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Soldiers storm Ghana’s parliament amid chaos over election of speaker

Soldiers stormed Ghana's Parliament on Thursday morning during the process towards electing a new speaker for the lawmaking chamber. The military officers had gone into...

President of Central African Republic wins re-election

The president of the Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadéra has won re-election in last month's presidential election. He secured almost 54% of the...

Covid-19: Kenya schools reopen after months of closure

Schools in Kenya on Monday reopened for children to return to the classroom for learning and teaching activities. Millions of primary and secondary school children...

Niger: Death toll from jihadist attacks rises to 100

Some 100 people have now been confirmed dead from the suspected jihadist attacks on two villages in Niger. According to the Prime Minister Brigi Rafini, 70...

Covid-19: Zimbabwe reimposes nationwide lockdown

The government of Zimbabwe has reimposed a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. There has been a surge in cases in the...

The African Continental Free Trade Area is now operational

The much anticipated African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has become operational effective January 1, 2021 after months of delay due to the coronavirus...

African nationals killed in road accident in Algeria

Twenty people were killed Thursday in Algeria when a vehicle carrying mainly African nationals overturned in the south of the country, the civil protection...

Ugandan Police deny arresting opposition politician Bobi Wine

The Ugandan police have denied reports of arresting singer and presidential candidate, Bobi Wine. On Wednesday the official Twitter account of the politician announced the arrest. “Bobi...

Ghanaian arrested over murder of Ethiopian refugee in Italy

An Ethiopian refugee has been reportedly raped and murdered in Italy. Agitu Gudeta was killed on her farm in the northern region of Trentino. The deceased...

Ghana’s opposition files court papers to challenge 2020 poll results

Lawyers for Ghana’s opposition leader, John Mahama have filed court papers at the country’s supreme court challenging the results of the 2020 presidential election. The...

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Amanda Gorman "screamed and danced her head off" when she found out she had been chosen to read one of her poems at Joe...

Joe Biden takes the helm as 46th US president

Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a...

Ghana: Six health workers arrested for baby harvesting

Six health care workers and five others have been arrested for baby harvesting and child trafficking in Ghana. They were arrested in a joint operation...

Zimbabwe’s foreign affairs minister dies from Covid-19

Zimbabwe's Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, has died from Covid-19, according to a statement from the government. The minister died from the virus at a...

Covid-19: The stories of 300 global Black doctors’ and nurses’

A project called the THE BLACK FRONTLINE has been launched and aimed at framing the pandemic through the stories of 300 global black doctors...
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