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South Africa’s Education Minister says ‘an educated man won’t rape’

South Africa's Education Minister has come under fire for her remarks that "an educated man won't rape" while trying to explain the importance of...

Uganda: Police arrest activists for flogging Museveni’s effigy

Two people have been arrested by the Ugandan Police for flogging an effigy of President Yoweri Museveni. The two men, Luta Ferdinand Male and Nsereko...

Okonjo-Iweala named first female and African WTO boss

The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday announced officially the appointment of former Nigeria's finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its new director-general. Ngozi will take...

Zimbabwe receives 200k doses of Covid-19 vaccine from China

Zimbabwe has received its first 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm Covid vaccine from China, according to the government. The consignment of the vaccine arrived on...

Ghana’s finance minister travels to US for post-Covid health care

Ghana's Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has traveled to the United States of America for post-Covid-19 medical care. The government said in a statement that “After...

Uproar over establishment of LGBT office in Ghana

There is public uproar over the establishment of an office in the Ghanaian capital Accra, for the LGBT community. It follows viral photographs of the...

ICC elects Britain’s Karim Khan as next chief prosecutor

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has elected a British Barrister Karim Khan as its new chief prosecutor. Karim Khan was elected by the court’s 131...

Nigeria’s government warns against protests at Lekki toll gate

The Nigerian government has cautioned against this weekend's planned protests at Lekki toll gate in Lagos. The demonstrators are protesting against the reopening of the...

Ugandan army pilot dies in helicopter crash after take-off

Ugandans have been paying tribute to a young female army pilot who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday. Uganda's army confirmed the death of...

Congo’s 77-year-old leader Sassou Nguesso seeks fourth term

President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville is seeking a fourth term in office in this year's presidential election. The 77-year-old Sassou Nguesso first came to...

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Ghana: Court dismisses petition challenging re-election of Akufo-Addo

Ghana's Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by Ghana's former President, John Mahama challenging the re-election of incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo. Mr. Mahama was...

Over 20 migrants die after they were thrown into sea off Djibouti

The United Nation has said more than 20 African migrants died after their smugglers threw them overboard off the coast of Djibouti. According to the...

Over 7,000 Nigerian refugees flee to Niger

Some 7,600 Nigerian refugees have reportedly fled to Niger since January this year. The United Nations which made the revelation said the violence in north-western Nigeria has...

Plane crash kills 10 people in South Sudan

At least ten people have died in a plane crash in South Sudan. The incident occurred in the eastern Jonglei State, at Pieri airstrip shortly...

Morocco cuts all ties with German embassy

Morocco has suspended all ties with the German embassy in the country over its stance on Western Sahara. The suspension of relations was announced by...
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