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Mauritius: Death of dolphins amid oil spill sparks huge protests

Thousands of people poured onto the streets in Mauritius capital Port Louis on Saturday to protest the recent oil spill and the eventual death...

Covid-19: Nigeria bans EU travellers from visiting in reciprocal move

Nigeria's government intends preventing citizens of countries that do not allow in Nigerians due to coronavirus restrictions from entering its territory as well. The move...

Ghana, Croatia, Ecuador get WTTC Safe Travels stamp

Croatia, Ecuador and Ghana are the latest in a long line of major destinations to use the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene...

Around 40 migrants drown in shipwreck off Mauritanian coast

A boat carrying around 40 migrants and refugees has sunk off the coast of Mauritania, leaving only one survivor, the United Nations refugee agency...

The best reasons why you need to invest in South Africa

There’s absolutely no doubt in anyone’s mind that South Africa is the economic hub of Africa, and this is the part of Africa, which...

Rwanda reopens its airports to international travellers

After months of suspending international flights due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rwandan airports have now reopened to international travellers. On Saturday commercial passenger flights resumed...

Covid-19: Kenya resumes international flights

Kenya on Saturday resumed international flights after earlier suspension months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic. The first flight left the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport...

Man jailed for killing Ugandan mountain gorilla

A Ugandan man has been jailed 11 years for killing one of the country's best known mountain gorillas. The rare silverback mountain gorrilla called Rafiki,...

Covid-19: Ghana reopens drinking spots, tourist sites as it eases restrictions

Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday evening announced the reopening of tourist sites and drinking spots. But restrictions still remain on pubs, nightclubs and cinemas...

How a Ghanaian domestic worker suffered abuse in Lebanon

The Kafala system is supposed to support people in domestic or construction employment - but it is often exploited and misused. It was half way...

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Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company's co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on...

Zambian athletes fight stigma against albinos, disabled persons

Lassam Katongo, a Zambian athlete based in the capital, Lusaka, shows off his trophies and medals earned from some of the international athletic games...

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal...

Man with snails, ‘prekese’ in luggage from Ghana detained at JFK Airport

A man was detained briefly last week after arriving at JFK Airport with luggage full of snails, dried beef, turkey berry, carrot, oxtail, medicinal...
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