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Uganda tightens border checks over illicit brew

Ugandan authorities have tightened checks on the importation of alcohol from Kenya as authorities in Nairobi intensify the crackdown on illicit brew that has...

President and Board members chosen at the BRICS summit

The BRICS summit held their first meeting Wednesday in Moscow. The board of governors of the New Development Bank and a president were appointed...

Mentoring program in Uganda helping eradicate poverty

Uganda has made enormous progress in reducing poverty in rural areas by helping residents plan their work load better and share responsibility among family...

Rwanda’s opposition goes to court to block Kagame’s third presidential term...

Rwanda's main opposition party opened a case in the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking to prevent constitutional change that would allow President Paul Kagame...

Cameroon gov’t demolish structures to control floods

Hundreds of residents in Douala have been left homeless after floods hit the country. Authorities have had to demolish buildings along natural waterways as...

Bloody Ramadan: Terrorist attacks reported in parts of Africa

Terrorist attacks this week have been reported in North, East, and West Africa. Jihadist militants are known to step up their attacks during the...

Facebook for Christians launched in Brazil

  Facebook has revolutionised how people communicate especially the young. However the old have not been left behind in the groove of sending pictures and sharing...

Zambian Namwali Serpell wins Caine prize and promises to share her...

Namwali Serpell has become the first Zambian writer to win the prestigious Caine prize for African writing. Namwali Serpell's  story "The Sack"  was selected as...

Riek Machar Gives Salva Kiir 12-Hour Quit Ultimatum

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar is now threatening to mobilise the ouster of President Salva Kiir if he fails to quit office by...

5 killed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Five people have been killed and four others injured overnight in the restive Sinai Peninsula. A mortar shell struck a civilian home in the town...
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