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Guinea-Bissau’s president extends state of emergency until May 26

The president of Guinea-Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embalo has decided to extend the state of emergency throughout the country until May 26, he announced on...
Boko Haram

Nigeria denies 25 soldiers killed by Boko Haram

Nigerian authorities have denied media claims that 25 of its soldiers had been shot dead by Boko Haram insurgents in the restive northeast state...

Five killed in wall collapse after heavy rain in Kampala

Five people, including four children were killed on Sunday in a residential fence wall collapse following heavy rains in Uganda's capital Kampala, a police...
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Four Kenyan pilgrims killed, seven injured in eastern Uganda road accident

At least four Kenyan Catholic pilgrims on a foot trek to the annual martyr's commemoration in central Uganda were killed and seven others critically...
Cyril Ramaphosa

S. African president to form cabinet with “requisite skills”

Newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa will form a cabinet which possesses "requisite skills, experience, representativity and a commitment to the public services," his office said...
African Union headquarters

AU marks 56th anniversary reiterating call for protection of refugees

The African Union (AU) on Saturday marked its 56th anniversary at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. ...

Tanzanian government mulls over boosting dairy production

The government of Tanzania is working on improving investment package to boost dairy production as part of the nation's industrialization drive, an official said...
African Union headquarters

Expert urges AU to further promote good-governance in Africa

As the African Union (AU) Commission marked the Africa Day to relish its legacies toward the betterment and unity of Africa over the past...
Moussa Faki Mahamat

Continental free trade pact to drive Africa’s overall development ambitions

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a vital imperative to drive Africa's overall development momentum, the African Union (AU) said. ...

Ghana’s public debt continues upwards trend

Ghana’s public debt has continued it upwards trajectory, reaching 198 billion Ghana cedis or 39 billion US Dollars at the end of April, compared...
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Africa Liberation Day 2019: Continental Path at the Crossroads

From South Africa to Sudan decisions needed on fundamental questions of the present and future This year’s Africa Day (aka Africa Liberation Day) comes at...

Mercedes-Benz recalls vehicles in China over seat lock problem

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz has started recalling 6,406 imported automobiles in China due to a front passenger seat lock problem, according to China's market regulator. ...
European Union (EU)

EU member states vote in European Parliament elections

Voters in Germany, Lithuania, Cypriot Bulgaria, Greece and Italy cast their ballots on Sunday in elections to the European Parliament (EP). Citizens of the 28...
Bayern Munich

Bayern deciding over Kovac future shortly

Nico Kovac undoubtedly has deserved an encouraging pat on the back for his achievements this season. The 47-year old is the first in Bayern...
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African diplomats hope for more cooperation with China as AfCFTA takes effect

African diplomats and officials commended the robust and diverse ties with China on Saturday, hoping for more cooperation as the African Continental Free Trade...

Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou

Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou will pay a state visit to China from May 26 to 30 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi...

Vanuatuan Prime Minister Charlot Salwai

Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu Charlot Salwai will pay an official visit to China on May 26-31 at the invitation of Chinese...

U.S. go-it-alone trade policy a major risk to global economy

A responsible player, an anchor of stability and a defender of global order...Shrugging off all the expectations for an economic superpower, the United States,...

Iraq says opposes U.S. sanctions on Iran, proposes mediation

Iraq said on Sunday that it opposes sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and proposed to mediate if asked. "We...
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Ghana Statistical Service to Commence 2020 Census Trial

Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will begin a multi-staged Trial Census from 26 May 2019, with 2nd June 2019 as the Trial census night as...

Ethiopia inaugurates model water supply, waste management project

In the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in Ethiopia, a model water supply, sanitation and waste management system was launched on Saturday...
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Madagascar ruling, opposition parties both hold gatherings to express opinions

The ruling and opposition parties both held assemblies Saturday in two different areas in Antananarivo, the Madagascar's capital city. About ten kilometers at the north...
South Africa police

South African police beef up deployment after two schools, police van are burnt

The South African police on Saturday deployed more police in the Zaaiplaas area in Limpopo district after protesting crowd burnt another school on Friday...

South African municipal mayor arrested for conspiracy to kill

South Africa's parliamentary select committee on security and justice on Saturday expressed shock at the arrest of Enduneni municipal mayor for plotting to have...
U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S.- DPRK Meeting Scheduled for June 12

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he is looking at the Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic...

Egyptian authorities declare one-month Ban on YouTube

Egypt's top administrative court ordered on Saturday to block YouTube streaming website for one month over hosting a video that denigrates Prophet Muhammad of...
referendum vote

Results Indicate 66.4% of Irish Voters in Support of Anti-Abortion Laws

A total of 66.4 percent of voters voted to scrap the present anti-abortion laws in Ireland in a Friday referendum, according to the final...

Tanzania put in place measures to save Lake Manyara National Park

Tanzanian authorities have announced new strategies aimed at saving Lake Manyara National Park, which is threatened deposition caused by farming activities. Telesia Mahonga, Karatu District...
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Tanzania Airport gets Equipped with Modern Ebola Screening Facility

State-of-the-art Ebola screening facility has been installed at Tanzania's leading airport following an outbreak of the disease in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo...
South African police

South Africa: Police deploy more officers after a series of unrest

The South African police on Saturday deployed more police in the Zaaiplaas area in Limpopo district after protesting crowd burnt another school on Friday...