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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
A governor in north-east Nigeria has suggested efforts to defeat jihadist group Boko Haram are being undermined by elements of the security apparatus. Borno State's Babagana Zulum said President Muhammadu Buhari needed to...
National Advocacy Platform (NAP) has advised President Lazarus Chakwera to strengthen civil society's space unlike what was happening with Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) regime and stressed that the law should be applied fairly...
The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has revealed that about 22 million Ghanaians out of the projected 31 million population have experienced a drop in income since March 16, when various restrictions due to...
A heavy security presence in Zimbabwe’s capital Friday shut down planned opposition protests against the government’s handling of corruption and the economy. On social media Friday, Zimbabwean police said the...
Sixteen-year-old Linnet covers her face bashfully, mumbling into her hands as she recounts how she met the young man who bought her fries and gave her money, before leaving her pregnant and facing...
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) will relocate its headquarters and forces out of Germany following a directive issued by U.S. President Donald Trump. AFRICOM’s headquarters have been stationed in the German city...
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Tuesday said that 34 African countries are under full border closure due to concerns related to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in...
The United Nations has said it is "utterly shocked and horrified" by the killing of five aid workers by unknown armed groups in northeastern Nigeria. The statement late on Wednesday by Edward Kallon, UN...
Hopewell Chin'ono live-streamed his arrest before being told to put his phone down. An opposition politician, Jacob Ngarivhume, has also been arrested in Harare on the same charges.
Promising to “clear the rubble” of corruption within the government, Malawi’s new president is beginning his term by raising the country’s minimum wage in an attempt to win over both doubters and international...

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