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Ensure free, fair and peaceful primaries – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged aspirants and delegates in the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) parliamentary primaries to help ensure that the elections...
Kenyan media

Kenyan working mothers prove their mettle amid COVID-19 outbreak

The moment Lila Bitengo's employer informed her of the shift to working from home after Kenya confirmed its first positive COVID-19 case on March...
Nigerian Economy

Nigeria’s apex bank chief seeks support to boost economy amid COVID-19

Nigeria's apex bank chief Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday called on industrial conglomerates operating in the country to support efforts aimed at growing the country's...
Schools Closed

Stakeholders oppose reopening of schools in Ghana amid COVID-19

Two major stakeholder organizations in Ghana on Tuesday expressed their opposition to the intention by the Ghanaian government to reopen schools amid the novel...

Tanzanian firms face deregistration over government project delay

A Tanzanian government senior official on Tuesday warned four construction companies which delay completing irrigation projects, saying they risked to be deregistered. ...

Scores of Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military airstrike

Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed following an airstrike by the Nigerian military while repelling an attack in the northeastern town of Dapchi,...

Joint efforts against COVID-19 to benefit Kenya, Tanzania

Dan Kazungu, the Kenyan ambassador to Tanzania, said Kenya and Tanzania should unite in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic which the diplomat termed as their...

Separatists impose lockdown to disrupt national day in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone regions

Armed separatist on Tuesday began imposing a 3-day lockdown in Cameroon's two troubled English-speaking regions to disrupt national day on May 20. ...

Namibian schools to reopen for 2020 academic year in phases

Namibia's Ministry of Education, Arts, and Culture on Tuesday announced that the reopening of schools and subsequent resumption of face to face teaching and...
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South Africa’s COVID-19 epicenter pushes for further easing of restrictions

The Western Cape province, South Africa's COVID-19 epicenter, on Tuesday reiterated its call for further easing of lockdown restrictions so as to avoid a...
South Sudan refugees

Aid group raises alarm as COVID-19 spreads to congested South Sudan camps

International medical charity, Medicines Sans Frontiers(MSF), has expressed concern about the spread of COVID-19 in densely populated camps hosting over 180,000 internally displaced persons...

Zambian official says Chinese community helpful in COVID-19 fight

The Chinese community in Zambia is committed to working with the Zambian government to fight COVID-19, a local authority official said here on Tuesday. ...
Covid Re Testing

Zambia government condemns video of COVID-19 patients dancing

Health authorities in Zambia on Tuesday condemned a video that has gone viral showing patients at a COVID-19 isolation facility dancing. In...

Zambian civic leader thanks Chinese firm for provision of clean water to rural community

A civic leader in Chongwe, a town in Lusaka Province of Zambia on Tuesday described AVIC International Engineering Corporation as a true saviour by...

Reducing oil dependence is urgent for Angola amid oil price

The production of goods and services may be the way to reduce the impact of COVID-19 and the drop in the price of oil...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Namibia reports 32 malaria deaths since January amid COVID-19 pandemic

Namibia has been hit by a sharp increase in malaria cases and deaths in the north during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Minister of Health...

Okyenhene orders removal of all alien shrines in Akyem Abuakwa

Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Overlord of Akyem Abuakwa, has ordered the removal of alien shrines linked with ritual murders, fake currency racketeering, and other...

Rwanda to deploy robots in fight against COVID-19

Rwanda on Tuesday said the country will put five high-tech robots into use to fight COVID-19 in its treatment centers. "The use of robots...

COVID-19 pandemic to double hungry population in Horn of Africa

The population of hungry citizens in east and horn of African region could double in the next three months as COVID-19 pandemic combined with...

Zimbabwean president calls for joint efforts to fight terrorism in SADC

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is also the Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defense and Security, on Tuesday...
Covid Case

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria top 6,000

Nigeria confirmed 216 new cases of COVID-19 late Monday, bringing the total number to 6,175, including 191 deaths and 1,644 recoveries. According to the Nigeria...
An ambulance carrying a patient passes through a police roadblock at Chania River in Thika, Kiambu County, Kenya, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned all movement by road, rail or air in and out of the Nairobi metropolitan area with effect from 7 p.m. on Monday. (Xinhua/Allan Mutiso)

Kenya’s containment measures to sustain as COVID-19 cases rise

Kenya's COVID-19 cases are creeping towards the 1,000 mark, with the rising infections jolting citizens into a reality that they have to sustain containment...
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Africa’s COVID-19 cases rise to 88,172

The number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases across Africa rose from 84,634 Monday afternoon to 88,172 as of Tuesday afternoon, the Africa Centers for...
It And Communications Organisation

IT and Communications Organisation names new Executive Committee Members

The Collaboration for IT and Communications Excellence, a Non-Profit Organisation has announced its new Executive Committee, board members and key staff members for its...
Lorry Station

Traders and drivers at Sekondi lorry station unhappy with closure of urinal

The closure of a four room chamber serving as a urinal for traders, passengers and drivers at the Sekondi Lorry station has made it...

Scientists testing possible benefits of Wiamoase “wonder” tree

Research Scientists from the Crop Research Institute (CRI) are conducting studies to determine if the high-yielded fig tree at Wiamoase, in the Sekyere South...

Coalition raises concern over children dying of COVID-19

The Ghana NGO Coalition on the Rights of the Child (GNCRC) has raised concern over the increasing number of children infected by the COVID-19...
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Bishop Obinim arrested over publication of false news, forgery

Bishop Daniel Obinim, the founder of the International God's way church, was Tuesday arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana...

COVID-19: FDA to clamp down on illegal nose masks producers

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has warned that it will descend heavily on people and organisations producing nose masks for sale without duly...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Concerned citizens appeal to President to remove Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE

The Concerned Citizens Association of Tarkwa-Nsuaem in the Western Region has appealed to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to reconsider his decision to...