ethiopia: Protests over death of popular singer turn violent, 8 dead

At least eight people have died in violent protests over the killing of a musician in Ethiopia. 34 year old Hachalu Hundessa, well known for...

Gambia is considering lifting ban on skin bleaching creams

Gambia’s government wants to reverse a 1996 ban imposed on skin bleaching. Former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh in 1996 imposed the ban which stopped the...

Belgian king says he ‘regrets’ his country’s colonial past in Africa

Belgium's King Philippe has spoken about his country's colonial past in Africa saying he "regrets" it. According to King Philippe, Belgium's reported "acts of violence"...

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, seeks Interpol’s help

An arrest warrant has been issued for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Iran's prosecutor...

[Video]: ‘Quack doctors’ in Ghana selling fake Covid-19 cure exposed

Ghanaian undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has released his latest investigative piece that exposes some quack doctors selling fake Covid-19 cure. The investigation which was...

Lazarus Chakwera sworn in as President of Malawi

Lazarus Chakwera has been sworn in as President of Malawi, after taking his oath of office on Sunday. He was declared winner of the country’s...

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Top SA media outlet mulls laying-off 510 staff due to Covid-19

One of South Africa's top media outlets, Media24 has announced that it has started with consultations with staff about possibly closing some of its...

Zimbabwe: Police arrest nurses holding protest over pay

Police in Zimbabwe on Monday arrested at least a dozen nurses for holding a protest outside state hospitals. The nurses were demanding payment of improved...

Ghana’s ex-president picks woman as running mate for 2020 poll

Ghana's former President, John Mahama has picked a woman as his running mate for the 2020 presidential election. Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang's vice presidential candidacy...

Coronavirus: Spain imposes another local lockdown

Officials in Spain's north-western region of Galicia have re-imposed restrictions on an area of 70,000 people following a Covid-19 outbreak. Only those travelling for work...

Ethiopia singer’s death unrest killed 166

At least 166 people have died during violent demonstrations that shook Ethiopia in the days following the murder of popular singer Hachalu Hundessa, police...
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