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Gambia reopens its borders after closure over Covid-19

The government of The Gambia has announced that borders have now been reopened after a six-month lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The country's Banjul...

Strike by airport workers in Ghana disrupts flights

Staff of Ghana’s Civil Aviation Authority have laid down their tools. They are protesting encroachment on lands belonging to the authority which they claim is affecting...

500 volunteers still battling fire on Mount Kilimanjaro

At least 500 volunteers continue to battle a fire on Africa's tallest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzaia as they hope to bring it under...

Singapore will pay citizens to have a baby amid the pandemic

Singapore will offer a one-time payment to aspiring parents during the coronavirus pandemic. The country's deputy prime minister said the incentive would help reassure people who face...

Egypt unveils coffins buried 2,500 years ago

Archaeologists in Egypt said Saturday they had found 59 well-preserved and sealed wooden coffins over recent weeks that were buried more than 2,500 years...

Guinea closes border with neighbours ahead of election

Guinea officials have said the country's border with Senegal and Guinea-Bissau have been closed ahead of the general elections. Officials in government said the closure...

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...

South Africa commits $650 million to national airline

South Africa has pledged 10.5 billion rand ($650 million) to South African Airways (SAA), one of the administrators of the ailing state-owned airline said...

Nigeria bans 10 airlines as it resumes international passenger flights

Nigeria has barred airlines from a number of countries as it resumes international passenger flights on Saturday. Ten airlines have not been allowed to operate...

Ghana reopens air borders for international passenger flights

Ghana has announced the reopening of its air borders to international travel from September 1. International passenger flights were suspended in March after the country...

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Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala becomes first African to head the WTO

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been voted as the new head of the World Trade Organization. She secured 104 out of 164 votes to become the...

South Africa’s president in self-quarantine after Covid-19 contact

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in self-quarantine after a guest at a dinner the president attended on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19, the presidency said...

Seychelles: The priest who became president after sixth attempt

In 1998, Wavel Ramkalawan, an Anglican cleric first contested as president of his country Seychelles. That was not going to be his last time but...

Philadelphia rocked by fresh unrest after police shooting

Hundreds of protesters in Philadelphia have marched through the city for a second night, demanding racial justice after police fatally shot a black man. The...

Tanzanians vote in crucial general elections

Tanzanians are voting on Wednesday in general elections as they choose a president and members of parliament. It will be the sixth multi party general...
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