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Ghana’s Queen Mother laid to rest after a week of burial rites

Traditional rulers of the Asante kingdom initiated the final funeral rites for the departed Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem at the Manhyia palace in Kumasi on Monday. Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, who...

Yayha Jammeh’s lawyer tells him to Step down after fleeing to Senegal

The lawyer to the former Gambian President Yaya Jammeh of Gambia, has advised the politicians to step down and respect the wishes of Gambian people. Mr. Gomez said the decision to flee to Senegal along...

Kenyans take to social media to pledge for peaceful elections this year

Kenyans pledge for peace in the general elections on 8th August 2017 where citizens will vote in a President and his deputy, members of parliament that includes the senate and the national assembly and...

Ethiopian wineries aim to change negative perception of wine in the country

Wine is a drink often absent from Ethiopian dinner tables. But experts have been teaching residents in Addis Ababa on how to enjoy wine with the meal being served. "So you have to choose red...

Close to a thousand British tourists to be evacuated from Gambia

A British travel agent, Thomas Cook, will flay almost 1,000 British tourists out of Gambia after British foreign office put out a warning due the unrest in the West African country. The unrest in the...

Egypt puts football legend on a ‘terror’ list

Former Egyptian football star Mohamed Aboutrika has been added to the North African terror list on suspicions of financing the banned Muslim Brotherhood according to AFP. Egypt’s anti-terror law of 2015 states that anyone on...

Humanitarian workers, displaced people killed after Nigerian Air force accidentally bombs civilian community

Nigerian Air Force’s fighter jet accidentally bombed a civilian community in north eastern Nigeria, Borno State, during an operation against the Boko Haram terrorists. https://twitter.com/MBuhari/status/821407949016993792 52 people have been reported killed, among them humanitarian aid workers...

Kenya to fight move by Rwanda and Tanzania to ban plastic bags in the...

Kenya will be fighting the move by Rwanda and Tanzania to ban plastic bags in the East African region as it seeks to protect jobs in the plastic manufacturing industry, reports the Business Daily. The...

Rwandan school girls create a mosquito repellent soap

Two girls from Rwanda, Sarah Benimana and Rachel Nikuze have created a soap that acts as a mosquito repellent. The two attribute their interest in soap making to the Chemistry lessons in their former school...

Priest is arrested over prophesying that President Mugabe will die this year

Pastor Patrick Mugadza has been arrested by the Zimbabwean Police after claiming that veteran President Robert Mugabe will die in October, reports AFP "He was appearing at the court on a different matter when police...