Month: December 2019

African Airlines cancel flights to China over Coronavirus fears

African airlines are starting to cancel flights to China over concerns about the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has killed at least 213 people there. Kenya Airways is the latest African…

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Cameroon taking measures against Coronavirus

Cameroon got up last week to the scare of a pandemic as more countries report cases. The Minister of Public Health Malachie Manaouda has revealed that measures are being taken to…

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Tanzania: Activists ask World Bank to cancel $500m loan over schoolgirls’ rights concerns

In a nation where pregnant girls and women are expelled from school, rights activists have continued fighting at all fronts to get females who conceive back into the classroom against…

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Foreign leaders seek a way forward for the Libyan conflict in Berlin

On January 19, the Berlin conference on Libya brought together leaders from France, Germany, USA, Russia, Turkey, representatives of the EU, UN and many others in order to have discussions…

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Six West African countries including Ghana, Nigeria reject “Eco” currency

Meeting in Abuja, Finance and Economy Ministers and Governors of Central Banks of 5 English speaking nations and the Republic of Guinea have rejected the new single currency for West…

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15-year-old student at GHS Nkolbisson arrested after stabbing Math teacher to death with a compass

Forces of law and order of the Nkolbisson Police Station in Yaoundé have arrested a 15 year-old student who allegedly stabbed his teacher in class because he was trying to…

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African leaders say they need French military’s assistance to fight terrorists in the Sahel

G5 Sahel leaders have said they want France’s military support to continue in the Sahel, to help fight jihadist groups in a meeting to discuss the fight against jihadists and…

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Top U.S. Official Reaffirms Commitment to democracy in Cameroon after meeting Kamto

U. S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Tibor Peter Nagy has reaffirmed U. S. commitment to democracy and peaceful elections in Cameroon, a month before the twin elections…

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Togo: President Gnassingbé declares intention to seek another term

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé is set to run for another term after accepting the ruling UNIR party’s request to stand in the February 22 polls. President Gnassingbé disclosed on Tuesday…

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Uganda: President Museveni on Jungle March to Highlight Liberation Struggle

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday embarked on a six-day march through the jungle, walking 195 km (121 miles). He is retracing the 1986 route through which his guerrilla forces…

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