Category: Africa

Libyan Government to begin Probe on Slave Trade after Pressure

Libya will investigate slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Metig said his UN-backed Government of National Accord would investigate the allegations,…

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Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s repeat presidential vote. Chief Justice David Maraga, announcing the verdict of all six of the…

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President Mugabe talks to President Zuma on Phone

President Zuma spoke to President Robert Mugabe earlier today who indicated that he was confined to his home but said that he was fine. South Africa is also in contact…

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Nigeria: Pro-secession group restructured, leader dismissed

The runaway leader of pro-secession group, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been dismissed and accused of fleecing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Reports say he has been replaced with Mr.…

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Lack of cooperation responsible for insecurity in Africa – Kagame

The Rwandan President Paul Kagame has emphasized that Africa is insecure because Africans fail to cooperate with each other. Kagame was addressing the fourth edition of the Dakar International Forum…

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Zimbabwe renames main airport after President Mugabe

Zimbabwe will upgrade its main airport at a cost of $153 million in an effort to attract more visitors, state media reported on Thursday, as authorities renamed the airport in…

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All set for Free Education for day students in Kenya

Parents with children in day secondary schools will not pay fees from January 2018, while national and extra-county institutions will charge Sh53,554 and 40,535, respectively, Kenya’s Daily Nation reports. A…

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1.25 million face starvation in South Sudan

JUBA - The Associated Press The U.N. and the South Sudan government say that 1.25 million people in South Sudan are facing starvation, doubling the number from the same time…

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Cameroon: Death of Gendarme in Jakiri causes Chaos

Inhabitants of Jakiri in Bui Division of the North West Region in Cameroon are either fleeing for their lives, or have gone into hiding after the murder of a gendarmerie…

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Uganda: Government to Teach Sex to 3-Year-Olds

The Ugandan government has agreed to have children as young as three years to be taught sexuality education as long as they are in the school system. The content, however,…

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