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WHO says there is ‘underestimation of testing’ for Covid-19 in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that there is some level of underestimation of testing for coronavirus in Africa. The global health body however...

Kenyan lawmakers told to take Coronavirus tests

The Speaker of Kenya's national assembly Justin Muturi has asked all lawmakers to go for voluntary coronavirus testing. Muturi made the call on Thursday as...

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...

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WHO says coronavirus crisis will get “worse and worse and worse”

The World Health Organization has said that the coronavirus pandemic isn't easing down anytime soon if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions. The...

Malian jihadist war crimes trial begins in The Hague

In 2012, a coalition of Islamic extremists occupied the ancient city of Timbuktu in the Saharan desert. They imposed a brutal regime, murdering and...

Covid-19: Will Africa still be world’s fastest-growing consumer markets?

Prior to the pandemic, Africa was identified as one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world with household consumption growing even faster than...

South Africa: Youngest daughter of Nelson Mandela dies

The youngest daughter of South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, Zindzi Mandela has died at the age of 59. The state broadcaster the SABC...

Sudan: Women no longer need permission to travel with kids

New laws passed recently in Sudan have taken effect now allowing women to travel with their children without needing a permission from a male...
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