Category: Africa

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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Tanzania deports lawyers accused of promoting homosexuality

Tanzania has deported three South African lawyers after they were accused of promoting homosexuality. They were among 13 people arrested on 17 October for taking part in a meeting to…

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Liberia Election: George Weah goes to seek God’s face at T.B Joshua’s church

The leading presidential candidate in Liberia and football legend George Weah on Sunday was at the Sunday Church service of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos, Nigeria.…

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“International Campaign” Launched to Bring Gambia’s Jammeh to Justice

A good number of months have passed, ever since former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh left the Gambia on exile peacefully, but his critics seem not to have forgotten about bringing…

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Tunisia jails couple for ‘public indecency’ over car kiss

A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted on appeal in Tunis for "public indecency" after an altercation with police who arrested the couple while they were hugging in a…

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Zimbabwean President Mugabe’s death prophecy postponed

8 months ago,  a Zimbabwean cleric Prophet Patrick Mugadza was arrested by authorities for prophesying about the death of President Robert Mugabe in October 2017. Early this year he said "it…

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