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Obama extends sanctions against Zimbabwe before leaving office

United States outgoing President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year last Friday according to media reports. The sanctions, which have been...

Ghanaians to cheer for Uganda’s Cranes instead of national football team...

“Ghanaians will be supporting Uganda in Port Gentil,” radio journalist Mac-Paradise Okocha told Daily Monitor yesterday. According to the journalist Ghanaians will be hoping that...

Uganda wildlife authorities report sudden deaths of bird species

Uganda's agriculture ministry says all bird specimen collected along lake victoria tested positive to the highly pathogenic avian influenza. The samples were from carcasses of the...

Rwanda’s police warns against littering & dumping waste in unauthorized places

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has warned the public from throwing or dumping waste in unauthorized places since it contravenes the law on environmental protection,...

African Union calls for Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to handover power...

“If we fail the people of The Gambia, we will be failing Africa. We've come a long way. Democracy in Africa is thriving” says...

Kenya lecturers threaten to go on strike as doctors’ strike enters...

Kenya Public University lecturers have threatened to go on strike if the government fails to implement a salary increment deal agreed in 2013. According to...

Construction of the tallest building in Djibouti begins

Djibouti is set to get a brand new 23 storey twin towers building estimated to be worth 70 million US dollars meant to be...

Private plane ferrying gold crashes in Zimbabwe

A private plane carrying gold worth over a million dollars crashed in Zimbabwe on Monday According to News24, the plane carrying at least 22 kilograms...

Tanzania President Magufuli discourages issuing of relief food

The government of Tanzania will not be releasing food aid to people facing famine in the country, but encourages the people to work harder...

Kenya’s AU candidate promises visa-free travel across Africa

Kenya’s Foreign Affairs secretary Amina Mohammed and the country’s candidate to the African Union Commission Chairperson position has pledged to abolish travel visa in...
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