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Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message...

UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ about crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

UN Secretary General António Guterres is "deeply concerned" about the situation in Ethiopia's Tigray region and supports efforts by the African Union to de-escalate...

15 African countries hit with Trump’s new immigration rule

15 African countries have been hit with latest travel restrictions imposed by outgoing president of the United States, Donald Trump. The new rule for foreign...

Biden transition gets govt OK after Trump out of options

The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after President...

US imposes sanctions on al-Shabab over military base attack

The United States has imposed sanctions on two senior leaders of Islamist militant group al-Shabab responsible for an attack on a military base in Kenya. In...

Trump says Biden won election but he still refuses to concede

President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time on Sunday that Joe Biden won the presidential election, but the President refused to concede and...

America’s first black woman VP-elect says she ‘won’t be the last’

Kamala Harris on Saturday shattered barriers to become the first woman vice president and, in a symbolism-heavy victory speech, told girls she would not...

Biden says ‘time to heal’ after defeating Trump

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday and offered himself to the nation...

Donald Trump ‘will not concede defeat’, says his lawyer

The lawyer to President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani has said that he will not concede defeat in the US election. Democrat Joe Biden defeated President...

The count goes on — with Biden on the cusp of presidency

Democrat Joe Biden stood on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night, three days after Election Day, as the long, exacting work of...

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UK bans travellers from Tanzania and DRC

The UK has banned all arrivals from Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo from Friday January 22. It follows the earlier ban on passengers from 11...

Amanda Gorman: The 22-year-old poet at Biden’s inauguration

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...
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