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Ebola victim may have taken virus into Rwanda

A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan...

World Bank questions Tanzania’s growth estimates

Tanzania’s economy expanded 5.2% in 2018, the World Bank said on Thursday, the second major report this year from a multilateral financial institution contradicting...

Activists from Sidama ethnic group delay declaring new region

The head of a political party representing some of Ethiopia’s ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new...

Over 120,000 Libyans now internally displaced-UNHCR

  The continued armed conflict in Libya has now seen internally displaced people hitting at almost  120,000 in number. The United Nations Higher Commission of...

Die-hard football fan travels over 10,000 km by road for AFCON...

Alvin Zhakata is arguably the biggest fan of the Zimbabwean national football team, and he is ready to do anything to show his love...

Esther Arunga avoids jail time over son’s death

  Former Kenyan journalist and TV news anchor Esther Arunga Timberlake was handed a 10-month jail term after being convicted in the murder of her...

Mandela Day 2019: Remembering his message

  On Thursday, the world marks Nelson Mandela International Day. People in participating nations remember Mandela's message that everyone has the power to make an impact...

Ex-Springbok wing James Small’s funeral to be held in Johannesburg

Former Springbok wing James Small’s funeral will be held at The Deck at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg on Thursday, July 18, the South...

WHO declares an Ebola “Emergency” in DR Congo

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is officially a public health emergency, according to the World Health Organization. The declaration was...

Kenyan, Chinese banks launch initiative to boost Sino-Africa trade

Kenya's Stanbic Bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) launched an initiative in Kenya on Wednesday to boost China-Africa trade. The two...
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